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2011 – What We Can Expect for the Housing Market

2011 – What We Can Expect for the Housing Market

Rates are headed up even as QE2 roles out from the fed.  The hiccups in the foreclosure process combined with the excess demand absorbed by the first time homebuyers tax credit have set the stage for another down leg on the housing market.  In the long run, this must depress rents somewhat in general, but not in all cases. One exception is [...]

The Warrior’s Guide to Rental Investing and Management

The Warrior’s Guide to Rental Investing and Management

I have finally published my new book - The Warrior's Guide to Rental Investing and Management.  The book contains a variety of articles designed to improve skills cutting costs, improving revenue, gaining investors, presenting to investors and more.

Housing Market Trends – New Report

Housing Market Trends – New Report

2010 continues to be full of interesting news for those of us in the rental business and especially multifamily.  Here are facts to get your attention: 50% of new household formed over the next decade will be multifamily.  Please note that this is multifamily and not rental alone. By the end of the decade home ownership will be less than [...]

5 Elements Define Rental Investors Due Diligence

5 Elements Define Rental Investors Due Diligence

I continue working on a new book for due diligence.  Supporting this, I have explored many different ways of presenting the information.  The following article which I recently offered on EzineArticles provides simple way to analyze the process.  I'll be interested in any comments that we receive on [...]

Home shoppers taking fresh look at renting Years of declining values have many rethinking homeownership

Home shoppers taking fresh look at renting Years of declining values have many rethinking homeownership

This is a great article from www.msnbc.com.  Views and facts about homeownership are indeed  changing and radically  as I've discussed  before here and elsewhere. by Jane Hodges msnbc.com contributor updated 7/27/2010 10:43:37 AM ET When Mark and Joanne Cleaver sold their 3,000-square-foot Arts & Crafts-style bungalow in [...]

Resources for Free Members

Resources for Free Members

I've added a new page with common resources I use for many of my articles, for blog content and more.  Please take the time to take a look and offer any resources you think make sense. Some of the items include: 1) the Census Bureau, 2) several books I rely on, and other information.  These are good tools to add to your investing tool box.

IRREIA is Proud to Sponsor Our New Book Coming Very Soon

IRREIA is Proud to Sponsor Our New Book Coming Very Soon

IRREIA is in the final stages of publishing our first Ebook for our readers and members.  This volume offers over 250 pages of actionable ideas to improve your investing and property management skills and results.  Divided into 7  sections, the  book covers: Developing investors, Investor communications, Reducing operating [...]

The IRREIA is assembling a Master Mind Circle of Residential Investment Experts

The IRREIA is assembling a Master Mind Circle of Residential Investment Experts

The IRREIA recognizes that a strong group of industry experts are required to answer questions, provide information, and develop the wealth of knowledge needed to support investing in the area.  The Master Mind Circle will answer this need. Master Mind Circle – A group of experts considered core to meeting IRREIA’s central mission [...]

You Bought It… Now What

You Bought It… Now What

So, you identified the project.  The market research and other due diligence checked out.  You even reached terms that suited you.  So what now?  If you don't create a successful management plan you'll soon experience your first real estate failure.  Or, perhaps you've had several investments already.  Are you getting all from these projects [...]

A Plan to Complete a Successful Residential Investment

A Plan to Complete a Successful Residential Investment

Many investors become put off completing an investment by the details of completing the process.  This week we are adding a page to help prospective investors "Eat the Elephant".  Like the old adage says, the elephant is eaten one bite at a time. To complete an investment, there are some distinct steps to wade through.  Unfortunately, this [...]

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