Senior housing is becoming more appealing to investors



A new survey of housing investors claims they’re looking to ramp up their investments in the senior housing sector over the next 12 months. The CBRE U.S. Seniors Housing & Care Investor Survey, results of which were published by Real Estate Weekly, found that 62% of real estate investor surveyed plan to buy more elderly […]

10 Costly Mistakes to Avoid with a Turn Key Rental Property



Many perceptive investors know that turn key rentals can bring in a reliable, low risk, and high reward passive income. What you want from a professionally managed turn key rental is strong passive income from reliable tenants who maintain the house and the landscaping. Tenants that stay put even when you raise the rent. Dependable […]

6 Essential Things to Consider Before Investing in Apartments



You may hear about all of the benefits of investing in apartments but is it right for you? While there are a lot of different options for making money that may seem attractive — not all of them are suitable for every investor. Before you take the dive and put your money into apartments, you […]

3 Investments That Lead to Passive Income



We all dream of earning money without spending year after year tied down to jobs we hate. Passive income allows you to do just that. In a nutshell, this type of income is money that comes in on a regular basis with minimal ongoing effort or maintenance on your part. Once you make an initial […]

Five Things that Should be in Your Property Management Agreement



Most commercial real estate owners hire professional property management.  Selecting a property manager is important because a good manager can help an owner maximize the return on its investment.  But it’s important that owners include key provisions in the property management agreement. 1. Manager Compensation Commercial property managers usually charge the owner a fee based […]

Investors hire Uber & Lyft drivers to spot potential home flips



Real estate companies and investors have hit on the idea of hiring drivers from Uber and other ride-sharing firms to help them search for new properties to flip. The theory is that the drivers can serve as an extra pair of eyes for such companies, helping to spot rough diamonds on their routes that could […]

Ask Brian: Should an Investor Get an Agent’s License?



Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to askbrian@realtybiznews.com. Question. John from Asheville, NC writes: Hi Brian. As an investor for 6 years, I’ve done most if not all of the […]

Tips on How to Flip a House for Profit in 2019



Thanks to popular TV shows like Master of Flip and Flip or Flop, flipping houses has become all the rage today. It’s such an interesting and easy way to make tons of money. All you have to do is buy a not-so-good-looking home, renovate it to give it a fresh new look, list it on […]

7 Tips For Buying an Investment Property



Buying a property is always a great way to invest. However, there are several things to keep in mind before buying an investment property. How well you manage the proceedings will go on to determine whether your financial goals will be realized. You don’t have to be wealthy to buy an investment property. Yet it is […]

How investors are responding to climate change risk



A report by the Urban Land Institute and the global investment management firm Heitman shows that climate change is increasingly impacting the decisions of real estate investors. The report, based on a series of interviews with institutional investors, investment managers, consultants, and other stakeholders, looked at how these people are factoring the risks of climate […]