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Weekly Round Up - Real Estate Links We Love - Oct 14

Posted by Walnut Street Finance Team on Oct 14, 2018 10:08:00 PM

Our weekly round up of real estate links we love…


Love it or list it? Most DC-area homeowners would rather renovate

The biggest reason there is an inventory crunch in the Washington housing market is simply because existing homeowners aren’t selling...read full story here

Where The Next Real Estate Bubbles Are Inflating

In real estate, pricing is relative. Some cities are outrageously expensive and become even more so, while others are bargains. It would surprise no one that the most expensive real estate markets in the world are the most densely populated. There are simply few, if any, places to build, so prices stay high and keep rising...read full story here

4 Markets Ripe for Gut Jobs

Is there proven access to properties that both need this ‘gut job’ approach to renovation and may be purchased at prices low enough to enable this strategy? Read full story here


REAL ESTATE MATTERS: A great team is essential when buying a fixer-upper

Q: My wife and I currently live in the Northern Virginia area and will be retiring soon. We plan to move to the Raleigh. We both enjoy watching shows about buying fixer-uppers. We’re wondering how we might go about locating a company to help us fix up homes in the Raleigh area. How would we be able to check out the creativity and quality of their work? Anything else we should think about? Read full story here

Two Ways To Find Real Estate Investments In Very Competitive Seller's Markets

Real estate investing is one of the greatest wealth-building strategies of our time. However, it can get a little frustrating when it's hard to find good deals in your market. Real estate markets have gotten very hot (i.e., competitive) in many areas. The media is just starting to catch up to how hot these markets are, and market forces have driven up prices while depleting the inventory for solid investment deals...read full story here

3 Reasons Why Investing in Real Estate Is Easier Than Ever

According to a study conducted by Morgan Stanley, more millionaires today have invested in real estate than any other asset class. While real estate investing may seem intimidating or out of reach, new technology is changing the game by increasing access and decreasing investment minimums...read full story here


How to Find Your Renovation Team

If you’ve never renovated or built a new home, you may not be sure about how the seed of an idea turns into a completed project. Here are tips for two early steps: putting together your renovation team and nailing down your project’s cost...read full story here

These Outdoor Features Will Boost Your Home’s Values



12 Rental Property Improvements You Can Make for Under $500

Need to upgrade a rental unit on budget? Here are 13 improvements landlords can make for under $500 each...read full story here

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