Author Archives: Dave Paladino

Winter Investors Find the Best Deals

The winter off-peak period can be the best time of the year to acquire single-family rentals, according to a new study released by HomeUnion, an online real estate investment and management firm.  The average cap rate for SFRs during the … Continue reading

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‘Blue State’ Buyers Drawn to ‘Red State’ Rentals

Just when you thought you had heard enough of blue states and red states, an ATTOM Data Solutions report finds that party lines are being crossed when it comes to real estate buying. Reports reveal a trend among blue state … Continue reading

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Partake in the Magic!

It’s that magical time of year, from tomorrow’s Thanksgiving feast to the New Year’s toast at the stroke of midnight to welcome in the New Year.  It’s a time for family and friends. It’s a time to cherish every morsel, … Continue reading

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Success Is Not Age Related

A new study, rejecting decades of contrary thinking, finds that your age should never hinder you from being successful.  For decades, scientists who study achievement have found that people tend to achieve their most promising work earlier in life rather … Continue reading

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Multifamily, Industrial Lead Commercial Sectors

Multifamily and industrial properties will continue to lead growth among commercial real estate sectors as the economy makes moderate gains through the end of the year and into 2017, Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors® reports.  … Continue reading

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Off-Campus Housing Is Hot

Privately-owned housing built specifically for college students is proving to be a lucrative real estate investment in certain markets, according to new data from Axiometrics. The study, was commissioned by property management software company AppFolio, concludes that these shifts could … Continue reading

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Cities Blend Housing With Business

Land is growing more scarce and more expensive in many large cities, and more developers are responding by combining commercial and residential spaces.  In New York, for example, “it’s getting harder and harder to do office construction,” Seymour Durst, chief administrative … Continue reading

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California Seeks to Eliminate Utility Bills

The California Energy Commission will require new homes and commercial buildings to meet a “zero net energy” code. The mandate will cover new homes by 2020 and new commercial buildings by 2030. The code requires these new structures to consume … Continue reading

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Dying Suburban Malls Become Housing Mecca

As enclosed malls across the country look to reinvent themselves, some communities are finding that living in a mall could be a boon for property values.  Those massive, enclosed malls popular in the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s are dying off. … Continue reading

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Suburban, City Apartments Aligning on Prices

Investors are seeing bigger returns from apartments in the suburbs than they have in the past. Rents for suburban apartments grew at the same pace over the last five years as those in urban areas, according to new data from … Continue reading

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