investment properties

Tips For When Looking For Investment Properties

Becoming a successful real estate investor requires being able to find good real estate investment deals and put them together. Your job is not to become a closing attorney, a management expert, or a repair person. Use professionals! You must learn how to appraise and find the true value of real estate.  This information will … Continued

7 Simple Steps To Real Estate Investing

Whether you are BRAND NEW to real estate investing or an expert in the game, it’s critical that you understand these 7 Simple Steps to real estate investing. First things first… Real Estate is NOT a get rich quick scheme. However, if you learn the foundations and put them into practice, you will make more … Continued

Orlando again named as US property investment hotspot

Another property study has identified Orlando among United States property investment hotspots – and there are several compelling reasons why Central Florida leads the way. It’s not the first time that Orlando has been named among the best US city real estate markets and it won’t be the last, says Central Florida developer and real … Continued

4 trends impacting Orlando’s residential real estate market

More than one-third of all residential real estate sales in Orlando in 2015 were paid for in cash, according to Jim Gilkeson, director of the University of Central Florida’s integrated business degree. In fact, cash accounted for about 37 percent of residential real estate sales last year, while conventional loans accounted for about 35 percent … Continued

4 Mistakes to Avoid When Investing In Real Estate

Real estate investing has long been considered the “safe bet” for your money. While those still reeling from the housing crisis may hesitate to call anything “safe,” they likely struggled during that time due to a number of mistakes on their part. With the recovery of the market, many more people are looking to find … Continued

Orlando is a great place to live

Orlando has been voted one of the top places in the United States in which to live. The latest rankings from US News placed Orlando in the top 50 Best Places to Live, with an overall score of 6.6 out of 10. It examined 100 cities in the United States to find the best places … Continued

4 Easy Ways to Invest in Real Estate

Aside from the malls, office buildings, or ultraluxe residences preferred by the 1% of the 1%, there are plenty of opportunities that are more realistic for the rest of us. Here’s a look at some of the most common options for a rookie to invest in real estate, along with the pros and cons of each. 1. … Continued

2016: Promising Year for Rental Property Investments

Savvy real estate investors have always found rental properties to be extremely profitable. However, this has become even truer in recent years as more and more millennials choose renting over buying. As an amateur or experienced real estate investor, 2016 is a great year to keep an eye out for rental investment opportunities. The Rise … Continued

Orlando among top commercial real estate markets in the U.S.

Coldwell Banker Commercial on Tuesday released its annual ranking of the top commercial real estate markets for 2015, and Orlando ranked among the top metro area performers. The report ranks more than 80 markets across the U.S. based on the percent change in vacancy and rental rates for the office, retail and multifamily sectors from … Continued

Five Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Buying Real Estate

Real estate is one of the largest source of wealth in America. In fact, many entrepreneurs begin investing in real estate to build and protect their wealth once they “make it”. However, when it comes to investing in real estate, there is a great deal of room for error. There are countless investors who make … Continued

CoreLogic: Home prices maintain pace, increase 6.3%

Home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, posted similar results to last month, increasing year-over-year by 6.3% in December 2015 compared with December 2014, according to the most recent report from housing data and analytics provider, CoreLogic. On a monthly basis, home prices are up 0.8% in December 2015 compared to November 2015. “Nationally, home prices have … Continued

5 Basic Tips for Investing in Real Estate

If you’re just beginning to invest in real estate, you’ll find that there’s a lot to learn. Real estate investing is more complicated than investing in stocks because of the financial, legal, and extensive due diligence requirements involved. That’s why it’s a good idea to give yourself a solid education before you purchase your first … Continued