Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: Sale Prices of Existing Homes Reach New Highs

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Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: Sale Prices of Existing Homes Reach New Highs

It’s not just the temperatures that are rising. The median sale prices of existing homes have also been going up, hitting new highs nationally. Take a deep breath, buyers. The median price for one of the previously lived-in abodes reached $252,800 in May, according to a recent National Association of Realtors® report. That’s up nearly 3.2% […]

Boost your Home’s Value with Smart Time and Money Investments

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Boost your Home’s Value with Smart Time and Money Investments

What home improvements have the best return on investment? Smart remodeling decisions are based on the answer to this question that is asked with an eye to putting … What home improvements have the best return on investment? Smart remodeling decisions are based on the answer to this question that is asked with an eye […]

How I Went From $100,000 in Debt With No Job to Debt-Free in 5 Years

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How I Went From $100,000 in Debt With No Job to Debt-Free in 5 Years

  This morning I was thinking about what should be my first article on BiggerPockets and what single story represents me and my financial story the best. My thoughts quickly went to just a few weeks ago when I paid off my final personal loan and became debt-free. I want to share with you the journey that brought me […]

4 “Must-Knows” Before Taking on a Distressed Property

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4 “Must-Knows” Before Taking on a Distressed Property

Have you ever looked at a distressed property—a truly distressed property—and been thrilled with the idea of buying it, renovating it, and renting it? It can be an appealing notion, especially if you’re an investor with an imagination. With so many areas undergoing revitalization, the idea of taking a cheaper distressed property and making it […]

10 Habits to Adopt if You Want to Become a Real Estate Investing Legend

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10 Habits to Adopt if You Want to Become a Real Estate Investing Legend

When people start talking about greatness, there’s always something a little surreal about it. Greatness is for athletes and activists and the type of people that others make documentaries about. Greatness is a characteristic that’s sometimes difficult to see applied to yourself (if you’re the humble type) in that larger-than-life kind of way. You see […]

Real Estate Investors: Try Out These Free Web Tools to Evaluate Deals

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Real Estate Investors: Try Out These Free Web Tools to Evaluate Deals

Real Estate Investors: Try Out These Free Web Tools to Evaluate Deals Evaluating a property is one of the most important aspects of real estate investing. However, many new investors don’t have a lot of money to spend on fancy analytical tools. Luckily, most of what you’ll need is available for free if you know […]

Inland Capital to start its first private equity fund

Posted by on Apr 29, 2017 in News | No Comments
Inland Capital to start its first private equity fund

Private lender hopes to raise $50 million: will launch fund next month Since its launch in 2008, Inland Capital LLC, a Spokane-based private money lender, has grown its total annual loan volume to $30 million, as of year-end 2016. Now, the company plans to start its first private equity fund this spring with a goal […]

Report Shows Confidence Among Home Builders

Posted by on Apr 29, 2017 in News | No Comments
Report Shows Confidence Among Home Builders

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and Wells Fargo reported a solid market for new single-family homes in the April NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), a measure of market conditions based on three factors, with a range of zero to 100. The March HMI was unusually high, according to the NAHB, reaching 71, […]

Generation X: Buying the Biggest Homes & Biggest Home Sellers

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Generation X: Buying the Biggest Homes & Biggest Home Sellers

Generation X, buyers ages 37 to 51 years, make up the second largest share of home buyers by generation at 28 percent of all home buyers in 2016. The median age for this group is 43 years old and they were born between 1965 and 1979. They tend to have the largest families; 62 percent […]

Building, Buying, or Beefing Up a Home? Watch Out for Annoying Deed Restrictions

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Building, Buying, or Beefing Up a Home? Watch Out for Annoying Deed Restrictions

The day I planned to close on an acre-lot where I hoped to build a brand-new house, my real estate agent turned up a deed restriction that limited the number of garages I could construct. I had intended to build three, but according to the deed, I could have only two. This seems like the […]

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