How Long Does it Take to Build a Single-Family Home?

BY  ON JULY 28, 2022

So, how long does it take to build a single-family house? The NAHB’s Eye on Housing recently sifted through data from the Census Bureau’s The 2021 Survey of Construction (SOC) to find out. Click here to read more. Click here to read more.

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FHFA Launches a Office of Financial Technology for Fintech

BY  ON JULY 27, 2022

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently announced the establishment of an Office of Financial Technology. According to an agency release, the new department will serve as a centralized source of information to support FHFA in addressing emerging risks and advancing agency priorities related to the adoption and deployment of financial technology (fintech). Click here to read more.

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Common Mistakes to Avoid When Painting

BY  ON JULY 21, 2022
Pete Youngs says beginners and seasoned investors alike are prone to making mistakes.
Most mistakes can be easily avoided by just listening to people talking at your local REIA group or in meet up sessions. 
Some mistakes are minor and have little impact on the end result of selling or renting your property while others can become nightmares. Click here to read more.
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Redfin: Home Sales Getting Canceled at Highest Rate Since Start of the Pandemic

New data from Redfin shows that home sales are getting canceled at the highest rate since the start of the pandemic. 

They say some buyers are backing out of deals as the slowing housing market gives them more room to negotiate –

with some being forced to renege on contracts because of higher rates. Click here to read more.

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Who Will Buy Baby Boomers’ Homes When They Leave?

A new report form the Mortgage Bankers Association says aging Baby Boomers number an estimated 32+ million people and represent nearly 41% of all homeowners. 

Their report asks a critical question; Who will buy the Baby Boomers homes when they leave them?  Click here to read more.

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Construction Delays in the Apartment Industry Ongoing as Costs Rise

The National Multifamily Housing Council says 97% of apartment developers report experiencing construction delays. Click here to read more.
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From a Three-Unit House Hack to Three Startup Businesses

BY  ON JULY 13, 2022

On a recent episode of the Rental Property Owner & Real Estate Investor Podcast, Brian Hamrick talked with Jon Frantz, an expert in business finance and development, capital raising, property management and operations, who is also transforming a neighborhood with several businesses. Click here to read more. 

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Fed’s Supersized Rate Hike, Mortgage Rate Sticker Shock, and the Home Equity Bonanza

By on June 28, 2022

On a recent episode of Real Estate News for Investors, Kathy Fettke discusses the Fed’s biggest rate hike in three decades, mortgage rate sticker shock, inflation hitting an annual rate of 8.6%, and the home equity bonanza. Click here to read more.

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I like to Overpay for Rental Properties. That’s Not a Typo. Hear Me Out.

By Daniel Hart

Daniel Hart says All too often we fixate on one metric alone; sales price. It’s the measurement that we’ve been conditioned to use as an indicator of our success or failure. We all want a great deal, and for many of us a discounted sales price is our goal, but should it be? Sometimes, yes, but “it depends”. Click here to read more.

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It’s All About Curb Appeal

Infographic: When it comes time to sell that recent, or even just maintaining value and appearance, good curb appeal is essential. Today’s infographic from Keeping Current Matters reminds us that landscaping and small updates can go a long way in boosting your property’s curb appeal. Click here to read more.

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