2 06, 2023

5 Reasons You May Want to Invest in a Single-Family Home This Year

2023-06-04T14:57:34-04:00June 2nd, 2023|Categories: Flipping, Hard Money, Hard Money Loans, How To, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments|Tags: , , , , , |

As a real estate investor, you're always looking for the next profitable opportunity. What if that opportunity lies in single-family homes? Here's why investing in a single-family home this year might be your best bet. 5 Reasons You May Want to Invest in a Single-Family Home This Year In this guide, we'll explore: Attractive Cash Flow Potential High Demand in the Rental Market Lower Maintenance and Management Costs Stability and Appreciation Flexibility for Various Investment Strategies Here's a closer look at each. Related: Asbestos in house-flipping Attractive Cash Flow Potential Single-family homes can offer an attractive cash flow, especially if

26 01, 2023

Everything You Need to Know About Cash-on-Cash Return in Real Estate

2023-02-01T06:04:11-05:00January 26th, 2023|Categories: Business, Investing, Investment, Investments, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When it comes to investing in real estate, understanding your cash-on-cash return is key. Knowing what your cash-on-cash return means for you and how to calculate it can help you make the best investment decisions and maximize your profits. But not so fast: Cash-on-cash return isn't necessarily the best method to use for decision-making. There are other metrics you can (and should) use while deciding whether a property is a good investment. Cash-on-cash return is just a small glimpse at the type of return you may get. What Is Cash-On-Cash Return? Cash-on-cash return is a measure of the return you

1 03, 2022

Hard Money Loan Down Payment Requirements

2022-02-27T03:00:09-05:00March 1st, 2022|Categories: Down Payment, Hard Money Loans, Interest, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties|Tags: , , , |

Although hard money loans are very different from conventional loans, there's a good chance that you'll need to put down a down payment in order to borrow from a hard money lender. This guide explains hard money loan down payment requirements and how they affect your ability to borrow. How Much Money Do You Need to Put Down on a Hard Money Loan? Most hard money lenders require you to put down 10 percent of a home’s after repair value as a down payment. However, every situation is different, and you should talk to a hard money lender about your

27 02, 2022

How Does a Hard Money Loan Work?

2022-02-27T02:56:35-05:00February 27th, 2022|Categories: Hard Money Loans, Interest, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Loan, Real Estate|Tags: , , , |

If you're like many investors, you've heard of hard money loans. But how do they work, and could one of them be right for you? This guide explains. How Does a Hard Money Loan Work? Money loans work a lot like regular loans do, but there are some key differences. First, you can get the cash from a hard money loan much more quickly than you could if you were to borrow from a traditional lender. Additionally, your interest rate will likely be a little higher, and you'll have to repay the loan much faster than you'd have to repay

7 06, 2019

Millennial Investors Leading The Housing Market Charge

2024-06-17T12:40:54-04:00June 7th, 2019|Categories: Commercial, Interest, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments|Tags: , , |

There are over 75.4 million Millennials in the US and over 55 percent of them polled by Harris Interactive said they were interested in real estate investing. Couple this fact with the Bank of America Survey that claims that one in six Millennials have more than $100K in their savings, and you can see that this generation is sure to alter the real estate investing forecast. More Millennials believe that real estate investing produces better returns than the stock market. More than eight out of ten of them believe that real estate is a good investment according to a Fannie

17 12, 2018

Investing In Real Estate? Keep An Eye On Greenville, South Carolina

2024-06-17T12:42:02-04:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Hard Money, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties|Tags: , , , |

Real estate investors, especially those with an artistic eye, should consider investing in Greenville, South Carolina. Greenville has about 68,000 people living in it and it was once an old mill town. Now? It's a vibrant city of the arts. It's attracting other artists, young professionals and young millennial families. The prices on homes is growing at a strong pace and the economy is up. It was once associated with textiles and manufacturing plants, but about a decade ago, the town changed its scene. A three-day festival known as Artisphere created an artsy hook. That spark grew into a marketing

16 12, 2018

Investing In Asheville Real Estate

2024-06-17T12:42:04-04:00December 16th, 2018|Categories: Hard Money, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leases, Leasing Your Property|Tags: , , , |

The unique city of Asheville, North Carolina has even caught the attention of Forbes magazine. Indeed, Forbes listed Asheville as among the top 25 biggest boom markets in the United States. The gorgeous mountain city is one of the area's most sound real estate investment markets. Boom markets aren't a common occurrence, but Asheville is absolutely a boom market. Year to year, home prices in Asheville are jumping by as much as 15 percent! Real Estate Properties In Asheville Asheville has a wide assortment of properties available including the following: Land for sale in Asheville Asheville green homes Historic homes

17 11, 2017

What Are Holding Costs?

2017-11-17T13:00:47-05:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: Hard Money|Tags: , |

If you’re about to become a real estate investor and you’re thinking about taking out a hard money loan to buy a property, you need to first account for all possible expenses – because flipping houses isn’t free. If you don’t plan properly, you could end up wasting money you don’t need to waste. And that means you need to consider holding costs. What Are Holding Costs? The term holding costs refers to the amount of money it’s going to cost you to hang on to a property that hasn’t sold yet. Holding costs include: Property taxes Insurance Utilities Maintenance

25 10, 2016

Tenants’ Improvements and Betterments (TIBs)

2016-10-25T10:00:22-04:00October 25th, 2016|Categories: Developers, Investing|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tenants’ improvements and betterments (or TIBs) are when a renter makes changes to a property or building that will increase its value. As a commercial landlord, your lease should include a clause about these upgrades and how they become your property at the time of the update. These improvements could include anything from installing new carpet, adding fixtures, or even building an addition. Basically, this means that anything your tenant attaches to your building permanently becomes yours. Who Covers the Expenses of Insurance? How you go about insuring these items depends on your lease. If your tenant is responsible for maintaining the

21 10, 2016

Cashing in On Short Sales and Foreclosures

2016-10-21T10:00:38-04:00October 21st, 2016|Categories: Hard Money|Tags: , , , , , , |

When you find a “diamond in the rough” house or commercial property, you know you need to act quickly. Day after day, investors are hunting for houses and commercial properties—and they probably have their eyes focused on the same prize that you're watching. Discovering a spectacular property at the right price is the name of the game. Short Sales and Foreclosures: How to Cash in as a Real Estate Investor Short sales and foreclosures are hot commodities in some cases, and you know that banks are around to lend money and make money. They are not in the business of

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