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Real estate investing goes through cycles. Real estate is not one big market. It’s made up of regional and local markets. Real estate isn’t like buying or selling milk and eggs. There is no stable supply and demand. In real estate, supply and demand are constantly in flux. Still, we all known the wise investor…


In the 10 years since the Great Recession, the process of value-add multifamily investing — buying a property, renovating it, raising rents, then selling for a profit — has completely changed. Markets with strong population growth and healthy job markets have become the epicenter for the new value-add. Putting The Value Back In Value-Add In the…


If you’re considering moving to New York City, you’ll want to crunch some numbers first. According to a new report from apartment search site RENTCafé, 16 of the 20 most expensive zip codes for renters are in Manhattan. Using data from Matrix, the site collected rent averages for every state and every zip code in…


Buying real estate investment trusts isn’t like buying other stocks; despite their high yields and big long-term returns, REITs require a bit more attention and a bit faster action than more popular dividend-payers, like blue chips and dividend-growth stocks. But it’s more than just speed and care. To win with REITs, you need to follow…


What began as my savings for the purchase of my dream car back in the 1990s quickly turned into the hard-earned $20,000 that my mom refused to let me spend on anything less than an investment for a substantial return. “You are not going to buy that stupid car,” she told me. And when I…


The best way to determine the right properties to buy and the right time to sell is by staying on top of the real estate market. But real estate is an investment is very much dependent on market prices and influences that can change from one month to the next. Here are some ways to…


Americans have stashed the majority of their investment dollars in the stock market over the years. But there may be a new trend on the horizon. In 2007, nearly two-thirds of Americans were investing in the stock market; last year, just over half did. A new generation of investors may be turning to real estate…


In an earlier post, I assessed home ownership from an investment perspective and found that homes are terrible investments that barely keep pace with inflation. This poor investment, however, does force the average American to save the money they’d otherwise spend. The result? The median net worth of American home owners is over 30 times the median…


We’re becoming a nation of renters — and not just apartment dwellers. Since the housing crisis, more renters are writing the monthly check for single-family homes. More of them are also writing checks to corporate landlords like Invitation Homes, Colony-Starwood, and American Homes 4 Rent. Back in 2005, “there were about 10.5 million single-family rental properties,” said Karan…


With an average cost of 10-15% of a rental fee, property managers may seem like an unnecessary expense of to owning a vacation rental. But real estate professionals agree they are worth the investment. Why the emphatic support? First and foremost, practicality. The National Association of Realtors reports that the average vacation home is 200…

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