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Best Investment Property Locations

Not all real estate markets are created equal, and although most markets are still down many are in fact on the the upswing. The market in your own back yard may not be the best market to be acquiring investment property in. In fact certain indicators could have your own local market in a hold or sell cycle and not a buy cycle. One thing that real estate investors every where have learned from the recent economic crisis is that markets do not always go up.. Markets likewise never stay …

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Private Lender Investment Property Loans

 

Private lenders and hard money lenders have fueled our economy while conventional banks still continue to stay on the sidelines for investment property loans. What has become evident is that there is so much demand in the market for private money that it’ a great window of opportunity for investors to particpate and earn high returns.
Investors must be smart in their anaylsis of deals however, for many investors and borrowers the age old adage that real estate values always go up is not necessarily true. While real estate has been …

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BU 2.0

Chicago Home Buyers Utopia is the premier online search service for home buyers in the Chicago Area. Since 1996 we have assisted thousands of home buyers and real estate investors with their Chicago Real Estate needs. Simply select the type of property, size, price and areas you’re looking in. We will show you all the active property listings and keep you updated of new listings with e-mail’s. This includes everybody’s listings in the Chicago Real Estate markets — not just ours. When you register for the service you will receive …

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Real Estate Buyers & Investment Loans

The real estate investment loan market has under gone a fundamental reset after the economic crash.  Out are the loose underwriting guidelines that helped perpetuate the real estate bubble and in are very conservative conventional underwriting criteria for funding of investment real estate.  Gone are the low money down and highly speculative option arm and stated programs investors where using in years past and are fully documented, 75-80% LTV programs that require solid FICO scores.   The reality is that for loans for investors ( non-owner occupied properties) is that available …