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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?


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. 

We’ve come up...

How Does the Increase in Federal Interest Rates Affect Hard Money Loans?

According to a BizJournals article, “borrowing costs will continue to trend upwards in 2019 as the economy slows and the Federal Reserve raises interest rates accordingly…” so how do rising interest rates impact the hard money market?

Do I Need an LLC for a Hard Money Loan?

If you’re looking for a hard money loan to finance your next fix and flip project, you may want to consider establishing a limited liability company (LLC) first. Many hard money lenders require borrowers to have an LLC before they move forward...

Is investing in Washington, DC profitable?

Washington, DC is a unique area to live. The lifestyle, development restrictions, and “transportation infrastructure” have shaped who moves to the region and how many homes are being built.

But as more jobs are promised in the future, heads...

Real Estate Investor Meetup - December 11, 2018

We are hosting our final real estate investor meetup of the year and we want you to join us! This month's featured guest speaker is an experienced and trusted general contracting expert, as requested by previous attendees. Gary Jones will provide...

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.