• Why Your Flipped House Might Actually Be A ...
    In: Real Estate Investing
    Why your flipped house might actually be a flop house

    House flipping is hot again, with investors flipping property at the fastest pace in a decade. Yet behind their walls, that picture-perfect dream home could conceal a nightmare. A flipped house is one that has been sold at least twice within one year. Real estate site Trulia said more than six percent of last year's home sales were flips—the most since before the financial crisis. With flipped property soaring in popularity again, so are the risks associated with buying a lemon, experts say. "What you have to watch out for is if a house has been totally renovated, everything , not just the kitchen or a bathroom, but the whole house, "Frank Lesh, executive director of the...Read more >

  • Do You Really Want To Own A Second ...
    In: Real Estate Investing

    The real estate market is heating up again after the devastation of the great recession, particularly in retirement meccas like the Carolinas, Florida, Texas and...

  • Penn Study: Arts Improve Well-being In Poorer Neighborhoods
    In: Latest News

    A new study from Penn's Social Impact of the Arts project found that cultural resources in lower-income neighborhoods are "significantly" linked to better schooling,...

  • Renters Now Rule Half Of U.s. Cities
    In: Property Management

    Detroit was once known as a city where a working-class family could afford to own a home. Now it's a city of renters. Just 49 percent of Motor City households were...

  • Using A Va Home Loan To Buy Rental ...
    In: Financing

    Members of the armed forces don't shrink from a challenge. Which may explain why more of them own rental properties. Nine percent of U.S. homeowners have investment...