Most Buyers Want a Home Office

BY  ON MAY 19, 2020

With the Coronavirus pandemic forcing people to work from home (if they're able) the number-crunchers over at the NAHB's Eye on Housing reexamined some data. They took another look at the 2018 NAHB's consumer preference study (the most recent available), What Home Buyers Really Want and discovered that 65% of home buyers wanted a home office. Click here to read more.

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Poisonous Plants That Can Ruin Your Summer

BY  ON MAY 1, 2020

Infographic: Did you ever hear the old rhyme, "leaves of three, let it be?" Today's infographic reminds us that as warmer weather approaches, and landscaping moves to the forefront, we need to be mindful about what else might be growing around your property. Click here to read more.

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Zillow Sees Increased Online Home Shopping Activity

BY  ON APRIL 29, 2020

Zillow says that after experiencing a mid-march decline in searches as the pandemic rolled into full effect, they are now reporting renewed interest in home searching as they say Americans have adapted to a temporary normal. Click here to read more.

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Embrace the Opportunity

BY  ON APRIL 28, 2020

Change happens and we can benefit from it if we can learn to embrace the opportunity to transition to a new routine. It is not what life deals us that counts, it's what we make out of it. Click here to read more.

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Mortgage Delinquencies See First-Ever March Increase

BY  ON APRIL 27, 2020

Black Knight is reporting that mortgage delinquencies saw their first-ever March increase resulting from the Coronavirus pandemic early impact. In addition, they report that both the national foreclosure and 90-day delinquency rates set new record lows in March - which they say is a lingering reminder of the market's strength heading into the pandemic. Click here to read more.

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FHFA Announces 4-Month Advance Obligation Limit for Loans in Forbearance

BY  ON APRIL 22, 2020

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently announced the alignment of Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's (the Enterprises) policies regarding servicer obligations to advance scheduled monthly principal and interest payments for single-family mortgage loans. In other words, once a servicer has advanced four months of missed payments on a loan, it will have no further obligation to advance scheduled payments. Click here to read more.

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Home Prices Could Hold Steady Despite Coronavirus

BY  ON APRIL 21, 2020

While home sales have slowed dramatically since last month, CNBC's Diana Olick said that despite the Coronavirus pandemic, home prices could hold steady. Click here to read more.

 

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Redfin Sees Interest in Rural Areas & Small Towns Spike During Pandemic

BY  ON APRIL 15, 2020

Redfin says that small towns and rural areas may be set to boom in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic as homebuyer interest in America's less populous areas saw a surge in March. Click here to read more.

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How Does a Crisis Affect Your Investment?

BY  ON APRIL 1, 2020

Managing your properties during any crisis is a challenge, let alone the current Coronavirus pandemic we're experiencing. On a recent episode of the Rent Perfect Podcast, David Pickron talks with longtime property manager and seasoned housing provider Anne McCawley about how to manage your properties during a time of crisis. Anne gives great insight on how to plan for and maneuver through these challenging times. Click here to read more.

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Lacy's Book list #epicreia

Book List #epicreia
Some of these books might have a PDF, audio, or ebook available online since libraries are closed. As soon as we are allowed to return to meetings you will have the opportunity to check books out, several of the books are in the EPIC library.
This is the short list. Best success-

Business
The Tipping Point- malcolm gladwell
Marketing outrageously- Jon Spoelstra
Why we want you to be rich- Donald Trump & Robert Kiyosaki
How come that idiots rich and I’m not? – Robert Shemin
Grunch of giants- R. Buckminster Fuller
The creature from Jekyll Island- G. Edward Griffin

Real Estate
Rich Dad Poor Dad (Recommend all books by Robert Kiyosaki)
Automatic Millionaire homeowner- David Bach
Multi Family Millions-Dave Lindahl
Secrets of a Millionaire Real Estate Investor- Robert Shemin (Recommend all books by Robert Shemin)
Flipping Properties- William Bronchick (Recommend all books by William Bronchick)

Mindset
The magic of thinking big- David J. Schwartz
Think & grow rich- Napoleon Hill
The law of success- Napoleon Hill
As a man thinketh- James Allen
Who moved my cheese? – Spencer Johnson

Health & Prevention of Disease
Stress makes you fat wrinkled & dead- Dr. Eliezer Ben-Joseph
Eat to beat disease- Dr. William W. Li
Fit for life- Harvey & Marilyn Diamond
Crisis & opportunity- Dr. John Ikerd
Blessing the hands that feed us- Vicki Robin
The new organic grower – Eliot Coleman
Bringing it to the table: On farming and food- (Recommend all books by Wendell Berry)

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