Single Family

By far the most popular REI method, single-family residential investments include fix-and-flip, buy-and-hold, short- and long-term rentals, wholesaling, and BRRRR, among many other strategies.

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Single Family

By far the most popular REI method, single-family residential investments include fix-and-flip, buy-and-hold, short- and long-term rentals, wholesaling, and BRRRR, among many other strategies.

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Reasons Why Spring is the Time for Buying and Selling Rental Property

Reasons Why Spring is the Time for Buying and Selling Rental Property

The arrival of spring, with its warmer temperatures and beautiful blooms, coincides with an increase in rental market activity. Part of the reason for this increase is due to tenant preferences. But for rental property investors, there are other key reasons why spring is a prime time for buying and ...
Best Intangible Features You Need to Attract Tenants

Best Intangible Features You Need to Attract Tenants

As a property owner, you already know that getting and keeping your rental property in good condition is one of the best ways to achieve long-term profitability. But other than a clean and well-kept property, there are a few intangible features you can offer that might help you attract higher ...
Make Your Next Renovation a Real Splash!

Make Your Next Renovation a Real Splash!

Whether you're building a new kitchen or renovating an old one, you will enhance any kitchen design with your choice of backsplash. With kitchens earning upward of 70%-80% of ROI when selling a home, making sure your next kitchen renovation is a splash is a real must! That’s “splash” as ...
Think Realty Podcast #302 – A Horizon Year

Think Realty Podcast #302 – A Horizon Year

2023 was a rough year for a lot of people, but it seems like 2024 is a horizon year where most people are looking into brand new opportunities. Eddie sat down with Brandon Cobb from HBG Capital to get his thoughts on if we’re in a transitional place in the ...
Investing in Community Amenities: Enhancing Property Values and Tenant Retention

Investing in Community Amenities: Enhancing Property Values and Tenant Retention

When you own real estate and manage tenants, you have two choices. You can treat your property solely as a business transaction, setting and collecting rent and resigning yourself to tenants who cycle in and out as if through a revolving door, or you can take it upon yourself to ...
15 Interior Design Styles for Your Rental

15 Interior Design Styles for Your Rental

Your rental home is an investment that requires attention long after closing day. Whether you plan to use the house as a vacation rental or a long-term rental property, consumers are more discerning than ever before. They’re searching for functional spaces that are attractive and consistent from room to room ...
How Real Estate Can Create Positive Social and Commercial Outcomes

How Real Estate Can Create Positive Social and Commercial Outcomes

Thinking creatively about workforce housing, attainable housing, and transitional housing in communities can satisfy more than commercial goals. It’s important for real estate professionals to stay on top of the latest trends in the industry. But discerning what has staying power from a flash-in-the-pan fad can be a tough task ...
4  Pros and Cons of Investing in an Airbnb vs. a Traditional Rental

4  Pros and Cons of Investing in an Airbnb vs. a Traditional Rental

Real estate investors are always on the lookout for their next big venture. With occupancy rates soaring, now may seem like a good time to invest in an Airbnb. What's the difference between investing in an Airbnb versus a traditional rental? It all boils down to four main factors, each ...
Should You Do Multiple Tenant Leases?

Should You Do Multiple Tenant Leases?

For many property owners in the single-family rental home market, the ideal tenant is a one-lease long-term tenant. But in some locations it might make more sense to offer multiple tenant leases for a single-family property. Especially if your rental home is in a college town or in areas where ...
When You Should (and Shouldn’t) Pull Out Equity from Your Rental Property

When You Should (and Shouldn’t) Pull Out Equity from Your Rental Property

Investing in single-family rental properties brings many rewards, but perhaps none can grow an investor’s wealth better than equity. As residential real estate appreciates and any related mortgage principal is paid down, the equity on a property can become a significant asset on any balance sheet. When this happens, you ...
4 Regulatory Changes Investigators Must Understand

4 Regulatory Changes Investigators Must Understand

The evolving regulatory environment demands that investors pay attention. Smart investors know they’re not just up against the market. They’re also up against the regulatory environment. Regulators aren’t the enemy, but the evolving regulatory environment does demand close attention. Ignorance isn’t an excuse. Investors who find themselves out of compliance ...
Are Your Residents Holding Large, Noisy Celebrations? How to Manage Resident Parties

Are Your Residents Holding Large, Noisy Celebrations? How to Manage Resident Parties

Part of living a full and happy life is celebrating holidays with family and friends. But what happens if your residents like to throw large, noisy parties at your rental property? As a property owner, it’s important to know what can be done about resident parties and why you should ...
10 Strategies for Investing in Real Estate During an Economic Downturn

10 Strategies for Investing in Real Estate During an Economic Downturn

The period of robust and consistent economic expansion since the pandemic seems to be coming to an end. Consumer prices continue to rise, but the annual inflation rate dropped to 5% in March. That's significantly lower than the 9% reported in June 2022 but still much higher than the target ...
7 Pros and Cons of Investing in Foreclosures in 2023

7 Pros and Cons of Investing in Foreclosures in 2023

As an investor, you’re always on the lookout for properties that will return substantial profits. With an uncertain housing market, as well as high inflation and interest rates, foreclosed properties may be on the verge of flooding the market. A property becomes foreclosed when a homeowner fails to make mortgage ...
The Benefits of Investing in New Construction Properties

The Benefits of Investing in New Construction Properties

While all investment strategies and different types of properties have their own competing lists of pros and cons, some can feel like easier approaches, particularly for investors who may have a fairly new portfolio. For those looking to invest in new construction, the possibilities of how and when to buy, ...
Creating the “Wow” Factor with Your Home Renovations

Creating the “Wow” Factor with Your Home Renovations

To achieve a dramatic before-and-after feel, consider these five tips. Everyone loves to see the great before-and-after photos of homes. Even major networks like HGTV, DIY, and the new Magnolia Network have made millions off the fact that everyone loves a great “before and after. Witnessing the makeover of an ...
Rental Property Tax Deductions: The Bottom Line

Rental Property Tax Deductions: The Bottom Line

One of the most appealing aspects of owning single-family rental homes is the long list of deductions available to you come tax time. Unlike an owner-occupied property, when you own and operate rental homes you can claim deductions for a wide range of expenses, from insurance to maintenance costs to ...
The Do’s and Don’ts of Fix and Flip Investing

The Do’s and Don’ts of Fix and Flip Investing

01:09:51 | In this webinar, you will learn: Three Pieces of the Puzzle: Loan/Financing Marketability/Valuation Contractor/Renovation Mark Burch talks about finding the properties, sourcing the money, or using your own money with the help of Temple View. Talk about real estate agents Contract management and tips to keeping a good ...
12 Ways to Adapt Your Rental Property During a Recession

12 Ways to Adapt Your Rental Property During a Recession

Investors who plan ahead and implement some basic strategies during periods of economic abundance have a better chance of their rental properties surviving even a prolonged recession. The world of real estate investing is exciting but incredibly unpredictable. You might be riding the high of favorable returns one day only ...
Understanding Shared-Appreciation Mortgages

Understanding Shared-Appreciation Mortgages

A SAM can offer benefits to both buyers and sellers, especially in markets where prices and interest rates are high. A Shared-Appreciation Mortgage, also known as SAM, is a carryback mortgage in which the purchaser of a home shares a percentage of the appreciation in the home’s value with the ...
The Art of Fix and Flip Real Estate Investing: Transforming Properties for Profit

The Art of Fix and Flip Real Estate Investing: Transforming Properties for Profit

In the dynamic world of real estate, fix and flip investing stands out as a thrilling strategy that combines vision, strategy, and sweat equity to turn rundown properties into profitable assets. The allure of buying a distressed property, renovating it with flair, and selling it for a substantial profit has ...
Take It Outside!

Take It Outside!

With so many potential buyers looking for outdoor amenities on the properties they are considering, think about how you can “take it outside” with your next renovation. With the popularity of outdoor living spaces on the rise, it’s no wonder more buyers are looking for homes that provide outdoor amenities ...
Vacation Rental Property 101: What to Look For & How to Maximize Your Investment

Vacation Rental Property 101: What to Look For & How to Maximize Your Investment

What if you could pay for an investment property’s monthly mortgage  payment in a single weekend? It’s quite possible, thanks to the popularity of vacation rental platforms like Airbnb and VRBO. In fact, Airbnb hosts alone made $22 billion from their vacation rentals in 2022. In this article, we'll explore ...
Our House Your Home: A Business Model Focused on Affordable Housing and Tenant Satisfaction

Our House Your Home: A Business Model Focused on Affordable Housing and Tenant Satisfaction

Our House Your Home LLC, a family-owned company, has developed a unique build-to-rent program focused on building and renting high-quality homes for underserved tenants in Wilmington, NC. By identifying infill lots and building 4–5-bedroom houses, the company can meet the needs of underserved tenants and provide them with a happy, ...
5 Ways to Give Your Investment Property a New Look

5 Ways to Give Your Investment Property a New Look

With remodels on the rise, you want to give your property an updated look without breaking the budget. With whole-house flips slowing down, remodels are becoming more common. Kitchen and bathrooms are usually the focal point of these remodels. But the problem with trying to give any property a new ...