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Chicago Residential Investors Target Newer Homes

Although Chicago’s housing stock is often up to 100 years old, many real estate investors are focussing on houses less than a quarter century old. Newer homes,  less than 25 years old built after 1990 are in high demand if it is investor grade.Investment Grade properties are homes for sale that can support good cash flows when managed as rentals. Prices supported by their gross revenues and net operating incomes. Typically single family homes have not been an asset class that has been targeted by institutions as investment grade. This is rapidly changing as …

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Relative Risk Index Identifies the Ideal Location for Residential Rental Property

Investors are pinpointing the ideal locations for their residential rental property investments by looking at detailed historical data as it relates to certain common risk factors that could effect a rental properties long term performance. This underwriting practice utilizes a Relative Risk Index to vet and underwrite residential income property deals. This preliminary residential rental property underwriting technique is a unique benefit for both individual investors and lenders as a way to mitigate risk and increase the likelihood of long term successful investment.
Wall Street institutions, private equity and hedge funds have been internally using sophisticated modeling …

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Corporate Tenant Ratings

Conservative Real Estate Investors continue to be attracted to the long term stability being offered by having corporate tenants in their investment properties.  Corporate tenant income properties have always been a favorite of institutions but now we are seeing more and more regular  investors moving out of residential and multi family properties and into single tenant commercial properties with corporate tenants.
With leases ranging from 5 years to 20 years on investment grade tenants offer investors the long term security they desire.  One of the big benefits of these long term …

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How to Use a Self Directed IRA for Real Estate Investment

Many real estate investors are learning how to use a Self Directed Individual Retirement Account for acquisition of investment property and it is proving to be a sound strategy for a number of reasons.
One of the primary motives coming out of the worst economic crisis in our lifetimes is simply control. Large numbers of investors are simply committed to taking control of their own retirement future by setting up a Self-Directed IRA plan. The other motive is simply return’s, when an investor is getting 10% Cash on Cash Return on residential income properties, it is a …

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Atlanta Investment Property Market

Atlanta Investment Property
For over ten years, the state of Georgia excelled in many areas, including housing. The state was heralded as a top-growing U.S. region.  Then it happened; the real estate market took a severe nose-dive. Cities and states throughout the nation suffered at the hands of a brutal economic crisis, and The Peach State was not spared.
Almost one is three houses in Georgia were underwater. Homeowners owed more on their loans than their properties were worth.  Job losses, budget cuts, layoffs and setbacks crippled enclaves throughout the area. And …

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Foreign National Investment Properties

…  Real Estate Investor Trends in the United States
The National Association of Realtors (“NAR”) recently revealed statistics showing that foreign investors in the United States have increased to 24 percent since 2011. Over half of international investors hailed from India, China, Canada, the United Kingdom and Mexico. Over 55 percent of foreign buyers came from these five countries.
Where were these buyers purchasing properties?  Primarily in the states of New York, California, Texas, …

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Real Estate Cycles

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Uncover Appreciating Real Estate Markets
You have to be able to understand U.S Home Real Estate Cycles in order to decide where and when to get into your real estate investments. All real estate markets are not created equal. Many local markets are struggling with recovery while others are seeing strong demand and appreciation. Pick the winners and losers Learn More!
Focus on U.S. Income Property
If one’s focus in on appreciation …

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Tulsa Investment Property

In Oklahoma, employment opportunities within the agricultural, natural gas, and oil sectors are contributing to a housing market turnaround. Many experts predict a total recovery is in the wings, even as many parts of the United States still struggle through one of the worst economic downturns the nation has ever experienced. Attractive mortgage rates, strong homes sales, and the low rate of foreclosures in areas like the large metropolis of Oklahoma City are driving homebuyers to the state.
Many cities within The Sooner State are reporting positive market statistics. Though housing …

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How to Predict Best Real Estate Investment Markets

…  markets with rising housing permits may be on a down turn due to supply.
The two key factors that actually drive real estate markets are:
1)  Supply and demand
2)  Market psychology
Think about it for a second.  At the core of it, what really fueled the housing bubble.  Sure, cheap credit, crazy mortgages and Wall St had an influence on the market, but at the core what was really happening?
People wanted to be rich or get rich which was happening through housing.  Everyone you knew was a real estate investor.  This created …

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Du Page County Apartment Building Loans

Du Page County real estate investors can now take advantage of apartment building loans in the $750,000 – $5,000,000 range.  These “small balance” properties and their owners are able to take advantage of Wall street CMBS loans previously only available to properties and syndications in the $10,000,000 + range.  The small balance multi family program specifically supports apartment building owners and buyers looking for cost effective institutional quality commercial loans.
The Du Page county investment loan program offers non-recourse financing, limited documentation, waived lender origination fees, fully assumable loans, 30-year fully …