Where Should You Invest the Cash For Your Next Down Payment?

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Where Should You Invest the Cash For Your Next Down Payment? by Scott Trench | BiggerPockets.com By Scott Trench updated September 10, 2017 Investor Financing & Creative REI It’s a common question from folks saving up to buy their first (or next) rental property, house-hack, or primary residence: Should I keep my money safe in … Continue reading Where Should You Invest the Cash For Your Next Down Payment?

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4 reasons fewer Americans are buying homes

~ please don't let the unknown deter you from buying a home. I can help guide you through the process. Step, by Step ~ 4 reasons fewer Americans are buying homes  While the U.S. homeownership rate has climbed slightly since reaching a 50-year low in 2016, it remains near a generational low at just 63.7%. … Continue reading 4 reasons fewer Americans are buying homes

The 25 most expensive cities to move to

~ watch out Inland Empire we made #17 on the list ~ The 25 most expensive cities to move to 25 Most Expensive Cities to Move to From Europeans heading west in the 19th century to immigrants searching for a fresh start, leaving home in pursuit of opportunity has long been a central part of … Continue reading The 25 most expensive cities to move to

11 home projects you should leave to professionals

11 home projects you should leave to professionals DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME You have to respect a self-reliant homeowner who takes on problems as they arise without calling for help. Some DIY projects can pay off, but others are better left to the pros. They're either too dangerous, too difficult, or simply too easy … Continue reading 11 home projects you should leave to professionals

The Top 10 Rental Features That Attract Cream of the Crop Tenants

The Top 10 Rental Features That Attract Cream of the Crop Tenants Let me share with you the cornerstone principle of long term real estate investing: The success or failure of your real estate investments depends on your ability to consistently attract and retain great tenants. In the end, it doesn’t matter how great of … Continue reading The Top 10 Rental Features That Attract Cream of the Crop Tenants

Raising a Family? Consider Buying a Home in These Top Cities

Raising a Family? Consider Buying a Home in These Top Cities American families prioritize several aspects when choosing a location to raise a family, and according to WalletHub’s released 2017’s Best and Worst Places to Raise a Family report, those factors include affordability, health and safety, family fun, education, and childcare. Using those dimensions, WalletHub’s … Continue reading Raising a Family? Consider Buying a Home in These Top Cities

It could take a miracle to halt the recent drop in home sales

~ Supply desperately needs to meet demand ~ It could take a miracle to halt the recent drop in home sales After a brief improvement in June, home sales continued their downward slide in July, with buyers signing fewer contracts to buy existing homes. An index of so-called pending home sales, which represent closings one … Continue reading It could take a miracle to halt the recent drop in home sales

Here’s how the housing market’s woes could get worse

Here's how the housing market's woes could get worse There are houses for sale, but not nearly enough. There is high housing demand, but more potential buyers are struggling to afford down payments. Home price gains are accelerating. Homebuilders are not operating at historically normal production levels, nor are they shifting significantly to entry-level models. … Continue reading Here’s how the housing market’s woes could get worse

There are no more low-priced homes

There are no more low-priced homes  Sales of both newly built and existing homes fell unexpectedly in July, and while it's just one month's data, it may be a signal that the housing market has hit an insurmountable hurdle. It is just plain too expensive. Home prices are higher at virtually every price point, but … Continue reading There are no more low-priced homes