Category Archives: Macro Trends and Analysis

Zillow & Trulia – Merger of two Demons

Zillow is buying Trulia combining the two demons of the real estate industry into one huge demon monopoly. Zillow boasts, “Consumers love using Zillow and Trulia to find vital information about homes and connect with the best local real estate professionals.” While in fact, they sell leads off agent’s data back to the highest bidder […]

Why Your Mortgaged Rental Property May Not Help You

Do you own rental property? If yes, and you’re looking to borrow money with a new mortgage, your gain or loss identified by your tax returns may help or hinder your chances of procuring favorable credit. Lenders can use up to 75% of the rents generated, however, if there is a history of rental losses, […]