Determining Property Values

Determining Property Values

Once you’ve found the ideal investment property and approved its validity for your investment goals, you need to evaluate the property values. Be sure to do your own research. You can easily lose everything you’ve worked hard for if you determine the property values purely by the word of the seller or the county tax […]

Choosing your First Investment Property

Choosing your First Investment Property

New investors are usually very eager to get started; the problem is, they aren’t sure where to get started. What kind of investment property should you buy? Residential or commercial? Single family or duplex? What price range should you aim for? Should you pick a specific area or neighborhood? Obviously, the answers will depend on […]

Pre MLS Leads

Pre MLS Leads

A lot of the best deals in real estate never even hit the open market! A pre mls lead on a property is when a potential buyer gets a lead on a house from a realtor before that realtor lists the house on the market (MLS). Investors that buy a lot of houses are able […]

Secret to Real Estate Investing

Secret to Real Estate Investing

What’s the best advice you will ever get for the secret to real estate investing? Find 1st time investors ask what they should consider when planning their first real estate investment: should I buy a single family house, a duplex or a multi-unit? Should I buy in low income or middle income neighborhoods? Should I […]

Investment Options: Real Estate vs Stock Market

Investment Options: Real Estate vs Stock Market

In the past, most investors felt that the stock market offered better options for profit than property investments. Today the rising number of foreclosures, not to mention the instability of the stock market, are tipping the scales in favor of real estate investments. Real Estate is winning in the battle of Real estate vs stock […]

Buying Investment Property

Buying Investment Property

Buying investment property can be a very lucrative endeavor. It can, also be a gamble; first time investors can often make mistakes that can result in a loss instead of a profit. While buying investment property can be a complex process, taking the time to learn all you can about about will ensure your success. […]

Short Sale vs. Foreclosure

Short Sale vs. Foreclosure

Short sales and foreclosures are both possible outcomes for homeowners facing financial difficulties. There are many questions that can arise from this situation: what is a short sale?  How is it different than foreclosure? Is one more beneficial than the other? Before making a decision on whether to sell your home via a short sale […]

Buy Tampa Real Estate

Buy Tampa Real Estate

For those interested in buying Tampa real estate, the market seems to be stabilizing and even making large gains in some areas. Now is the perfect time to buy real estate. Over the history of the real estate market we can see that the market has increased, then decreased, then increased even more. The rare […]

What is a Short Sale in Real Estate?

What is a Short Sale in Real Estate?

What is a short sale and How Will the New Legislation Affect You? In the past, short sale deals were far from actually being short, if at all. However, now that federal legislation has taken place, there are some changes that will be implemented. These changes will affect sellers who qualify, and if executed properly […]

Tampa Foreclosures

Tampa Foreclosures

There doesn’t seem to be an end to Tampa foreclosures in our near future. The rates fluctuate from quarter to quarter, but the houses keep coming! Lately, I hear a lot of stories of Florida residents owing twice what houses are selling for in their neighborhood. A lot of people choose to let their house […]