Monthly Archives: November 2020

Foreclosure Filings in the U.S. Rose

Posted by Shawn Simpson // November 25, 2020

The Thanksgiving season brings some bad news for some. Realty Biz News reports, “The number of foreclosure filings in the U.S. rose almost 20% compared to the previous month during October. How will you avoid foreclosure?” “ATTOM Data Solutions, which said foreclosure filings include default notices, bank repossessions, and scheduled auctions and said the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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Adjustable-Rate Mortgage

Posted by Shawn Simpson // November 18, 2020

A lot of people got hurt in the housing crash in 2008-2009 with the adjustable-rate mortgage. Does that mean one shouldn’t consider an adjustable-rate mortgage? Maybe the choice is based on your circumstances. For example, a five-year ARM only has a fixed rate for the first five years; then the rate adjusts once per year […]

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Seven Steps to Handle an Eviction

Posted by Shawn Simpson // November 11, 2020

According to Landlordology, “Being a great landlord doesn’t mean that you’re immune from having bad tenants. Yes, tenant screening is important, but even under the best of circumstances, it’s not unusual for a well-intentioned tenant to struggle to pay rent from time to time.” That is why you need to know the Seven Steps to Handle an […]

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Stigmatized Property

Posted by Shawn Simpson // November 4, 2020

It is still Halloween for many of us.  We still have Halloween candy. So this subject appeared in OmegaHome. “Would you be uncomfortable living in a home where someone recently died? If so, you’re not alone! Around 26% of participants in a survey indicated that they would not live in a home where someone died. Someone […]

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