Archive for Uncategorized

Foreign buyers see value in U.S. real estate

Aug 30, 2011 Comments Off on Foreign buyers see value in U.S. real estate by

U.S. real estate is beginning to look very attractive to Canadians as an alternative investment. Sunny havens such as Fort Myers, Fla., have seen property values plummet as much as 50 per cent since the start of 2007, while the value of the loonie has soared about 15 per cent during the same period. Add […]

Uncategorized Read more

Should U.S. become biggest landlord?

Aug 30, 2011 Comments Off on Should U.S. become biggest landlord? by

The Obama administration is making a proposal that the U.S. federal For Rent government would become the nation’s biggest landlord. It would do so by renting out almost 250,000 foreclosed homes Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and the Federal Housing Administration currently own. The proposal could make the Federal Housing Finance Agency the primary regulator of […]

Uncategorized Read more