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2nd Qtr Capital Markets Update by Jamie Dick

Todd Clarke @ June 29, 2009 # Comments Off on 2nd Qtr Capital Markets Update by Jamie Dick

Summary The commercial real estate capital markets continue to operate in a constricted manner as the 2nd quarter of 2009 draws to a close. With CMBS associated lending completely shutdown income property borrowers must continue to focus on the life insurance, bank, credit union and private capital lender sectors for any financing needs for the […]

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From one extreme to another in housing

Todd Clarke @ June 23, 2009 # Comments Off on From one extreme to another in housing

[/caption] Having visisted Graceland right before driving to Asheville, NC to see the Biltmore Estate, it was very clear this house was and still commands the status of an “estate”. And I must admit that as a destination/tourist magnet, the property is one of the best run venues I’ve been to – on part with […]

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Changes in real estate

Todd Clarke @ June 21, 2009 # Comments Off on Changes in real estate

Our family was at Elvis former mansion and last resting place this week, Graceland , and I was struck by the fact that housing has changed a lot since Elvis’s hey day. In 1970 the average house size was 1,100 sf. Today it’s over 2,200 sf. Elvis’s big amenities were 3 TV’s, and a hundred […]

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Albuquerque is #1 (best place to live in 2009)

Todd Clarke @ June 9, 2009 # Comments Off on Albuquerque is #1 (best place to live in 2009)

According to US News whose criteria was: In selecting our Best Places to Live for 2009, U.S. News took a thrift-conscious approach: We looked for affordable communities that have strong economies and plenty of fun things to do. The cities we selected are as distinct as America itself—ranging from a quaint suburb to a live-music […]

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part II: Over Reaching Legislation – Seller financing update – how smart do you need to seller finance?

Todd Clarke @ June 8, 2009 # Comments Off on part II: Over Reaching Legislation – Seller financing update – how smart do you need to seller finance?

From fellow Realtor Ric Thom – Property Transfer Could Hinge on IQ and Net Worth If HR 1728 Passes As Is. On May 26, 2009 I wrote about Congress restricting owner financing and how HR 1728 limits a property owner to selling only 1 property every 36 months if offering owner financing (HR 1728, see […]

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A simplified methodolgy to perform HABU and determine residual land value

Todd Clarke @ June 4, 2009 # Comments Off on A simplified methodolgy to perform HABU and determine residual land value

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CCIM 102 – Module 4 Homework Review

Todd Clarke @ June 4, 2009 # Comments Off on CCIM 102 – Module 4 Homework Review

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If all else fails…the Bob Ward response

Todd Clarke @ June 1, 2009 # Comments Off on If all else fails…the Bob Ward response

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