Fix-To-Rent is Creating the Perfect Rental Home

Foreclosure inventories are down, and many of those that are available are in pretty rough condition. The good news is that this situation is helping to reduce investor competition, as fix-to-rent is costlier and requires a lot more involvement on the part of the investor. Sure, you can turn over a rundown home to a […]

Should You Worry About a Housing Price Bubble?

The Case-Shiller Home Price Index reported that home prices rose on average 5.7 percent in January from January the year before. That was pretty much as expected, but there was also a statement in the report that could raise alarms in some circles: “Home prices are rising very rapidly — twice the rate of inflation. […]

Flipping Houses on the Rise Again

RealtyTrac.com has just released their annual house flipping report for 2015. The report showed that 179,778 single family houses and condos were flipped in 2015. This accounted for 5.5% all home sale transactions that year. This was up from a 5.3% share of sales in 2014. For this report RealtyTrac counted a flip as “defined […]

Flipping Houses on the Rise Again

RealtyTrac.com has just released their annual house flipping report for 2015. The report showed that 179,778 single family houses and condos were flipped in 2015. This accounted for 5.5% all home sale transactions that year. This was up from a 5.3% share of sales in 2014. For this report RealtyTrac counted a flip as “defined […]

Timing the Market in Selling Your Home

Don’t get me wrong based on the title of this article. I’m not suggesting sitting and watching trying to catch the week you should sell your home to get the most out of it. First and most important, homes don’t usually sell that quickly, and you can’t just call a broker and execute a sell […]