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Why Living Close to Your Fix and Flip Project Makes Sense

If you’re looking for that next fix and flip investment, it makes sense to consider a project closer to your home or work. Investing in different markets has its benefits, but easy access can mean a shorter commute to the job site (traffic is...

Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before My First Real Estate Investment...As Told By the Pros

Ever walk into a new home and wonder, who thought this was a good idea? Green shag carpet, everywhere! (Keep reading to see picture proof - we're not kidding.) From structure to design, there's a lot that goes into building or fixing and flipping...

Beat Up from the MeetUp? How to Get the Most Out of Real Estate Investment Meetups

MeetUps are an amazing trend, particularly in Real Estate Investments. There are well over 6,000 MeetUps about Real Estate Investors just on Meetup.com alone. In case you are new to the topic, MeetUps are local group meetings that revolve around...

You've Invested in Real Estate—Now How Do You Sell It?

You’ve worked hard to renovate your fix and flip investment. The “fix” part is complete. Now you need to “flip” the property and get it sold quickly for the most money so you can pay back your lenders, investors, contractors, employees - and...

Is Investing in a Good School District Worth It?

There are many factors that go into deciding whether a property is worth investing in or not, but one that may not be on the top of your list: how important is a good school district?

You’ve Acquired Your First Property - How Do You Get Your Second?

 

Strong June Jobs Report, but Housing Affordability Remains an Issue

More than 200,000 people were added to nonfarm payrolls and hourly wages ticked up slightly in June, according to the Department of Labor jobs report for the month.

Is the Real Estate Market Ready For an Adjustment in 2019?

April home sales continued a theme that is slowly beginning to shake confidence in the real estate market. For the month, home sales were down 4.4 percent, according to reports, making it the 14th consecutive month with a decline — the longest...

How to Find a Profitable Real Estate Investment Deal

When dealing with real estate, it can sometimes be hard to see the line in the sand between deals that will be profitable and deals that leave you wishing you hadn’t gotten involved, even though things looked good on the surface. 

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How to Analyze a Multifamily Real Estate Investment

Have you set your sights on investing in multifamily real estate property? If so, before you dive in, you need to review property choices carefully and calculate your expected returns. Here’s how to do that and avoid an unnecessary gamble.