investors: Salt Lake City, Utah makes top 10 list for best places to buy investment property - 04/23/12 10:57 AM
Salt Lake City, Utah pops up at #6 on Marketwatch's Top 10 best places to buy investment property in the U.S.
They cite low inventory and rising median home prices as reasons, but fail to mention that rents on single family homes are pretty high compared to the cost of homes right now.
My presumption is that families who have lost their homes to short sale or foreclosure aren't too excited about renting a 2 bedroom apartment, so they are looking for single family homes to rent. I've been thinking about keeping my home as a rental for a few years … (4 comments)

investors: A Possible Solution to the Real Estate/Mortgage Crisis - 10/02/08 03:54 AM
I would strongly urge lenders, banks and investors to consider agreeing to adjust notes back to the start rate on the adjusting and ballooning mortgages (or the start rate +.25% or .50%).
Don't pay them any incentive or "bailout" to do so.
They made the bad loans or let them be made. Let them take some responsibility for those actions. The result would keep a huge number of people in their homes who otherwise would lose them, preserve the value of the collateral and help minimize future defaults. True, the investors will get less return than they hoped. But … (37 comments)

 
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