Category Archive for "Investing"

Buying Your First Investment Property? Three Things That Make A Great Real Estate Investment

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Selecting an investment property that provides a solid rate of return is easier said than done. Plenty of people make a mistake with their first investment property. Though an investment property does not necessarily have to meet all of your…

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Renovations that Give you a Return on your Investments

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If you’re a seasoned real estate investor or a newbie in the real estate game and are thinking about buying properties, you know how important it is to get a good return from your investment. The main goal is to…

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Mistakes That Can Make House Flipping a Flop

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House flipping, the practice of buying homes and reselling them, can be a highly profitable trade. However, there are plenty of associated risks that you should be mindful of to make the flip successful. If you’re thinking about participating in…

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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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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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