Real Estate

Where Are We in the Real Estate Cycle in 2019?

Back in 2018, Robert Shiller, founder of the eponymous Cape-Shiller index, warned that the housing market was becoming overheated. While...

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Real Estate

Buyer Beware: Rapidly Rising Condo Association Fees

Condos are riding a wave of popularity, driven by millennials snatching up their first home and baby boomers looking to downsize. However, before you commit to buying a condo, make sure you factor in hefty condo association fees. Condo association fees account for a noticeable portion of housing...

Real Estate

Investing in Condos to Rent Out is a Terrible Idea

Thinking about investing in a condo to rent out for cash flow? We don’t want to rain on your parade, but it’s probably a really bad idea. Joe, an investor from New York, was forced to sell after he relocated for work and his HOA wouldn’t let him rent out his unit. His story is …...

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Condo vs House: Which is a Better Investment in 2019

It’s so often repeated that single-family homes (SFH) appreciate faster than condos that it’s taken for gospel. But that’s not the story the numbers tell lately. If you’re thinking about purchasing a condo vs a home purely for investment reasons, you might be surprised to learn that you...

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Five Tips for Weeding Out Bad Turnkey Companies

For investors in high cost of living areas, the best rental properties are often out of state. If you have a day job or are short on time, investing in a turnkey property can be a viable way to generate passive income. The house has already been fully renovated and rehabbed. The roof, the HVAC...