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13 of the Nation’s Most Profitable Housing Markets Located in California

It is a great time to be selling a house. According to new statistics out of ATTOM Data Solutions, the average seller in the fourth quarter of 2017 enjoyed a home price gain of $54,000, which marks more than a

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Our Expectations Regarding Real Estate Inventory in 2018

Reduced inventory has been a blessing and a curse for house flippers over the last few years. According to Forbes, 967,604 homes were for sale in November 2010. In November of last year, that figure was down to 653,347. On

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Who’s Buying Homes in 2018?

Every year around this time, the house flipping industry makes its predictions about what will happen in the year to come. Last year, everyone thought that mortgage rates would go up, new construction would ease the lack of inventory, and

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How Did the House Flipping Industry Perform in 2017

Last month, ATTOM Data released its report on the house flipping industry for the third quarter of 2017. The numbers show an overall downturn for rehab investors across the country, but there are numerous pockets where the trends are actually

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Housing Affordability Continues to Decline

The National Association of Home Builders has reported that home affordability declined in the third quarter of 2017. However, more than half of families that earn the US median household income of $68,000 can afford to buy a home in

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2017 Year-End Recap

Surprisingly enough, the house flipping industry more or less met expectations in 2017. There was no bubble burst as some experts feared, foreclosure rates remained low, and so did housing inventory levels. Here are some other key highlights from the

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What Successful House Flippers Know

HGTV has given many would-be house flippers the impression that flipping homes is easy. Nothing could be farther from the truth. House flipping is in fact a job, and it’s a job that requires a great deal of skill, planning,

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Real Estate Trends to Watch for in Fall of 2017

It’s nothing but good news for house flippers this fall. All of the real estate Fall 2017 trends follow what we’ve seen over the last few years – low inventories, rising home prices, increased buyer confidence, and rising rents. Whether

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Numbers Show The Bay Area is in Demand

The fact that the Bay Area is one of the hottest housing markets in the country isn’t exactly ground-breaking house flipping news. But you may be surprised to learn just how much home prices have increased here over the last

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What’s Going on with California Foreclosures?

House flipping and foreclosures: they generally go hand-in-hand. People who are new to the business often think that house flippers depend entirely upon new foreclosures. But foreclosures are way down in California, and house flipping is up. How can that

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What to Expect for Summer 2017 Real Estate

Summer is upon us, and the house flipping market is as hot as ever. Despite foreclosures being at their lowest rate since before the Great Recession, flippers across the country are making excellent returns on their investments. Homes purchased in

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Mortgage Rates Going Up in 2017: What Does It Mean for House Flippers

After the presidential election, federal mortgage rates went above 4% for the first time in two years. Given all of the upheaval that has occurred during the first weeks of Mr. Trump’s presidency, experts really aren’t sure what will happen

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California Real Estate: What to Expect in 2017

As we head into 2017, many fix and flip investors are wondering what to expect with the California real estate market.  It recent years, the state has performed well from a house flipping investment stand point with house prices and

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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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Our 2017 Real Estate Trend Prediction

Housing market predictions are always a bit tenuous, and 2017 is no exception. With the unexpected election of Donald Trump in particular, housing experts aren’t sure how much the market will be effected. One prediction that seems quite likely to

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