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Find Out Where to Invest in Single Family Rentals The rankings are based on five-year projected investment returns and the attractiveness of local school systems. Data firms HomeUnion and Maponics had just ranked the top zip codes in the country for investment in single-family rental (SFR) homes. The firms based the rankings on five-year projected investment returns, plus the attractiveness of the local school systems, since good schools are among the top considerations for potential renters. Read Full Article [Source:] The post The 10 Best Sub-Markets for Investing in Single-Family Rentals appeared first on B2B Labs. ... (more)

Mortgage Delinquencies are Forecasted to Rise in the Coming Months

Mortgage Troubles in the Wake of Harvey and Irma There was a total of 54,700 new foreclosure starts in the month of August 2017, which is an increase month-over-month of 2.63 percent, but a year-over-year decrease of 20.49 percent. The number of total national properties 30 or more days delinquent, but not yet in foreclosure, amounted to 2.003 million, and increase of 17,000 from the month prior but a decrease of 148,000 year-over-year. The number of properties 90 days past due, yet still not in foreclosure also declined year-over-year by 112,000, but rose month-over-month by 2,... (more)

Potential Impact on the Fintech Industry as a Result of the OCC Chartering Initiative and Increased Scrutiny of Third-Party Relationships for Banks.

What is the impact on the fintech industry of the new OCC Chartering initiative? The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”) is embarking on a dual-track regulatory effort that may result in a comprehensive overhaul of the relationships between the fintech industry and regulated financial institutions. On the first track is the OCC’s proposal to allow fintech companies to obtain Special Purpose National Bank (“SPNB”) charters. On the second track is the OCC’s enhanced scrutiny of banks that partner with third-party entities, in particular fintech companies. This regula... (more)

How to select a wireless broadband distributor

A wireless broadband distributor buys products from manufacturers and resells them to VARs, WISPs and ISPs. For manufacturers, a wireless broadband distributor often provides many value added services including warehousing, support, financing, training and deployment assistance. And, the best way to find a good wireless broadband distributor, says John Diem, VP of Sales and Marketing for Fox Valley Internet (, is simply to ask other VARs, WISPs and ISPs. "Most think of distributors as companies that just move boxes. When you ask other ISPs, you find that'... (more)

The content marketing agency and warm dead chicken

…and make no mistake, no matter what you do, no matter what you sell, your company is more than warm dead chicken. Good companies are often run by smart people – people who dig for the facts, who base decisions on solid intelligence, who were good students passionate about learning. Unfortunately, not everyone fits that profile. If B2B buyers were comprised primarily of people in that mindset, simply reciting the documentable facts about the features of your service, or invention, or streamlined business process would be sufficient to pique the market’s curiosity and generate t... (more)