2014 Foreclosure Filings

2014 Foreclosure Filings Hit Lowest Level Since 2006, RealtyTrac Says

Foreclosure filings—default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions—were down 18% in 2014 compared to the prior year, according to a report released today by Irvine, Calif.-based real estate data firm RealtyTrac. The 1.12 million properties with filings during 2014 represent a 61% drop from 2010, when foreclosure filings peaked at 2.87 million. The 2014 figure […]

Hard Money Loans

Hard Money Loans Go High-End

Hard Money has changed a lot from even the last time we highlighted the industry from a Wall Street Journal Article in 2014.   We followed up detailing the difference between a Hard Money Lender and a Private Lender. Source: The Wall Street Journal By: Anya Martin Hard money loans, which got an unsavory reputation during the housing […]

Easy money

How To Cure Your Easy Money Hangover

Source – Forbes.com Can it be happening again? Just a few years after badly missing the subprime bubble, is the Federal Reserve setting us up for another doozy of a crisis? By slashing short-term rates to historic lows six years ago and promising to keep them low for quite some time, the Fed appears to be […]