All posts by Mr. Real Estate

Top Investment Real Estate Markets for 2010

January 13, 2010 No Comments »

If you’re in the market for an investment property, you may be wondering where to buy in 2010. Well, a company that specializes in analyzing the “best” investment properties could make your search a little bit easier. gathers and ... Read More »

Don’t Buy the Most Expensive House on the Block

December 8, 2009 No Comments »

Buying a home isn’t easy. There are a number of things that can and will go wrong, from the financing falling through, to the appraisal coming in low, to seeing your offer on that dream house get trumped by another ... Read More »

Who Qualifies as a First Time Home Buyer?

November 16, 2009 No Comments »

Real Estate Q&A: “Who qualifies as a first time home buyer?” With all the fuss about the first-time home buyer tax credit, you’re probably wondering if you’re eligible. Well, the tax credit can only be used towards the purchase of ... Read More »

Home Prices Sold in My Neighborhood

November 10, 2009 No Comments »

If you want a good idea as to what your home might sell for, or what one may cost, you need to go local; forget about national home prices. Who cares if home prices are falling in Denver if they’re ... Read More »

When Will Home Prices Rise?

November 2, 2009 No Comments »

There’s been a ton of talk about home price declines over the past couple years, but now a bit of optimism is starting to shine through, at least in select markets. So, when will home prices rise, and why? ... Read More »

U.S. Home Prices to Return to Peak in 2020

September 21, 2009 No Comments »

There’s been plenty of talk of a housing bottom, but home prices may not rebound for another decade, according to a report from Celia Chen of Moody’s She said home prices won’t return to their 2006 peak levels until ... Read More »

Are Foreclosures Listed on the MLS?

September 1, 2009 No Comments »

Real estate Q&A: “Are foreclosures listed on MLS?” Foreclosures are plentiful at the moment, and though interest has grown for such transactions, not everyone is looking to scoop one up. Though they could turn out to be bargain, they’re more ... Read More »

Are Home Prices Still Falling?

August 31, 2009 No Comments »

More real estate Q&A: “Are home prices still falling?” Lately, a lot of Americans have been wondering if the home price carnage is going to continue throughout 2009, or finally turn around now that’s there been an uptick in home ... Read More »

Is Real Estate Still a Good Investment?

August 11, 2009 No Comments »

A friend of mine recently asked, “Is real estate still a good investment?” I paused for a moment, and then we had a long discussion about it. On the surface, without thinking too deeply, real estate is always a good ... Read More »