14 12, 2018

Charlotte Real Estate Market Highlights

By |2018-12-13T12:33:48+00:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Hard Money, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments|Tags: , , |0 Comments

In a recent blog post, we featured Charlotte as a perfect metropolis for real estate investing. Today, we'd like to discuss specific real estate market highlights. As far as direct real estate marketing goes, Charlotte was the 3rd best real estate market in the U.S. last year. The population of the city grew a whopping 15.1 percent in 2016 alone. That more than doubled the state rate. So, the growth isn't just steady, it's absolutely booming. Charlotte Real Estate Market Highlights Here are some market highlights that are indirect, but greatly influence real estate investing in Charlotte, North Carolina: 14

13 12, 2018

Why Charlotte Is The Perfect City For Investment Real Estate Right Now

By |2018-12-13T12:20:03+00:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Investing, Investments|Tags: , |0 Comments

Charlotte, NC is currently home to several Fortune 500 companies and nearly a dozen Fortune 1000 companies. For example, Charlotte is the home of Lowe's, Duke Energy, and Bank of America. It's the largest metro area between Atlanta and D.C. and boasts a projected population increase of 23.7 percent between 2014 and 2025. Charlotte is expected to see a total of  Speaking of Fortune 500 companies, we expect to see at least 14 in total within the next six years as tech companies make their way to Charlotte. It's a fabulous city with a low cost of living, so it's

5 12, 2018

How Much Effort Should You Put Into A Bathroom When House Flipping?

By |2018-12-05T14:03:46+00:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: Flipping, Hard Money, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment Properties|Tags: , |0 Comments

House flipping is all about fixing and reselling a house fast. So, the idea of a complete bathroom remodel is daunting. Should you do it? You may assume that a full bathroom remodel will sell the house faster, but realtors report that it's not usually the case. Assuming the bathroom is functional, what efforts really result in a return on the investment when it comes to bathrooms? Remember, when flipping houses, time is also an important factor! The truth is that relatively inexpensive changes to bathrooms are usually enough to help sell that property and bring a return on your

26 11, 2018

Do You Have The Skills To Create Enough Sweat Equity From Flipping Houses?

By |2018-11-24T09:34:16+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Flipping, Hard Money, Home Improvements, Investment Properties, Investments, Tax Foreclosures|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Are you thinking about flipping houses professionally without existing wealth? The real cash in flipping houses comes from sweat equity. That's while you'll see professional builders, carpenters, and other handy skilled tradesmen in the house flipping business doing well for themselves. These people know enough about home repairs and renovations to create the sweat equity to make flipping houses profitable. Often you will find skilled tradesmen who flip houses during the winter when they are out of work for the season. This helps contribute to an annual income, because the unemployment checks certainly won't cover all their family expenses. Oftentimes,

25 11, 2018

Number One House Flipping Mistake New Investors Make

By |2018-11-24T09:16:50+00:00November 25th, 2018|Categories: Flipping, Hard Money, Home Improvements, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties|Tags: |0 Comments

Flipping houses is an expensive proposition. It's usually reserved for the wealthy or the bod, because there are risks involved. The number one most common mistake investors make while trying to flip a house is running out of money. Keep in mind, even though interest on borrowed money is tax deductible, typical interests rates are rising, so making a profit can be harder than it used to be with traditional funding sources. Though your profits will vary, the average gross profit from house flipping is $65,520 per house. Remember though, that's gross profit, not net profit. Too many times, house flippers

24 11, 2018

What Is Wholesale Real Estate Investing?

By |2018-11-24T09:01:23+00:00November 24th, 2018|Categories: Flipping, Hard Money, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties|Tags: , |0 Comments

You might have heard the term "wholesale real estate investing," but what is it? Wholesale real estate investing is a type of real estate investment strategy. In this strategy, an investor purchases a property with the intention of selling it for a profit. The investor never plans to use or rent out the property. You may have heard of this form of real estate investment by its more common name: House flipping. House flippers either make money from quick appreciation from a very hot real estate market with rising prices or from fixing up the property (making capital investments) so

20 11, 2018

New Atlanta Investors: What Is The Midtown Alliance?

By |2018-11-19T11:34:49+00:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: Commercial, Developers, Hard Money, Investing, Investment, Investments, New Construction, New Home Development|Tags: |0 Comments

If you're new to investing in Atlanta and are looking to invest in the Midtown area, you may wonder, "What's the Midtown Alliance?" Midtown Alliance Midtown Alliance's dedicated staff works to create the most desirable urban experience for Midtown. It's been around since 1978 and has been a driving force behind the revitalization of the area. Midtown is a migration destination for residents and it's a destination point for commerce, learning and cultural experience. Much of this is due to the hard work of teh staff at Midtown Alliance. Midtown has been redesigned to be a live-work-play community with a

19 11, 2018

Atlanta Named One Of The Hottest Housing Markets

By |2018-11-19T11:18:16+00:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Equity Lending, Flipping, Hard Money, Hard Money Loans, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, New Construction, New Home Development|Tags: |0 Comments

Redfin looked at metro areas with at least 500,000 people to determine the hottest real estate markets in the country.  This week, it names Atlanta one of the hottest markets in the country. More than 28 percent of Atlanta's homes for sale stayed on the market less than two weeks and 21 percent of Atlanta homes sold for more than the asking price. Atlanta is currently a top migration destination, similar to Charlotte, another area where we serve investors.In the third quarter, Atlanta ranked number two in the country as a top migration destination. Meanwhile in Atlanta, investors are banking

12 11, 2018

Investing In The Nashville Real Estate Market

By |2018-11-12T22:12:05+00:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: Business, Commercial, Construction Loans, Hard Money, Hard Money Loans, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leasing Your Property, New Construction, New Home Development, New Homes, Private Lending|Tags: , , |0 Comments

There’s a lot of interest in investing in places like Nashville and other strong secondary markets right now. This is due to economic and cultural factors driving people out of more traditional markets. Plus, when you consider the quality of life in much larger downtowns, it's no wonder smaller, homier downtowns are the next big thing. These secondary markets prime for investing are great tourist destinations, just like Nashville. They are also key areas for music and the arts, just like Nashville. Here's what these secondary markets desperately need: Residential condo units. (Last year, Nashville gained a mere 71 units.)

9 11, 2018

Charlotte Is A Fabulous Place To Invest In Real Estate Right Now

By |2018-11-09T13:14:07+00:00November 9th, 2018|Categories: Hard Money, Investment Properties, Investments|Tags: , |0 Comments

  Experienced investors still feel really good about investing in Charlotte real estate. This is especially good for multifamily dwellings, even large apartment complexes. Both the suburbs and the central business district apartments are fetching high numbers in recent trades. For example, a multifamily development in South Charlotte is under new ownership. Crescent Communities just sold Novel Providence Farm for $98 million to a real estate firm out of Chicago! The Spectrum Cos. and Invesco Real Estate have a huge South End development planned for a 5-acre block.project with an investment management company out of Atlanta. Investors at these two companies