5 Types of ‘Fix-and-Flip’ Loans Available  Considering a real estate investment in a ‘fix-n-flip’ but not sure how you will finance it? Here are five types of loans available today. The hard money loan: these loans are often called “rehab loans” but typically a short-term loan intended specifically for...

Lower-Tier Assets Are Getting Investor Attention  Opportunistic investors are paying more attention these days to class-B and C properties for redevelopment. The destination malls that have a strong hold on the experiential retail are still in high demand, however there are not very many of those...

Top 10 Cities with the Highest Rent Increases in 2019 In a recent studied done by Apartment Guide, researchers broke down the numbers by the price trends in the country’s 100 most populated metro-cities. The data revealed an increase in rent for all three quarters of...

Top Cities for Millennial Veterans Homebuyers  While there is plenty of talk about the challenges Millennials face with affordable homeownership, there is one sub demographic that may have an advantage: the Millennial Veteran. Because a Millennial Veteran has access to a VA loan, they are able to...

Target Remodels Are Paying Off  In 2017 Target announced a $7 billion investment in their stores and this week they opened the 100th small-front location and have finished remodeling 500 store locations across the U.S. Target’s earnings have blown past analysts’ predictions and sent Target shares...

Luxury Home Health and Wellness Trends  Affluent home buyers want the luxury lifestyle, but now with a demand focused on feeling healthy both physically and mentally. In a recent study of properties with wellness-focused amenities, homes with these features sold for ten to twenty-five percent more...

Construction Financing Options  If you are considering a loan for your next construction project, here are five tips to help you with financing options. Have a well-planned project: each lender has its own parameters of what is an acceptable loan-to-cost ratio, but they will take into consideration several...

Move Over Millennials: Introducing Gen Z  The newest group of buyers to hit the market is Generation Z, and even though they are the first generation to who doesn’t know the world without technology, their buying trends are taking the market by surprise – and nine...

Where are America’s Hottest Markets?  The numbers for July 2019 are in and the hottest markets in America are not the big named cities that most might expect to find. According to realtor.com data these unsuspecting smaller metro-areas offer affordability for homeowners. Many of those that made...