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    Real Estate Investing Experts Coming to Grand Rapids in Just Two Days!

    February 19th, 2019

    Real Estate Investing Experts Coming to Grand Rapids in Just Two Days! In just two days we’ll be kicking off the start of our 3-day annual conference with real estate investing experts! We’ll have exciting presentations packed with tips, tricks and wealth-building strategies to help you have your most successful year yet! National speaker topics […]

    Don’t Wait! Wholesaling Will Launch Your Real Estate Career!

    February 19th, 2019

    Don’t Wait! Wholesaling Will Launch Your Real Estate Career! by Sue Nelson Wholesaling may sound like a confusing topic but it’s actually extremely easy to understand and use. Here’s a simple definition that you can use: Wholesaling a deal is when you take a property under contract or agreement and flip that contract to another […]

    Building a Self-Storage Business

    February 12th, 2019

    Building a Self-Storage Business by Scott Meyers All across the U.S., entrepreneurs are talking about the self -storage business. The word is out that investing in the mini storage business can be very profitable. And it’s not just the experienced investors that have their eye on the self-storage business prize. With lower building and management […]

    Where Can You Find Resources for Insurance, Property Management, Lawn and Accounting Services All in One Place?

    February 12th, 2019

    Where Can You Find Resources for Insurance, Property Management, Lawn and Accounting Services All in One Place? There’s more to our annual conference than our 8 expert national speakers and 10 breakout sessions. Don’t miss an opportunity to meet and network with 50 local and national businesses offering the above mentioned services and MANY more […]

    Zumper Updates Rent Report

    February 12th, 2019

    Zumper Updates Rent Report Rental information site Zumper recently released their National Rent Report for February showing that the median national rent for 1-bedroom apartment was $1,212 and the median two-bedroom rent was $1,442.  Year to date, one-bedroom prices are down 2.5% and two-bedroom prices are up 3.7%.  Zumper analyzes rental data from over 1 […]

    Real Estate 101: What You Need to Know to Get Started in the Business

    February 5th, 2019

    Real Estate 101: What You Need to Know to Get Started in the Business by Marco Kozlowski When looking into real estate investments, there are several points to keep in mind. One of the most important things for getting started is to have a good understanding of the current market. Purchasing real estate at market […]

    Zillow Expanding Home Buying/Selling Program

    February 5th, 2019

    Zillow Expanding Home Buying/Selling Program Zillow will be expanding its home buying/selling program (Zillow Offers) this fall in 5 new markets. Through this program, sellers can request cash offers from Zillow. The program has seen strong demand since its launch nine months ago in several other cities due to homeowners’ desire for a convenient, stress-free […]

    Mortgage Rates Aren’t Moving—How Will the Housing Market Respond?

    February 5th, 2019

    Mortgage Rates Aren’t Moving—How Will the Housing Market Respond? Article by Andrea Riquier, Realtor.com Rates for home loans were unchanged in line with a stagnating bond market, but big questions remain about the health of the housing market. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.45% in the January 24 week, mortgage guarantor Freddie Mac said Thursday. It was […]

    Pooling Private Money

    January 29th, 2019

    Pooling Private Money by Alan Cowgill   When you pool money from private lenders, you’re putting funds together from two or more different private lenders. You obviously need to look at doing something different where your state’s paperwork is concerned. This means you will need to file paperwork with your state and provide a disclosure […]

    Foreclosures at Lowest Level Since 2005

    January 29th, 2019

    Foreclosures at Lowest Level Since 2005 According to ATTOM Data’s Year-End 2018 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, foreclosure filings have reached their lowest level since 2005.  In 2018, there were 624,753 foreclosure filings (0.47% of all U.S. housing units), which was down 8% from 2007 and 78% from its peak in 2010.  In addition they point out […]