Why Flipping Houses is a Bad Idea if You Don’t Consider These Common Risks.



House flipping seems like all the rage at the moment, particularly because their appears to be, from an outsiders point of view, plenty of money to be made. Which is actually true…on paper. Perhaps because of the dollars signs in our very own eyes, we forget to look at the negatives of that can come […]

Is Digital Currency a Worthwhile Pursuit for Real Estate Investment?



With the world currently in the depths of the ever-evolving internet age, there are a wide range of technological developments that have recently reformed the structure of real estate investment. One such development comes from digital currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. Originally derided as short-lived, these cryptocurrencies have stood the test of time to […]

How to Invest in Real Estate without Buying Property



One for the record books, last years housing market certainly tightened people’s inventories and we seen a dramatic dip in mortgage rates. And some of us were hit by housing price which were seen to rise just over 10 percent, which would have been great if any of us were invested in those particular retail […]

Roofstock offers investors the chance to buy a part of a home



Roofstock, a company that buys and rents out homes and commercial properties, is offering small investors a chance to get in on the game. The four-year old Oakland-based startup is willing to sell just a “tenth of a home” to willing investors who’re looking to start small. What Roofstock does is it buys homes and […]

Pros and Cons of Selling a House to a Real Estate Investor



Advantages and Disadvantages of Selling Your Home to an Investor Selling your house could be a time of pressure in your daily life. Usually, selling a home has different factors that add to the nervousness, for instance; divorce, inheritance, work transfer, dispossession, and so forth. One choice that you might want to consider when selling […]

Considerations to make when buying rental property



There are many things to consider when it comes to investing in rental property. Below are the top three considerations you’ll want to take into account when buying rental property. Consideration 1: Location I can’t stress enough about how important the location of your rental property is. Often times new investors don’t put enough emphasis […]

Standardizing Single Family Rental Terms and Definitions



The National Rental Home Council (NRHC) has established “recommended best practices for defining, calculating, and reporting key financial and operational disclosure metrics for the single-family rental (SFR) industry.” Green Street Advisors’ Advisory and Consulting Group provided subject matter expertise and worked with NRHC members to develop standardized definitions and calculations of common disclosure metrics and […]

Buying an Investment Property is not just for the wealthy



America is the Land of Opportunity. It is the land of capitalism. Everyone here has the opportunity to make his or her livelihood better, including you. There’s no better opportunity to turn your dreams into a reality than right here, right now. The American Dream requires a tremendous amount of sacrifice, dedication, work ethic and […]

The Realities of Real Estate: 4 Mistakes to Avoid When Flipping a Home



You’ve likely watched quite a few home-flipping renovation shows on TV and thought you might have the skill and insight to try your hand at it. When done right, flipping homes can be quite a lucrative deal. However, for beginners, it can be easy to make a few costly mistakes that might end making them […]

Crowdfunding Down Payment Instead of a Wedding Registry



In the past, most couples hoping to get married would start up a wedding registry but now so many have lived together, sometimes for many years, that they typically own most of the stuff you’d find on a wedding registry. However, actually owning a home is a different matter and is why crowdfunding a down […]