Tag: Market Trends

Should You Brace For A Potential Market Downturn Next Year?

Should You Brace For A Potential Market Downturn Next Year?

August 15, 2019 |

Don’t panic, a looming recession may be good news for those wanting to sell their homes. The experts say this recession may happen in 2020, so there is still plenty of time to make plans for how to deal with a potential economic downturn.

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A $400,000 Profit From Flipping A Single House?

A $400,000 Profit From Flipping A Single House?

August 14, 2019 |

Flipping homes is popular once again. It took about eight years after the Great Recession that started in 2006 for home prices to rebound to the levels seen before the recession. Then, by 2016, in many areas, home prices started to rapidly increase.

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How To Find Motivated Sellers In Your Real Estate Market

How To Find Motivated Sellers In Your Real Estate Market

August 8, 2019 |

Bargains in real estate may come from identifying motivated sellers who are willing to let a property go for less than it is really worth. Real estate investors who acquire properties at a discount from current market value enhance their success by increasing their profit potential. Real estate agents who list properties owned by motivated sellers increase their chances to sell a property quickly and have happy sellers who might refer them in the future.

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New York Penthouse Sells For $238 Million – Is This A Real Estate Bubble About To Burst?

New York Penthouse Sells For $238 Million – Is This A Real Estate Bubble About To Burst?

August 7, 2019 |

The most expensive home sold in America, so far, was a New York penthouse that sold for $238 million in January 2019. It is on the top of a building that overlooks Central Park. The 26-story luxury condo building designed by Robert A. M Stern is nearly all sold out.

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Case-Shiller: Home Prices Growth Slows in March

Case-Shiller: Home Prices Growth Slows in March

August 1, 2019 |

Home price growth slowed again in May according to Case-Shiller home price indices. Home price growth slowed for the 14th consecutive month to its lowest rate in 12 years. Case-Shiller’s National Home Price Index showed 3.40 percent growth year-over-year in May as compared to April’s year-over-year reading of 3.50 percent.

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The Community Reinvestment Act Explained In Simple Terms

The Community Reinvestment Act Explained In Simple Terms

July 30, 2019 |

The federal government adopted the Housing and Community Development Act in 1977, and the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) portion was designed to prompt lending institutions to provide mortgages for low- and moderate-income Americans. The underlying reasoning for the CRA was to discourage discriminatory lending practices that inhibited low-income communities and neighborhoods.

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The Monopoly Technique – How To Build Value By Acquiring Adjacent Properties

The Monopoly Technique – How To Build Value By Acquiring Adjacent Properties

July 25, 2019 |

Have you ever played the classic board game called Monopoly? The object of the game is to collect all the properties until one winner bankrupts all the other players. The other part of the game is that accumulating properties adjacent to each other increases the value of the individual properties. When a player acquires all the properties of the same color (two or three), then the rents go up and property development can begin.

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How To Find Hot Real Estate Markets

How To Find Hot Real Estate Markets

July 16, 2019 |

A hot market in real estate is identified by a few things, which include higher prices, lower amounts of unsold inventory, and desirable neighborhoods. Neighborhoods can increase in value because of having an excellent location, high-paying jobs, quality schools, and a variety of attractive amenities.

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3D Printing Used For Home Renovations And Construction

3D Printing Used For Home Renovations And Construction

July 10, 2019 |

3D printing technology is a game-changer in the home construction business. Not only is the technology capable of printing a home, but it can also be used to print one at a much lower cost when compared to traditional home construction.

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3D Printing Used For Home Renovations And Construction

3D Printing Used For Home Renovations And Construction

July 10, 2019 |

3D printing technology is a game-changer in the home construction business. Not only is the technology capable of printing a home, but it can also be used to print one at a much lower cost when compared to traditional home construction.

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