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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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Buyer Urgency: Heating Up the Housing Market?

Buyer Urgency: Heating Up the Housing Market?

It was Kenny Rogers, not King Solomon, who sang “Know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em.” But the wise monarch might have appreciated the song’s nod to wisdom and discernment – not just in the game of poker, but in life. The King’s Proverbs urge right action based on wise decisions...

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Housing Activists Say Investors Are Ruining the Recovery

Housing Activists Say Investors Are Ruining the Recovery

King Solomon had harsh words for selfish people who deal unfairly with others. “An unfriendly man pursues selfish ends; he defies all good judgment,” says the King in Proverb 18:1, with similar sentiments in many other Proverbs. Today, housing activist groups, who advocate for fair and equitable...

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Disaster Damaged Homes: A Good Deal?

Disaster Damaged Homes: A Good Deal?

King Solomon’s Proverbs are filled with exhortations to be prudent and wise in all dealings, and to be diligent in planning ahead, whatever the endeavor. That includes building a house. “Prepare thy work without, and diligently till thy ground; that afterward thou mayst build thy house,” he writes...

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Homeowner Assistance Gives Investors a Helping Hand

Justice and fairness re key virtues in King Solomon’s proverbs, and these qualities are at the center of his sayings about right living. “I walk on the way of justice,” he says in Proverb 8:20, "In the midst of the paths of judgment.” Walking in the way of justice and equality in today’s world...

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