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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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Options for Financing Your Fix and Flip Investment

Financing house flipping projects entirely out of your own pocket is almost never a good idea. While it’s very possible to make excellent profits with fix and flip investing, there’s also a fair amount of risk involved, so you don’t

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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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5 Steps to Purchasing Your Buy and Hold Real Estate Property

Rental real estate investing has been on the upswing over the last few years. As the housing market has continued to improve and opportunities for house flipping have become more competitive, buy and hold real estate has stepped up as

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Key Features You Should Look for in Your Rental Investment Property

As rents and home prices continue to rise, many investors are turning to rental real estate investing. Holding a property, generally for four to six years, and renting it in the meantime is a simple way to earn passive monthly

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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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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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