Guest Blog- Dylan Snyder REALTOR®

Guest Blog Dylan Snyder REALTOR® The Benefits of Using a Private Lender The myriad of details and the paperwork associated with construction funding, from land acquisition to bridge loans and interim financing, is sometimes enough to make contractors want to seek...

Hard Money Loans and How They Can Help You

A hard money loan is a specific type of asset-based loan financing through which a borrower receives funds secured by the value of the property. The hard money lender looks first and foremost at the value of the property in question as opposed to the credit rating of...

Real Estate, A Good Inflation Hedge

The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute categorizes real estate as an alternative investment that includes residential and commercial properties as well as mortgage-based securities and real estate investment trusts. For most real estate investors, these...

Estimating the Cost of Repairs for Flipping a Rehab

The most commonly-employed strategy for flipping homes (short-term ownership of real estate) is to fix and flip a rehab property. The investor finds a property for sale that needs repairs, buys it at a price well below the retail market value, assumes responsibility...

FLIP, NOT JUST ANOTHER FOUR LETTER WORD

The day HUD released FR (Final Rule)-4615 Prohibition of Property Flipping, “flip” became a four-letter word. Utter the F word at a real estate conference or seminar, and you’re liable to be spending your lunch break at a cozy table for one. After...

Basics to do a “Fix and Flip” sale

Everybody sees these type homes on the market, they’re nothing new.  Deciding on what properties out there could and should be your next “fix and flip” project is a little harder to see, but here goes.  There are some $1M properties on the market right now that are...

6 FUNDAMENTAL STAGES OF ANY MAJOR REHAB JOB

Properties that are in need of a major rehab can be some real money makers. The worse the property’s condition, the better the deal usually is and the better the profit will likely be. The reason these properties can be such a good deal is simply because there is so...

DETERMINING A HOMES VALUE

Interested in buying a piece of real estate? Many real estate investors and first-time homeowners seem to focus on the style and functionality of their potential purchase, thinking that these aspects help to increase the property’s value. They seem to have...

One Step Ahead Of the Game

Property flipping in today’s rocky housing recovery means staying one step ahead of the game — a game that is becoming increasingly cutthroat. Foreclosures are drying up and cash-heavy hedge funds are still buying low-end properties to rent. For a home flipper,...

The Takeaway

For rental investors and tenants alike, maintenance expenses can be murky territory. Federal law states rather cryptically that property owners have the responsibility to provide the “implied warranty of habitability” or, basically, keeping the rental premises...