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The Benefits of Real Estate Crowd Funding

By Scott Gelber Published November 3, 2013

Crowfunding is a popular way for people to raise money for businesses, campaigns, and other ventures. The SEC recently has allowed crowdfunding to be used to fund real estate projects. In this article, the benefits and risks of the type of fundraising will be analyzed.

Increasing mortgage rates is good for the housing market

By Scott Gelber Published May 1, 2013

Last week the 30 year fixed rate reached its highest level in more than six months showing signs of recovery in the housing market. Although the housing market has been in recovery for the past couple months, increased interest rates may be seen as a threat to the growth of the housing market.