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Housing Sales Jump Only Masks Still Anemic Performance

Housing Sales Jump Only Masks Still Anemic Performance

Existing Home Sales are in the tank.  A 10% jump last month doesn't change that.  In July the annual rate fell to a low of 3.84 million as you will see below.  This month pushes the tally back toward but failing to reach 5,000,000 annual sales.  A health market probably will see numbers in the 6 million to 8 million annual sales rate.  [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Property Condition Report Short Comings

Lenders require and rely on the property  condition report because in concept this report should identify  all immediate  requirements, establish needed reserves, and either support or debunk the  purchase price of the asset on the basis of physical status.  Unfortunately, as investors making this  assumption is risky. First, the report  [...]