Investors take note: Atlanta and Houston offer rental opportunities

If you are a single-family home investor, it’s time to look away from coastal markets. Data released last week from Attom Data Solutions, identified the top 25 U.S. ZIP codes for buying single family rental homes in Q3 2017 based on rate of return and other factors …

Agent as investor: How to blur the line and snag listings

Thomas Cafarella is absolutely crushing it in the Boston real estate market. Cafarella and his team pull in between 50-100 listing appointments per week with a simple strategy: reach out to sellers with cash offers in hand …

Struggling as a real estate investor? It’s not because of a housing bubble

Real estate has its ups and downs, like any investment, but when you’re dealing with a bubble, the risks are much higher. Many people are hesitant to invest under such circumstances because the risk of loss is high. However, if you’re struggling in real estate now, the problem isn’t a housing bubble …

Struggling as a real estate investor? It’s not because of a housing bubble

Real estate has its ups and downs, like any investment, but when you’re dealing with a bubble, the risks are much higher. Many people are hesitant to invest under such circumstances because the risk of loss is high. However, if you’re struggling in real estate now, the problem isn’t a housing bubble …

Podcast: 4 financing routes for international real estate buyers

Have you been wondering if foreign buyers of U.S. real estate could be your local real estate market niche? Entrepreneur, investor and founder of RSN Property Group Reed Goossens found that to be the case after immigrating to the United States from Aus…

The return of the prodigal single-family rentals

It’s no secret that inadequate inventories have been stunting the housing recovery. Through November, total housing inventory has fallen year-over-year for 18 straight months and supplies are now 11.4 percent lower than they were two years ago …

Blue state buyers swing to red state rentals

Third generation real estate developer Adam Whitmire realizes this is not his father’s housing market. “Because of the financing — because of the availability of technology and the information, it allows us to connect to local boots on the ground, evaluate them and their performance, and evaluate markets because of the data,” said Whitmire …

Why every agent should have a real estate portfolio

If you are like most real estate agents, you make killer commission checks. I’m talking about $20,000 to $100,000 every time you close a house. What? Not in the little town you represent …

7 steps and scripts for vetting investor inquiries

“When you see a really good deal, call me!” We all get this request, right? We get it a lot. Everyone wants a good deal. But is this a serious inquiry or just a casual conversation? Is this an investor or an investor wannabe? Or an investor who never intends to hire you? Or a person who would like to buy but is currently priced out of the market? In other words, is this person even an investor …

17 things for the wanna-be real estate investor to consider

Investing in real estate properties can provide excellent returns as well as stable earnings for those who prefer that. But, it’s important to remember that successful investing is much easier said than done. Here are some things that you should consid…