Category Archive for "Best Practices"

8 Remodeling Mistakes Newbies Make

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When it comes to remodeling a home, too many homeowners dive in head-first without taking the time and planning that is necessary to get the job done right. Some attempt to cut costs while others take on projects that are…

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How do you Determine your Budget When Flipping a House?

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You’ve probably been sleeping under a rock for the past several years if you haven’t heard of the concept of flipping houses for a profit.  Every channel you turn to on the television seems to have a show on the…
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Think Like a House Flipper

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Being a house flipper is like being in charge of a three ring circus. House flippers face countless details. They negotiate with and manage many people, and they have to handle the wide variety of contingencies that arise. They must…
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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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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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Investment Property Renovations

The Every Day Impact of $9.2 Billion Spent on Investment Property Renovations

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For the past few years, I have been on a mission to shape a narrative for real estate investors that at best, is not understood by the main stream media and at worst is completely ignored. I place a lot…

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Market Analysis

2012 PHX Foreclosure Analysis

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2012 Phoenix Real Estate Foreclosure Analysis [hr toptext=”” size=”tiny”] Mike Coffman discusses the changing trends in the Phoenix real estate marketing and offers insight into metrics such as: Trustee Sales to Third Parties, Trustee Notices, Sales Over Last 10 Years,…

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Top 10 Things To Know About Hard Money Loans

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Top 10 Things To Know About Hard Money Loans [hr toptext=”” size=”tiny”] 1) Most hard money loans are secured by a property with 30% -50% equity, so the investor is well protected. Much more protected than any investment with no…

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