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Real Estate Teams – The Real Estate Investing Guide to Building Your Real Estate Team

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Building a real estate team is essential to achieving success in real estate investing. Some of the best real estate investors understand the real value that a team can add. You can’t be everywhere or doing everything at all times. This is where your real estate team comes in to help. What is a real estate team? A real estate team is a collection of professionals with whom to work closely with prior to, during, and after purchasing real estate […]

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Top Single-Family Housing Market

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Despite global market instability and the persistence of low oil, the US economy continues to grow. The advance US GDP estimate for the fourth quarter reflects some of these drags, indicating a slowdown in growth to 0.7% from 2% the previous quarter. Despite the slowdown in GDP growth, the US housing market recovery continues to be supported by underlying economic fundamentals, particularly the improved labor market. Though new regulatory procedures induced some volatility in late 2015, home sales continued a […]

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February 2016 Ten-X CRE Nowcast

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Ten-X released its February CRE Nowcast, shedding light on up-to-the-minute US commercial real estate property values. According to the nowcast, which gauges real-time movement in Google search trends, purchase activity on the Ten-X CRE platform, and survey of real estate professionals carried out with our partner Situs/RERC, sizeable monthly price declines in the office and hotel segments pulled the overall Ten-X All Property Nowcast down from a month ago. The Ten-X All Property Nowcast decreased 0.3% in February, bringing the […]

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Chart of the Weekend: Boston Apartment Rent Growth Forecast to Slow

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Ten-X Research recently named the Boston multifamily market one of the top five major metro apartment markets in the U.S. where investors should consider selling. A Boston Globe interview with Ten-X CMO Rick Sharga explored the rationale behind this ranking, which essentially boils down to Boston’s recent strength promoting a massive run-up in new apartment construction projects. This percolating supply pipeline, which equates to 4,357 new units per year from 2016-2019 according to our forecast, will outstrip projected demand of […]

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The Top 5 Miami Neighborhoods for Buying a Home

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By Matthew Schreck, Quantitative Research Analyst, Ten-X Research Year-round sunshine, vibrant and diverse culture, a fast-paced business climate: reasons to live in Miami abound. Neighborhoods like South Beach, Brickell, and Key Biscayne are great for tourists, professionals, renters, and wealthy individuals, but we at Ten-X Research decided to uncover which Miami neighborhoods are the best to buy a home. To create our top-five list, we ranked each neighborhood on four categories: sales activity per household, housing affordability, amenities, and crime. […]

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Mostly Sunny Skies for Miami’s Housing Market (Infographic)

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Until recently, the words “Florida” and “housing market” didn’t conjure up many positive images. The state was one of the hardest hit by the 2008 housing crisis, its recovery slowed by a backlog of foreclosures. But over the past few years, the tide has turned in at least one Florida metro: Miami. Thanks to a solid economic foundation, the city’s housing market has been making great strides. This infographic takes a look at why the sun seems to be shining […]

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February 2016 Housing Round-Up: Home Sales Snap Back, Price Growth Percolating

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By Matthew Schreck, Quantitative Research Analyst, Auction.com Research Those of us who track the real estate market breathed a collective sigh of relief when the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) released data showing that existing-home sales skyrocketed in December, following an unexpected plummet in November caused by the rocky rollout and implementation of the “Know Before You Owe” rule. Existing-home sales in December increased 14.7% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.46 million, up from 4.76 million in November. […]

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January 2016 Ten-X Sales and Price Nowcast

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December’s 700,000 increase in the annual existing home sales rate to 5.46 million was the largest monthly jump in the history of this data. The spike represented the catch-up of delayed home closings in the prior month owing to the implementation of the Know Before You Owe regulations that influenced the drop last month, when the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported a sharp 560,000 sequential decline in sales to a 4.76 million annual rate. Stepping back from the screaming […]

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Home Flipping 101: Get Ready, Get Set, Go!

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By Ethan Roberts Home flipping is the process of purchasing an undervalued property with the intent to re-sell it quickly to make a profit. Some investors buy homes at a big discount and re-sell them for a profit—typically less than $10,000—without making any improvements or repairs. That’s called “wholesaling.” These investors often re-sell the homes to other investors who want to use them for rentals. But most investors flip homes by making repairs and improvements that increase the home’s value before […]

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Chart of the Weekend: More Commercial Real Estate Buyers than Ever Before

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By Matthew Schreck & Philip Stern, Auction.com Research The number of unique active buyers of U.S. commercial real estate is on the cusp of hitting an all-time high for any single year, at least according to data from RCA, which identified 17,805 unique buyers in the first 11 months of 2015. That’s just 20 buyers shy of a record 17,825 in 2014 and 14% higher than the prior cyclical peak set in 2005. While RCA has yet to release the […]

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