Survey Results: Top 3 Renovations with the Highest ROI

We asked our investors a very simple question: Where do you put your money for the highest return on investment? Here are the top three responses: 1. Update kitchens and bathrooms for the greatest return on investment. With more open floor plans concepts where the family room and kitchen have become a blended area, this […]

Which Landscaping Projects Are Most Likely To Increase Your Home Value?

According to the most recent study on this topic from the National Association of Realtors, here are the top landscaping projects that are likely to add the most value to your home: 1 – Landscape maintenance and overall upgrade (mulch application, pruning shrubs, planting flowers, upgrade worn-out functions) 2 – Standard lawn care service (fertilizer, […]

How To Invest In Real Estate Without Much Capital

The accepted belief is that you are going to buy a property near fair market value so to bring the loan-to-value (LTV) down to a safe level, most banks require 20% down regardless of the purchase price. That’s why you hear banks say that they will fund up to 80% of the lower of appraisal […]

What Is The Best Source For Foreclosure Listings?

You’ve read the books, you’ve watched a hundred “Fix & Flip” reality tv shows and you’re ready to dive into real estate investing. But where are the deals? Best place to start your search – your local paper. Look in the classified section under Legal Notices and then Notice of Trustee Sales. Because bankruptcy filings […]

Flipping 101: How To Get Started

What Is House Flipping? House flipping is when real estate investors buy homes, usually at auction, and then resell them at a profit months down the road. Can you make money doing this? Yes. Can you make a lot of money doing this? Yes. But you can also lose everything you own if you make […]