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How are 2017 Rent Trends Shaping Buy and Hold Investing?

Across the nation in 2016, rent prices leveled off. This is good news for renters and for the housing market in general. New construction finally started catching up with demand, and more Millennials who had been avoiding the housing market

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3 Buy and Hold Strategies for 2017

2017 is off to an excellent start with rent prices remaining quite high across the country.  According to reports from ApartmentList.com, in November 2016, rent prices were actually 1.5% higher than rent prices in December 2015 with the national averages

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What to Look for When Choosing a Buy and Hold Lender

Choosing to invest in buy and hold real estate is one of the smartest decisions that you can make. Buy and hold properties are generally a low risk, high return endeavor that can help you earn monthly income with very

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Things to Be Thankful for as a House Flipper

We’re faced with a lot of uncertainty in America right now, but this Thanksgiving season, there is plenty for which house flippers can be thankful. Here are just a few of the most promising facts and figures to add to

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buy and Hold Investing

Few investment opportunities are as lucrative or secure in the current marketplace as rental real estate investing. Home prices and rent prices are on the rise around the country, and neither shows any sign of slowing down in the next

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Rent Continues to Rise in California and Other States

If you have been toying with the idea of rental real estate investing, now is really the time to act. Rent rates continue to rise around the country with some of the biggest increases seen in states like California. According

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Earn Great Returns Flipping Apartments

A recent article in the New York Post found that property investors in New York are making an average of 15% profit on apartment flips. That marks a decrease from previous years, but still a substantial profit over investing in

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Announcing ZINC’s New Apartment Flipping Loan Program

ZINC Financial is pleased to announce the launch of our new Apartment Buy & Hold Loan Program. The program is meant to help investors make the most of their rental real estate investing portfolio. In the current climate, investing in

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Your Top Tax Breaks as a Landlord

No one is a fan of tax season. It can be a real hassle getting together all of your financial records for the previous year and understanding the sum total of your tax obligations. But, if you started buy and

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Flip or Rent: the Pros and Cons

Flipping houses and rental real estate investing both have their fair share of challenges, and both have a number of great perks. If you’re trying to decide whether flipping houses or renting homes makes more sense for you, take a

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Our Top 3 Fall Housing Predictions for California

This fall, there is only good news for buy and hold investors in California. Home prices are still on the rise, and the California Association of Realtors predicts that the numbers will continue to go up at least through 2016

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Rent Prices Surging in California

Rent prices are soaring throughout the state of California. According to new data out of RealFacts, an apartment tracking firm, rents in Orange County are increasing at the fastest pace they have in eight years. The current average asking price

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Rent Prices Escalating, Making Buy & Hold Ideal

Rent prices have been on the rise for the last few years, and they’re not showing any sign of slowing down. According to The Los Angeles Times, rent in Los Angeles County was up 2.4% in the first quarter of

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Tax Time Provides Financial Benefits to Buy & Hold Investors

We hope you’ve been keeping good receipts this year, because tax season is upon us. While paying taxes is no one’s favorite thing to do, buy and hold real estate investors have reason to celebrate this season, because the US

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Buy and Hold or House Flipping? Survey Shows Preference

A few years ago, a survey completed by RealtyTrac discovered a preference for buy and hold investing over fix and flip investing amongst serious property investors. The survey group was comprised mostly of investors who had purchased between two and

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