Mansion squatters return in a big way

Day: August 24, 2010

Mansion squatters return in a big way

Mansion squatters return in a big way

Okay… gang.  Don’t expect SREC to produce a course on this topic “How to Get a Million Dollar Home by Squatting.” People are attempting to lay claim to foreclosed property by simply moving in.  Now I’ve heard of people moving into properties in pre-foreclosure as a way to save a dime until the house goes…  Continue Reading

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Housing Fades as a Means to Build Wealth, Analysts Say

Housing Fades as a Means to Build Wealth, Analysts Say

Remember how just a few years back people refuted the idea of a housing bubble? Those that kept pointing out that growth in housing was unsustainable were openly ridiculed… But for me the question is, if Americans can’t make tons of easy money just by living in a house, what will they do next? There’s…  Continue Reading

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How a homeownership fetish hurt the American dream

How a homeownership fetish hurt the American dream

As most of you know, the Obama Administration last week held meetings to decide, among other things, what to do with Fannie and Freddie.  Unfortunately, like so much in life, the best answers aren’t going to be black and white, but gray. ~ josh “This is not a good time to make permanent solutions for…  Continue Reading

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