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Confusing Residential Real Estate Rule Is Now Law

It officially went into effect October 3, 2015. The Dodd-Frank mandated (CFPB directed) residential real estate closing regulation (known as the “TRID Rule”). If you’re participating in a residential real estate transaction in America, then these closing rules shall apply.

It’s worth repeating.  These rules (timelines!) apply to any home purchase:

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The Four Hidden Ingredients In Your Mortgage Loans Drug

If you’re using bank financing to buy any property, then you’re using a type of drug. As you know, some drugs can be therapeutic. While other drugs can kill you. It doesn’t matter what type of property you buy.  Whether you’re buying a single family home, apartment or commercial property, these principles are as relevant as the laws of gravity.

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How To Value Real Estate Investment And Property Correctly

If you’re buying any property—whether as a personal residence or investment—then you must know how to value real estate investment and property accurately. In a nutshell, there are three ways.  And a little-known fourth way that shall help you detect residential real estate market bubbles.  This killer infographic summarizes everything you’ll ever need to know on how to value real estate.

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