There are several new ideas out there that are being utilitzed taking lead from a down market. It turns out, these creative home-buying techniques aren't particularly new. In fact, homeowners and lenders are just taking cues from past economic downturns. Here are some ideas from Forbes.com. "Many of the new mortgage products that are surfacing are retreads," says Anthony Sanders, professor of real estate finance at Arizona State University. "[They're] variations of mortgages that were popular during the high-inflation, high-interest-rate period of the late 1970s and early 1980s."
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