Inside Wall Street’s Collapse with Author Douglas Brunt

On a recent “Flashback Friday” episode of his signature Creating Wealth Show, real estate expert Jason Hartman revisits the heady days before the historic financial collapse of 2008 in a conversation with Douglas Brunt, author of the novel “Ghosts of Manhattan.” In...

Seller Financing: What Investors Must Know Now

The Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act took full effect in January 2014 – a wide-ranging piece of legislation that affects how sales of residential real estate are managed. In an age when more property sales than ever before are conducted...

Why Aren’t Millennials Buying Houses?

It’s no secret in real estate circles that Millennials aren’t buying houses. And while financial experts cite several key reasons why that’s true, they don’t carry equal weight in all areas of the country – a point worth considering for investors in rental real...

Should Bad Banks Handle Pension Funds?

In recent times, American workers have seen their retirement plans evaporate as employers and financial institutions mismanage or whittle away their pension funds. As another round of indictments come down for the nation’s biggest banks, one Senator is asking whether...

The Qualified Mortgage Rule: What Investors Need to Know

The Ability to Repay and Qualified Mortgage Rules for mortgage lending took effect in January 2014, part of a wide-ranging package of reforms aimed at boosting the housing recovery after the crash of 2008. But those regulations may be having the opposite effect. The...