If I was starting all over in my real estate investing journey, I would pay much more attention to the humble quadplex. While single family rental properties have served me well as a real estate investor, the quadplex has some unique benefits as a real estate investment that you can't find anywhere else. Whether you're looking for your first house hack, or are a seasoned … [Read more...] about Quadplex: Real Estate Investing’s Best Kept Secret?
Real estate investors love to brag about their cash flow or cash-on-cash returns, but for my money I think return on equity is the most important real estate metric you should measure for your rental properties. The big question that real estate return on equity (ROE) allows you to answer is "when is it time to sell?" Especially with the large increases in appreciation … [Read more...] about Return on Equity (ROE): Real Estate’s Secret Formula for Success
The whimsical worlds created by Dr. Seuss don't have views nearly as spectacular as his real-life estate. "You are off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so… get on your way!" notes the listing featured by Barry Estates. That is an appropriate summary of the late Dr. Seuss's $19 million estate set atop a hillside overlooking the ocean in La Jolla, … [Read more...] about Dr. Seuss’ $19 million estate just hit the market, and the ocean views are stunning
The housing market may be cooling off, but many cities are still incredibly unaffordable for home buyers. 15 Most Expensive Housing Markets in the U.S. The real estate market is beginning to show signs of cooling off, but the data shows some cities have a long way to go before the average person can afford a home. According to RealtyHop's housing affordability index, … [Read more...] about The Most Expensive Housing Market in the U.S. May Surprise You
Real estate prices have never been higher, and there are no signs of them slowing down soon. While the stock market and other asset classes, such as precious metals, have collapsed, housing market prices keep defying gravity. Hence why many are asking the question: will the housing market crash? While there's some evidence of pandemic home buyers' remorse, this March, the … [Read more...] about Top 5 Reasons the Housing Market Won’t Crash
A new study reveals that remote work is responsible for a spike in housing costs across the country, accounting for more than half of the total increase in prices after the pandemic. The Great Reshuffling shows no signs of slowing down, making some people question the myth of the American Dream. Where is it going? Was it ever really there? What makes America? Is it … [Read more...] about Is Remote Work Killing The American Dream?
Between skyrocketing mortgage interest rates, record-high home prices, and a limited housing supply, millions are being priced out of the American Dream. For the first time, the majority of Americans do not believe that buying a house is a wise decision. The country has never been more pessimistic about homeownership, with only 30% of survey respondents to a … [Read more...] about Is the American Dream Dead? Millions Priced Out of Homeownership
With many companies embracing remote work even in the post-pandemic era, more and more Americans have the option to reconsider where they live. According to the Future Workforce Report, by 2025, 36.2 million Americans are expected to work remotely, almost double the pre-pandemic amount. Traditionally, people were forced to live within a reasonable commute of their place of … [Read more...] about The 10 Cheapest States to Live In the U.S. in 2022
In the single-family residential market, you have undoubtedly heard of wholesaling. Naturally, this might conjure up thoughts of houses sitting on tall shelves in warehouses. What exactly is wholesale real estate anyways? Real estate investing can come in many different strategies. The industry itself is massive and has many other asset classes, hold times, and business … [Read more...] about What Is a Real Estate Wholesaler?
There's no denying the housing market has been on fire. According to the National Association of Realtors, the median U.S. home price increased 16% to just over $350,000 over the past year. While home price appreciation is great news for current homeowners, it puts first-time home buyers in a difficult position. With many houses selling for over asking price with … [Read more...] about 10 First-Time Home Buyer Tips to Compete in a Seller’s Market