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22 05, 2022
  • South to See Highest Gains in Home Prices This Year. 3 Affordable Cities With Major Flip Potential

South to See Highest Gains in Home Prices This Year. 3 Affordable Cities With Major Flip Potential

By |2022-04-28T00:34:23-04:00May 22nd, 2022|Categories: Flipping, Real Estate, Selling|Tags: , |0 Comments

An article published in early March in Yahoo Finance reported that home prices are likely to continue to rise in the coming months.   Zillow expects that average U.S. home prices will rise over 14 percent this year, and cities in the South will see even higher gains. Although every region across the country saw higher home prices last year, according to the report, the South and Southeast experienced the highest increases with more than 25 percent each.   With volatile home prices, many potential homebuyers—especially those living on a fixed income—may feel that owning a home is becoming increasingly out

16 05, 2022
  • Home Sales in January Jump Nearly 7 Percent, Economy Slows. 4 Key Things to Know

Home Sales in January Jump Nearly 7 Percent, Economy Slows. 4 Key Things to Know

By |2022-04-28T00:26:51-04:00May 16th, 2022|Categories: Potential Markets, Real Estate, Selling|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A February article published in The Balance, a website that centers on personal finance, reported that home sales in January rose sharply even as the U.S. economy slowed down. Here are four highlights to know. January's Home Sales Increase Surprises Forecasters Home sales rose 6.7 percent in January—a sharp increase from a 3.8 percent decline the previous month, and the highest annualized sales pace in a year. The rise came at the surprise of market forecasters who had anticipated a decline, according to the National Association of Realtors. January Saw the Lowest Home Inventory in Decades Amid persistently-low home inventory and

11 05, 2022
  • 3 More Kitchen Remodeling Trends So Far This Year, According to a Recent Survey

3 More Kitchen Remodeling Trends So Far This Year, According to a Recent Survey

By |2022-04-28T00:20:06-04:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: Home Improvements, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A survey conducted this year by Houzz, an online source for advice on home interior design and construction, revealed changes in homeowners' preferences in kitchen design. The design choices made thus far this year by the survey's 2,300 participants may be a bellwether for a more widespread trend among homeowners, and can inform your approach to kitchen design in your future flips. Here are a few notable trends to keep front of mind when deciding on investments in kitchen counters, cabinet styles, and even appliances.   Engineered Quartz Counters Are Tops   Ninety-one percent of homeowners in the survey said

6 05, 2022
  • 3 Surprising Kitchen Remodeling Trends So Far This Year

3 Surprising Kitchen Remodeling Trends So Far This Year

By |2022-04-28T00:14:36-04:00May 6th, 2022|Categories: Home Improvements, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A survey this year of more than 2,300 U.S. homeowners revealed their current preferences in kitchen design. The study, conducted by Houzz—an online portal for professional advice on home interior design and construction, reported changes in tastes that might surprise you, and impact your approach to kitchen design in future flips. Here are a few trends of note.   Open-Layout Kitchens Lose Steam Open-layout floor plans and kitchens are becoming less desirable among homeowners, the survey revealed. Over the past two years, after the onset of the pandemic, working from home and remote schooling under the same roof left many households

1 05, 2022
  • Should You Hire an Inspector if You’re Selling a Fixed-Up Property?

Should You Hire an Inspector if You’re Selling a Fixed-Up Property?

By |2022-04-27T18:59:40-04:00May 1st, 2022|Categories: Real Estate, Selling|Tags: , , |0 Comments

If you are an investor who fixes up properties to sell them, should you hire an inspector before you list a home for sale? This guide explains. Should You Hire an Inspector if You’re Selling a Fixed-Up Property? As an investor, you know how important it is to ensure that a property meets your needs before you purchase. It's the same with standard real estate buyers; they need to make sure there's nothing majorly wrong with a home before they pull the trigger on a purchase. Related: 3 huge mistakes many new REIs make Usually, buyers will send a home

27 04, 2022
  • Should You Invest in a Multifamily Property?

Should You Invest in a Multifamily Property?

By |2022-04-27T18:52:03-04:00April 27th, 2022|Categories: Investment Properties, Real Estate|Tags: , , |0 Comments

If you're like many investors, you're wondering whether investing in a multifamily property is worth it. This guide gives you some pros and cons so you can make the right decision. Should You Invest in a Multifamily Property? For many investors, multifamily properties are where it's at. However, these types of properties aren't right for everyone. If you're considering investing in a multifamily property, there are a couple of approaches you can take to this situation. You may choose to fix and flip the property to another investor, or you may choose to rent out one or more units in

22 04, 2022
  • 3 Big Mistakes New Real Estate Investors Make (and How to Avoid Them)

3 Big Mistakes New Real Estate Investors Make (and How to Avoid Them)

By |2022-04-01T02:49:08-04:00April 22nd, 2022|Categories: Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Real Estate|Tags: , , |0 Comments

If you are a new real estate investor, these are the three huge mistakes you need to avoid to keep your business profitable. 3 Big Mistakes New Real Estate Investors Make (and How to Avoid Them) Check out the three biggest mistakes new investors make: Paying too much Failing to have a great team in place Buying in the wrong location Here’s a closer look at each. New REI Mistake #1: Paying Too Much Overpaying for an investment property is the single biggest mistake you can make because it cuts into your profits. When you purchase an investment property, you

16 04, 2022
  • 3 Surefire Ways to Spot a Distressed Property

3 Surefire Ways to Spot a Distressed Property

By |2022-04-01T02:45:51-04:00April 16th, 2022|Categories: Investment, Investment Properties, Investments|Tags: , , |0 Comments

As a real estate investor, it's in your best interest to keep your eyes open for distressed properties. Here are three ways to spot one. 3 Surefire Ways to Spot a Distressed Property If you are like most investors, you're always on the lookout for a great opportunity. Check out these three surefire ways to spot a distressed property: Check property tax records Network with probate lawyers Cruise around town Here's a closer look at each. Tip #1 for Spotting Distressed Properties: Check Property Tax Records Property tax records are generally public information, and you can usually find them on

11 04, 2022
  • Are Short-Term Rentals Profitable?

Are Short-Term Rentals Profitable?

By |2022-04-01T02:41:31-04:00April 11th, 2022|Categories: Investment, Investment Properties, Investments|Tags: , , |0 Comments

If you're a real estate investor who's having a tough time filling a property, should you look at the short term rental market? here's what you need to know. Are Short-Term Rentals Profitable? Short term rentals can be profitable, but they're not a permanent solution for many investors. However, in some areas, it does make sense to use a property for short term rentals only. For example, if the property is in an exciting vacation destination, a metropolitan area, or near a big attraction, it may make sense to rent it out one week (or one weekend) at a time.

6 04, 2022
  • Who Do You Need on Your Investment Dream Team?

Who Do You Need on Your Investment Dream Team?

By |2022-04-01T02:35:20-04:00April 6th, 2022|Categories: Investment, Investment Properties, Investments|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

If you're getting into real estate investing, you know that you need a dream team. But who should be on it? This guide explains. Who Do You Need on Your Investment Dream Team? As a new real estate investor, you'll probably read multiple sources that say you need a “dream team.” these are the members you need to get a good start: Lender Real estate agent Property manager General contractor Accountant Here’s a closer look at each. Dream Team Member #1: A Reliable Lender Every investor needs a good source of funding, so it's a good idea to get to

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