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3 Tips to Begin Investing in Real Estate
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3 Tips to Begin Investing in Real Estate

Still on the fence about investing in real estate? We get it. Hearing that real estate investing is the hottest investment in the market right now might not be enough for you to simply jump in and invest. If not now, when? By the time new investors in real estate jump into the market, the…

GEN Y Takes The Lead As The Largest Group Of Homebuyers
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GEN Y Takes The Lead As The Largest Group Of Homebuyers

In its new annual survey of recent homebuyers, the National Association of Realtors identified GEN Y also referred to as “millennials” (33 and younger) as the largest group of homebuyers in the U.S. The survey breaks down homebuyers by generation, and shows GEN Y leading by 31%, with GEN X (ages 34-48) at a close…

The Dodd-Frank Act (Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection) Is Now In Full Effect
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The Dodd-Frank Act (Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection) Is Now In Full Effect

We are all fully aware of the often too easy process of getting a mortgage loan in the years prior. Especially relevant, to the reality of the most recent financial crisis. The irresponsible lending (and borrowing) that led to the inevitable crash as these subprime loans played a key role in the subsequent recession. The Dodd-Frank…

Real Estate Cycles
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Real Estate Cycles

During the last several years, we have seen real estate markets dramatically fall but then take an about-face with exceptional speed.  Other markets have returned to pre-2008 levels while some are still in recovery mode. After their first month in this New Year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 5.2 percent while the S&P 500 declined…

Relationship Investments
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Relationship Investments

In the last decade, real estate lending has undergone both its share of up and downs through change. A glaring one has been the process of obtaining real estate loans. Gone are the days of doing this in person. Nowadays, it’s automated and devoid of that personal touch. Yet, relationship investments continue to be the strongest investments…

Why It’s Smart to Invest in a Real Estate Fund
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Why It’s Smart to Invest in a Real Estate Fund

So, you have decided to invest in real estate, but you are not certain where to start. There is certainly a wide array of options available. While real estate can provide numerous advantages, purchasing an investment property may not be the right choice for your situation. One option that can help you to take advantage…

Top 5 Tips When Considering a “Flip”
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Top 5 Tips When Considering a “Flip”

So, you’re thinking of buying a home in need of some TLC, increasing its value by fixing, adding, and upgrading certain features, then selling it for a profit? Welcome to the Flip zone! In recent years, thousands of novice folks, have leveraged some fortunate (and often times unfortunate) times in the market to make hefty profits….