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What Real Estate Investors Are Bracing for Through Year-End
September 16, 2016

Global capital markets volatility, a continued low interest rate environment and increased financial regulation are just some of the pressures real estate investors are facing at this point in the cycle, prompting strategy tweaks with a renewed focus on capital preservation.

“Fin......read more

Investor Intel
July 30, 2015

July began with a bang, as the big question was whether or not Greece would leave the Euro (it did not). Then there was China’s ...read more

Investors May Feel at Home with Real Estate This Summer
June 11, 2015

As the summer is upon us, volatility will likely be an issue for the stock market as an anticipated rate hike by the Fed will certainly keep investors on their toes.

One option to ride out the volatility could be real estate.

Home Sales are at a nine year high, according to the Na......read more

How to Successfully Protest your Property Values to Increase Cash Flow
May 18, 2015

It’s springtime, which means you’ve likely received your Notice of Appraised Value on your rental homes for the current year.

We’ve all heard that housing values are rising, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that real estate investors should pay more in property taxes.

A s......read more

What You Don’t Know About Your Credit Score… Could Cost You!
April 10, 2015

Informed consumers considering a home purchase today want to do the right thing and plan ahead. Many do not seek immediate professional guidance from a Realtor or a mortgage loan officer. Instead, they hunt for hours online, looking at numerous websites for available homes for sale. They also con......read more

6 Factors Homebuyers Should Consider Over Interest Rates
February 3, 2015

Beating an expected interest rate increase shouldn't be the only reason to buy a home now.

When the Federal Reserve stopped buying Treasury bonds last fall, experts predicted ...read more

Capturing the Current Cash-Flow Window
October 3, 2014

October 3rd 2014

As we enter the final quarter of 2014, we can look back at almost two years of a real estate turnaround having bottomed around early 2013.  Investors were poised to capitaliz......read more

US housing outlook steady as sales and price growth slows
September 2, 2014

There has been a lot of talk in Australia about house prices surging in our cities and the possibility of a property bubble but in the US the outlook is much more relaxed.

Across the Atlantic a period of strong sales growth is slowing, the number of distressed sales are down and fewer hom......read more

Homes with serious negative equity in the US fall to new low
August 1, 2014

Some 17% of US homes were seriously underwater in the second quarter of 2014, down from 26% a year ago, according to the latest figures from housing data firm RealtyTrac. It means that 9.1 million residential properties were seriously underwater where the combined loan amount secured by the prope......read more

Small Business Optimism Hit Post-Recession High in April
May 16, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. (MAY 14, 2014)

The National Federation of Independent Busin......read more