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The world of real estate investing moves quickly. Catch the must-know news, market information, and trends for the industry here.

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Orlando REI Summit: A Premier In-Person Event for Real Estate Investors

Orlando REI Summit: A Premier In-Person Event for Real Estate Investors

September 12 - 13 2024 Orlando For those who prefer face-to-face interaction, Think Realty is proud to announce the Orlando REI Summit, a premier in-person event designed to provide investors with hands-on learning, networking, and deal-making opportunities. As an exclusive Think Realty+ benefit, members may register themselves and a plus ...
Virtual REI Summit: Uniting Investors in a Digital Landscape

Virtual REI Summit: Uniting Investors in a Digital Landscape

July 31 & Aug. 1 2024 Think Realty is excited to announce the upcoming Virtual REI Summit. As an exclusive Think Realty+ benefit, members may register themselves and a plus one at no additional cost. Featuring keynote speakers, expert panels, and virtual networking opportunities, the Virtual REI Summit promises to ...
Introducing the Think Realty Plus Plan: Revolutionizing Real Estate Investment Education

Introducing the Think Realty Plus Plan: Revolutionizing Real Estate Investment Education

Kansas City, June 6, 2024 — Think Realty, the leading resource for real estate investors, is thrilled to announce the launch of its groundbreaking Think Realty Plus plan. This comprehensive membership package is designed to empower real estate investors with unparalleled resources, tools, and education to thrive in today’s dynamic ...
Dallas Rental Properties – Why Investing in Dallas Real Estate Is A Smart Choice?

Dallas Rental Properties – Why Investing in Dallas Real Estate Is A Smart Choice?

Many investors wonder if Dallas, Texas is a good spot to buy rental properties. It's not an easy question to answer because the best places to invest can differ based on what each person wants and aims for. Dallas, located right in the middle of Texas, is a big city ...
Wondering How to Dominate the Houston Real Estate Scene? Let’s Dive In!

Wondering How to Dominate the Houston Real Estate Scene? Let’s Dive In!

Houston, renowned for its diverse culture, thriving economy, and booming real estate market, presents an enticing landscape for realtors looking to make their mark. But how do you navigate this dynamic city and emerge victorious in the competitive world of real estate? Fear not, as we unveil the secrets to ...
The Remote Work Revolution

The Remote Work Revolution


Flexible work arrangements are reshaping real estate markets. It’s hard to overstate how much remote work could reshape real estate markets. In a recent panel at Columbia University, one expert compared remote work during the pandemic to the Bolshevik Revolution. Another said that this is the first time employees haven’t ...
5 Real Estate Investment Trends for 2024


5 Real Estate Investment Trends for 2024


| Kiavi | Article | Market & Trends
Despite the challenges ahead, making informed decisions can lead to good returns in 2024. In the dynamic landscape of real estate investing, 2024 presents both challenges and opportunities. Despite economic uncertainties like surging mortgage rates, fluctuating housing prices, and low inventory, the real estate market remains a gateway for first-time ...
Correction Cascade

Correction Cascade

When will home prices realign with income levels? Since 2021, home prices are sharply higher in every market across the country—so much higher that they’ll have to come back down. Home prices can be out of line with local incomes for a while, as they are right now, but not ...
Falling Prices Won’t Stop Local Investors

Falling Prices Won’t Stop Local Investors

More local investors expect a price correction in 2024. They’re still buying. An increasing number of local real estate investors buying distressed properties on Auction.com expect home prices and rents to fall in 2024, but most still plan to bid at least as aggressively at auction as they did in ...
Think Realty Magazine March/April 2024

Think Realty Magazine March/April 2024

+WHAT'S INSIDE Cover Story | Key Factors for a Successful 2024 Design | Door Design Decision Funding | Financing Your Real Estate Investment: Debt vs. Equity • Understanding the Funding Game Players—and Changing the Paradigm as a Real Estate Professional Investment Strategy | 1031 Exchanges for Mineral Rights • How Mineral Rights Work • ...
Rent Prices vs. Income: 4 Major Problems Renters Face and What’s Next for the Market

Rent Prices vs. Income: 4 Major Problems Renters Face and What’s Next for the Market

Home prices have skyrocketed in recent years, locking many out of the housing market. With the prospect of buying a home more daunting than ever, many Americans are choosing to rent rather than buy. Yet rent prices have also increased steadily over the past few years, making housing affordability an ...
Think Realty Podcast #301 – Greetings From Arizona!

Think Realty Podcast #301 – Greetings From Arizona!

If you haven’t heard, we’re taking our Think Realty Conference and Expo to Phoenix, Arizona this March! We wanted to get some insight into Arizona so Eddie sat down with Michael Del Prete, Executive Director of AZREIA (the largest U.S. Real Estate Investors Association) to discuss what exactly a REIA ...
Prime Suspects for Correction

Prime Suspects for Correction

A reckoning in home prices is coming. Although the home price bubble is still percolating in some places, with the average sales price up 5% in the third quarter compared to last year (up 11% in Miami!), the slowing U.S. economy almost ensures there will be a reckoning in 2024 ...
Where to Spot Distressed Property Buying Opportunities in 2024

Where to Spot Distressed Property Buying Opportunities in 2024

Based on scheduled foreclosure auction volume in late 2023, here are some opportunities you might want to consider. Foreclosure auction volume remained muted in late 2023, but scheduled auction data shows which markets will likely have the most volume of distressed property buying opportunities in early 2024. Nationwide, scheduled foreclosure ...
Think Realty Magazine January/February 2024

Think Realty Magazine January/February 2024

+WHAT'S INSIDE Cover Story | How Real Estate Can Create Positive Social and Commercial Outcomes Market & Trends | Where to Spot Distressed Property Buying Opportunities in 2024 • Prime Suspects for Correction Design | Make Your Next Renovation a Real Splash! Funding | Preparing for Long-Term Financing of Single-Family Residential Rentals • An ...
Inaugural Neighborhood Stabilization Report Shows Community Impact of Distressed Property Dispositions

Inaugural Neighborhood Stabilization Report Shows Community Impact of Distressed Property Dispositions

Analysis of 325,000 distressed dispositions in last five years shows impact on homeownership rates, property values, home affordability and distressed homeowners Profile of the local community developers who are the primary buyers of distressed properties at auction provides insights into why they often produce positive community outcomes A spotlight on ...
Top 5 Recession-Proof Markets in 2023

Top 5 Recession-Proof Markets in 2023

Choosing the right real estate investment to add to your portfolio requires ample research and extensive knowledge about the market you're investing in. A poor decision can result in your portfolio dropping substantially in value at a time when you're trying to increase your gains. When the broader markets start ...
East Meets West

East Meets West

Will prices level off this year? Data from the FHFA show that the average home price in the second quarter was up 5% from last year. Prices were up 8% in the first quarter and 12% in the fourth quarter of 2022, so there's a definite slowing trend, and we ...
Think Realty Podcast #296 – Decoding Capital With Ben Fertig

Think Realty Podcast #296 – Decoding Capital With Ben Fertig

You know what capital is and may know that it is available, but do you know how it gets to you or where it comes from? Eddie sat down with Ben Fertig, President at Constructive Capital, to chat about the basic concept of the capital markets and how capital gets ...
Making the Most of Home Equity

Making the Most of Home Equity

Investors and homeowners can maximize equity to meet life goals. The U.S. real estate market has experienced an unprecedented surge in home price appreciation during the past three years. Since 2020, the average national price for a home in the U.S. has increased by 29%. In the previous decade, the annual ...
Investing Opportunities in Overlooked Markets

Investing Opportunities in Overlooked Markets

Solid returns await investors if they consider looking outside their comfort zone. Rising mortgage rates and slowing home price appreciation have compressed returns for real estate investors, but solid returns are still available in often-overlooked markets across the country for investors willing to step outside of their comfort zone. “The ...
Think Realty Magazine November/December 2023

Think Realty Magazine November/December 2023

+WHAT'S INSIDE Legislation | Sometimes Legislation Is “Signaling” Cover Story | A Restart, Not a Startup - Featuring Bill Tessar of CV3 Financial Services Design | Top It Off! Market & Trends | Investing Opportunities in Overlooked Markets • East Meets West • Top 5 Recession-Proof Markets in 2023 Funding | Real Estate Investment for ...
4 Industry Trends You Cannot Afford to Ignore

4 Industry Trends You Cannot Afford to Ignore

| Tom Olson | Article | Market & Trends
Real estate is changing … again. The post-pandemic world is a volatile one, and the real estate industry is just as susceptible to volatility as any other sector. Real estate has long been a “hedge asset,” one that is somewhat insulated from economic pressures and declines. As a result, investors ...
Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks

Price and population peaks in various markets coincided. Home prices go with the flow. The flow of population, that is. We could also call this Twin Peaks because the height of the recent home price boom seems to be a twin of the height of population growth. The boom sprang ...
Local Real Estate Investors Move from Caution to Confidence

Local Real Estate Investors Move from Caution to Confidence

Local investors stay disciplined even as institutional investors continue to retreat. Local real estate investors who started out the year cautiously bullish have become more confidently bullish as the housing market continues to prove its resilience in the face of elevated mortgage rates and slowing home price appreciation, according to ...