Real estate investors cite inventory shortages as their biggest challenge

Home inventory shortages were cited as the number one challenge by 63% of residential real estate investors in a recent survey. The Winter 2021 RealtyTrac Investor Sentiment Survey, which measures investors’ perceptions of the real estate investing industry, also cited rising home prices as their second major concern, according to 60% of investors. RealtyTrac said

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Cash-rich Investors spent record amounts on U.S. homes in Q3

Investors have been throwing record-breaking amounts of cash into real estate, spending $63.6 billion on U.S. homes in the third quarter – up 78% from a year ago, according to a new Redfin study published this week. The report found investors bought a combined 90,215 homes in Q3, up 80.2% from the same period one

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Unsolicited offers abound as investors hope to profit from housing stock shortage

Homeowners in small town America say they’re being pestered with speculative inquiries on their homes, even though they’re not listed for sale. And in some cases the speculation is hitting ridiculous levels, with one homeowner claiming to have received over a hundred such offers! In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Chuck Vukotich said

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Gold Gate Launches $100 Million Luxury Real Estate Investment Fund

Gold Gate real estate investment management just announces Fund I of $100 million taking aim at the luxury segment and investors seeking second homes.

Investors are bulk buying inner city condos on the cheap

While the suburbs are making a comeback with homebuyers as seek out more space for themselves during the pandmic, investors are playing a longer-term game, betting on condos and a return to the city when the pandemic subsides. The Wall Street Journal says that investors in Manhattan are being lured by reduced prices and are

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Ask Brian: Why Do Some Real Estate Investors Succeed and Others Fail?

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 from Marty from TX: Hello Brian, I just received a court settlement and real estate investing has always fascinated me. Still,

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Survey: U.S. investors are bullish about real estate

U.S. real estate investors say they’re optimistic about the state of the housing market, even though the nation is now in recession due to the coronavirus pandemic. LendingHome, a resource for real estate investors including home flippers, landlords and investment mortgage brokers, found in its latest survey that 80% of respondents believe the impact of

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Real estate investors look to cash in on COVID-19 opportunities

Investors with money to spare are preparing to take advantage of new opportunities in the housing market that have emerged as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. While housing stock in many areas remains critically low, investors still see potential growth areas and opportunities for home flipping and rentals. For one thing, some investors say

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Ask Brian: Real Estate Investing Challenges for 2020

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 from Dean near Chicago: Hello Brian, I’ve been a small time landlord since 2010. All of the talk about a coming

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Ask Brian: What Questions Should New Investors Ask?

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 from Linda of Cincinnati, OH: Hello Brian, I bought a condo as my own home a little over 3 years ago.

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