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New Record Set in California on $500 Million Home

Film producer and speculative real estate developer Nile Niami is building a new home in Los Angeles’s Bel Air neighborhood, and it can be yours for the price of $500 million. The home, which won’t be completed for at least

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Can’t Sell Your Rehab Property? Follow These Tips

Securing your rehab loans and finding the right house to flip is always a huge thrill. Completing the renovation process is an even bigger thrill. But the ultimate thrill is selling your rehab property for a hefty return on your

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What are the Features Home Buyers Covet?

For some house flippers, the design choices made during the renovation process are the most enjoyable part of the business. For others, design is simply something they have to get. Whether you secretly wish you were an interior designer or

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Current Top Places in California to Flip Houses

If you’re flipping houses, California is the place to be. Redfin recently released data on the average gain from a flipped house in 2013. The data was broken down by metropolitan area, and of the ten areas with the highest

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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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