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Market & Trends

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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Think Realty Magazine July/August 2022

Think Realty Magazine July/August 2022

+ WHAT'S INSIDE Investment Strategy |  Tips For Lending During a (Possible) Downturn • 7 Tips to Guide a New Entrepreneur’s Path • Corporate Opportunities •  You Cannot Profit from Yesterday’s Growth • Retirement Accounts Vs. Real Estate Investing • Tangible Assets in a Shrinking Economy •  Transforming Communities Via ...
Think Realty Webinar: Investing in Florida

Think Realty Webinar: Investing in Florida

Think Realty is providing you with another FREE WEBINAR! On June 22nd at 2PM (CST), a panel of experts will be speaking about “Investing in Florida.” This webinar will be moderated by Romney Navarro from Streamline Funding and panelists include: John Cate with Finance of America Robert Knight with Whitestone ...
What Does the New Normal Look Like?

What Does the New Normal Look Like?

It’s the question at the forefront of every real estate investor’s mind: When will the housing market stabilize? On any given week, you might answer that question very differently. Just a few short months ago, no one would have predicted the impact of the Russian invasion in Ukraine and its ...
Will Surges in Home Prices Last?

Will Surges in Home Prices Last?

The surge in home prices that’s affected almost every market in the country won’t last forever—it probably has only another year. After that, will higher prices stay higher? In the long run, higher prices are dependent on income, which hasn’t surged anywhere. Or will they crash as they did in ...
Surging Prices and Sales Drive the Market in Southwest Florida

Surging Prices and Sales Drive the Market in Southwest Florida

Every year at the Market Trends conference, Southwest Florida real estate experts get together to share valuable insights and give their outlook on the current climate and future forecast when it comes to property acquisitions in one of the fastest growing areas in the country. This year the theme was ...
FREE WEBINAR! What’s ahead for the Multifamily Sector in Texas?

FREE WEBINAR! What’s ahead for the Multifamily Sector in Texas?

Think Realty is providing you with another FREE WEBINAR! On June 15th at 2PM (CST), a panel of experts will be speaking about "What's Ahead for the Multifamily Sector in Texas." Panelists include: Robert Martinez with Rockstar Capital Chris Ragland with Ragland Realty Travis Watts with Ashcroft Capital After registering, ...
How to Protect Yourself from the Housing Bubble

How to Protect Yourself from the Housing Bubble

Just when you think housing prices couldn’t get any higher, they have. In January 2022, home prices skyrocketed again as home inventories reached record lows. The bottom line is this: When there isn’t enough housing, the price increases drastically. What you’re left with is what we call the housing bubble ...
Is Wall Street Buying Up Main Street?

Is Wall Street Buying Up Main Street?

There has been a lot of talk in the last few years (and increasingly since the pandemic) that large institutions such as BlackRock and Zillow are buying up the housing stock in the United States. These purchases are driving prices up and making homeownership unaffordable for the regular Jack and ...
June 2022 Special Lending Edition

June 2022 Special Lending Edition

+ WHAT'S INSIDE Special Lending Edition |  The CIVIC Difference • Revolutionary or Evolutionary? • How to Build Trust with Your Investors and Borrowers • No More Keeping Up with the Joneses • Taking the Bull by the Horns • The Ins and Outs of Real Estate Investing Insurances • ...
The World Economy Is NOT Your Economy 

The World Economy Is NOT Your Economy 

The global economy inevitably impacts the real estate industry. It is also true that many investors have been using it as a crutch to avoid starting to invest in real estate—or move to the next level. Leveraging the current reality is the key to growing your portfolio, regardless of market ...
Reimagining City Living

Reimagining City Living

The health crisis has fundamentally changed how people live, work, rest, and play. Spurred on by the blurring of our professional and personal lives, there is a new set of rules at play in urban planning and multifamily housing. Let’s take a look at some of them. According to One ...
Rising Interest Rates: Is Real Estate Investing Still Bigger in Texas?

Rising Interest Rates: Is Real Estate Investing Still Bigger in Texas?

00:59:39 | Investing in Real Estate in Texas, the impact of rising interest rates and more ...
How Design Can Maximize A Multifamily Investment

How Design Can Maximize A Multifamily Investment

Many cities throughout the country are experiencing tremendous rent growth, and the Tampa, Florida, market is no exception. Local statistics puts market rent growth for this area at more than 20% during the last year as supply continues to be sparce. With such a high demand, investors can continue to ...
Labor and Materials Shortages Prompt New Approaches to Building and Design

Labor and Materials Shortages Prompt New Approaches to Building and Design

Fix-and-flippers, new home builders, and build-to-rent contractors must feel like they’re caught in an endless loop of Groundhog Day. Although many builders and rehabbers had hoped 2022 would bring some relief from materials shortages, labor bottlenecks, and soaring construction prices, challenges in these areas have continued unabated across the country ...
FREE WEBINAR! Rising Interest Rates: Is Real Estate Investing Still Bigger in Texas?

FREE WEBINAR! Rising Interest Rates: Is Real Estate Investing Still Bigger in Texas?

Think Realty is providing you with another FREE WEBINAR! On May 16th at 2PM (CST), a panel of experts will be speaking about investing opportunities in the great state of Texas. Panelists include: Rob Barney with DHLC Investments Incorporated Alex Buriak with Jet Lending Kristin Gerst with Capricorn Mortgage Investments ...
Think Realty Magazine May/June 2022

Think Realty Magazine May/June 2022

+ WHAT'S INSIDE Design |  Inflation-proofing Your Renovation Budget • Investing in Mobile/Manufactured Homes • 13 Design Trends for 2022 • The 4 Essential Elements of a Successful Real Estate Project • Good Design Can Make or Break Your Business • Redesigning Distressed Properties to Appeal to Modern Buyers • ...
La Jolla San Diego California USA

What to Know Before Buying a House in San Diego

Are you looking to buy a house in San Diego? If so, then there are some things that you need to know before diving into the process. For instance, did you know that a bank or lender can reject your application even if you have excellent credit and income? It’s ...
Think Realty Podcast #228 – Building Wealth, Peer to Peer!

Think Realty Podcast #228 – Building Wealth, Peer to Peer!

You can build wealth by using a loan program… sounds like an oxymoron, right? It’s true! Our guest Tom Hallock from PeerStreet explains how using loan programs benefit the borrower and the lender, where are the breakdowns in the learning curve of PeerStreet, and where he thinks the market is ...
After a Two-Year Hiatus, Will Foreclosure Volume Return in 2022?

After a Two-Year Hiatus, Will Foreclosure Volume Return in 2022?

Data from Auction.com and other sources suggest that foreclosure volume will increase substantially in 2022 off a record low in 2021, while staying safely below pre-pandemic levels. The trend of gradually rising foreclosure volume was already established leading into 2022. Completed foreclosure auctions on the Auction.com platform in the fourth ...
Reset Expectations

Reset Expectations

The renewed plunge into coronavirus disruptions—this time by the omicron variant—increases the difficulty of separating temporary from longer-term changes to the U.S. economy. Economic disruptions often accelerate trends that had already been brewing under the surface. On-line shopping, remote working and learning, and the reordering of life-work priorities aren’t new ...
4 Reasons Multifamily Isn’t in a Bubble

4 Reasons Multifamily Isn’t in a Bubble

Over the last decade, this country has printed more money than in the previous 95 years. In addition, there are fewer and fewer places where individuals and institutions can get yield on their cash. When the asset craze finally does bust, the money moving from those assets—stocks, crypto, and single-family ...
Why Real Estate Investors Are Buying Homes at a Record High

Why Real Estate Investors Are Buying Homes at a Record High

A new report revealed that real estate investors are buying a large percentage of U.S. homes that hit the market. Investor-purchased homes accounted for more than 18% of all sales in the fourth quarter of 2021. In December of that year, investors purchased nearly 44% more homes — more than ...
Think Realty Podcast #225 – Learning to Lend

Think Realty Podcast #225 – Learning to Lend

Have you heard the big news?! AlphaFlow and American Association of Private Lenders are officially partners! Our guest Dana Georgiou, Senior Vice President of Lender Partnerships at AlphaFlow, gives a sneak peek on a few of the exciting things coming this year like educational forums, new technology specifically for lenders ...
Market Spotlight: Baltimore, Maryland

Market Spotlight: Baltimore, Maryland

Good morning, Baltimore! Whatever your reference point for Baltimore—the Ravens and Orioles, steamed crabs, or the site of many John Waters movies (including Hairspray)—this close neighbor of Washington, D.C., has potential for investment you may not have considered. Historically, Baltimore is where “The Star-Spangled Banner” was written during a siege ...
5 Ways Investors Continue to Improve New York City

5 Ways Investors Continue to Improve New York City

It seems impossible to make a city like New York any better than it is, but some investors are up to the challenge. While it may feel like all the properties in the Big Apple are taken, wise investors know that there is still money to be made and that ...