Although Foreclosures were up this September compared to the last, RealtyTrac predicts that the market will begin to stabilize as we move into 2009. However, it is alarming that by the first quarter of the new year one quarter to one-third of all homes for sale will be bank-owned properties. So we may continue to see prices being lowered even though the market is beginning to stabilize. There is currently a bargain days sale going on nationwide for consumers with money to invest. As a Realtor, I can help you find the investment property that meets your financial goals. Over 60% of U.S. savings is currently invested in home equity. Many home owners are able to supplement their income with rental property while taking advantage of valuable tax incentives.