Archive for 'Real Estate'

Countrywide’s White Knight – Bank of America

Posted on 11. Jan, 2008 by .

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I wrote earlier this week about the market’s reaction to the rumors that Countrywide Financial, one of the country’s largest home-mortgage lenders, would file bankruptcy soon. I mentioned that although the rumors may have been nothing more than a scare tactic, there was probably some truth in the fact that Countrywide was struggling to the […]

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An Online Real Estate Toolbox

Posted on 18. Sep, 2007 by .

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Looking to buy or sell a home in the next few months? Mashable.com has collected a very long list (65+) of Web 2.0 tools and websites that can help. Even if you’re going overseas for work or school, there’s something here for just about every type of living arrangement. Real Estate Toolbox

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Bush’s Mortgage Aid – Too Little Too Late?

Posted on 17. Sep, 2007 by .

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If you’ve listened to the news at all lately, you’ve probably heard a lot of talk about the effects of the subprime mortgage crisis. In a nutshell, the crisis began last month when many subprime mortgage owners were forced to foreclose on their homes. Many of these homeowners entered into “subprime” mortgages, meaning that the […]

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Review: CreditDemystified.com

Posted on 27. Apr, 2007 by .

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The following is a paid review of CreditDemystified.com. CreditDemystified is actually a site sponsored and presented by Countrywide Home Loans. The goal of CreditDemystified, other than to promote Countrywide Home Loan products, is to educate and inform anyone interested in credit or credit-related topics. Lets break it down: Looks: As always, a site needs to […]

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Is Student Housing a Good Investment?

Posted on 16. Aug, 2006 by .

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During the last year or so of college my wife and I threw around the idea of owning investment property in our college town. During our college career we had both seen our fair share of horrible landlords (if there were any) and dumpy homes that were never maintained. We told ourselves that we would […]

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