Monthly Archives: September 2016

Home Flipping is Hot Again

Home flipping zoomed to a six-year high in the second quarter of 2016, as more investors eyed properties to spruce up and turn over for a quick resale.  A total of 51,434 single-family homes and condo sales were completed flips … Continue reading

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Millennials Will Be Renting for a Lot Longer

The U.S. housing market continues to move ahead, but a generation of home buyers is being left behind.   That’s the conclusion of an analysis of home ownership by John Burns, a real estate consultant and author who has crunched the … Continue reading

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Bellevue Among Best Military Towns for Investing

Real Estate investors are eyeing military towns as a great place to invest in a single-family rentals.  “Acquiring (single-family rentals) near military bases may be one of the best real estate investment strategies, for a variety of reasons,” says Don … Continue reading

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Real Estate Gets Its Own Stock Category

Real estate companies have been included in a category with banks and insurance firms since 1999 in stock markets across the globe. But that changes at the market close today. Real estate will have its own dedicated category.  The Wall … Continue reading

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This Is the Time to Invest in Real Estate

Columnist Jeff Reeves with MarketWatch says right now is the best time ever to invest in real estate. He discounts fears by some about another housing crisis brewing – the uptick in “liar loans” or “Alt-A mortgages” and return of … Continue reading

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