February 20, 2020

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...

February 19, 2020

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.

February 6, 2020

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.

February 6, 2020

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.

January 24, 2020

Team Access Now Available Within PropStream

Share access to all Lists and Marketing Campaigns. Team members can create marketing lists, research properties, run comps and more...

January 6, 2020

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...

January 6, 2020

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.

January 6, 2020

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.

January 6, 2020

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.

December 19, 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?”

December 19, 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.

December 19, 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.

December 10, 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.

December 10, 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?

December 10, 2019

Real Estate or Stocks: Which is the Better Investment for 2020?

Should you invest in real estate or the stock market? The short answer is, "It depends." Real estate can be one of the most lucrative investments you can make — if you know how to do it.

December 6, 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.

November 25, 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.

November 5, 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.

November 5, 2019

How to Lower the Property Taxes on Your Investment Properties

Are you paying more than your fair share in property taxes? Every year hundreds of thousands of American properties are overvalued by local taxing authorities.

November 4, 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.

November 4, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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.