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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...

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.

Understanding Economic Cycles for Real Estate Investing

Experienced real estate investors often come to believe they have a solid understanding of economic cycles — and that they know where they are in the present cycle. You see this as they share thoughts and experiences to explain what made their...

Top 12 Markets For House Flippers In 2019

When it comes to house flipping, the market waxes and wanes, just like everything else in the real estate world. At the beginning of 2019, the market was still fairly risky, but there are some places where house flipping can still be a lucrative...

Five Richest Virginia Counties with Big Flip Potential

When it comes to big flip potential, there are dozens of cities to choose from, especially if you’ve got the funds to buy the homes that need a lot of TLC. A company called Smart Asset recently released a study of the 25 richest counties in...

Real Estate in 2019: What Investors Can Expect

When 2018 began, real estate investors were looking forward to a prosperous year. And, in the beginning, they weren’t wrong: overall, the outlook was good, and several cities, such as Washington, DC, showed promise for significant growth. But as...

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...

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...

How to Spot an Up and Coming Neighborhood

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Jeff Clabaugh from WTOP Money to share some insight into what telltale signs to look for when trying to identify the next hot neighborhood. Listen below.

2 Key Ways Technology is Making Richmond Real Estate Investing More Profitable

If you’re considering a real estate investment in Richmond, Virginia, you should know that technology is rapidly changing the way investors buy and ultimately monetize their investment properties.