10 Ways NOT to Lose Money On Real Estate Deals



When it comes to real estate investing, it’s important not to become emotionally involved in a deal. You should have a checklist to make sure you’ve properly gone through all contingencies and are fully confident the deal will perform as you anticipate it will

Luxury Adult Only Homes in Retirement Communities Are Selling



These are not your grandmother’s retirement homes. The Williams are getting ready to retire and like their retirement funding, they are already way ahead of the game when it comes to buying that last house.

Are You Looking at Brownfields?



When it comes to commercial real estate, it’s probably not a good to be into raw land speculation this early in the recovery/early growth cycle. The exception might be if you know where McDonalds has committed to building

Memphis Home Sales on the Rise



The Memphis August real estate totals are starting to roll in and are showing strong year on year growth. Growing to the tune of double-digit percentage increases

LinkedIn for Real Estate Professionals



Many are aware of LinkedIn but think of it as another version of Facebook that businesses use to prospect for customers. It is a valuable resource for almost every business or professional when properly used. It can be particularly valuable for real estate investors.

An Advisor Helps Your Investing Career



Any competent real estate investment advisor will tell you it’s easy to make your fortune with a real estate career – as long as you know what you are doing. The first advice your real estate investment advisor should give you is to not jump in with both feet right away.

Colleges Take a Financial Hit



Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC believes that the U.S. Department of Education’s recent action against ITT Educational Services, Inc. may increase default risk for $123.1 million in commercial mortgage-backed securities, or CMBS,

Pocket Sales the Silent Listing



Most sellers host to list on the local MLS but that’s not your only option. Pocket listings – or private listings – are becoming a bigger part of the process. A pocket listing is a property for sale that is not marketed on the MLS.

Making Home Repairs to Sell your Home



When selling your home, you often need to first do perform some repairs and maintenance. Some of these you can do yourself if you have the time but many need special tools that repairmen tend to have in their toolboxes

Robust Housing Market Reaches 2007 Levels



Even though the sales market is slow do to a low inventory, national sales are up. National sales are back to the 2007 level at 654,000 annual units. A 12.4 percent increase last month.