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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

♦ REI News ♦ Q&A ♦ Tools ♦ Special Events ♦ REI Club Meetings ♦ About Us ♦ This Week in News Zillow CEO: Redfin ‘a threat to organized real estate – Geek Wire [Read Now] Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff isn’t worried about the threat of newly-public Redfin — but he thinks the rest of the real estate industry should be. He made that clear during a conference call associated with Zillow’s second-quarter earnings Tuesday in which he went so far as to say that Redfin is a “threat” to the traditional real estate industry. […] 4 Overvalued Markets and What It Means – Tony Katz Today [Read Now] In an op-ed for […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Thursday, May 4, 2017

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♦ REI News ♦ Q&A ♦ Tools ♦ Special Events ♦ REI Club Meetings ♦ About Us ♦ This Week in News The advantages of owning real estate in a single-member LLC – MarketWatch [Read Now] Single-member limited liability companies (SMLLCs) are limited liability companies (LLCs) with only one member (owner). As with a corporation, operating a business or investment activity as an LLC generally protects your personal assets from exposure to liabilities related to the activity — under applicable state law. However, SMLLCs offer some unique tax attributes that make them ideal real estate ownership vehicles. Here’s the story on their advantages. […] First-quarter GDP may be cool, but housing market […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

♦ REI News ♦ Q&A ♦ Tools ♦ Special Events ♦ REI Club Meetings ♦ About Us ♦ This Week in News Southern California home prices jump again as short supply fuels bidding wars – Los Angeles Times [Read Now] Southern California home prices jumped in February, posting the largest increase in more than a year, as buyers rushed to outbid one another for a meager selection of homes for sale. […] Southern California’s house flipping takes a dip while growing nationwide – OC Register [Read Now] The quick-buck, buying-fixing-selling residential real estate bets were a huge part of housing in both the boom and bust periods a decade ago. Today’s market presence of […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Thursday, March 2, 2017

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

♦ REI News ♦ Q&A ♦ Tools ♦ Special Events ♦ REI Club Meetings ♦ About Us ♦ This Week in News 2017 Economic Headwinds: Housing Bubbles Popping up and Just Plain Popping Everywhere – GoldSeek.com [Read Now] As we enter 2017, housing bubbles are showing signs of bursting all over the world. I know I’ve been promising I would lay out the economic headwinds for 2017, but 2017’s headwinds are building so fast and furious that I’m having to break that promised article out into several articles, as I’m accumulating material faster than I have time to cover. […] Is a housing market correction on the horizon? – OC Register [Read Now] You […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

  ♦ REI News ♦ Q &A ♦ Tools ♦ Special Events ♦  REI Club Meetings ♦ About Us ♦ This Week in News 5 big real-estate trends to watch in 2017 – Market Watch [Read Now] Trump’s surprising White House win is just one dramatic change to factor in next year […] House-Flipping at Six-Year High – National Mortgage News [Read Now] Rising home prices coupled with a still plentiful supply of cheap foreclosures and fixer-uppers is once again attracting investors, rehabbers and other house-flippers, lured by the prospect of healthy profits in a still recovering housing market. […] where to buy viagra Cheaper mortgages and taxpayer bailout ahead – Orange County Register [Read Now] My two biggest […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

This Week in News Some Big U.S. Cities See Apartment Rents Fall for First Time in Years – Realtor.com [Read Now] Apartment rents declined in some of the country’s priciest cities during the third quarter, a dramatic reversal that could signal the end of a six-year boom for the U.S. rental market. […] Why some home buyers are ditching the real estate agent and turning to start-ups – Los Angeles Times [Read Now] Real estate agents used to be privy to a lot of information that home buyers couldn’t obtain on their own.  But now property listings, photo galleries, historic sales prices, school ratings and neighborhood crime rates are freely accessible to […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

This Week in News where can i buy viagra over the counter in the uk California’s housing shortage will hamper the economy, reports say – Los Angeles Times [Read Now] The dearth of housing in California will put a drag on the state’s economic growth, according to two new studies.  California will continue to pile on jobs in 2017, but its advantage over the rest of the country will shrink in the future, say a report from UC Riverside and another from UCLA. […] House Flipping Is at a 6-Year High – Money Magazine [Read Now] Over 51,000 single family homes and condos were flipped in the second quarter of 2016, 14% more than […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

This Week in News Why home prices in Southern California keep climbing – Los Angeles Times [Read Now] Glenn Kelman, chief executive officer at Redfin, discusses technology’s impact on real estate, the San Francisco market and the trends he’s seeing. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson on “Bloomberg West.” […] Is Home Staging Worth Paying for When Selling? – US News [Read Now] Let’s take a deeper look into why so many sellers and real estate agents are turning to home staging before putting a “For Sale” sign on the property. Here are four notable home staging benefits to consider. […] The Housing Market Is Waving a Red Flag – Bloomburg Markets [Read Now] Third-party investors are […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

This Week in News  How Tech Is Transforming American Real Estate – Bloomberg [Watch Now] Glenn Kelman, chief executive officer at Redfin, discusses technology’s impact on real estate, the San Francisco market and the trends he’s seeing. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson on “Bloomberg West.” […] Avoid These 5 Traps When Buying Real Estate in Self-Directed IRAs -TheStreet [Read Now] Just because the tax savings from individual retirement accounts are substantial doesn’t mean that this is the case with other investments. […] Storm brewing in commercial real estate – Orange County Register [Read Now] A global surge in demand for U.S. property that pushed real estate values to record highs may be waning. […] House Flipping […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

This Week in News The U.S. Housing Market in 9 Charts – Wall Street Journal [Read Now] The housing market has rebounded, but only part of the way.The resurgence of the housing market has been a bright spot for the U.S. economy, contributing to employment, investment and overall growth. But by many measures it remains well below historical norms, highlighting the severity of the housing bust while also factoring into low inventories and rising prices. […] How Much Can a Full-Service Real Estate Agent Do to Help Sell Your Home? – U.S. News & World Report [Read Now] Get the best service you can when selling your home, but avoid going overboard.With the abundance of real […]

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