Category Archives: Financing

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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Looking for Opportunities?

Investors are always looking opportunities to make money. Some want homes to renovate and flip, others want homes to hold as rental properties. Some would like to have the income stream from a strip mall, apartment building or commercial building. … Continue reading

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Commercial Sales Fall in First Quarter

After a booming 2015, the pace of commercial transactions in the first quarter of this year dropped and failed to keep up, according to the National Association of Realtors®’ Commercial Real Estate Outlook: 2016. Large commercial real estate deals plunged … Continue reading

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Cash Is King

All-cash buyers of single-family homes and condos, on average, paid 23 percent less per square foot than other home buyers, shows RealtyTrac’s first quarter 2016 U.S. Cash & Institutional Investor Housing Market Report.   All-cash buyers of single-family homes and … Continue reading

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Commercial Real Estate Execs Bullish on Economy

Top real estate executives remain optimistic about the performance potential of the U.S. market, according to the findings of the 2016 Real Confidence survey. Altus Group, in partnership with the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts and the National … Continue reading

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What’s Up in Commercial Real Estate?

Two new data reports on the commercial real estate sector offer very different visions regarding the sector’s vibrancy. One details a healthy 2015. The other forecasts a bumpy future for the next several years.   Last year commercial and multifamily … Continue reading

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Commerical Real Estate update for Omaha

Here is an update on what is going on in the Omaha commercial real estate market: Banks are willing to lend, but the underwriting is extremely conservative. Somethings banks have told me recently: Cash flow is king. I think they are looking for … Continue reading

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50%

I am in the market for a loan to refinance two of my properties.  I just got an offer for 50% LTV with a 6.5% rate. Wow, it used to be 75% LTV was the norm.  It will be interesting … Continue reading

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Rules of investing

Here are my ten simple rules to real estate investing: You make the most money on the cash flow, not when you sell. Financing does not add value. The deal of a lifetime comes by once a week. Sell high, … Continue reading

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The high price of fuel in Omaha

You may want to sit down for this. A lot of people think I am nuts when I talk this way. We will not see significant change in the development of alternative fuels until gas gets to $6.50 a gallon -John … Continue reading

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