Investor Intel: Out Like a Lion? April 1, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News

The U.S economy continued to add jobs at a steady pace in March. Nonfarm payrolls rose by 215,000 in March according to the Labor Department. Today’s report showed the strongest job growth in the retail, construction and health care industries. …

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November Investor Intel November 18, 2015

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Financing, Foreclosure, Millennials, News, Real Estate Investment

The chief economist of the National Association of Realtors called the third quarter of 2015 the best quarter for housing in a decade, the head of the New York Fed called the housing economy “solid,” and some pretty …

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October Investor Intel October 27, 2015

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News, Real Estate, Real Estate Investment

The U.S. economy has continued its modest growth over the past few weeks, with the labor market remaining in good shape, and housing and consumer spending continuing to be the main driver, according to data released by the Fed …

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Investor Intel for August September 2, 2015

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News, Real Estate, Real Estate Investment

There’ve been no lazy dog days of August for U.S. stocks, as fears of slowing growth in China—the world’s second largest economy—and the subsequent devaluing of their currency put pressure on international markets. The S&P 500 just suffered its worst …

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B2R Investor Intel: Smooth Sailing on the Home Front August 7, 2015

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News, Real Estate, Real Estate Investment

With the dog days of summer here and Congress on its annual August recess, all is relatively quiet on the home front (literally). The housing sector continues to fuel the American economy, making up for the manufacturing sector’s …

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B2R Investor Intel for July July 27, 2015

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News, Real Estate, Real Estate Investment

July began with a bang, as the big question was whether or not Greece would leave the Euro (it did not). Then there was China’s impending 1929 and Puerto Rico needing a bankruptcy lifeline, news which sent investors …

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B2R Investor Intel: Surging Home Sales, Prices July 24, 2015

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News, Real Estate, Real Estate Investment

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With the denouement of Greece’s bailout drama, all eyes have turned to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and the great eternal question of when the Fed will raise interest rates. Strengthening the case for a rate hike is U.S.

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Renting is the Answer for Consumers Wary of Buying Homes September 28, 2014

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate, Real Estate Investment, Renters

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After some considerable sizzle last year, the U.S. housing market rebound has slowed as sales and price increases experience an end-of-the-summer lethargy.

Despite an improving national economy with some significant employment gains, consumers remain worried about job security, stagnant wages, …

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