Category Archives: Real property

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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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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Retail Market Remains Rife with Contradictions

Lower vacancy rates, little new construction and weak rent growth mark today’s commercial real estate market. The historically low levels of available space are sparking a slow return of new construction, though cautious developers remain picky about location,CoStar reports.  The … Continue reading

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