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17 07, 2018

Investors: Have You Heard Of Rent Auctions?

By |2018-07-16T22:37:07+00:00July 17th, 2018|Categories: Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leases, Leasing Your Property, Tenants|Tags: , |0 Comments

  If you own rental properties, you've got to hear about this latest concept: Rent Auctions. Typically, you check comparable rental units in the area, check market reports and do your best job at setting the price of rent in your rental units. Right? Then, you advertise the rental unit for the price that you think is the most accurate rate. Consider this though. One South African start up company began a rental listing and management service. Instead of just declaring the rent, landlords have the option t o allow potential tenants to bid on the opportunity to rent a

16 07, 2018

Should You Manage Your Own Investment Properties?

By |2018-07-16T12:56:52+00:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leases, Leasing Your Property, Tenants|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

When you own an investment property, you have a big decision to make. Should you manage your own property or hire a property manager? Ultimately that decision will depend on a number of factors. Is it even feasible? Managing Your Own Investment Properties Property managers have several responsibilities. Here are the basic services offered by property managers that would become your responsibility if you manage your own investment properties: Respond to emergency and repair calls from tenants. (Remember, this could mean a call while you're sleeping or in another meeting.) Co-ordinate repairman visits. Finding tenants to place in your rental

13 07, 2018

You Control The Value Of Your Multifamily Real Estate

By |2018-07-13T12:58:33+00:00July 13th, 2018|Categories: Hard Money, Investing, Investment Properties, Investments, Leases|Tags: , , |0 Comments

When you have a rental property, especially a multifamily rental property with five or more units, the value of the property is actually based on the income that its able to produce. The wonderful thing about investing in rental properties is that you do have some control over this value. See, you are in control of the income and even the expense of the property. When you first purchase an existing multifamily rental property, you can negotiate better prices for many services. Sometimes, you can install supplementary income generators like coin-laundry or services. You can look at rent and determine

9 06, 2018

Atlanta Ranked Number 10 For Extremely Healthy Real Estate Market

By |2018-06-09T13:00:43+00:00June 9th, 2018|Categories: Flipping, Hard Money, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments|Tags: , |0 Comments

  Atlanta's real estate industry is booming. If you're a property investor near Atlanta, you probably already know this. Atlanta was ranked number 10 for its healthy real estate market. See, WalletHub compared over 170 cities in the United States. Though Atlanta took 69th place among those cities for job opportunities and competition, the real estate market still thrives! If you're an investor or if you flip houses, Atlanta can be one of the most profitable cities to focus on. Besides WalletHub's ranking, this year, Forbes and Local Market Monitor listed Atlanta among the cities where growth appears most sustainable. The Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta

31 05, 2018

Real House Flipping Is Not Like The Reality TV Shows

By |2018-05-31T13:00:54+00:00May 31st, 2018|Categories: Developers, Flipping, Hard Money Loans, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments|Tags: , |0 Comments

If you're a professional house flipper, you might get frustrated by the reality TV shows. We all know that real house flipping is nothing like how it's depicted in the reality TV shows. For example, no handy investor  picks from a pool of three fixer-upper homes. A great deal of thought is put into investing. Dozens, sometimes hundreds of houses are considered before choosing a home to flip. Market conditions and local dynamics are taken into consideration. Investors even take into consideration local ordinances, difficulty of permit processes compared to other areas, and the velocity of listed homes. Realistically, investors

22 05, 2018

Nashville Has Big Plans For Mass Transit, Could Lead To Significant Growth

By |2018-05-22T15:00:44+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Flipping, Investment Properties, Investments, Leasing Your Property, New Construction|Tags: |0 Comments

Though it seemed like a May 1 vote in Nashville that shot down mass transit for the city sealed the deal, it turns out mass transit is back on the table. Nashville Councilman Swope told News 2 that everything is back on the table as far as looking at creating a new plan for Nashville. Now, the City of Nashville is back at it with big plans for an extremely modern mass transit system. The vision includes light rails, commuter rails, and a larger bus fleet. They are even considering double stacked freeways and self driving buses! All of this

17 05, 2018

Heads Up About Fulton County Property Tax Bills

By |2018-05-17T15:00:52+00:00May 17th, 2018|Categories: Hard Money, Investments, Taxes|0 Comments

If you're thinking about an investment property in Fulton County, you should be aware that the Fulton County Board of Assessors announced a 25 percent median increase in the year's home appraisals. Last year, Fulton County residents complained about drastic assessment increases. After those complains, Fulton County decided to keep assessments the same as the year before. Still, that won't work this year. See, according to law, tax assessments must be close to market value and Fulton is doing very well. Still, in Fulton County, the board of assessors did tell the public they would investigate properties that might have

14 05, 2018

Atlanta: One Of Top 10 Metros With People Willing To Be ‘Super Commuters”

By |2018-05-14T13:00:14+00:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: Flipping, Hard Money Loans, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leasing Your Property|Tags: , |0 Comments

If you're a property investor, you should know, people are willing to be "super commuters" just to work in Atlanta. People seek cheaper housing away from the inner city, and are willing to drive for over 90-minutes just to work in the city. The trend is similar all across the nation, but Atlanta has an increasingly high number of super-commuters. That means that if you can snag a home outside of Atlanta, it might still be a good investment. A whopping 4 percent of Atlanta's working population commutes great distances to work. The city ranks ninth on the list of

7 05, 2018

Houses With Solar Panels Sell For Up To 40% More Than Predicted

By |2018-05-07T13:00:27+00:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: Curb Appeal, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments|Tags: , |0 Comments

If you're in the house-flipping business, you should know that people are willing to pay a lot more for a house with solar panels. Actually, first-time home buyers pay up to 40 percent more than predicted for entry-level homes with solar panels. Most of this stems from millennials yearning for greener amenities. They know that solar panels will save money in the long run. They find it advantageous not to have to have them installed. If they're ready to go when they move in, their energy bills go down right away. In sunny states, many homeowners can even sell off

6 05, 2018

Southwest Atlanta May Be In For Serious Economic Growth

By |2018-05-06T13:00:52+00:00May 6th, 2018|Categories: Hard Money, Investing, Investment Properties, Investments|Tags: , |0 Comments

  Just a heads up to our property investors following out blog: Southwest Atlanta is likely about to experience some expanded economic activity along the Westside Trail and the are around the transportation corridor. See, Atlanta Beltline officials just announced a new affordable housing project in Adair Park. Amenities for the $15 million project include a picnic area and a community garden. These days renters flock to developments with community gardens, so it's a smart plan. Other investors are also interested in the vicinity. Check out properties around Beltline’s Westside Trail and Urban Farm and near MARTA’s West End station.