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Up And Coming Neighborhoods In NYC: Real Estate Buying Guide

Up And Coming Neighborhoods In NYC: 2020 Buying Guide

Reading Time: 7 minutes New York City real estate is not typically the first option that jumps to mind when investors are looking for properties to buy. While the Big Apple is known for high demand, real estate here has been historically overpriced and unlikely to be budget-friendly. The secret to investing in NYC

How To Buy Multiple Rental Properties

How To Buy Multiple Rental Properties

Reading Time: 7 minutes Quick Summary Buying multiple rental properties is a common strategy used by investors to expand their real estate portfolio and build wealth. The process of going from owning a single rental home to owning and managing multiple properties at the same time can be daunting, but there is good news

How To Calculate Gross Rent Multiplier

How To Calculate Gross Rent Multiplier

Reading Time: 3 minutes Quick Summary Gross Rent Multiplier = Property Cost/Gross Annual Rent Why Should You Use The Gross Rent Multiplier? The Gross Rent Multiplier (GRM) helps you determine if an investment property is a good purchase. There are other factors investors should consider too, but using the GRM stops you from investing

What Is A Good Gross Rent Multiplier?

What Is A Good Gross Rent Multiplier?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Shopping for an investment property is exciting and overwhelming at the same time. In a buyer’s market, you have a lot of choices. Besides the home’s layout and style, you should look at the financial factors to determine if it will ultimately be a good investment. One of the most

Can You Sell A House Immediately After Buying It?

Can You Sell A House Immediately After Buying It?

Reading Time: 3 minutes The short answer is ‘yes’ you can sell a house immediately after buying it. There aren’t any rules or laws stating you can’t. The bigger question is should you sell a house immediately after buying it? If it’s your primary residence, there are many factors to consider including capital gains and breaking even.

Exploring The Hottest Real Estate Markets Of 2020

Exploring The Hottest Real Estate Markets Of 2020

Reading Time: 7 minutes Real estate investors are always looking for a way to one-up the competition, and that includes finding the hottest real estate markets of the year and capitalizing on them. There are a variety of ways real estate investors characterize ‘fast-growing’ property markets, and everyone has their own opinion as to

Should You Cash Out Refinance To Buy A Second Home?

Should You Cash Out Refinance To Buy A Second Home?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Purchasing an investment property is a dream for many, but not always one that is easily financially possible. However, if you already have a home you could cash out some of your equity even if you’re still paying off your home loan. With rates being so low right now, it

What Does Cash-Only Mean When Buying A House?

What Does Cash-Only Mean When Buying A House?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Have you seen real estate listings marked ‘cash only’? It seems strange – who has the cash to buy a house outright? But they exist, and fortunately, there are ways to get the cash you need if you want those properties. Let’s look at what ‘cash only’ purchases mean. Sellers

Is Owning Apartments Profitable? Insights For Investors

Is Owning Apartments Profitable? Insights For Investors

Reading Time: 7 minutes Owning apartments poses an interesting challenge to investors, being one part investment and one part career. On paper, there appears to be little room for error – you fill the building with tenants, collect rent from them, and make a profit. The problem is that the course of investment hardly

How To Find Undervalued Real Estate In Any Market Conditions

How To Find Undervalued Real Estate In Any Market Conditions

Reading Time: 7 minutes So you’re looking to enter the real estate market as a fix and flip investor, but you also want to know how to find a really good property deal. Depending on where you are located, you may be faced with staggering home prices that you could purchase, but which will