First Home Purchases – Real Estate

First Home Purchases – Real Estate

Property flippers may be among the hardest hit as a result of the real estate & mortgage crises. Since this type of business is inherently risky and thrives in so-called sellers’ markets, investors who rely on revenue derived from flipping properties (also known as real estate speculating) to support their businesses and lifestyles may see their glasses pretty much half-empty.

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For more about 203k, please visit the HUD website, and to find out if you qualify for 203k financing, visit a HUD-approved lender at


If the government can’t run business, how come businesses always run to the government for a bailout when it runs into trouble?FHA-insured mortgages, government run for 75 years. Lest we forget?

As of July 1, 2009 a recent housing initiative was expanded to allow Las Vegas borrowers who are up to 125% underwater on their mortgages to seek mortgage refinancing. Thanks to the Making Home Affordable program!