Know how to investigate a property’s background and spot suspect work before you put in an offer on a flipped house.
For some investors, “banking” deals can be profitable, but there are risks and details to consider.
There are steps that will suit those who are not embracing the risk associated with bonds and stocks.
Buyers in the Washington area, accustomed to the lack of available homes and declining affordability in the past few years, are beginning to recognize that widening their scope of potential neighborhoods might be necessary to get a home they want.
Now that former President Barack Obama and his family own a home in Washington, D.C., (bought back in May 2017 for $8.1 million), they have been renovating up a storm … and the latest add-on is a bit of a shocker for the area.
Even if you manage to sock away a fair amount in your 401(k) every year, it’s not unusual to worry that inflation may eat away at the value of your retirement portfolio. To reduce the likelihood of that happening, you can boost retirement income by investing in real estate.
Members of the Forbes Real Estate Council shared their best tips for investors setting out after their first deal. Consider this advice if you’re in the market for your first property investment.
Taking the first step into real estate investing with a fix-and-flip property can be exhilarating — and terrifying. Buying, renovating and selling a property takes a good chunk of money and time, but if you do it right, it can pay big dividends.
It’s wise for us to wonder, how big is the potential private-loan fund market and how much of that market share can private loan funds capture?
In order to ensure a positive experience for borrowers, it’s important to develop and maintain a trusted network that works together to get results.
Rather than investing in the traditional “starter homes” that previous generations purchased, some millennials are choosing to rent for longer and hold out for their ideal property — if they even decide to buy real estate at all.
Before everything—before the hammers and saws come out, before the designing and brainstorming, before the loan approvals—try to keep some of these tips in mind, offered by Walnut Street Finance CEO Bobby Montagne.
Washington, D.C., is in a state of constant change with new projects announced every week. As new projects come, so too do neighborhood real estate prices fluctuate.
From affordable housing to retail, see what new projects to expect in this Northeast neighborhood
More and more people are flipping houses — the most in 10 years – but they are reaping smaller rewards. High home prices, hot competition and very, very few available homes to buy are combining to make this popular trade ever more risky.
Private real estate lending lets investors improve neighborhoods in their own communities — creating jobs and boosting local business income by as much as 42 percent. Real estate lending is a vehicle that keeps their investment close to home.
It’s no surprise that D.C. is a top destination for U.S. homebuyers. It’s also known to be one of the leading major metropolitan cities for flipping houses! Bobby Montagne, CEO of Walnut Street Finance, broke it down to the top three neighborhoods you need to live in 2018.
After 2008 Bobby saw that banks were not able to lend on projects that previously had never been an issue. With capital drying up, he decided to pivot. He created Walnut Street Finance to provide capital to companies doing what he just pivoted from.
The Round Table is Southern New England’s #1 real estate program. National award winning realtor, Emilio DiSpirito, and his top tier guests offer valuable insight on how to leverage real estate and financial markets.
Durham is ground zero for home flipping in the Triangle. All across the Bull City, investors and developers are throwing money at low-priced homes and, after pumping more funds into renovations, selling for a quick profit.
For those with ample net worth, becoming private lenders to real estate developers and builders, and other businesses, can make for big payouts, the ability to negotiate favorable terms, meet interesting people and associates, and increase cash flow.
In a sign that the drama in Washington has fully captured the nation’s attention, consumers name the political environment there as the greatest threat to the economy over the next six months, according to a Bankrate survey.
Top strategies to measure value and success.
The private lending space offers benefits to lenders and borrows, alike.
When assessing potential projects, it’s a good idea to run through a checklist of set procedures.
Real estate investment can be a tough nut to crack. While some thrive in the industry and rise to the top, others struggle to find success. But what is it that creates the difference between the two?
The tight institutional mortgage qualification standards create opportunities for private lenders. Lenders wanting to enjoy the security that comes with real estate backed loans may want to consider hard money lending that typically comes with a 25% to 30% loan to value buffer.
The proximity to the White House and an ever-evolving entrepreneurial spirit makes the area a perfect place to be if you’re looking to start a business. We wanted to hear from some of those business owners on why they believe Washington D.C. is such a good place for being an entrepreneur.
What could $10 million spread out in Hampton Roads and Richmond look like? Think granite countertops, subway-tile kitchen backsplashes, new wood flooring and, in some cases, entirely new houses squeezed in between others built a century ago.
Figuring out how to buy a house is no small feat—particularly since the rules keep on changing. So even if you’ve bought a home in the past and feel like the process is old hat, watch out: What worked in 2017 might not fly in 2018.