Net Leased Dollar Store Cap Rates Hit Record Low



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Cap rates within the single tenant net lease dollar store sector compressed by 50 basis points from the second quarter of 2014 to the second quarter of 2015 to a 6.5% cap rate.

Positive Cash Flow Without the Hassles of Landlording



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Even as things change, two reliable ways of making money in residential real estate remain. Flipping houses and renting houses. You need to know how to do both and which one is best for today’s marketplace. But there is a flipping strategy that very few investors consider that works best. While foreclosures are greatly reduced, […]

Study: Realtors are “missing opportunities” in vacant land, commercial properties



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A recent survey of real estate purchases by The Entrust Group’s self-directed IRA (SIDRA) clients shows that almost 28 percent of them have at least one property in their portfolios, with many buying up multiple properties.

Meet Oliver, the iOS app that connects the landlords with the renters, cuts brokers



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Sometimes you need a real estate professional’s help. You need him to give you some options by showing you a number of properties you might buy or rent; you need him to give you some extra info; you may even count on his or hers advice. But in other occasions, you know exactly what you […]

Foreign Buyers Boost Mallorca Market



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A market forecast from the Instituto de Practica Empresarial (IPE) business school, in collaboration with property company Mar Real Estate, reveals a resurgent Spanish market. With the spotlight on Costa del Sol, the report also shows Mallorca properties spurring the overall upward trend. With the overall market set to grow from 5% to 7%, the Mallorca and the Balearics scene are the most prevalent positives.

Investing in Chinese real estate



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China’s real estate market has always been hugely volatile, but it remains packed with incredible potential: expats can expect to earn up to $300,000 per year there, and that’s more than in any other country.

Five Common Home Mishaps And How to Avoid Them



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No matter where a person lives, the potential danger for home disasters will be a major concern for any responsible homeowner.

Château Group “tops off” construction of FENDI Château Residences



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Château Group has announced that construction of the FENDI Château Residences project has “topped off”.

Technology Takes CRE To New Heights



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Technology has had a profound effect on our culture and daily lives; ranging from communication to buying consumer goods. In recent times, the impact of technology on the Commercial Real Estate (CRE) sector has increased exponentially. This has not only affected CRE transactions, but also has a significant influence on investors, brokers and tenants alike. […]

Study: Poor credit leads to higher home insurance rates



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Unfortunately for those with a poor credit history, securing a mortgage isn’t the only problem they face when trying to get onto the property ladder.