Category Archives: Real Estate Investing

Foreclosures ease up in the third quarter


Foreclosures have strained the real estate market over the past several years, but the pressure seems to be easing up, according to CNN Money. A recent RealtyTrac report indicates that foreclosures dropped in 62 percent of the nation’s largest metro … Continue reading

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Raleigh area One of the Top place to flip houses.


House flipping’s status as an aspirational American pastime took hits during the recession but, like disco or SUVs, it has never gone extinct. It is returning — with a vengeance. Cable TV shows glorify expert flippers and infomercials flog seminars … Continue reading

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REO land / lots for sale RALEIGH


With the Summer heat upon us so is the Real Estate Market. Homes in may areas are being sold quickly and even multiple offers. We starting to see Prices increase very nicely too. LAND and LOTS. Yes Bank owned or … Continue reading

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New Health Care bill is BAD for Real Estate. Rents will rise.


Starting in 2013, high income taxpayers will also be paying an additional 3.8% Medicare tax on all “unearned” income, which includes capital gains from the sale of real estate. Those with incomes over $200,000 a year ($250,000 for married couples … Continue reading

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Decline in Shadow Inventory Parallels Drop in Non-Distressed Inventory: Both Help Prices


CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading provider of information, analytics and business services, reported today that the current residential shadow inventory as of April 2012 fell to 1.5 million units, representing a supply of four months. This was a 14.8 percent … Continue reading

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REOs Deals Drying up?


Foreclosure bulk sales are slow to take off as investors report a shrinking pool of bargain-priced distressed homes, Bloomberg reports. Prices are recovering in once-hard hit markets, such as Phoenix and Miami, and as such, private-equity firms, hedge funds, and … Continue reading

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Cash Out – For More – When Selling Your Property


Cash Out For More – When Selling Your Property, another exit strategy. In addition to the exit strategies outlined by David S. Fisher last month in this same space (see: http://www.landandfarm.com/news/article/1007/) owners of appreciated real property have another option that … Continue reading

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May 26, 2012 Mortgage rates for Raleigh Durham NC


Home Loans May 26, 2012 Kathy Hannam Phone: 919-453-5068 Cell: 919-883-7470 All rates are a guideline for the use by real estate professionals only. All quotes are for 30 day locks and based on Purchase money. Loan amounts over $80,000. … Continue reading

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Right time to buy Raleigh Investment / Rental Properties?


Many investment properties are priced just right. 10% CAP rates are not uncommon return. Great properties, Great cash flow and even structured properly there are great tax benefits. The other question is do you finance or pay cash? Cash is … Continue reading

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Will the 3.8% Tax on Real Estate Affect You?


As you may have heard, the federal government has implemented a new tax on real estate transactions that will become effective January 1, 2013. There are many misconceptions about properties and taxpayers that will be subject to this new tax … Continue reading

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