Building a Florida Real Estate Investment Business

According to a recent report from Bloomberg, small real estate investors are closing the gap as larger commercial investors pull out of the rental market. These institutional investors who jumped in to buy homes after the 2009 collapse are now …

Insider Interview: Charlie Calise

I am thrilled to welcome Charlie Calise to the blog for my latest Insider Interview. Charlie lives in Dallas, TX where he is president of Calise Partners, an integrated marketing agency. In addition to this role, Charlie operates  an independently …

Real Estate Investment Trends to Watch for 2017

The outlook for the U.S. economy and housing market for 2017 is showing moderate growth and a growing demand for rental properties. A slow U.S. economy and high home prices are creating the perfect storm, leading potential first-time home buyers …

One to Watch: Chattanooga, TN

Positive job growth, an affordable median home price, and a low cost of living make Chattanooga “one to watch” for 2017. Sperling’s reports that the population of this historic gateway town stands at 176,588 and growing. The unemployment rate is …

Smart Real Estate Investment Goals for the New Year

It’s time to start thinking about your 2017 New Year’s resolutions. In addition to setting personal goals, I encourage you to also set a few goals for your real estate investment business. Small business owners and entrepreneurs know the importance …

Real Estate Investing: Wholesaling

What is Real Estate Wholesaling? Wholesaling is one of the three top real estate investing strategies. Wholesaling real estate is a relatively unknown concept to many. The real estate investor does not hold the property very long (or at all …

Deciding Where to Invest in Real Estate

The most effective real estate investors are the ones who know their market. Through careful examination of your local market and the national climate, you can determine which real estate investing strategy is right for your business. There are a …

Factors That Affect Real Estate Investment

As a real estate investor, it is important to have your finger on the pulse of both your local market and the national market. Factors that affect real estate investment in these markets include demographics, interest rates, jobs, housing prices, …

Real Estate Investment: Rehabs

Real estate investment through rehabbing is not for everyone. As I mention in my discussion of the top real estate investing strategies, rehabbing requires a hands-on investor who is dedicated to buying, rehabbing, and selling the home as quickly as …

Insider Interview: David Hicks

  I am honored to welcome David Hicks, Co-President of HomeVestors®, to our Insider Interview series. David, thank you for taking the time to speak with me and for sharing your unique insider perspective. HomeVestors® was founded by Ken D’Angelo in …