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How to Survive L.A.’s Fierce Real Estate Climate

The LA Times reports that a new study out of Redfin has underscored the current “bubbliness” of the Los Angeles housing market. Currently home prices are rising faster than incomes in the L.A. area as more people are putting their

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Real Estate Just Isn’t Slowing Down

Skeptics who worried that the recent surge in the housing market was just a fluke are quickly realizing that US real estate is not showing any signs of slowing down. In fact, the housing market is doing better and better

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Reduced Foreclosures Mean Investors Must Act Faster

The number of foreclosures in California has gone down significantly over the last few months, which is great news for the state’s economy and for house flippers in general. However, the current lack of foreclosed properties on the market means

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Make No Mistake, Now is the Time to Invest in California Property

The Daily News recently shared the story of a 1,600 square foot fixer-upper home in Granada Hills, CA, that was listed for sale. The agent, Alan Castillo listed the home for $278,250. Castillo had offers on the home within a

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Cities Where House Flipping is Booming

A new video produced by Fox Business reports that while house flipping diminished significantly during the recession, house flippers are back and doing better than ever in the current economy. While housing markets are resurging and more buyers are re-entering

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Buyers Are Purchasing Pricier Properties in Los Angeles

According to a recent article out of the Los Angeles Times, housing sales in Southern California are on the rise. While the past few years were marked by foreclosure and homeowners unwilling to consider pricier homes, the turn in the

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In This Market, Is House Flipping a Good Idea?

Many smart investors have considered house flipping at one time or another. The potential return on investment of house flipping makes it one of the most lucrative investment opportunities available. But in today’s economic climate, some investors are wary that

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What You Need to Know About Remodeling Costs

People who are new to house flipping often underestimate just how much it will cost to remodel the home that they have purchased. This common beginner mistake can take a major chunk out of the return on your investment. Here

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What is an FHA 203 Rehab Loan?

If you’ve been looking into rehab loans, chances are you’ve come across the Federal Housing Administration’s rehab loan product, the FHA 203(k) loan. This loan is designed to help people who are interested in purchasing fixer-uppers secure a mortgage for

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Going Green With Rehab Properties

Taking the extra steps to make a house you’re flipping more “green” can improve the value of the home and entice eco-conscience home buyers. However, there are a number of pitfalls that you need to be aware of when going

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