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Are Zombies Haunting the Housing Industry?

Are Zombies Haunting the Housing Industry?

Zombies are everywhere these days. And while these undead creatures remain confined to the world of entertainment, the growing inventory of zombie properties is certainly real, poised to cast its own dark shadow on the housing recovery. King Solomon certainly doesn’t mention zombies in his Proverbs....

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Big Banks Still Fight Fraud Charges

Big Banks Still Fight Fraud Charges

King Solomon’s principles for ruling his people included fairness, just dealings and prudent action – notions stated again and again in his Proverbs and the Book of Ecclesiastes. “Envy not the unjust man," he says in Proverbs 3:31, “and do not follow in his ways.” The sovereign also advocated...

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Woman: A Force in the Rental Market

Woman: A Force in the Rental Market

For King Solomon, woman represented wisdom and prudence – a metaphor often repeated in his Proverbs. “Blessed is the man that findeth wisdom,” he says in Proverb 3:13. And the idea of wisdom as woman continues through verse 18 of that chapter: “She is more precious than riches, and all the things...

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Are Retirees Facing the Next Housing Crisis?

Are Retirees Facing the Next Housing Crisis?

For King Solomon, the crowning glory of a life spent in seeking wisdom and acting with prudence and justice in the world is a serene old age surrounded by family. But that may not be a reality for some of today’s retirees, who may become trapped in the next cycle of housing crisis, according to a study...

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Technical Tools Support Investors

Technical Tools Support Investors

Among the key pieces of advice offered by King Solomon in his Proverbs is the exhortation to seek wise counsel when necessary. “Counsel shall keep thee, and prudence preserver thee,” he says in Proverbs 2:11. In today’s’ world, technology offers ways to get counsel and support far beyond what...

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Can Shadow Demand Impact the Recovery?

Can Shadow Demand Impact the Recovery?

One watchword for prudent living is patience, according to King Solomon. And a number of his Proverbs remind us that it's also a key virtue for long term prosperity. “The impatient man shall work folly, “ the King says in Proverbs 14: 17. Today’s housing industry experts worry that he “shadow...

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Can Government Policy Sink the Housing Recovery?

Can Government Policy Sink the Housing Recovery?

King Solomon was a ruler dedicated to the application of wisdom and common sense. His words in the books of Proverbs and Ecclesiastes reveal his belief that rulers need to act for the benefit of the people. But some critics say that today, the US government is doing just the opposite with decisions by...

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Finding Wealth in Houses: the Memphis Wealth Building Bus Tour

Finding Wealth in Houses: the Memphis Wealth Building Bus Tour

In King Solomon’s many Proverbs, houses are associated with prosperity -- the result of the twin virtues of wisdom and prudence. That’s still true today – and this April, Jason Hartman’s Wealth Building Bus Tour and Real Estate Event will help potential investors launch a new career in income...

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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac:  A New Look for Mortgage Lending?

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: A New Look for Mortgage Lending?

Inspired by his dedication to the ways of the Lord, King Solomon built this temple and his kingdom to create a stable and prosperous land for his people. Kings and governments have long intervened in the welfare of the people – and today, the government-backed entities Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are...

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Strategic Defaulters Can Redeem Themselves

Strategic Defaulters Can Redeem Themselves

King Solomon’s Proverbs emphasize the importance of knowledge – and the prudent application of that knowledge to rectify mistakes and reform a sinful way of living: “A man’s own folly ruins his life,” the king says in Proverbs 19:3. But learning and wisdom brings prosperity. In today’s world...

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