Tag: credit

Tenant Credit Scoring

It is the tenant’s responsibility to make sure that the rent is received, so the tenant has to show proof of payment (for example, a bank-deposit slip). If a tenant...

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Credit Scores & Home Loans

While most home loan applicants know a good credit score is a key element for a loan approval, not everyone realizes raising your credit score by even a few points...

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American Bail-Outs

It seems the world has long forgotten the Credit Crisis – the worst recession in 80 years that was spawned by the panic that followed the failure, in September 2008,...

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The Recession That Was

Not too long ago Cees Bruggemans was admonished for being an alarmist when an article was published in which he warned that the world was heading into a recession. Following...

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Real Estate’s Tsunami

At the turn of the century the Y2K hoax was all the rage. Warnings of computers crashing, financial sector meltdowns, and global chaos occurred weekly. Amidst all this any forecast...

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Humour in Adversity

While many people were able to became home owners during the housing booms, there were those who overextended themselves, be it buying a first home or an investment property, and...

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