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Aston Martin is getting into the real estate business with a new 66-story residential tower in Miami. [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Buying a home is one of the most -- if not the most -- significant purchases of your adult life. So, you'll want to make sure you're really ready. [...]
Thu, Oct 12, 2017, Continue reading at the source
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Mon, Oct 09, 2017, Continue reading at the source
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Fri, Sep 29, 2017, Continue reading at the source
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Thu, Sep 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source
One of the toughest parts of wholesaling is finding properties to wholesale. Here are a few things that I have done that have helped get that phone ringing. View the full article: 5 Tried & True Ways to Land Deals as a Wholesaling Newbie on The BiggerPockets Blog. This content is [...]
Mon, Oct 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
“I've got this sweet deal that only needs $5,000 worth of work” is a lie—and every cash buyer knows it. Uncover a more realistic estimate with this method. View the full article: The Simple 6-Step Process for Estimating Rehab Costs on The BiggerPockets Blog. This content is Copyright © 2017 BiggerPockets, [...]
Mon, Oct 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Getting Organized Will Make You A Better Investor
If you're investing, you need to be organized. Being organized will help you effortlessly track current investments and stay on top of new opportunities. View the full article: 6 Steps to Master Organization in Your Investing Business on The BiggerPockets Blog. This content is Copyright © 2017 BiggerPockets, Inc. All Rights [...]
Mon, Oct 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
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Renting to illegal immigrants has its own risks and benefits. What do landlords need to know before deciding whether to consider undocumented immigrants? View the full article: What Are the Risks & Rewards of Renting to Illegal Immigrants? on The BiggerPockets Blog. This content is Copyright © 2017 BiggerPockets, Inc. All [...]
Sun, Oct 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Avoid beginners' mistakes by considering these three very important points before you purchase your first investment property. View the full article: 3 Things to Remember When Purchasing Your First Investment Property on The BiggerPockets Blog. This content is Copyright © 2017 BiggerPockets, Inc. All Rights Reserved. [...]
Sun, Oct 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Halloween is on the way — are you ready for the revelers? Whether you're planning a pre-trick-or-treating party for kids or a spooky adults-only dinner party, we've got the decorating ideas and (quick!) DIYs you need to make sure your night is frightfully good. Just add... [...]
Mon, Oct 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
With a metal stock tank, some cinder blocks and aquatic plants, it's possible to have your own serene water garden without the high cost, space or time investment we typically associate with them. [...]
Mon, Oct 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The bedroom represents our ultimate respite. It's our place of rest and regeneration, safety and comfort, intimacy and solitude. While the bedroom may have once existed as a space dismissed until bedtime, it's now more than ever getting its time in the spotlight — and for good reason. Here are [...]
Mon, Oct 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
A well-designed living room should create an inviting atmosphere no matter the style. This design philosophy holds true for the most popular living room photos added to Houzz in the last three months. Whether the room features a minimalist aesthetic, a nautical touch or an industrial edge, these... [...]
Mon, Oct 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Outfit your industrial-style home bar with distressed stools or invite guests to gather around the kitchen island with upholstered seats. No matter your style or space, there's a stool here to suit you, and you won't pay anything for shipping. [...]
Mon, Oct 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
A 41-year-old Bel Air man serving time in federal prison testified in U.S. District Court in Baltimore Monday about a binge of heroin and sex that ended with a teenage girl dead on his couch of an overdose.Kenneth Diggins had texted the 19-year-old repeatedly in the days before she died, [...]
Mon, Oct 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory, calling for winds of 15 to 30 mph and possible gusts of up to 50 mph in the Baltimore area. That's enough wind to damage power lines and trees and to cause problems for trucks and buses on the road, according [...]
Mon, Oct 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The Ravens are one game from the midway point of their season, but they are already in a “must-win” situation. When they play the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night in a nationally televised game, they must win to keep part of the fan base from going astray. But more importantly, [...]
Mon, Oct 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Baltimore Police have arrested a 19-year-old Baltimore man suspected in the September killing of Tyrone Ray, the 22-year-old grandson of Maryland House Majority Whip Talmadge Branch, they said Monday. Raekwon Thornton, who police first named as their suspect in the case on Oct. 6 and who has been... [...]
Mon, Oct 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The children lined up along the side of the pool at the Gaffney Fitness Center at Fort Meade like ducks in a row.Volunteer coaches guided them into the water and ran through basic swimming techniques. The children ducked their faces in the water and blew bubbles, and kicked their way [...]
Mon, Oct 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
STYLED. STAGED. SOLD.
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By Glenn Griffin, guest contributor One of the most commonly asked questions people have when restoring their hardwood floors is: “Should I stain my floor?” That question is closely followed by: “What color stain should I choose?” Photo by Delaware Valley Hardwoods Staining your floors is a major decision for three reasons: 1) [...]
Mon, Oct 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
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Photo credit: Blinds.com By Katie Laird, guest contributor When staging a home for an open house, you can transform a space from an unimpressive, run-of-the-mill property to one with a “wow” factor. But without a little extra attention to detail, even the most professionally staged homes can leave something to be desired. [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017, Continue reading at the source
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By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine A rich blue with jewel-toned greens is forecasted to be 2018's hottest color of the year, according to Sherwin Williams, which unveiled its 2018 Color of the Year choice this week. Other paint companies will be announcing their paint choices over the next few weeks. Oceanside [...]
Thu, Oct 05, 2017, Continue reading at the source
By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine It's pumpkin season and that means pumpkin everything — lattes, muffins, cookies, cakes, and, yes, even home décor. Home stagers are adding a little “pumpkin spice” to their decor, from the welcoming fall scent to pumpkin accents that inspire a cozy, autumn feel. Plus, orange [...]
Mon, Oct 02, 2017, Continue reading at the source
By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Fire features, like outdoor fire pits and fire tables, are in demand. The National Association of Landscape Professionals calls it one of the hottest landscape trends for the fall, based on a recent survey of 5,000 of its member landscapers. These hot-spots can be a great [...]
Mon, Sep 25, 2017, Continue reading at the source
ECONOMISTS OUTLOOK
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Existing-home sales dropped 1.7 percent in August from one month prior while new home sales declined 3.5 percent. These headline figures are seasonally adjusted figures and are reported in the news. However, for everyday practitioners, simple raw counts of home sales are often more meaningful than the seasonally [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017, Continue reading at the source
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At the national level, housing affordability is up from last month but down from a year ago. Mortgage rates increased to 4.19 percent this August, up compared to 3.74 percent a year ago. Housing affordability declined from a year ago in August moving the index down 8.4 percent from 163.7 to [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source
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Amid improving macroeconomic conditions, residential lending continued to increase in 2016, based on the recently released 2016 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data. [1] [2] The number of first-lien loan originations for the purchase of one-to-four unit properties intended for owner occupancy rose to 3.46 million in 2016, a 10 [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017, Continue reading at the source
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Q2 2017 After the release of the Housing Price Index for the second quarter of 2017, we updated the median home price per county[1]. Applying the price change in the related metropolitan areas to every county, it seems that, compared to a year earlier, home prices continue to rise in 96 [...]
Tue, Oct 03, 2017, Continue reading at the source
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The Federal Reserve Board just released the much anticipated 2016 Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF), a survey conducted every three years that collects information about family incomes, their net worth/wealth, and other financial characteristics of families. The survey shows a continuing redistribution of income and wealth to the top 1 [...]
Mon, Oct 02, 2017, Continue reading at the source
When you invest in rental property, you're essentially investing in a business. While lucrative, even the most passive income investments will require some attention over time. Just like any business, it will take some creative thinking and forward planning to retain continued gains as the industry moves, shifts, and changes. [...]
Mon, Oct 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
“It's often smaller money decisions that people don't think much about that, in the long run, makes it harder for people to reach financial success,” said Joe Correnti, senior vice president of Scottrade Brokerage Products. “That's why it's important to remain diligent about where your money is going and to [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017, Continue reading at the source
We're taught that we should never underwrite an apartment real estate deal based on future performance, always on current performance. This is great advice, but sometimes it doesn't match reality. Here's an extreme example to make my point: what if you're looking at an empty 10-unit apartment building? Technically, the [...]
Tue, Oct 10, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Investing in Private Mortgage Notes are very safe investments. In addition to the mortgage lien, these properties are also backed by Title and Hazard policies. If the property burns down, or if there is a problem with the title, then the investor recoups their money through these policies. Finding Private [...]
Wed, Oct 04, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Hard money loans are not for everyone. They are the province of a chosen few – lenders, as well as borrowers. Just the word ‘quick' eliminates traditional lenders who subscribe to the longer the better philosophy, preferring to finance a loan for the long-term since interest payments are their bread [...]
Tue, Sep 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Hi Victor,I am in the process of negotiating a price reduction on the property. Should know something by Tuesday.Here are the details of the property and the deal. I also provided a link to the photos of the property.https://www.flickr.com/photos/156192347@N08/albumsOn Sat, Oct 21, 2017 at 10:36 PM, Victor Rwetsiba wrote:Hi [...]
Mon, Oct 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Hello Rehabbers! The Rehabber Pro Bus Tour set for October 28th is sold out! We plan on having another one on the Spring of 2018 so stay tuned! -Mike and Marcus [...]
Mon, Oct 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Hi Katelyn,Could you provide more details about the buy and hold opportunity. Thanks Sent from my iPhoneOn Oct 21, 2017, at 11:07 AM, Katelyn Marshall wrote:Great opportunity for a 3 unit multifamily building for an investor looking to buy and hold. Rent for this property in the condition it [...]
Sat, Oct 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Do you have a unreliable or unprofessional Contractor completing your rehabs??!! Hire an experienced General Contracting company to complete your next rehab project!Abby & George is a full service construction and development company based in Lanham, MD and serving much of Maryland and Pennsylvania. We specialize in exquisite home [...]
Sat, Oct 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Hi Everyone! I am a Real Estate agent looking for an assistant! This person should have some knowledge about real estate ...(preferably licensed) to show properties.... Should be social media savvy ....comfortable with computer work....Completing contracts and listing agreements ...Working with the multiple listing service (MLS)..entering listings, pulling comps, etc. Running personal and business [...]
Sat, Oct 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

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