An FHA Loan Can Get You a Home

So-So or No Credit? No Cash? An FHA Loan Can Get You a Home If you've never owned a home before, FHA loans offer a great way to break into the housing market. They're federally insured mortgages with easier requirements than conventional home loans. "The secret sauce, the magic ingredient, behind the FHA program is … Continue reading An FHA Loan Can Get You a Home

What HGTV Doesn’t Tell You About Flipping Houses

~ THIS!! ~ What HGTV Doesn’t Tell You About Flipping Houses (Image credit: Natalie Jeffcott) So you want to make a cool $100,000? Popular HGTV shows lead you to believe the secret to getting rich quick is to start flipping houses. From Chip and Joanna Gaines, to Tarek and Christina El Moussa, there are plenty … Continue reading What HGTV Doesn’t Tell You About Flipping Houses

Good Advice for Real Estate Partnering

5 Tips I Wish I Knew Before Partnering on a Real Estate Deal As an active real estate investor, it is likely only a matter of time before you joint venture, team-up, or partner with another investor, friend, or family member. Many investors will choose to utilize a partner for a variety of reasons; some … Continue reading Good Advice for Real Estate Partnering

Los Angeles ranks as the top choice in the U.S. for international real estate investors

  Los Angeles ranks as the top choice in the U.S. for international real estate investors   Downtown Los Angeles Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times A survey of global real estate investors has found that Los Angeles, in the midst of a building boom, is one of the top choices this year for buying … Continue reading Los Angeles ranks as the top choice in the U.S. for international real estate investors

FHA is set to return to anti-house-flipping restrictions

From LATimes.com 10/19/14 Can you still do a short-term house flip using federally insured, low-down payment mortgage money? That's an important question for buyers, sellers, investors and realty agents who've taken part in a nationwide wave of renovations and quick resales using Federal Housing Administration-backed loans during the last four years. The answer is yes: … Continue reading FHA is set to return to anti-house-flipping restrictions