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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Kitchen House Flipping Tips for Greater ROI

Kitchens are the new family rooms. Studies have shown that modern families spend more time together in the kitchen than any other room in the house. That’s why the kitchen is such an important part of any house flip. Potential

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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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Best Cities for House Flipping in 2016

House flipping is a tricky business, particularly in the modern marketplace. Smart house flippers have to look at a lot more factors than whether home prices are going up or down. New construction, the overall economy, the local economy, foreclosure

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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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Making the Difference Between a Flip and a Flop

House flipping is not a foreign topic to most people thanks to the success of popular shows like Flip This House and Flip or Flop.  However, what many people do not realize is that some of the most successful investors

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House Flipping: The Pros Weigh In

HouseFlippingHQ.com published an article that contains some really insightful tips from the pros.  The author spoke to 20 seasoned house flippers and asked them each the same three questions: What is your number one piece of advice for someone who

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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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3 House Flipping Tips for 2016 and Beyond

If you have any level of experience with house flipping, you’ve surely noticed that flipping has gotten a lot more competitive over the last few years. Prices are still on the rise and inventories are low, but there are very

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