Category Archives: Real Estate

Not Everyone Should Own a Home, and That’s OK.

There comes a time in every adult’s life when the urge to buy a home comes along.  Maybe friends are buying their first houses, or your elders are telling you how important it is to build up equity, or maybe … Continue reading

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How to Learn About Investing In Real Estate

You’ve probably seem the infomercials late at night that sell the real estate investing courses.  ‘Look how I parlayed 25¢ and a plucky attitude into a ten million dollar fortune, and you can too!  Just put your money in real … Continue reading

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When Is Homeownership Like Playing In The Road?

So, I skimmed “The Single Woman’s Guide To Real Estate” by Donna Raskin this weekend, because, hey, I’m a single woman, and I’m interested in real estate.  Funny thing, though; the book was written in 2006.  Do you know what … Continue reading

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Get Your Financial Concern On

I stumbled across a couple Dateline NBC programs on YouTube that you may be interested in.  The first is about credit card debt and the second is about mortgage fraud.  I don’t really have time to blog today, so I … Continue reading

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When Is a Steal Not a Deal?

The sickly real estate market and tremendously low mortgage rates have coupled to make houses particularly affordable, at least compared to previous housing prices and rates.  At least, that’s what the CNNMoney.com article “Home buying: Most affordable in decades” by … Continue reading

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Real Estate Investing – What’s the Real Story?

Every time I hear someone talk about real estate, I get either one of two stories.  The first story is that “real estate is a great way to invest!  You can use other people’s money to make yourself rich through … Continue reading

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