Archives for November, 2009


Use It Or Lose It

So you're a new real estate investor, or you're a more experienced one, but either way, you have gotten out there and gotten some new ...

The national housing supply fell to a 2-year low last month, according to the National Association of Realtors®. At the current sales pace, existing home inventories ...

Upon seeing my good friends in San Diego early in November during the NAR Conference, and meeting several new ones from across the globe, I ...

I rarely buy a piece of property with the idea of just seeing what will happen. I always have a plan or exit strategy for ...

Last week, I went over Key #2, so this week let’s learn Key #3 shall we? Although there are many moving parts to apartment rehabbing, I ...

I’m just arriving back from the National Association of REALTORS Annual Conference in San Diego where I moderated a panel on Distressed Assets where the ...

Last week, I went over Key #1, so this week let’s learn Key #2 shall we? Although there are many moving parts to apartment rehabbing, ...

Analysts foresee a herd of new short sales stampeding into the real estate market between 2010 and 2012. According to data compiled by Credit Suisse ...

For August, the Case-Shiller Index showed annual home values improving across 19 of 20 U.S. markets. It's the first time in 3-plus years that the ...

Seventeen metro areas in the much-watched S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indexes saw price increases from July to August, according to Standard & Poor's.

Unplug Your Life

We live in information overload. There are more distractions coming at you from all directions, and at all times, than at any other time in ...

Housing Starts on single-family homes gained last month, marking the 8th time that's happened this year. A "Housing Start" is a home for which the foundation ...

Isn't is amazing how we sometimes receive messages from the most unlikely sources? When we think of Real Estate investing our thoughts are usually of ...

Although there are many moving parts to apartment rehabbing, I have found through the years, common things that lead to great success. I follow these ...

[Note: In Parts 1 and 2 of this series, we talked about keeping your real estate healthy. In Part 3, we highlighted ways to keep ...

Maximize Your Time

There are only 24 hours in a day. That's it. That's all you and I get. No matter how wealthy you become, you can't change ...

Rehabbing an apartment building is not an art-form as some make it out to be. It’s about nuts and bolts of the business really. The ...

Some days, newspaper headlines are a terrible place to get your real estate news. Today is one of those days. After the September New Home Sales report ...

The next 12 calendar days will be the most active buyer feeding frenzy in the past 2 years. So if you have a deal right ...