Best Short-Term Rental Markets in New York State

When most people hear “New York,” their minds immediately go to the Five Boroughs of Manhattan, the Bronx, Staten Island, Queens and Brooklyn. The same can be said when it comes to investing in real estate in New York – when investors think about investing in real estate in New York, they think of high… Continue reading Best Short-Term Rental Markets in New York State

Housing Price Cuts Are Coming to a Market Near You

Over the last couple of years, housing markets nationwide have been a bit of a rollercoaster ride for investors. The Covid-19 pandemic pushed a lot of first-time homebuyers to enter the market as interest rates hit record lows, causing booms in markets that had previously been considered affordable. As the pandemic has brought on persistent… Continue reading Housing Price Cuts Are Coming to a Market Near You

Mortgage Demand Slows, Signals Housing Market Cooldown

Earlier this month, news outlets reported that mortgage applications decreased, a clear sign that the red-hot housing market is starting to cool down. With housing prices at or near all-time highs, increased mortgage rates are pricing many would-be homebuyers out of the market entirely. This has also led to a decrease in demand for long-term… Continue reading Mortgage Demand Slows, Signals Housing Market Cooldown

Is Investing in Real Estate a Good Retirement Plan?

If you’re saving for retirement, you’ve probably heard about and are actively taking part in traditional methods – contributing to an employer-sponsored 401(k), investing in your own Roth IRA, maybe even investing independently in stocks, bonds, and commodities. But for any prospective retirees seeking alternative methods of preparing for retirement, investing in real estate often… Continue reading Is Investing in Real Estate a Good Retirement Plan?

Why 30-Year Investment Property Mortgage Rates Shot Up

If you’ve been seeking to refinance rental properties with a 30-year investment property mortgage recently, then you’re probably aware of how quickly rates have increased for those long-term financing options. Throughout 2020 and 2021, the long-term rental loan market saw record lows with interest rates getting down under 4% – and this was true even… Continue reading Why 30-Year Investment Property Mortgage Rates Shot Up

How to Find Good Deals in a Tough Real Estate Market

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March of 2020, the US housing market has been on a record-setting hot streak with prices soaring to all-time highs. While mortgage rates had been extremely low throughout 2021, we’re now seeing mortgage rates return to where they were throughout most of the 90s and early 2000s.… Continue reading How to Find Good Deals in a Tough Real Estate Market

Are We Headed for a Housing Market Crash in 2022?

It’s no secret – the housing market has been red hot ever since the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic brought major changes to American society. Between a flood of first-time buyers entering the market, supply shortages due to manufacturing and shipping restrictions, as well as the pre-existing condition of low housing inventory, housing prices have… Continue reading Are We Headed for a Housing Market Crash in 2022?

Pros and Cons of Investing in Vacation Rental Properties

Spring has sprung, which means the weather is getting warmer and it’s time to start thinking about summer plans! And if you’re a real estate investor, that might mean that you’re wondering a little bit more about the prospects of adding vacation rental properties to your portfolio. So, what does it take to succeed when… Continue reading Pros and Cons of Investing in Vacation Rental Properties

Strategies Explained: Buy & Hold Real Estate Investing

If there’s one thing that all experienced and successful real estate investors have in common, it’s a propensity for planning. In order to consistently turn profits on real estate investments, it’s important for investors to know exactly what they’re getting into with each project before determining whether purchasing the property will be worth their time… Continue reading Strategies Explained: Buy & Hold Real Estate Investing