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5/2/10: The State of the Fractional Interest Real Estate Market with Dr. Dick Ragatz

Unless you’ve been living off planet, you know that the real estate world has changed dramatically in the last few years.  Why?  Because financing as we came to know and love it has all but disappeared.  But does that mean people have stopped wanting to buy real estate?  Of course not! The idea of fractional …

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2/7/10: Renegade Strategies for a Changing Economy – When Your Workout Options Fail

Super Bowl Sunday! While most people were guzzling beer (we are SO jealous), gorging themselves on chips and salsa, and cheering on their favorite team, The Real Estate Guys dedicated broadcast crew faithfully showed up for yet another edition of real estate broadcast excellence. And with all the hype about offensive, defensive and special team …

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11/29/09: Coming Up Short – The Realities of Selling Your Property for Less than You Owe

With so many properties with mortgages that exceed the current value, many owners are feeling trapped.  When loan modification fails and you can’t afford to pay the mortgage, before you toss in the towel and allow the lender to foreclose, consider a short sale.  No, this isn’t a garage sale of your used underwear to …

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11/22/09: Where to Invest – Market Analysis in the New Economy

It’s almost unfair to call this a “new” economy, since the rules to real estate investing abruptly changed over 3 years ago.  But since the mortgage meltdown in the United States trickled down and around (making a large, sticky mess), its ramifications are still manifesting.  Just like when a football team gets a new coach …

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