Category Archives: Real Estate

Unhappy Tenants At Aqua Complex, Marina Del Rey

Here are my previous reports on this. I wrote a few months ago about the fall of real estate developer Laurence Gluck and the unhappy residents of the AQUA apartment complex at 4750 Lincoln Blvd, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292. … Continue reading

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Now Is The Time To Sell Your Home

You think times are tough now? You think prices are too low? You think the market is a bear? Well, it is only going to get worse. Lenders are sitting on hundreds of thousands of foreclosed properties and they will … Continue reading

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Gold Vs Real Estate

Gold now fetches nearly $1400 an ounce. I remember the last time gold was this high in real terms. It was the late 1970s and inflation was running rampant under Jimmy Carter. I remember a lot of books and talk … Continue reading

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Lenders Not Able To Firesale Valuable Assets

Fox Business Network: 8:48 a.m. As the economy recovered in 2010, confidence returned to the commercial housing market which helped the housing market. Institutional investors came heavily into the market, particularly with rentals. Retail came back stronger than expected. This … Continue reading

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Home Prices Plunge In Big Cities

I expect a 10% decrease in home prices in 2011. Declines are sharpest in big cities. In 2011, there will be fewer people buying homes due to rising interest rates and high unemployment. At the same time, millions of foreclosed … Continue reading

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Home Prices Down 26% Since 2006

Yet property taxes have gone up 37% during that same time period. The property taxes have gone up in Florida and New York and other states with strong unions who have pushed through these tax increases to pay for union … Continue reading

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The Fall Of Laurence Gluck II

I wrote a few months ago about the fall of real estate developer Laurence Gluck and the unhappy residents of the AQUA apartment complex at 4750 Lincoln Blvd, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292. Aqua was formerly Marina Terrace & Archstone … Continue reading

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The State Of American Housing

CNBC: 7:30 a.m. CEO of real estate company in Sacramento says he has been negative about housing for the past five years but is seeing signs that the market is turning around. “We need to know the rules of the … Continue reading

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Hottest Housing Markets

CNBC. 8:15 a.m. An investor says he’s buying homes in Las Vegas, Phoenix, Texas. Places where rents are going up on single family homes while prices go down. High-end market is dragging down the entire housing economy, according to an … Continue reading

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Paralyzed Home Buyers

There’s a disadvantage to being single in the big city. It is easy to go through life thinking there’s always a better deal out there. Yes, your girlfriend is nice and sweet, but maybe you could date a knockout. Someone … Continue reading

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