2018 so far, so good! Lots of things happening at Walnut Street Finance and within the real estate industry. We don’t want you to miss out. We’ll continue sharing our weekly round up of real estate links we love - and if you have anything you’d like to share with us or for us to share to let us know! Leave a comment or send us an email!
Despite rising prices, D.C. remains one of the most profitable markets for residential real estate flipping. The D.C. area claims some of the highest returns-on-investment and highest percentage of sales that are flips, according to Attom Data Solutions. But the hottest flipping neighborhoods have shifted...Read Full Article
There are few areas more energized and engaging with entrepreneurs than the Washington, DC area. The area is quickly becoming the haven if you’re looking to form your own company or find bright minds to partner with. Our CEO Bobby Montagne, along with fellow Washingtonian business owners, shares his thoughts on why Washington, DC is such a good place for being an entrepreneur...Read Full Article
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What could $10 million spread out in Hampton Roads and Richmond look like? Think granite countertops, subway-tile kitchen backsplashes, new wood flooring and, in some cases, entirely new houses squeezed in between others built a century ago. The amount is what Walnut Street Finance said it’s prepared to lend to worth house-flipping projects as it expands south...Read Full Article Here
While millennials are seen as the driving force behind the new trend in walkable communities, older generations also prefer to live in neighborhoods where they can easily get around on foot. According to the 2017 National Community and Transportation Preference Survey from the National Association of Realtors, 62 percent of millennials and 55 percent of the silent generation - members of which were born before 1944 - prefer walkable communities and short commutes, even if that means living in a smaller home...Read Full Article Here
The American Dream of home ownership is not dead - but California dreamin’ might be. According to a recent study commissioned by Trulia, which looked at the top ten U.S housing markets poised for growth, the Golden State - along with states in the Northeast - may not be the best place to invest a down payment in 2018...Read Full Article Here