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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

This Week in News The Five Traits You Can Learn From Real Estate Entrepreneurs – Forbes [Read Now] “Timing, perseverance, and 10 years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.” – Biz Stone, co-founder of TwitterThe entrepreneurial landscape has undergone a dramatic transformation, but one thing that hasn’t changed are the foundational principles and traits that define what it means to be an entrepreneur. […] Orange County suffers SoCal’s steepest homebuying slowdown – OC Register [Read Now] The slowdown in Orange County homebuying for resale housing is the sharpest reversal in Southern California, according to one benchmark. ReportsOnHousing calculates home-sales speed with it’s “estimated market time,” which compares new escrows opened to […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

This Week in News Lender Restraint Stunting Real Estate Growth – GlobeSt.com [Read Now] One thing holding back growth in the real estate industry is lenders being selective about who they give loans. The Mortgage Bankers Association reported delinquency rates for commercial/multifamily mortgages are still relatively low while CMBS loans are at an all-time low. A new alternative to Dodd-Frank is being presented today by the Republican party. […] Ivy Zelman: Housing Hazards and Opportunities – Barron’s [Read Now] She predicted the housing crash. Now, she’s bullish overall, but wary of New York and Miami. […] Experts divided if surging home prices signal new bubble – CNBC News [Read Now] We’re living in a very different […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

This Week in News This week’s newspapers and magazines covered some great education on the basics of investing and flipping.  Take a look and share with people that might need this information: How to Invest in Fix & Flip Loans – Forbes [Read Now] Millennials are finally moving into their homebuying years, but with precious few starter houses available for sale, a growing number of these buyers are choosing to rent single-family homes. That is a big opportunity for investors overall, especially in markets seeing the greatest rent growth — and some of those markets are surprising. […] How to Begin Investing in Real Estate – U.S. News & World Report [Read Now] True […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

This Week in News This week’s newspapers and magazines covered some great education on the basics of investing and flipping.  Take a look and share with people that might need this information:  How to Invest in Fix & Flip Loans – Forbes [Read Now] Millennials are finally moving into their homebuying years, but with precious few starter houses available for sale, a growing number of these buyers are choosing to rent single-family homes. That is a big opportunity for investors overall, especially in markets seeing the greatest rent growth — and some of those markets are surprising. […] How to Begin Investing in Real Estate – U.S. News & World Report [Read Now] True […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

This Week in News Warren Buffet: There Is No Bubble in Real Estate – Fortune Magazine [Read Now] Says it won’t cause the next financial crisis. Warren Buffett says now is a good time to buy a house, though not as good as it was four years ago. Still, Buffett says he thinks the chances of housing prices collapsing are very low. “I don’t see a nationwide bubble in real estate right now at all,” says Buffett. […] The Top Towns for Real Estate Investors – NBC News [Read Now] Millennials are finally moving into their homebuying years, but with precious few starter houses available for sale, a growing number of these buyers are choosing to rent […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

This Week in News Southern California home buyers face fierce competition and tight inventory this spring – Los Angeles Times [Read Now] Packed open houses. Bidding wars. Rising prices.  That’s the landscape for much of the Southern California housing market as the spring selling season gets underway. Competition is as fierce, or even greater, than last year in many corners of the Southland, and would-be buyers can expect a pitched battle if they want to close a deal, real estate agents say.  […] California housing market ranked nation’s 8th healthiest – Orange County Register [Read Now] California housing started 2016 as the nation’s eighth healthiest market and in the best shape it’s been in […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

This Week in News California Cities Lead the Nation in House Flipping Profitability – San Francisco Business Times [Read Now] RealtyTrac analyzed sales deed data and automated valuation data and included any single-family home or condo flip from the second quarter, where a previous sale on the same property had occurred within the last 12 months. It found that the markets most likely to make the highest profits were in the Bay Area, in Silicon Valley and in San Francisco/East Bay.  California areas were ranked in five out of the top ten areas/cities in the nation. […] What happened to all those foreclosed homes? – Marketplace [Read Now] Back in 2004, […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

This Week in News How crowdfunding has made flipping houses a lot easier – Los Angeles Times [Read Now] David Berneman isn’t developing an app. His company isn’t venture backed. In fact, his business is about as low-tech as it gets: He buys houses, fixes them up and flips them. But he too is funded by the crowd. […] House flipping in Silicon Valley drops: sign of a cooldown in real estate? – Silicon Valley Business Journal [Read Now] San Francisco saw a drop in the number of homes that were flipped last year, indicating there may be a decrease in competition among The City’s real estate market, according to a report released Thursday by […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

This Week in News 12 US markets where it seems impossible to find a place to live – Business Insider [Read Now] According to RealtyTrac, a real estate research firm, there are some cities “running out of room.”  There cities are squeezed for supply, and running under the national average of 1.6% of residential properties vacant.See where Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA lands on this list. […] Poll: Trump is Best Candidate for Real Estate, Executives Say – Orange County Register [Read Now] One in three real estate executives surveyed as part of an annual property industry outlook by the Seyfarth Shaw law firm said real estate mogul Donald Trump would be the best presidential […]

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Real Estate Investor Newsletter: Thursday, February 11, 2016

Southern California Real Estate Investor Newsletter

This Week in News Zombie House Flipping: the not undead flip homes to make bread [Read Now] The premise of Zombie House Flipping, despite The Walking Dead-inspired name, says something about the soul of the American dream (Zombie House Flipping, as opposed to the American Dream, premiered on the FYI network on Saturday, January 30th, at 10:00/9:00c). […] O.C. home affordability falls to 7-year low – Orange County Register [Watch Now] Think cautious optimism. Economists are hopeful that housing market activity — and prices — will continue to perk up generally in 2016, due to a number of factors. The most important catalyst for housing is the improving economy and employment landscape. As […]

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