Category Archives: Housing

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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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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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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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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Student Housing Is Booming

Investors are snatching up more student housing properties than ever before. “Last year was the biggest year ever, investment sales-wise,” Fred Pierce, president and CEO of Pierce Educational Properties, told the National Real Estate Investor. This year is on pace … Continue reading

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