Climate Change and How it Affects Real Estate Markets

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For decades, scientists have been arguing about whether or not climate change is human-induced or part of a natural cycle – or perhaps a combination of both. Regardless of where you fall on this spectrum of viewpoints, the reality is that various areas of the United States (as well as the globe at large) are […]

How Will Maryland HB0301 Affect Local Real Estate Professionals?

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In recent years, multiple states including Ohio, Illinois, and Michigan have passed legislation to regulate activities related to the practice of real estate wholesaling. Currently, the Maryland State Legislature is considering Maryland House Bill 0301, a piece of legislation that aims to place limits on who can participate in wholesaling, and how often they may […]

Will Investment Property Mortgage Rates Decrease Soon?

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Just one year ago, investment property mortgage rates were in the 3-4% range – historic lows that we’ve never seen before and may possibly never see again. In March of 2022, as the Federal Reserve Bank began its campaign of hiking interest rates to put a damper on rampant inflation, 30-year mortgage rates for both […]

Cap Rates & What They Mean for Your Real Estate Business

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If you’re a seasoned veteran real estate investor, you’re probably familiar with cap rates and what they mean for your real estate business. If not – don’t sweat it. The reason we post is to provide you with the information you need to be the most successful real estate investor you can be. Cap rate […]

Can You Invest in Real Estate With No Money?

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Investing in real estate is a practice that’s about as old as human civilization itself. To many people, investing in and owning real property is a major goal in life, signifying financial independence and the ability to generate wealth without working for somebody else. It’s understandable that people of all backgrounds look to real estate […]

3 Ways to Grow Your Real Estate Business in 2023

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Whether you’re new to the real estate business or an experienced veteran, you should always be seeking growth within your business in any given year. Even in a tough real estate market, you can make moves to improve your bottom line and gear up for more successful times ahead. After high housing prices and skyrocketing […]

Selling Vs. Refinancing: Which Exit Strategy Should You Pursue?

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Most professional real estate investors tend to have a preference in their exit strategy between flipping houses or holding properties long term. In some cases, an investor’s strategy has less to do with habit and more to do with current market conditions – sometimes it just makes sense to hold a property long-term when rates […]

4 Ways to Find Off-Market Real Estate Deals

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When it comes to real estate investing, off-market deals are the holy grail for those in the market for acquisitions. Off-market properties are not listed on MLS, and are therefore not available to the public, and as a result can be extremely difficult to find. If you want to be a successful professional real estate […]

Find Tenants in a Tough Rental Market

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We’ve talked about it a lot in previous posts, so it’s no secret that the real estate market has been a bit of a roller coaster in the wake of the Covid pandemic. After years of eviction moratoriums and incredibly low interest rates on rental loans, housing prices soared, and now interest rates for long-term […]

Does Hard Money Count as Cash in a Real Estate Transaction?

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It’s really difficult these days to go more than a few blocks without running into a lawn sign or light pole flyer advertising cash in exchange for houses in any condition – in fact, if you’re reading this, you may have put a few of those up yourself. In the real estate business, cash is […]