INVESTMENT TERMS Check out my list of real estate investment terms every investor should know and add some new lingo to your investor vocabulary. Term: Cap Rate Definition: Capitalization rate, or cap rate for short, is used to measure the annual rate of return on a real estate investment based on the profit that property is expected to generate. Simply
INVENTORY SHORTAGE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW We may have started a new decade, but last year’s biggest real estate concern is still singing the same tune. Inventory is at a near-historic low, while demand for homes continues to grow. Inventory Shortage’s can be frustrating for eager buyers and bring hesitancy to those looking to sell soon. The Facts A
SPRING HAS SPRUNG EARLY IN REAL ESTATE Which month do you think most people who are considering buying a home actually start their search? If you’re like most of us, you probably think the surge happens in the spring, likely in April. Not anymore. According to new research, January 2019 was only 1% behind February for the most monthly views per listing on realtor.com.
3 Winter Staging Tips What a difference a few home accessories can make to a listing’s decor! Just by complimenting—or swapping out—current accessories with layered textures, vignettes, and blending in warm hues and natural elements, you can create a beautifully staged home. This is staging made easy, and here are a few ideas to get you inspired. 1. Coffee
Real Estate Investing: Know What You Don’t Residential real estate investing is something that’s strangely simple and complicated at the same time. At the theoretical level, we all recognize the end objective of buying property, letting it gain value over time, and liquidating at a later date. There is a wide variety of real estate investing one can do, a
HOME – What Does Home Mean To You? What does home look like to you? That is a big question for a lot of people looking to make a home purchase. Many times people look at the criteria bedrooms, bathrooms, yard size, the functionality of the space for their family or lifestyle. Although, these are super important for our use,
What’s with the New Lending Restrictions on Refinances? First, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) capped cash out refinances at 80% down from 85% just announcing the changes going into effect September 1st , 2019. Now Ginnie Mae is capping VA Cash Out Refinances and 90% Loan-to-Value loans are no longer in their wheelhouse, unless as inside a custom Ginnie Mae Pool.
IS THE PAUSE IN BUYING OVER? The Las Vegas Market ticked slightly upward to break out of it’s 3 month holding pattern to $304K. This slight increase, shows the beginning of more confident Buyers in the Market. Why the pause in the first place? Well let’s count the ways; There is the highly popular continued battle in the news with
If your home just came off the market and didn’t sell, please don’t be discouraged. There are many reasons why a home might not sell and it usually has nothing to do with your home. Your home may be the most desired, most upgraded and best available on the market. If your listing has expired and you still want results,