At our Annual Holiday Dinner, we gave out awards to our members for different things throughout the past year! Check out who won below.
Home Run Deal of the Year Award
I have a story that is the biggest home run . I purchased a home for 187k. I turned around and got a tenant buyer for $2000 per month for one year. I then sold it for $280k. I did not spend any money on the house.
Should an investor swim or reach for a life preserver?
Just a few years ago, the number of real estate investors was growing by leaps and bounds; however, today many investors that were attracted to real estate in the early part of this decade due to skyrocketing property values have retreated to the sidelines. The market has been cooling nationwide, and so it seems has the appetite of many
So you want to invest in residential foreclosures? Not sure quite where to start? It is helpful to understand first that there are three faces to “foreclosures”, each with very different characteristics.
Investing In Pre-Foreclosures
The first face of foreclosure investing is the “pre-foreclosure”. The pre-foreclosure period begins when a homeowner gets behind on his or her loan, and ends with the foreclosure sale. The pre-foreclosure
The Fair Lease/Purchase
We see them all over the roads today. Growing in popularity, Hybrid vehicles are beginning to offer an enticing option to dependence on foreign oil supplies. Similarly, the Buy Low, Rent Smart, Sell High lease/purchase model offers investors a Hybrid of the "buy and flip" and "buy and hold" investment models.
Most residential investment models resemble and can be grouped into one of two general categories.
The spices and seasonings of the gourmet real estate investor
Emeril can’t figure out where he made his mistake. He thought he was getting a great deal when he bought a house and got a 10% discount. However, he barely turned a profit on his investment.
Julia also is completely stumped. She bought a house with a 25% discount. However, after selling the property, Julia lost
Our Consumer Advocate Team Reviews & Rates Government Grants for Women
- More Grants Than Ever Before are Now Available Only to Women.
- Women Have the Largest Opportunity of Any Group to Benefit from Free Government Grants.
- Yet, Less than 15% of Women Ever Consider Applying for Free Government Grant Money!
- Over 360 Billion Dollars is Available in Free Grant Money This Year Alone.
- It’s Time for You to Get Your Fair Share!
ATTN: Women Only
There always has to be a good reason for doing something and that reason has to be grounded in logic. It is with this approach that I will now take you through the benefits of investing in multi-family dwellings.
Let’s take things from the beginning. I own over 7,000 apartments in more states than I care to remember and yet I do not see a single tenant and do not deal with a
Asylum Hill, Hartford, Connecticut is named after the Asylum for the Education and Instruction of Deaf and Dumb Persons, which was located here until around 1920, when it was moved to West Hartford and (thankfully) renamed the American School for the Deaf. In the late 19th century, the neighborhood—a 15-minute walk west of downtown—was considered one of Hartford’s best. Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and several politicians lived here. Nowadays, it’s home to a diverse mix
How to Get Your Lender to Agree to a Short Sale
With all that said, short sale transactions are completed every day! Because the lender is likely to take so much time processing your short sale request – and because time is of the essence – you must ensure that your short sale request itself is as articulate, thorough and persuasive as possible. Here are some concrete actions you can take to maximize your chances for success.
#1 Spruce Up the Siding
It may not be glamorous, but replacing siding is our No. 1 pick for home improvements that add value to your home. Here is your chance to make a great first impression in the real estate world. If your siding is in bad shape, your home is going to earn the title of fixer-upper. You can usually judge a book by its cover, so old siding sets the tone for expectations of what