Help Clients Find a #HomeForLife

Baby boomers and other forward-thinking buyers are embracing the trend of “aging in place” — planning ahead and making adjustments that will allow them to remain in their home throughout their senior years. Usually, some remodeling is required for a property to support independent living for older adults. Understanding your client’s goals and their intended…

#HomeStaging Influences Sales

Homeowners know it’s very important to keep a home clean, bright and free from clutter while it’s on the market for sale. Taking the extra step to stage a home can make a huge difference in how a buyer values & views it up to go above & beyond their standards. The price a seller receives for a sale…

Single Family vs Multi Family #RealEstateInvestments

What’s better: single family rentals or multifamily properties?…Here’s the pros & cons. Single Family House (SFH) Rentals Pros * They can yield higher cash flow. * They’re more affordable. * They’re great for slow but steady growth. Cons * They’re difficult to scale quickly. * They’re harder and more expensive to manage. * They’re more difficult to sell. * Their values…

New #CreditModels

The Fair Isaac Corporation recently introduced a new scoring model. The model could help to expand credit to first-time and minority groups. But there is a problem: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, who support the majority of the mortgage market, don’t use the new model. In “FICO 9″, less emphasis is given to the impact…

5 Advantages of #BuyingForeclosed Property

Buying foreclosed properties is always a great option for potential home buyers as it comes with multiple benefits. There are a number of companies like Ameraco that are working in this field for long and can guide you through the process efficiently. You can easily get in touch with one of them by going through…

5 #RealEstateInvestment Improvements

Landlords and “fix and flip” investors frequently upgrade their investment properties to increase their profitability before acquiring tenants or selling the units. Renovations related to plumbing, electric, roofing, or other major systems often require updating for safety reasons. Investment properties in working order might not require improvements, but they will benefit from aesthetic modernizations. Well-managed,…

#VacantLandInvesting

We’ve all been there at one point or another. We pass by some vacant parcel of land for months, maybe even years.  We say to ourselves “man, I’d absolutely love to build on that property some day. It’s so underutilized.” This hypothetical building could be a house, multifamily community, retail center, office space…it could be…