Investor Intel: Is There a Housing Bubble? September 2, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News

If any housing bubbles exist, they are local in nature, not national, says CNBC contributor Ron Insana, who suggests housing commentators need to settle down because “this is not an ‘all in’ moment on the housing front.”

Insana says that …

Read More
Investor Intel: Flippers Flying High, Rental Population Booming  March 14, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News

flippers

The volatility markets experienced mid-2015 through the early part of February seems to have largely calmed down, employment has continued making strides, energy prices have bounced and the S&P 500 has jumped more than 7 percent.…

Read More
Investor Intel: Spring Has Sprung February 19, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News

Spring has already sprung for some in the housing industry. Presidents Day weekend is traditionally seen by real estate agents and homebuilders as the start of the spring housing market — the busiest time of year for home sales. And …

Read More
Investor Intel: Mortgage Rates Decline February 5, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News

Well this is a surprise. Contrary to what everyone expected after the Fed raised rates, mortgage rates have actually fallen over the past five weeks. According to the latest Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage declined …

Read More
Investor Intel: What the Stock Market Taught Sir Isaac Newton January 22, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News

Equity investors are scrambling as they continue to head into what is the worst start ever to a calendar year for the stock market.…

Read More
Investor Intel: the Fed has Spoken, Rates Remain September 18, 2015

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

A rollicking few weeks on Wall Street and concerns over the slow pace of inflation has compelled the Fed to leave interest rates unchanged, despite evidence of an improving U.S. economy. We’ll have to wait another month to see …

Read More