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California Sellers Have the Upper Hand this Spring

According to the Los Angeles Times, sellers currently have the upper hand in many of California’s biggest housing market. Home prices leveled off during the winter months, as is typical of that time of year, but in strong seller’s markets,

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Predictions for the 2014 Real Estate Market

In 2013, home prices around the country surged nearly 11% according to information gathered by Clear Capital. The firm found that home prices increased in 225 of the 276 tracked cities, raising the average home price across the United States

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Your 2013 Market Summary

Like 2012, 2013 has been an excellent year for house flipping and for the housing market in general. The economy’s recovery has been markedly slow over all, but that hasn’t been the case in the housing industry during 2013. Around

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Why Does ZINC Require Builders Risk Insurance?

When you buy a home for yourself and your family, one of the first things you’ll do before moving in is make sure that your new dwelling is properly insured. A home is a major investment, and if it were

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San Diego Real Estate Highlight

For fix & flip investors, the last year has been an exceptionally good one. Home prices are up all over the country and the market is showing little sign of slowing down. So how can you make next year even

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November Featured Investor Profile

Andrew S. Espino currently owns and manages a real estate brokerage firm in Downtown San Jose called Realty Executives Silicon Valley. RESV is the premier real estate brokerage serving San Jose and has closed over 45 transactions in the last

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Fresno Real Estate Inside Report

With the housing market improving so rapidly in markets like San Francisco and Los Angeles, investors looking for new properties within California are sometimes having a hard time competing in the over-crowded house flipping market. If you’re looking for a

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Facing These Situations? A Buy & Hold Strategy Makes Sense.

A Buy & Hold investment strategy is the smart choice for all sorts of investors, but it can be particularly rewarding in a number of specific circumstances. If you’re looking for a new way to invest your money, consider Buy

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U.S. Census Bureau Confirms More Americans are Renting

Even as the housing market surges back across the country, there is still a solid chunk of Americans who are wary to return to the housing market. While house flippers are having a heyday, particularly in the California marketplace, the

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Fantastic Fix & Flip Fanaticism Returns to Southern California

New numbers on the Southern California housing market provide further evidence that it is an opportune time to flip houses. According to real estate research firm DataQuick, investors flipped 1,377 homes in Southern California during the month of May. That

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A Shift from Home Ownership to Renting

In the America of 50 years ago — or for that matter, 10 years ago — the American Dream could be boiled down to one thing: the ability to own your own home. For generations, Americans have seen home ownership

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5 Great Tax Deductions for Landlords

More and more Americans are choosing to rent rather than return to the housing market. Potential first-time buyers are more likely to wait to buy until they have a large down payment or until they’re able to qualify for an

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Sacramento an Unexpected Real Estate Hot Spot

When you think of hot housing markets in California, most people think of Los Angeles and San Francisco. But California actually has several hot markets at the moment, including one that may surprise you: Sacramento. According to information compiled by

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More Americans Making the Decision to Rent

Throughout the country, more and more people are making the decision to rent. While buyer confidence is increasing and home prices are going up, there is still a significant portion of the population who are either unable to obtain a

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Things Investors Should Consider When Purchasing a Rental Property

With the percentage of Americans who rent increasing, now is an excellent time to consider making rental property investment a significant part of your real estate portfolio. Purchasing a single-family home, a duplex, or even a four-plex and renting the

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