Home Sales, Prices Continue Spiking as Mortgage Rates Hit New Low

November 20, 2020

The “best of times and worst of times” scenario continues in the American residential real estate market, with sales surging amidst an epic pandemic that’s surging itself. We all know about the pandemic, so let’s focus on the good news here: The National Association of Realtors (NAR) announced home sales and prices continue to soar, […]


Should I Fix or Sell? Seven Benefits of Selling a House As-Is

January 8, 2020

When you’ve decided to move on — whether you’re upsizing or downsizing, accepting a fantastic job offer in another city, or fleeing to (or from) the suburbs — think long and hard about what you really need to do to get your house market-ready. You may be tempted to go into renovation mode, but you […]


What are multi-family homes?

November 4, 2019

Multi-family homes can be a great way for novice real estate investors to get started buying properties that will generate passive income. However, these properties have some challenges that single-family homes don’t have.If you’re considering buying a multi-family home, here’s what you need to know before jumping in. What is a multi-family home? A multi-family home is […]


The Impact Of A Foreclosure On Your Credit Report

October 9, 2019

There are few things more impactful to your financial health than a foreclosure. Aside from a bankruptcy, a property foreclosure is one of the worst things that can negatively affect your credit. Not only does it hurt your credit in the short term, but it has a lasting impact that could take years to recover. […]


Indications Of A Strong Real Estate Market

September 26, 2019

As an investor, in a perfect world you would only invest in markets on the way up. Being a little too early on a market, is much better than a little too late. Finding emerging markets takes diligence and the ability to pour through data. It also takes discipline to know when to walk away, […]


The Difference Between a Pre-Qualification and Pre-Approval

September 18, 2019

Getting approved for a loan is much different than it was a decade ago. In the past there were multiple options and programs for every different income type and down payment. Today there is much more documentation required and everything is much more scrutinized. A seemingly innocent document requested at the 11th hour could cause the […]


Real Estate Investing Glossary And Terms

September 4, 2019

Do not feel bad if you don’t know all the lingo in real estate! Glossary of real estate terms: 1 Percent Rule: A rule of thumb used to determine if the monthly rent earned from a piece of investment property will exceed that property’s monthly mortgage payment. 2 Percent Rule: Is a general guideline many investors use […]


Is It A Good Time To Get Into Real Estate Or Should You Wait?

July 22, 2019

Check out this article by Mark Ferguson who discusses his take on real estate investing.   Housing prices have been going up and up in many areas of the country. For some people in the real estate business, that is a good thing, and for others that is a bad thing. The question many people […]


How to Save $50,000 in 2 Years on a Modest Salary

July 16, 2019

Blog written by G. Brian Davis   So, you’re ready to get serious about this whole “investing” thing. Except you keep bumping up against one nagging detail: it takes money to invest in, well, anything. This raises a whole new set of questions about how to save money, in addition to all the questions about how […]


Current Trends in Real Estate for 2019

July 9, 2019

If you’re planning on buying, selling or renting real estate in 2019, you need to know about the current trends in this industry. If you simply go for what you think is worth the money, you may realize a bit later that you could have made a much better deal. In order to prevent such […]