Yearly Archives: 2014

California 2014 Real Estate Market Summary

While the house flipping craze has died down this year, rehab investors are still making excellent profits in certain areas of California. Markets like San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Jose, Oakland, and San Diego have been a treasure trove of

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Can’t Sell Your Rehab Property? Follow These Tips

Securing your rehab loans and finding the right house to flip is always a huge thrill. Completing the renovation process is an even bigger thrill. But the ultimate thrill is selling your rehab property for a hefty return on your

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What are the Features Home Buyers Covet?

For some house flippers, the design choices made during the renovation process are the most enjoyable part of the business. For others, design is simply something they have to get. Whether you secretly wish you were an interior designer or

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Rental Market Remains Strong in the U.S.

Investors.com recently shared the findings of a new study performed by real estate data firm RealtyTrac. The study focused on the rental market in the United States, and found that returns are still quite high in rental real estate investing.

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Real Estate Driving Economic Recovery in California

Real estate investors across the state of California have something to celebrate: the economy is improving, and the investments of house flippers and rental property owners are a big part of the reason why. The LA Business Journal recently reported

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Tips for Advertising Your Rental Real Estate Property

A rental real estate investing professional’s worst enemy is a vacant property. Fall is a notoriously hard time to rent vacant properties, as most people have just finished settling in to new homes after big summer moves. If you’re trying

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Current Top Places in California to Flip Houses

If you’re flipping houses, California is the place to be. Redfin recently released data on the average gain from a flipped house in 2013. The data was broken down by metropolitan area, and of the ten areas with the highest

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Using Our Deal Analyzer to Analyze a Rehab Investment

When that perfect property comes on the market, it can be tempting to pounce on it before having a solid understanding of what the costs involved in the project would be and what kind of ROI you should expect. Now

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Financing Your Property with Fix and Flip Loans

With so many shows on TV about house flipping, a lot of people are excited about the idea of finding a great house, getting their hands dirty with renovations, and turning a quick profit. Maybe you have a background in

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Fall 2014 Real Estate Expectations

This time last year, house flipping was at its highest level in years. Prices were soaring and smart investors were snapping up the dwindling number of foreclosed properties left on the market in hot markets like California. This year, it’s

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Good News, Investors – Home Buying Remains Strong

From the moment the market bottomed out in 2012 until now, home prices have been on the up and up. Sale numbers are slowing down this year, but with inventories still much lower than their usual levels and buyer confidence

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Are California Real Estate Conditions Stabilizing for the Rest of 2014?

Recent data on the California housing market confirms what many experts have suspected since the beginning of 2014: This year, the housing market is calming down, but home prices are still going up. An article in the Los Angeles Times

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Foreign Purchases of U.S. Real Estate up by 35%

Forbes recently shared some surprising data regarding the current housing market. Evidently, the US housing market is a lot more global than you might think. According to data out of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 35% of all homes

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Introducing ZINC’s New Velocity Program

Here at ZINC Financial, we’ve always found that treating our clients like partners leads to greater success for everyone. The people we work with are people who we trust, and those same people trust us time and time again with

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Our Top 5 House Flipping App Picks

Perhaps the most powerful tool any house flipper has is their smart phone. All human knowledge is at your fingertips with a 4G connection, and that includes a wide variety of information and resources on available properties, deal calculators, and

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