Category Archives: Real estate investment

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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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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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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