Time to Get into the Rental Game?

Day: March 25, 2012

Time to Get into the Rental Game?

Time to Get into the Rental Game?

This is good news for anyone who is looking to get into the rental property business. Zillow recently released their Zillow Rent Index which examines the home rental markets around the country. Despite falling home values, the median rent rate increased 3% from January 2011 to January 2012. That 3% number is much higher in…  Continue Reading

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Current Shadow Inventory = Half of Visible Inventory

Current Shadow Inventory = Half of Visible Inventory

Last week, CoreLogic reported that the number of homes currently in the shadow inventory is roughly half the number of those currently in the visible inventory. On top of that, about half the shadow inventory has not made it into the foreclosure cycle yet. Altogether, the total shadow inventory includes 400,000 REOs, 410,000 already in…  Continue Reading

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Be a Pro By Learning These 5 Things

Be a Pro By Learning These 5 Things

There are certain characteristics or traits that every successful real estate investor looks for in an area before buying a home, whether to rehab, retail or wholesale. Knowing these five things can make a significant difference in the success of your exit strategy and in turn, impact on your profits. These are all things that…  Continue Reading

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