Ask Brian: What are the Key Concerns for Fixer-Rental Investors?

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 [email protected] Question. Les from Tampa, FL writes: I’ve been a landlord before but out of the business for about five years. As I

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5 Signs the House You’re Buying Is a Money Pit

Many homes seem well-maintained but are hiding bigger problems. Here are some things to look for so you don’t wind up in a money pit.

Flip lands $2.2M funding to prove it’s subletting platform is no flop

Web-based subletting platform Flip has landed $2.2 million in a funding round led by Union Square Ventures with participation from Collaborative Fund, BBG Ventures and Techstars Ventures.

How Hard Money Lenders Value Real Estate

Overall, hard money lenders generally value real estate in the same ways as investors and other real estate professionals. As an investor, you should know your local market inside out. You should instinctively have a good idea of the property value after a brief inspection. What’s different for hard money lenders is they typically lend

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