Best Home Renovations That Boost Home Values

Best Home Renovations That Boost Home Values

September 25, 2018September 25, 2018

  Are you looking to update your house? If you are thinking you might be selling in a few years, then beginning a renovation project takes on new meaning. The reason for this is simple. You want to make sure you get..

3 Critical Factors to Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

3 Critical Factors to Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

September 12, 2018September 12, 2018

  The house buying process can be long and frustrating at times. The worst is when you find a house you love but by the time you get approved for a mortgage, another offer came in and the seller accepted it. The bes..

4 Terrifying Things to Know About Homeowners Associations

4 Terrifying Things to Know About Homeowners Associations

May 21, 2018May 21, 2018

 If you never lived in a development with a homeowners association, you might think that having your lawn mowed for you and not having to take care of the swimming pool sounds great. You might even think you would save a..

How Interest Rates Affect Real Estate Prices

How Interest Rates Affect Real Estate Prices

October 13, 2017October 13, 2017

 The profitability of rental properties in the US is affected by interest rates. Usually, when a central bank decides to tighten monetary policy it slows down economic activities because businesses rely on credit to grow..

Top 3 Ways to Get Involved in Real Estate Investing

Top 3 Ways to Get Involved in Real Estate Investing

March 16, 2017March 16, 2017

Real estate investing has long been one of the most secure and lucrative forms of investment. Real estate is a tangible investment that you can see and feel, and forms the bedrock of any economy. People will always need ..

Millennials Are Buying up Real Estate – Here’s Why

Millennials Are Buying up Real Estate – Here’s Why

March 3, 2017March 3, 2017

Young Homeowners Are More Likely to Borrow From ParentsHome prices in the United States and across many other parts of the world have been growing at a reasonable pace for the past five years. One contributor to this trend co..

10 Tips for Flipping Houses

10 Tips for Flipping Houses

February 22, 2017February 22, 2017

If you want to be successful at buying a house to flip, you need to get as many house flipping tips as you can. Flipping houses can be a profitable enterprise, if you learn from other house flippers and pay attention to the a..

Breaking down the Cost of Real Estate Investments (Part 2): Advanced Investments

Breaking down the Cost of Real Estate Investments (Part 2): Advanced Investments

May 11, 2016May 11, 2016

 Presented with opportunity and concealed with risk, real estate investments are among the most favorable ways to grow one’s financial wealth. This lucrative endeavor also comes with its share of uncertainty and unfore..

REITs and Affordable Housing

REITs and Affordable Housing

March 25, 2016March 25, 2016

Finding affordable housing in the U.S. is becoming more and more difficult as the average price of homes continues to increase. Normally one would expect that popular urban centers such as New York City or the Bay Area would ..

Declining Oil Prices and Real Estate

Declining Oil Prices and Real Estate

January 26, 2016January 26, 2016

Oil prices continue to fall – months (a year, anyone?) after most observers thought they had already reached a bottom.  Many consumers are benefiting, and the energy expenses of businesses are declining.  What’s not to ..