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Latest real estate scam turns for sale homes into ‘for rent’ homes

Is it time for the real estate industry to cut ties with Craigslist and other websites that don’t police their ads or take action against violators? It the industry moving to fast with digital marketing?

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Apartment developers target Millennials

The apartment housing sector isn't about to be left out of the Millennial movement. A huge demographic group, 80 million strong and aged about 13 to 35, is now


Racial, ethnic minorities face covert housing discrimination

“To detect housing discrimination today, HUD and local fair housing organizations need to conduct proactive testing, especially in the sales market, where discrimination appears higher than in the


Rental property investments require cash, but much more valuable landlording skills

ADA VASSILOVSKI - In 2012, investment buyers, cashing in on affordable home prices, purchased the second highest share of all new and existing homes sold in a given


Vacation rental owners cashing in on Austin’s 2013 SXSW

The impending influx of South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival (SXSW) visitors will give the Austin, TX vacation home rental market a big boost this spring. An estimated


Looking for love in all the right places

If your journey for love is on its last legs and being on the make has been so unproductive that you're moved to leave town to hook up,


Tips for first-time landlords

You can't or don't want to sell your existing home. You can move to another home for less than the income you could get for renting your home.


NAR: The Digital House Hunt

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS - The National Association of Realtors, in conjunction with Google.com, recently released "The Digital House Hunt: Consumer and Market Trends in Real Estate" to


California Homeowner Bill of Rights effective Jan. 1, 2013

New consumer protections for California homeowners are effective Jan. 1 2013. The California Homeowner Bill of Rights (CHBR), extends key mortgage and foreclosure protections to California homeowners and


Infographic: How to rent your existing home to cover an underwater mortgage

Homeowners stuck with a mortgage larger than the value of their home, can cash in on rising rents by renting out their existing home to move up, down


Infographic: Buying a new home vs. a used home, a new home vs. renting

Consider purchasing a home and the choice between buying a newly built home or buying an existing home inevitably arises. In a potentially self-serving infographic, Schumacher Homes' data leans


Infographic: Renting three times as expensive as owning in many metros

It's easier to land a rental home than a mortgage to buy one, but monthly rent is three times as expensive as the monthly cost of home ownership


Too few homes, too many buyers stunting growth in Monterey County housing market

Scant inventories are driving up home prices in Monterey County's recovering housing market, as investors snatch up what's available and leave the leftovers to traditional home buyers. Still, with


Real estate investments struggle, fail without strong renters

Without great property management you won’t have great tenants. And great tenants are the key to a successful real estate investment. Rental property sales are ripe and on the


First-time real estate investment strategy

If you don't have prior experience investing in a rental property, you'll need to start by asking yourself a few key questions. JIM LOWENSTERN - With home ownership more

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