More Than a Third Of Americans Rent a Self Storage Unit

BY  ON FEBRUARY 22, 2022

Storagecafe says self storage has seen tremendous growth recently. In fact, according to their recent analysis roughly 38% of Americans use self storage, with General X and Baby Boomers leading the way. Click here to read more.

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Higher Lumber Prices Add Nearly $19k to the Cost of a New Home

BY  ON FEBRUARY 21, 2022

We continue to post about rising lumber prices and their impact on the housing industry. In a recent report, CNBC’s Diana Olick says the price of lumber has been on a roller coaster since the start of the pandemic, and it’s disrupting the housing market. Click here to read more.

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Five Rules to Buying Rental Property

BY  ON FEBRUARY 10, 2022

Daniel Hart says he has 5 rules have kept him in business for almost 20 years. He says they are not theory, and are actual formulas that he really uses, can be used by anyone, and should be used by everyone on all rental property deals. They have helped him guide countless investors to building highly successful portfolios. Click here to read more.

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Built-to-Rent Homes Expected to Hit All-Time High in 2022

BY  ON FEBRUARY 8, 2022

A new report from RentCafe says built-to-rent homes are expected to hit an all-time high in 2022, fueled by a need for space & privacy. They say that 2021 was a record year for single-family rental home construction. Click here to read more.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of a Successful Rehab Project

BY  ON FEBRUARY 8, 2022

On a recent episode of the Rental Property Owner & Real Estate Investor Podcast, Brian Hamrick talked with Van Sturgeon, an experienced entrepreneur, developer, general contractor, and rehabber who owns over 1,000 properties across North America. Click here to read more.

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Sun Belt Dominates Zillow’s Hottest Housing Markets for 2022

BY  ON FEBRUARY 2, 2022

As many have suggested, the housing market will remain hot well into 2022. With that in mind, Zillow says that the number one driver of hot markets will be in the south, and leading the way will be none other than Tampa, Florida.  Click here to read more.

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Unused Office Space Being Converted into Apartments at Record Pace

BY  ON JANUARY 27, 2022

According to CNBC’s Diana Olick, many developers are changing unused office space into high-demand apartment space at a record rate. Some of the projects are in even places that current zoning wouldn’t allow. Click here to read more.

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Your Short-Term Rentals Can Generate 6x Gains

BY  ON JANUARY 19, 2022

David Pickron says rarely in life can the quick version of anything ever compete with the more time intensive “real deal.” Think of any instant food and you will quickly realize that I’m telling the truth. The same had held true for real estate investments for at least the last century… but times, they are a changin’. As you look at your portfolio it may be time to consider transitioning some of your long-term holdings into short-term rentals.  Click here to read more.

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Mortgage Rates Rise Significantly

BY  ON JANUARY 18, 2022

According to recent data from FreddieMac, interest rates have quickly risen to levels not seen since March, 2020. Their research shows rates on types of loans have been rising with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increasing by almost a quarter of a percent from the prior week. Click here to read more.

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Zillow Economist Says Hottest Housing Boom Will Be in Tampa

BY  ON JANUARY 10, 2022

A recent CNBC report featured Jeff Tucker, senior economist at Zillow, where he discussed areas he expects to housing demand to boom in 2022, as well as those areas where it won’t. Click here to read more.

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