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Is it Better to Fix and Flip Houses or Buy and Hold Rentals?

Is it Better to Fix and Flip Houses or Buy and Hold Rentals?

  I buy from 10 to 15 fix and flips a year and I also own 8 long-term rental properties.  I buy many properties a year, but how do I determine whether I will hold a rental or fix and flip it?  There are many factors I take into account, but beleive it or not, […]

How to Find an Investor to Help Me Buy My House

How to Find an Investor to Help Me Buy My House

  By Cat Reynolds, eHow Contributor   Maybe your credit score is too low to qualify for a reasonable interest rate on a mortgage or maybe you don’t have enough money for a down payment and closing costs. If so, it may occur to you to look for an investor to buy a house then […]

Once A Boon For Investors, House Flipping Is Back

Once A Boon For Investors, House Flipping Is Back

by NINA GREGORY   This home in the Glassell Park neighborhood of Los Angeles was bought by Dossier Capital for $390,000, records show. It’s now listed for more than $720,000.   House flipping is back. A popular phenomenon during the housing boom, flipping is when a house is bought and sold within a six-month period. Flippers […]

How to Find Investors for Real Estate Flipping

How to Find Investors for Real Estate Flipping

By Kate Hornsby, eHow Contributor   The concept of real estate flipping is simple: An investor finds a low priced property to buy and in 12 months or less, “flips” (sells) the property to someone else for a profit. With the collapse of the real estate market, however, many mortgage companies are no longer dealing […]

What is A Bird Dog for Real Estate? Find out in this video.

What is A Bird Dog for Real Estate? Find out in this video.

by Tracy Caywood in Real Estate Wholesaling   When you first start flipping properties, you’ll start to hear alot of real estate jargon (the language peculiar to a particular trade, profession, or group,) and you maybe even ask yourself: What is a bird dog anyway? You don’t want to sound stupid, so you just don’t ask. Terms like “FIZZBO” and […]

How to Find Home Investors

How to Find Home Investors

By Tonya Cunningham, eHow Contributor   Home investors are in the business of buying houses with the intent to resell at a higher price–reaping a profit from the real estate transaction. Finding a real estate investor who is willing to pay the greatest amount for your property can be a lengthy process. The investor’s goal […]

How to Flip a New House

How to Flip a New House

by Matt, Zack, Sondra C, Tom Viren and 17 others   There’s an incredible amount of money to be made in flipping homes. In fact, if you play your cards right you can easily make $50,000 or more per flip, and do it in under 90 days. So if you want to make some enormous cash, with […]

American Homes 4 Rent jumps on REO-to-rental wagon

American Homes 4 Rent jumps on REO-to-rental wagon

Enters rental-backed bond market By. Brena Swanson   The industry continues to capitalize on the REO-to-rental securitization market, as American Homes 4 Rent becomes the latest company to securitize a portion of its portfolio of single-family properties. The transaction received approval by the company’s Board of Trustees and intends to go public with it within the […]

Homeowner’s Guide To Home Building: 6 Tips For Hiring Contractors

Homeowner’s Guide To Home Building: 6 Tips For Hiring Contractors

Building your dream house is a very exciting project. But despite the excitement of selecting cabinets, tiles, and plumbing fixtures for your house construction project, the most important decision you will have to make won’t involve choosing the best paint color. It is choosing the right contractor for the job that makes or breaks the […]

Home Improvement: Do It Yourself or Hire a Contractor?

Home Improvement: Do It Yourself or Hire a Contractor?

Knowing whether or not tackle a home improvement yourself can seem simple: Match the project’s degree of difficulty to your own skill level and make a decision, right? Although that line of thinking is a solid jumping-off point, you need to consider other factors before deciding whether you’re better off picking up a hammer or […]

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