Foreclosures. Great deals, huh?  It's always great to take advantage of someone else's misfortune especially if you can get a house at a bargain basement price. Except that they really aren't such great deals. In fact, if you ask me (and since you're reading this I know you … [Read more...]

Strategic Default vs. Continuing to Pay on an Upside Down Investment Property

Recently, the housing market has shown signs of easing from depths of economic malaise. However, several years of record level foreclosures and declining property values have left many homeowners stuck owing more on their mortgages than their homes are worth. While this is a … [Read more...]

Buying a Home? Insurance is a Must.

Most of the time when people are in the home buying mode the last thing on their mind is home owner's insurance.  This is especially true for first time home buyers.  After all there is all this other stuff to think about: the earnest money deposit, the down payment, closing … [Read more...]