- First real estate investment leverage
I know many people here have experience doing their own investments, so I was hoping to get some info. How much leverage would you use for say, the buying and converting of a property into 3-6 units. I'm thinking student housing, or something around ...
Forum topic - youngunner - Jul 28 2014 - 5:18pm - 6 comments
- Mortgage Industry- Secondary Marketing Analyst (need help and insight on career direction)
Hello everyone, I've been working in the mortgage industry for almost 2 years now, and, recently had an opportunity to take on a position as a secondary marketing analyst at a private mortgage company. I'm working under the director of the ...
Forum topic - carpediem437 - Aug 21 2014 - 12:09pm
- Is Mortgage Banking part of Real Estate?
I am eyeballing a Mortgage Banking internship at a place which claims to be my state's #1 financial institution in Reverse Mortgages. Is this relevant at all to Wall Street or should I steer away from it? The Internship would be paid. ...
Forum topic - Henry Kissinger - May 20 2014 - 5:43pm - 4 comments
- Can any monkeys recommend/suggest HUD mortgage brokers?
Fellow Monkeys, My firm (think Berkadia/Wells/Greystone/Red) does a ton of agency lending but is looking to do more FHA/HUD business. I've been digging around for a few months and attempting to locate fha/hud borrowers (commercial side) but ...
Forum topic - brothesda - Jun 19 2014 - 2:25pm - 1 comment
- taking on a mortgage to buy a family member's home
I've got this real estate "investment" idea, but since I know nothing about real estate I thought I would ask for advice here. It appears to me that mortgage debt is unreasonably cheap right now, and that any investment in a home likely has ...
Forum topic - nmbrluvr - Nov 16 2013 - 4:14am - 5 comments
- Anyone attend CREFC in Miami Beach this year? What was the takeaway message on the health of the industry/market?
Anyone who attended CREFC this year, what were your impressions of morale relating to the industry as a whole (and the change in locale to Fontainebleau)? Secondly, and more importantly, what are your takes on where the money is headed given the ...
Forum topic - jlk5500 - Jan 23 2014 - 8:25pm
- Buy 3 bedroom place in Hoboken with 2 others?
My 2 friends and I (all graduated college 2 years ago) were contemplating renting a 3 bedroom in Hoboken, NJ as we have jobs in the NYC area. After further thought, we figured buying a 3 bedroom would be a smarter use of our money. At a high level, is this ...
Forum topic - TheKid1998 - Aug 13 2013 - 10:49am - 12 comments
- Should the 2008 Wall Street Banksters Be Prosecuted?
When Obama ran for President he declared that he would track down all those responsible for the 2008 financial fiasco and hold them accountable in the courts of America. As we all saw, that never happened and he in fact appointed one of the accomplices Tim ...
Forum topic - Goober - Jul 20 2013 - 10:41pm - 6 comments
- What's your house worth?
Many younger people are looking to buy real estate with the current rates being so low. How much of a mortgage should a junior level analyst (1yr- 3rys) take out for a house/apartment? I'm just curious to know if anyone has bought a house at a young ...
Forum topic - pacman007 - Apr 24 2013 - 3:50pm - 14 comments
- America's Economic Doom Inevitable?
I found this "interesting" video on line by Porter Stansfield. At first I thought for sure it must be some scam, but now I think otherwise. If you think about what he says, the ONLY reason America is still afloat is because the U.S. dollar is the ...
Forum topic - Sunbeam - Jul 27 2013 - 9:53pm - 1 comment