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Monthly Archives: July 2008

Don’t Fret the Fed

posted by: Drew Schneider in The Market

Taken from Ken Fisher’s July 21st article in Forbes, "Don’t Fret the Fed"… "There is a spreading fear that we are in for a period

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7 Secrets to Successful – and Legal – Landlording

1. Run renting like a business2. Treat everyone equally3. Use the right forms4. Make your lease as specific as possible5. Write out a roadmap for

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Hybrid Deconstruction

…is a new method of home demolition. They sell or recycle most of the the home they’re tearing dowb instead of throwing it all into a

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Fed Issues New Lending Rules

posted by: Drew Schneider in The Market

The Federal Reserve recently adopted rules designed to protect home buyers from the kind of loans that drove many into foreclosure. The new rules apply

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Bodybugg

posted by: Drew Schneider in General

I recently lost about 25 pounds and I wanted to share how I was able to do it. I’ve always known that diets don’t work

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Home prices going back in time

posted by: Drew Schneider in The Market

According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices… – In Detroit, prices have fallen 20% and it’s February 2000– It’s May 2002 in Cleveland– Las Vegas

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5 Easy, Inexpensive Ways to Add Value and Comfort to Your Home

1. Spruce up your curb appeal2. Improve your entryway for the best first impression3. Spiff up an old bathroom4. Renovate your kitchen5. Add another bathroom

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Why bad news can be good for mortgages

posted by: Drew Schneider in General

1) Big money managers, in search of higher returns, avoid holding onto cash by investing in both stocks and bonds, and 2) Mortgage rates are

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Housing sales slump, foreclosures rise, but rental properties are flourishing

posted by: Drew Schneider in The Market

How’s THAT for a title! From an article in the Denver Business Journal. The headline tells much of the story, but I thought you’d like

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Home Price Index Shows Denver Improving

Home prices in Denver are showing signs of improvement, judging from the Standard & Poors / Case-Shiller home price index released June 24. The index

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