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Private Money for Denver Real Estate Investment

Cash is king in today’s real estate market.  The real estate correction in the Denver market has presented ample opportunity for small residential investors, to large commercial investors and developers seeking distressed prices on qualified assets.
The common denominators in successfully closing distressed opportunities are relationships and capital.  Without access to capital and seasoned relationships to access distressed opportunities, obtaining profitable assets is very difficult.  Private money lenders are a key component in not only the Denver real estate investment market, but all across the country.
Private money lenders are able to …

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Best Areas For Denver Investment Property

Skyler Moore
The Denver real estate market has several attractive areas for investment property depending on an investor’s preferences.  The Denver metro area has several trendy neighborhoods going through drastic transformations.  The highlands area for example has 100 year old properties undergoing major renovations.  In some cases properties are torn down to accommodate new modern buildings and town home developments.  This is also happening in areas like Sloan’s lake that use to be considered a rougher area of town.
The transformation of these properties allow new home owner’s to live in historic …

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Denver Real Estate Trends

Every real estate investment market is unique and has it’s own thumb print.  Denver is no exception and often surprises prospective buyers or real esate investors when they see the Denver real estate chart.
It surprises them, because the media leads most people to think that the entire country was experiencing a massive housing bubble from the early 2000’s through 2007.  This was true on a US macro level and in specific markets like Las Vegas, Phoenix and Cape Coral.
What most people do not know is that only 25 of the roughly 400 major …

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Victorian Houses In Oak Park

Victorian Houses In the Oak Park Real Estate Market
Famous for being the birthplace of writers Ernest Hemingway and Edgar Rice Burroughs (“Tarzan” novels), Oak Park, established in 1848, grew up as a village in the Victorian period and its graceful, tree-lined streets have Victorian houses galore. These “painted ladies” feature spacious wrap-around porches, arches, turrets, gingerbread trim, and external ornate details. Interior space, first designed for large families, now continues to provide ample living areas, with multiple bedrooms, high ceilings, impressive moldings, fireplaces, and frequently third floors with additional space …

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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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Overly Optimistic Housing Metrics?

It’s been a few years now since the first signs of trouble began emerging in the U.S. housing and real estate market. Standard & Poor’s just released the latest Case-Shiller Home Price data so where do we stand now?   Market pundits have been cheering the percentage price gains in the Case-Shiller Home Price Index for several months and telling bearish investors to forget the past and go right back to the same assumptions that caused the real estate crises in the first place.   To support their theory, they simply …

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Investing in Denver Properties


Investors Cash in on Denver’s Price to Rent Ratios
Investors all across the country are capitalizing on great price to rent ratios in the metro Denver area for strong cash flow.  Denver real estate was hit hard like most major markets during the housing correction, but has seen an increase of 12.1% from June of 2009 to an average sales price of $190,500.  The key to avoiding negative cash flow properties is to stick with numbers based on sound due diligence of the local market.
The Denver area varies in price drastically by …

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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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Oak Park Real Estate Market

The Oak Park real estate market on some level is an extension of the Chicago Real Estate market and currently has many interesting opportunities available both for home owners and investment property.
Chicago’s urban tree-canopied suburb of Oak Park offers families and singles an array of comfortable Prairie four-squares, painted Victorians and townhouses & condominium developments alongside Frank Lloyd Wright landmarks.
Just nine miles from downtown Chicago’s financial and commercial center, Oak Park’s residential front-porch neighborhoods are dotted with excellent local schools, recreation centers, and playing fields. One of Chicago’s top schools, …

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Invest in Commercial Debt not Properties

When you invest in commercial debt properties, you can earn a significant return and the initial investment is far below the par value. In some transactions, you can buy first and second mortgages with higher returns than you could get if you invest in the building and you do not have to concern yourself with issues associated with ownership of the property because you buy the paper. It does not make a difference if there is equity in the property or if the creditors will be the only one who …