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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 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 ...
Top Reasons to Invest in Texas

Top Reasons to Invest in Texas

Which market in Texas is the best one to invest in? The answer is all of them. Last year in Texas, single-family housing sales ended 6.1% higher at 416,488 units sold. The average and median prices increased to $372,656 and $300,000, up 18.1% and 15.7% respectively from 2020 according to ...
Using Self-Directed IRAs to Invest in the Houston Market

Using Self-Directed IRAs to Invest in the Houston Market

As the Houston market continues to become more competitive, more Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA) investors are looking for ways to ensure successful deals. In a market where property is moving faster than it has in years, having a real estate investment in your SDIRA can increase your chances of generating more ...
Think Realty Magazine March/April 2022

Think Realty Magazine March/April 2022

+ WHAT'S INSIDE Profiles |  Are You Prepared for the Upcoming Market Crash in 2022? Legislation |  Think Realty’s New Government Relations Committee Identifies First Key Issue Funding |  Tap into Private Lending When Buying a Short-Term Rental • Capital, Real Estate, Cash Flow, and the Velocity of Money • ...
Buyers Face Challenges Due to Record Low House Listings in the Philly Area

Buyers Face Challenges Due to Record Low House Listings in the Philly Area

Philadelphia homebuyers aren’t going to have an easy time in 2022; there simply aren’t enough houses on the market to go around. The number of listed houses in the area has been declining over the past couple of years, too; this isn’t a recent phenomenon by any means. There have ...
Think Realty Podcast #222 – State of the Marketplace and Investing in 2022

Think Realty Podcast #222 – State of the Marketplace and Investing in 2022

With the state of the marketplace and interest rates going up, will investors have a profitable 2022? Our guest Jeffrey Tesch, CEO of RCN Capital, talks about the impact rising interest rates and supply and demand has on investors. Tesch breaks down the strategy to achieve success in 2022 and ...
Think Realty Podcast #221- Investing in Texas

Think Realty Podcast #221- Investing in Texas

Texas has many opportunities for investors but don’t be fooled: just because a property has a low price, doesn’t mean it’s necessarily a good deal. Our guest Shenoah Grove from Texas REIAS, has lived in Texas for most of her life and shares all of the ins and outs about ...
RealtyTrac® Data Shows Increase in Share of  Real Estate Investor Purchases

RealtyTrac® Data Shows Increase in Share of Real Estate Investor Purchases

 IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 8, 2022 – Real estate investor purchases accounted for 16.4% of all home purchases nationally in Q3 2021 compared with 11.7% in Q3 2020, a year-over-year increase of just over 40 percent, according to the RealtyTrac® Investor Purchase Report. The report measures the share of all single-family home sales purchased by investors, ...
Hot Market: Atlanta

Hot Market: Atlanta

The Atlanta real estate market has had steady growth over the past several years making it a great place to live as well as invest in. Located in the state of Georgia, the city of Atlanta is a hotspot for any type of real estate investing. It is a city ...
Clearing Skies

Clearing Skies

During this year, it has been difficult to figure out which local markets have the best potential for real estate investors. The pandemic not only cut growth in all markets but also changed how the economy is structured. Some sectors, like healthcare, government, and restaurants, seem to have lost jobs ...
Why is the Southwest Florida Real Estate Market So Hot?

Why is the Southwest Florida Real Estate Market So Hot?

The real estate market nationwide is seeing unprecedented surges. One of the hottest markets in the US is Southwest Florida. As of November 2021, Southwest Florida is showing 0.3 months of inventory in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties, which is down 80% of where we should be for a balanced ...
Think Realty Magazine January/February 2022

Think Realty Magazine January/February 2022

+ WHAT'S INSIDE Investor Stories |  Local Real Estate Investors Improve Communities One House at a Time • A Woman to Watch: Eboni Killian Fundamentals |  The Power of Partnerships • Instagram-Worthy Staging and Photography • What Does Leadership for a Property Manager Look Like? • Contractual Unity in a ...
The New Houston

The New Houston

I have lived in every major city in Texas. It’s all great! But there’s just something about Houston that draws me in. After living in Austin and other cities, we finally moved back to the Houston area in December 2011, and in the short amount of time that we were ...
Hot Market: Cincinnati

Hot Market: Cincinnati

Driving through the mountain, over the Ohio river with houses all around and the skyline of Cincinnati ahead, the view can be quite breathtaking. I remember driving through the city as a kid with my parents and being mesmerized by its beauty. My mom was born in Cincinnati and grew ...
A Demographic Shift Prime for Investment

A Demographic Shift Prime for Investment

With inflation on the rise and uncertainty growing, investors look to the horizon, watching for patterns and identifying changes that point to opportunity. The desire to diversify amid growing market concerns is nothing new. For years, investors have looked for the best methods to increase return on investment while ensuring ...
How Investors and Renters Should Assess a Neighborhood in New York

How Investors and Renters Should Assess a Neighborhood in New York

You’re living the dream now. A respectable figure in the bank, an arguably good number of choices to find a sense of solace in a place like New York—but wait. Since you have come so far, you would want to make the most of your money and space now, wouldn’t ...
International-Note-Investing

Why Market Price is the Right Price in Dubai

The performance of Dubai’s property market in 2021 has been nothing short of phenomenal, with transaction levels of Dh88.12 billion ($23.99bn) in the first 8 months - surpassing the entire volume of 2020’s transactions by 22.6% according to data from real estate portal Property Finder. It is an incredible rebound ...
Think Realty Magazine December 2021

Think Realty Magazine December 2021

+ WHAT'S INSIDE Investor Stories |  Titan Talk Featuring Garrett Sutton • Presidents' Circle Featuring Marco Santarelli Fundamentals |  The Social Impact of Real Estate • Tax Benefits with Short-Term Rentals • 5 Factors for Real REI Success • Commercial Review • How to Buy or Sell a Property Management ...