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Where is everyone getting the money?
by exfatguy   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   169 comments, latest 6 years ago
So all of you cash buyers, and those that can afford high down payments in pricy areas, if you don't mind my asking, where are you getting the money? Sometimes...
Will they take out Trump like they supposedly did Kennedy?
by exfatguy   ↑ like (5)   ↓ dislike   49 comments, latest 2 months ago
Trump seems to piss off everyone. I really like the guy, but dang, he's really pushing their buttons and it makes me nervous.
U.S. Housing Prices are Never Going to Down, But Humor Me...
by exfatguy   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   47 comments, latest 9 months ago
...theoretically, what could happen to make them go down and not be attractive to the worldwide investment community?
Why Do Real Estate Agents Hold Open Houses?
by exfatguy   ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike   35 comments, latest 10 months ago
What's the point? The house will sell in minutes for over asking, all cash, no contingencies, by a foreign buyer, sight unseen. So what's the point of wasting time on...
Capitulation: I will Never Own
by exfatguy in #housing   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike   31 comments, latest 4 years ago
I like renting, but would like to own one day, but it's moot. Prices will never come down to levels where I can realistically afford them. Just when I think...
When the Chinese pay all-cash for a house, is that actually borrowed cash?
by exfatguy   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   14 comments, latest 9 months ago
Or do they really have millions in the bank that is free and clear? If so, how did they get it?
Am I About to be Sued?
by exfatguy   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   12 comments, latest 6 years ago
Long story short: Short sale in '08. First paid off, second got about $100K out of $200K. My ignorant behind didn't specifically get forgiveness of deficiency. In the subsequent years,...
Will the Chinese Stock Market Implosion Affect U.S. Housing Prices?
by exfatguy in #investing   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   8 comments, latest 1 year ago
Will the Chinese need to sell their U.S. Real Estate for any reason, or will they buy more?#investing
Wait, if China's wages are so low, how are they...
by exfatguy   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   5 comments, latest 3 years ago to pay all cash for houses not only there, but here as well?
I Have Never Voted for the Winning President, and I'm Voting for...
by exfatguy   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   5 comments, latest 8 months ago
...Trump. 1992: Perot 1996: Perot 2000: Gore 2004: Don't remember... didn't vote for Bush or Kerry 2008: Definitely wasn't Obama... don't recall if McCain 2012: Wasn't Obama or RMoney So,...
Is RE Investment Good for Renters?
by exfatguy in #investing   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   4 comments, latest 4 years ago
I think so. Imagine every home sold gets purchased by an investor with the intention to rent. That makes for a lot of homes that are "up for grabs" for...
Why Bother to Hold an Open House?
by exfatguy   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   4 comments, latest 3 years ago
My neighbor is selling (San Jose area), and she had an open house on Saturday and Sunday. What the hell for?
If it's a real estate bubble, what will be the reason it pops?
by exfatguy   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   4 comments, latest 9 months ago
Hey White People, Break Out Your Checkbooks!
by exfatguy   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   2 comments, latest 2 months ago
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California Short Sales and SB 458
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One of the articles Patrick has linked is regarding California bill SB 458, which bars junior lien holders from seeking deficiencies after a short sale. I read through the wording...

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