Should You Invest in Five Single-Family Units or a 5-Unit Multifamily?

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Should You Invest in Five Single-Family Units or a 5-Unit Multifamily?

I’ve heard more and more people ask lately whether they should buy a handful of single-family residences (SFRs) or one larger multifamily residence (MFR). Regardless of how many properties or units you are considering, the question remains—buy several SFRs, or one MFR? There are essentially two questions embedded in this one question, and you should evaluate the pros and […]

Top 3 States for ROI

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Top 3 States for ROI

When it comes to making a return on their investment, West Coast homeowners are at the top. According to new data from Zillow, sellers in California, Oregon, and Washington are cashing in big on their properties, with some raking in a nearly 80 percent ROI. Sellers in Oakland, California, saw the biggest profits in 2016, […]

The Ultimate Guide to Investing in Condos and Townhomes

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The Ultimate Guide to Investing in Condos and Townhomes

Five years ago, I unwittingly embarked on my real estate investing journey. I didn’t set out to become a real estate investor — it just happened. You may even be able to relate! As a senior in college and a Sociology major, I knew my next path would most likely lead to graduate school. My […]

Why You Don’t Need to Time the Market to Make Money in Real Estate

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Why You Don’t Need to Time the Market to Make Money in Real Estate

You don’t need to be able to time the real estate market to make money. There is a lot of talk and concern about being able to time real estate moves to invest safely and profitably. It’s really hard to do, unless you control the market. Fortunately, some of the most notable, admired, and successful […]

How to Create Multiple Streams of Income in Real Estate

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How to Create Multiple Streams of Income in Real Estate

Pre-Internet, information on real estate investing wasn’t as easily accessible. You could get an MBA or study real estate in college, but there wasn’t much out there for people like me who wanted to teach themselves—except for local real estate groups. As a new investor in need of financing, I decided to attend one of […]

What’s Really Driving the Real Estate Market?

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What’s Really Driving the Real Estate Market?

According to Robert Shiller, the housing market could falter if the mortgage interest deduction is reformed. See what else he had to say in the Video Spotlight. Editors Note: To see previous coverage and opinions on this topic, click here. Mortgage interest deduction would affect small amount of taxpayers: Yale University’s Robert Shiller from CNBC. From DSNEWS

How I Got to Closing on a Million Dollar Fix & Flip Project [With Real Numbers!]

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How I Got to Closing on a Million Dollar Fix & Flip Project [With Real Numbers!]

The Numbers on My Million-Dollar Flip I posted a while ago about my first million dollar fix and flip, and many of you asked me to put up some NUMBERS on this deal, so here you go! In this video, you will learn about options for structuring large renovation projects, along with how we evaluated this […]

4 Reasons You Should Sell That Investment Property

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4 Reasons You Should Sell That Investment Property

Real estate investors enjoy the thrill of acquisition. Who among us doesn’t? A new property, a new opportunity, a new adventure—there’s a certain excitement to it all that’s enticing. To have a diverse portfolio is a good thing, too. We know, of course, that a variety of properties helps mitigate risk with that all-important safety […]

Rates Go Down, but Things Are Looking Up

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Rates Go Down, but Things Are Looking Up

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac backed mortgages are hitting a 15-year high, according to the July 2017 Housing Finance at a Glance Monthly Chartbookrecently released by Urban Institute. The share from 2007 to 2013 was approximately 40 percent, but Q1 2017 is reflecting an increase to 47.8 percent. This is one of the few rates that are increasing—but decreasing rates, […]

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% […]

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