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Quick Start Guide: Flipping a House for Profit

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If you’ve ever considered investing in real estate for profit, flipping a house can be a great way to get started. But buying a property for the purposes of reselling it isn’t as easy as it sounds. Some of the self-proclaimed “professionals” of…
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House Flippers’ Checklist for Real Estate Financing

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If you’re among the many real estate investors who are attracted to the idea of becoming “house flippers,” you’ll find the practice to be interesting, challenging, and potentially financially rewarding. However, the standard house flip is not anything like a 30-minute reality…
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3 Habits of Successful House Flippers

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If you follow real estate and investing, you’re undoubtedly familiar with the term “house flippers.” The people who occupy this segment of the real estate market have gained substantial visibility over the last few years due to several house flipping…
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Future of Arizona Housing Market Looks Bullish

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We are bullish on Arizona over the long haul. The Phoenix Metro area is projected to grow from 4.3MM people to 6.9MM by 2040. Barring any significant fundamental shifts in education, transportation, taxation or regulation we believe this is quite…

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Home Prices and Prospective Buyers Graph

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This is an interesting chart. A couple of points jump out at me.
1. Prospective buyers dropped off precipitous in 2006. I wish we would have been watching this statistic in 2006! It seems obvious when you look at this chart.
2. Case-Shiller has always been a tough metric for me to get my arms around.

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The Credit Crisis Visualized

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Came across this video the other day and it is a great, simplified, graphic illustration of the housing crisis we just went through. Share it with some of your friends or family who maybe did not understand what was happening or did not take the time to study it. It is kind of like School House Rock for adults! There is a clever little graphic presentation on leverage between minutes 2:00 and 3:15.

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Foreclosure Inventories – Judicial vs Non Judicial States

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After the dust settles from the recession and housing crisis, I believe the data will be compelling for all states to offer a non-judicial avenue for resolution of real estate loan defaults (they will not, but they should). Clear Funds is a short term, private lender in Arizona. We are looking into expanding into other states. We will not expand into a state that does not offer a non-judicial solution.The non-judicial system takes the “grey” out of the system for borrowers and lenders.

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Invest In Real Estate Without Buying Houses

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Asset allocation and portfolio diversity are important considerations for all investors. It is more common than ever for Real Estate and Alternative Investments to be important components to a financial plan. Direct investment in real estate can be a complex and complicated . . .

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Year End Short Sales On The Rise

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With the end of the year approaching and a fiscal cliff looming we are hearing about great success from clients getting short sales approved here in the Phoenix metro area.

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How To Finance Your Fix and Flip Property

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Check Out Our New Infographic On How To Obtain Financing When Fixing and Flipping A Real Estate Investment.

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