Buying a piece of investment real estate for the first time does not need to be a fraught situation. Understanding the basics of real estate and the terminology of real estate investing can make any beginner more comfortable and confident.
Investopedia defines FinTech as a “portmanteau of financial technology that describes an emerging financial services sector in the 21st century.” In other words, FinTech is the use of technology to support electronic banking and financial services.
Savvy real estate investors know to watch mortgage rates the way a sailor knows to watch the sky. Changes in mortgage rates impact the market prices of homes in the same way changes in interest rates impact the market values of bonds.
Real estate deals come in a variety of packages from “ground up” investments to value-added or rehabilitation projects. Each type of investment has its own associated risks and rewards. A ground-up real estate investment typically involves more risk, but they may also provide better rewards.
As a real estate investor, imagine showing the Addams Family home to potential buyers. The snarling gate, the encroaching, thorny vines, the crumbling, rambling exterior skirted by the dead trees and lawn. Folks would run for their lives instead of placing offers.
Real estate investing is generally considered a very stable income vehicle. But this actually hinges on the investor’s position within the capital stack. In this article, we’ll explain the capital stack and why all investors must learn its importance.
When real estate values are climbing and the economy is doing well, everyone wants a good investment. The truth is, not every real estate investment is good. You have to learn to tell the good ones from the bad ones.
It’s easier today than in all of history to reach more people. One of the best ways to market a newly renovated property is by spreading the property’s message. Savvy investors utilize all sorts of means to broadcast a newly renovated property.
The fix and flip phenomena might have most investors seeing dollar signs but consider the following tips before committing to any property. What should buyers look for in a fix and flip property? Lots of things.
Knowing and using after repair value (ARV) can make or break the budget. Lenders rely on it, banks study it, and investors obsess over it — for good reason. The ARV ultimately determines an investor’s profit.