How About an Uber for Real Estate?
There’s no shortage of news about Uber and how it is connecting riders with drivers and cutting out the taxi companies. Some cities are fighting the trend and legislating them out of the area, and others are still trying to figure out how this service has become so popular so quickly.
Using Throwaway Contingencies in Home Selling Negotiations
You shouldn’t consider them as unimportant to the buyer just because they aren’t important to you. Let’s look at some examples.
Pay Attention to the HOA Documents
You and your family are the ones who will live in the home and in most cases you’ll be fine with what you cannot do or have according to covenants and restrictions. The key is to know before you buy.
Home Prices Reaching Near Peak – So What’s the Problem?
The new FHFA, Federal Housing Finance Agency, House Price Index has been published with data through the end of July, 2015. Here’s a chart to get the discussion going.
Top 10 CYA Items in a Tight Lease
Let’s look at a dozen things you may or may not find in a free lease template, but make sure that you handle them according to your state’s laws.
5 Tips for a Low Stress First Rental Property Investment
Sure, doing anything for the first time can be a little stressful. And, it’s definitely a major investment to buy your first rental home. But, you really can make it happen without going into stress overload.
Level 2 Passive Real Estate Investing
This article is for the investor who wants to move into real estate, but they want a higher level of involvement than just buying shares in a REIT, Real Estate Investment Trust. You still do not want to buy and sell properties or work with contractors, but you would like to get a nice return on investment in a real estate investment environment. You also want short term turnover of your money to limit market risk.
Get the Home You Want Now — Buy it Later
There are other ways you can locate opportunities for lease to-own-homes, from the classifieds to Web searches and even on the social sites. Are you in a situation that keeps you from buying right now, but you are stable in the area and wanting to own at some point?
Should You Get a Real Estate License to Invest?
An early question many people have if they’re getting serious about actively investing in real estate is whether to get a real estate license or not. After all, if you’re out there buying and selling homes, it can be great to save the commissions and increase your income on every deal. Especially with fix and flip, there can be some decent savings if you can avoid using real estate agent commissions.
Foreclosure 101 for the New Investor
If I were writing this back in 2008 it would be a different article. Back then the foreclosures were coming down the pike so fast you could almost do no wrong in grabbing one. Wholesalers, fix & flip and rental investors were rolling in opportunities. The biggest problem was in not being able to do deals fast enough to take advantage of the flood of foreclosure homes.