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Bank Owned New Construction Homes In Chicago and Suburbs

In today’s Real Estate Market many buyers are taking advantage of builders who purchased land and started to develop property right before the bubble burst. Purchasers in Chicago and the Suburbs are finding spec homes and condos under the price of what it costs the builders to actually build today. In the height of the McMansion boom, builders where running wild, buying tear-downs, and speculating on the Real Estate Market.  Now these builders are working with their banks to move the houses or just walking away from the projects. Some house …

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Mandatory Energy Benchmarking for Green Real Estate Investment

 
By: Luke Bujarski
New York City Local Law 86 is setting yet another aggressive standard for the green real estate investment market.  On May 1st, privately owned buildings larger than 50,000 square feet will be required to submit annual benchmark reports on building energy and water usage.  Since the law will eventually require public disclosure of this information, property owners and investors could see a big shift in focus toward building energy performance when buying and selling. These and other local initiatives are springing up in different cities and regions across …

Denver »

Denver Area Income Property For Sale

By: Skyler Moore

The Denver real estate market has started to slowly show signs of life compared to extreme bubble markets such as Phoenix, Las Vegas or Florida.  Price to rent ratios and price per square foot on distressed properties are starting to make sense and cash on cash returns are often in the low double digits.  Knowing how to conduct the proper due diligence on a property is an important part of real estate investing, as is finding the best area where income property is for sale.
There are several areas of …

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West Loop Real Estate For Sale

By: Eli Schultz
Today, the West Loop is among Chicago’s most desirable neighborhoods for well-to-do young urban professionals, given its proximity and access to the Loop. West Loop real estate for sale runs at an average sales price of around $310,000, with many new and rehabbed units available along Madison Street and Washington Blvd. The median sale price for a one-bedroom condo is around $267,000.  Prices for a two-bedroom unit average at around $370,000.  Detached single-family homes in the West Loop Real Estate market are far more expensive reaching on average $850,000 …

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2011 Real Estate  Market Outlook

The big question for both home buyers and real estate investors is;  What is the 2011 real estate market outlook ? Many predictions are being thrown about, butboth home buyers and investors need to consider the sources of these predictions before taking them too seriously. Remember the national media in 2005-6 was still bullish on the real estate market.  In fact when they where writing those positive predictions the real estate bubble had already burst. 
One thing for sure opportunities will be abundant  for savvy buyers as supplies of homes continues to outpace demand in …

Marketing, Uncategorized »

Real Estate Add URL – Real Estate Submit URL

Welcome… I assume you are looking for real estate related back links. You probably read somewhere that if you type in a Google Search for “Real Estate Add URL” or “Real Estate Submit URL” that you will find real estate directories to submit your real estate site to for free.  I hate to burst your bubble but you are wasting your time with directories, that strategy was so 2004 and over before the real estate bubble.
Maybe you read that you can also find real estate blogs that fit your niche and all …

Denver »

Buying Income Property In Denver

By: Skyler Moore
How would you like to walk to the mailbox and collect a check every month from real estate that you owned? Depending on the type of property and financial position, it could be a few hundred dollars, to thousands of dollars per month. The Denver real estate market has begun a slow recovery since the decline in housing values that started in mid 2000 for the Denver metro area. The Notice of Election in Demand (NED) list has shown signs of improvement of the past few years.
The NED …

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Des Moines Investment Property Staging


Des Moines Investment Property Staging

Foreclosures are at record highs all across the country, which has created significant opportunity for real estate investors and prospective home buyers.  With overbuilding in the West Des Monies and Jordan Creek areas, 2000 built or newer homes are available at discounted prices.  Foreclosed homes purchased by real estate investors to be repaired and sold again are reaping the benefits of staged homes.  

Prior to distressed real estate markets, homeowners were able to sell their property without having the home staged fairly easily.  In today’s market, buyers …

Denver »

Denver Private Money for Rehabs

By:  Skyler Moore

The price correction in the Denver real estate market has created a lucrative investment property opportunity for real estate investors.  Properties can be acquired at distressed prices through public trustee sales, short sales, or directly through asset managers at banks.  Often, the acquisition price is below replacement costs to build the property.
Seasoned and new real estate investors have been flocking to public trustee sales to learn more about the process and the opportunity at hand.  What most investors find, is encouraging, but also discouraging.  The encouraging part, is that deals …

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Denver Investment Property Loans

By: Skyler Moore

Financing Denver investment property can be difficult in any real estate market, especially if the investor is a business owner that shows a fluctuating income.  Banks are very strict with lending criteria currently and in my opinion often try and find a reason why not to lend money, opposed to reasons why they should lend money to a borrower.  I have seen individuals with enough liquid cash to cover the loan have difficulties qualifying.
A growing number of real estate investors feel now is a great time to take advantage of the …