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The Growth of Southwest DC and Why You Should Consider Investing

Southwest DC, an area once perceived as an uninteresting and inferior part of town, has become a thriving neighborhood and a revered destination for visitors. As a recent BisNow article notes, people are flocking to this section of our nation’s...

Your Guide to Investing in Washington, DC Real Estate

This is your guide to understanding one of America's top home-flipping markets: Washington, DC. 

Washington, DC Condo Market Remains Strong

Though condo sales have fallen somewhat in Washington, DC during the past year, they haven’t shown signs of a significant decline. In fact, the latest report from commercial real estate research company, Delta Associates. is showing that the...

Washington, DC Metro Area Neighborhoods Worth Watching

The Washington, DC metro area real estate market is constantly evolving — and the just-announced location of the Amazon HQ2 in the area is only hastening that trend. Longtime residents can speak to the influx of prosperity in locations that...

Proof of Funds Letter for Real Estate Investment

What's a proof of funds letter and why do real estate investors need one? Let's find out...

How to Protect Yourself from Renovation Mistakes That Can Cost You Time and Money

Setting out to do a home renovation project can be a costly and time-consuming process, even if you’re confident you know what you’re doing. Contractors tend to see the same mistakes over and over again. Here are five of the most common...

Amazon HQ2 is coming to the DC area. What does that mean for investors?

Wherever Amazon’s HQ2 ended up, there was going to be a significant impact on the selected city. And now that Amazon has announced that half of its prize will go to Arlington County’s Crystal City, VA (the other half going to New York), the news...

Single-Family vs. Multi-Family Real Estate Investing

Multi-family property investing can be very lucrative. But it is also very different than single-family property investing. Single-family investment tends to be designed for a quick turnaround — get in, fix up, and get out — where as...

Flipping Houses With No Money

Flipping houses can be a great way to make some extra cash, especially if you’re handy and can do a majority of the work yourself. You might think you need a substantial amount of money in the bank in order to purchase houses to flip, but that’s...

Top 5 Reasons You Don't Want to Miss AAPL's 2018 Annual Conference

American Association of Private Lenders Annual Conference, November 4-6, 2018 at Caesars Palace - Las Vegas, is the only place private real estate lending professionals need to be to expand revenue and scale their business. With speakers,...