October 8, 2019

iBuying and Its Impact on the Real Estate Market

Technology is driving another growing trend in real estate. Using technology and aggressive marketing, iBuyers buy, and sell properties quickly.

October 8, 2019

Smart Ways Brokers Are Attracting Talented Agents to Their Teams

The success of your brokerage—and its ability to compete in this crowded market—depends on the talent of your agents.

October 8, 2019

Perspectives From Hard Money Lenders

Hard money loans can be an efficient and rapid way for borrowers to get the capital they need for high-potential projects.

October 8, 2019

5 Signs a Property Owner May Be Looking to Sell

You need to know the signs that indicate a property owner may be looking to sell. Here are the five we see most often.

October 8, 2019

Skip Tracing: A Great Source of New Leads

You could spend hours knocking on doors, researching public records, and searching for individuals online. There are better ways to do your skip tracing.

October 8, 2019

Flipping Is at an All-Time High: 3 Facts You Need to Know

In the first quarter of 2020, home flipping reached its highest level since 2006, with flips representing 7.5% of all new home sales during that period.

October 8, 2019

Why Real Estate Investors, Realtors and Brokers Need List Automator

As the market becomes more competitive, having a clean, updated and highly qualified targeted list is more important now than ever.

October 8, 2019

Innovative or Just Weird? 6 Things We've Seen This Year in the Real Estate World

Here are our top picks of quirky things we've recently spotted in the residential real estate industry.

October 8, 2019

The Trend Is Your Friend: What the Data Says About the Real Estate Market for 2021

The real estate market, like most major facets of the economy, goes through ups and downs, yet follows a predictable path.

October 8, 2019

Will We Have an Avalanche of Evictions? What's the Alternative?

As of August 24th, the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act, which protected unemployed workers from eviction, expired.

October 8, 2019

How Investors Can Use Strategic Partnerships to Gain a Competitive Edge

Today, real estate investors can follow in Andrew Carnegie’s footsteps if they invest not just in land and buildings but in connecting with strategic partners.

October 8, 2019

Tech Is Your Friend: How Real Estate Agents Can Use Data to Stay Relevant

With the right tools, though, all of this data is a mere click or tap away. Here are two key ways real estate agents can use data to gain valuable advantages.

October 8, 2019

How Will the Housing Market Recover From the New Recession?

How will the recession hit the housing market? And what will the effect be on real estate investment and consumer behaviors?

October 8, 2019

5 Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Property Manager

An exceptional property manager gives you peace of mind and helps to maximize your ROI. And an incompetent property manager can cost you money.

October 8, 2019

Leasing Agent vs. Property Manager: Which is Best for Your Investment Business?

Here’s a quick overview of the differences and some information to help you make the best decision for your real estate business.

October 8, 2019

How Real Estate Investors Can Use Data to Gain an Edge

Whether the general market is in a boom or bust, access to the right data can help you identify the "markets within markets," ...

October 8, 2019

What Are First-Time Homeowners Looking for Today?

First-time buyers are roughly a third of all homebuyers, according to this report. Today's first-time homeowner's median age is 33.

October 8, 2019

How Real Estate Brokers Can Do Research on a Limited Budget

A few smart strategies, as well as the right technology, can give real estate brokers immediate access to detailed data about homes, neighborhoods, and regions.

October 8, 2019

How Will COVID-19 Change Real Estate Buying and Renting Behavior?

COVID-19 and its aftermath will also change how and where people live and what they are looking for in their next home.

October 8, 2019

Top 5 Reasons Mobile is Right for You

The right mobile app is easy to use and will simplify your property search, while delivering the information needed to make informed decisions quickly.

October 8, 2019

What the 2020 Recession Means for the US Housing Market

In June 2020, the National Bureau for Economic Research confirmed what most of us already suspected: the 2020 Recession is officially underway.

October 8, 2019

5 Social Media Trends Every Broker Needs to Know

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted even more consumers to spend time online, and real estate brokers and agents are finding new and creative ways to use social media to showcase homes.

October 8, 2019

Clever Ways to Find Buyers and Sellers in a Slow Housing Market

Even if your local market is still hot, you’ve likely had to work around social distancing safety measures and make use of online tools to market your listings.

October 8, 2019

Has the 2020 Recession Already Started?

While all indications point to the conclusion that the 2020 Recession has already begun, the real estate industry has reasons to be optimistic.

October 8, 2019

Creative Ideas for Digitally Marketing Your Multifamily Properties

If you’ve been relying on old-school marketing to find renters for your multifamily properties, this is the year to up your game.

October 8, 2019

How COVID-19 Is Changing the Way Brokers Do Business

COVID-19 has dramatically impacted the global economy, and American real estate markets are no exception.

October 8, 2019

5 Things You Need to Know Before Buying a Property at Auction

Properties are often auctioned to pay off a debt. Here are five things you should know about before attempting to buy a property at auction.

October 8, 2019

The Impact of COVID-19 on Multi-Family Investing: 7 Powerful Tips

We asked multi-family real estate experts for their practical advice. How can you be a great landlord while protecting your investment?

October 8, 2019

Tips and Tricks for Out-of-State Investors

You don’t need to limit yourself to your own area — not when there are so many ways to make out-of-state investments work. Here are some tips and tricks for out-of-state investors. 

October 8, 2019

People Come First: 17 Tips from Successful Real Estate Pros

During these challenging times for real estate agents and brokers, it can be critical to get back to the basics of the business.

October 8, 2019

Planning & Technology Tools: 20 Tips From Agents & Brokers

Here are ways today's brokers and agents are using creative management techniques and automation to grow their businesses.

October 8, 2019

Tax Lien Investing vs. Tax Deed Investing — Which is Right for You?

Here’s a quick lesson about tax lien investing vs. tax deed investing to help you decide which is the right model for you.

October 8, 2019

Why Everyone Is Talking About the BRRRR Strategy for Real Estate Investing

The BRRRR method allows you to take a fairly small upfront investment and leverage it into an entire real estate portfolio comparatively quickly.

October 8, 2019

Real Estate Strategy During the COVID-19 Crisis

We reached out to real estate professionals to find out how they are weathering the storm, staying positive, and using downtime to their best advantage.

October 8, 2019

The Multi-Family Opportunity: One Expert's Perspective

Multi-family properties can form a core part of your real estate portfolio, providing a solid stream of cash flow for any investor.

October 8, 2019

Finding the Next Big Growth Market for Real Estate Investing

If you're looking to get into the next hot market, there are a few areas to keep your eye on.

October 8, 2019

3 Ways Every Broker Should Embrace PropTech Today

Today's broker must be familiar with all aspects of technology in order to stay one step ahead of competitors.

October 8, 2019

The Top 3 Landlord-Friendly States for 2020

As a real estate investor, it’s important to understand the concept of “landlord-friendliness” as it applies to your state.

October 8, 2019

The State of the Buy-and-Hold Market for Rental Properties

The buy-and-hold market has produced a particularly strong ROI for investors across most of the country for the past several years.

October 8, 2019

How Property Managers Will Help You Scale Your Investment Business

Property managers can help you grow your business by taking care of the legwork involved with owning and renting multiple properties.

October 8, 2019

How Short Sales Can Transform Your Real Estate Investment Business

As real estate markets across the country start to correct, we’re likely to see more short sales than we’ve seen in recent value-growth years.

October 8, 2019

5 Ways to Get More Real Estate Leads

Your real estate business is only ever going to be as prosperous as the leads you can generate. The problem is that where you find leads is always changing.

October 8, 2019

5 Apartment Management Tips (From a Luxury Property Manager!)

As a property manager with over 10 years’ experience in some of Los Angeles’ most exclusive neighborhoods, I’ve learned a thing or two about managing...

October 8, 2019

Should Real Estate Investors Have a Real Estate License?

Why some investors are choosing to get licensed and why it may (or may not) make sense for you to get your real estate license as a real estate investor.

October 8, 2019

The New Broker: Staying Competitive in a Tech-Savvy Market

Although younger buyers and investors have grown up with technology and often look to real estate sites like Zillow and Trulia, 89% of millennials still say they would use an agent.

October 8, 2019

How to Find the Right Property Manager for Your Investment

Protecting your investment and ensuring that the people who live within those homes continue to pay rent can be complex and time-consuming.

October 8, 2019

The Role of Mobile and Voice in Targeted Marketing

The average smartphone user spends five hours a day on his or her device, up 20% over the past few years. Brokers, buyers, and sellers are all realizing the benefits of using mobile devices for real estate marketing...

October 8, 2019

Insider Secrets for Negotiating with Contractors

Negotiating with contractors is an important part of the job for real estate investors, especially rehabbers. Here are three insider secrets for negotiating with contractors.

October 8, 2019

3 Reasons to Refinance Your Investment Property Mortgage Loans

Good news for real estate investors! Interest rates have dropped from around 5% in November 2018 to under 4%, where they’re expected to remain through 2020.

October 8, 2019

What You Should Know Before Getting a Private Loan

An alternative to securing money from financial institutions, it can provide more flexibility, speed, and long-term growth potential than traditional bank loans.

October 8, 2019

Can You Time the Real Estate Market?

So many investors are asking, “Is now the right time to buy? Or should I wait a year or two to see if prices fall further?”

October 8, 2019

5 Renovation Projects That Aren't Worth the Investment

Not all renovations are worth the investment. Especially when it comes to investment properties. Here are five renovation projects that just aren’t worth it.

October 8, 2019

7 Tips for Investing in Multi-Family Properties

Investing in one or more multi-family properties can have huge advantages over investing in single-family homes and fixing and flipping.

October 8, 2019

How to Buy Your First Airbnb-Style Investment Property

Airbnb-style investment properties have become exceedingly popular with real estate investors in recent years because of their flexibility, control, and income potential.

October 8, 2019

Short-Term Rentals vs. Long-Term Rentals: Which Model Is Right For You?

The Airbnb model is providing solid income for property owners all over the world. But is this revolutionary real estate investment model really better than the classic long-term residential rental model?

October 8, 2019

Flipping Houses Without Losing Your Shirt

Flipping houses often seems like a good idea until you get started. Once you start working on a property, the costs can quickly escalate and erode whatever profit margin you thought you were getting.

October 8, 2019

Wholesale, Fix & Flip or Buy & Hold: Which Strategy Is Best for Me?

Real estate investing is a lucrative and exciting opportunity for the average investor looking to generate new pockets of income.

October 8, 2019

Fix and Flip Fails

Flipping is at an all-time high. But the ROI on fix-and-flip investments is declining. Total deal volume hit a record 12-year high of $6.4 billion in Q1 2019, while ROI landed at an almost eight-year low.

October 8, 2019

How Savvy Real Estate Investors are Using Tech to Find Killer Deals

As a real estate investor, you know that the success of your investment rides on the purchase. You make money when you buy, not just when you sell.

October 8, 2019

Why Invest in Real Estate Technology?

Those professionals who are ahead of the curve and utilize technology to work, buy, and sell more intelligently will have a distinct advantage over their competitors — and will be able to spot trends and deals before they even happen.

October 8, 2019

20 Real Estate Market Stats & Facts You Need to Know for 2020

The real estate investment world is filled with statistics, trends and predictions. Who's buying? Where are they living? And, equally important, what are the trends...

October 8, 2019

5 Cities on the Rise: Best Real Estate Investing Markets in 2019

While real estate markets are slowing down across much of the country, there are still many cities showing strong promise for real estate investors.

October 8, 2019

3 Types of Real Estate Investing

Real estate investing has become a great American pastime, with an estimated 28 million people defined as real estate investors. But not all real estate investment strategies are the same.

October 8, 2019

Brokers, Brokers Everywhere. How Do You Land the Deal?

Currently, about 2 million people in the U.S. hold active real estate licenses. Standing apart from — and keeping ahead of — competitors is especially challenging.

October 8, 2019

3 Genius Ways Technology Can Recession-Proof Your Real Estate Business

If the majority of our economists are correct, we can expect the next recession to hit by 2021. Naturally, this has significant implications for real estate professionals and investors...

October 8, 2019

5 Tips and Tricks for Creating a Real Estate Rehab Business Plan

Rehabbing real estate, also known as “flipping,” is a lucrative real estate investing model, ideal for project-driven investors. But before you dive into the deep end real estate rehab...

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