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Fall 2014 Real Estate Expectations

This time last year, house flipping was at its highest level in years. Prices were soaring and smart investors were snapping up the dwindling number of foreclosed properties left on the market in hot markets like California. This year, it’s

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Good News, Investors – Home Buying Remains Strong

From the moment the market bottomed out in 2012 until now, home prices have been on the up and up. Sale numbers are slowing down this year, but with inventories still much lower than their usual levels and buyer confidence

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House Flipping Remains Lucrative for Investors

Real estate data firm RealtyTrac has released exciting new data for house flipping professionals. While the total percentage of homes flipped in the United States went down from 4.1% in the fourth quarter of 2013 to 3.7% in the first

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Fresno One of the Top Performing Real Estate Markets

The Fresno Bee recently reported that Fresno has made the list of the highest performing housing markets nationwide, based on new data out of Clear Capital, a real estate data firm. Clear Capital lists the top 15 housing markets based

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Ideal Flip is the Ideal Purchase

Novice house flippers are often eager to pull the trigger on their first rehab investment. However, the real work of rehabbing doesn’t start when the property is purchased. The real work begins months before that with intensive research about the

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4 Hurdles House Flipping Investors Must Overcome

Fix and flip investing is one of the most profitable opportunities in the current housing market, but it’s not without its hurdles. Below are four of the most common challenges that house flipping professionals face and tips for overcoming them:

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March a Huge Month for Home Sales in California

New data out of San Diego-based real estate firm DataQuick shows home sales were up 28.2% over the previous month. This substantial increase shows that the California market is quickly rising out of its winter housing slump and entering the

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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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House Flipping Grows by 114% in the US

RealtyTrac has released data on the top six states for house flipping in 2013, and California is second on the list. According to an article out of USA Today, more than 156,000 homes were flipped in 2013, which marked a

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California One of Top 6 States for House Flipping

RealtyTrac has released data on the top six states for house flipping in 2013, and California is second on the list. According to an article out of USA Today, more than 156,000 homes were flipped in 2013, which marked a

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Scottsdale, Arizona Real Estate Highlight

If you’re feeling like the California cities you’re combing for fix and flip properties are getting a bit dry, you might want to consider turning your attention to Scottsdale, Arizona. Scottsdale is a growing city with low home prices that

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January Featured Investor Profile

This month, our featured investor is Christopher Wolfe, founder of Vector Holdings, LLC. Christopher has been working successfully in the banking and real estate industry since 2002. He has worked with ZINC Financial numerous times, building his portfolio and creating

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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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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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