Market Changes

Are You Researching Investment Properties In Transition Areas?

2019-03-05T23:43:58+00:00February 28th, 2019|AZREIA, Creative, Did You Know..., Fix and Flip, Investing, Market Changes, Property Management, Small Business, Strategy|

In previous articles we have addressed time and again that the importance of knowing how evaluating potential investment properties is the key to success in this business. For example, knowing what a property will be worth once you’re finished with the rehab (ARV) is essential, along with knowing the cost of repairs, closing costs as [...]

Don’t Base Your Insurance Purchase Strictly on Price

2019-03-05T23:43:58+00:00February 26th, 2019|AZREIA, Buy & Hold, Creative, Did You Know..., Fix and Flip, Insurance, Investing, Market Changes, Property Management|

It’s no secret, the days of purchasing single family homes for investment purposes has become extremely competitive and challenging for the average buyer. No doubt it’s a sellers’ market, especially in major metropolitan areas like Phoenix, Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Portland and Seattle with values appreciating in the last 12 months 8% to 25%. [...]

Zillow to begin buying, selling homes in 5 new markets in 2019

2019-01-30T19:25:50+00:00February 21st, 2019|AZREIA, Did You Know..., Investing, Market Changes, Small Business, Strategy|

Zillow announced Thursday it is expanding its home buying/selling program to new markets this year. Zillow will begin buying and selling homes through its Zillow Offers program in five new markets in 2019: Miami, Minneapolis-St.Paul, Nashville, Orlando and Portland. Sellers in these markets can request cash offers from Zillow to buy their home. Zillow announced [...]

Where Should You Direct Your IRA in 2019?

2019-03-05T23:43:59+00:00February 5th, 2019|AZREIA, Did You Know..., Investing, IRA's, Market Changes|

With another year behind us, it is important to take time to review your IRA’s investments and evaluate if any adjustments should be considered to ensure that your holdings can produce your desired results. As the public markets continue to experience increased volatility and a forecast of less than favorable conditions for the year ahead, [...]

Mortgage Delinquencies Continue to Fall

2019-03-05T23:43:59+00:00January 15th, 2019|AZREIA, Debt Relief, Did You Know..., Foreclosure, Market Changes|

The CoreLogic Loan Performance Insights Report analyzes mortgage performance for all home loans. Based on this report, the serious delinquency rate for September 2018 was 1.5 percent, representing a 0.4 percentage point decline compared with September 2017.[1] Declining unemployment rates and rising home prices have helped to reduce this delinquency rate. This blog explores trends [...]

The 10 Surprising Housing Markets Poised to Rule in 2019

2019-01-05T02:25:06+00:00January 8th, 2019|AZREIA, Did You Know..., Investing, Landlord, Market Changes, Property Management, Rentals, Strategy|

Going into the new year, just about everyone has heard the big news: The real estate market is slowing down. Crazy annual price spikes are waning, more properties are hitting the market, and there are fewer buyers to compete with. Everyone is wondering what that means for 2019. Will all long-frustrated, aspiring homeowners finally be able crack open [...]