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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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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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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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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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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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Rental Real Estate Investing, a Possible Retirement Plan

As retirement age draws ever nearer, many people are starting to realize that what they thought they needed to retire a few years ago is no longer enough. Life expectancies are getting longer, and the market crash of a few

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Before Pursuing Rental Real Estate Investing, Remember these Factors

Buy and hold real estate boasts numerous benefits. With both home prices and rents on the rise, rental real estate investing lets individuals collect monthly rental income as well as the long-term ROI associated with the ultimate sale of their

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What Makes a Rental Property Investment Profitable?

Buy and hold real estate is one of the smartest investment opportunities of 2014. Both home prices and rental prices are on the rise around the country, and many people who are able to buy are instead choosing to rent

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It’s Become Cheaper to Rent than to Own in California

The LA Times has shared new data out of RealtyTrac which shows that it’s now cheaper to rent than own a home in many of California’s largest metropolitan areas. Only 29 large counties across the nation are in a situation

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Rehabbing vs. Buy and Hold Real Estate

Rehabbing houses and buy and hold investment strategies are two of the most popular ways to invest in real estate. While these strategies are quite different in their execution, there’s a lot of overlap in the skills and financial requirements

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Renting to be the Real Estate Trend of 2014

The American Dream of owning your own home is becoming a thing of the past. Homes are becoming less affordable as salaries are failing to keep up with rising prices, and many Millennials who were burned during the housing crisis

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Buy and Hold Real Estate Investing: Tax Perks and Savings

If you’re considering a buy and hold real estate investing strategy, 2014 is definitely the year to try it out. A number of factors are aligning to make this year an excellent one for buy and hold real estate. Home

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February Featured Investor Profile

This month our featured investor is Frank Ortiz of FraMar Realty, Inc. Frank has been thriving in the housing industry since 1979. He started his career as an architect, and since moving into property investment, he has put his architectural

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