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Student housing has been a hot real estate investment subject. Philadelphia, with several major universities and hospital universities in the city and surrounding area, has become a great source for positive cash flowing properties. In particular, the Temple University area has been  hot for inv...
The upheaval of the global financial market has produced one positive side effect: historically low mortgage interest rates. For the past year or so we have been hearing about historically low interest rates, repeatedly being told that the rates are the lowest that they have been in 30 years, sin...
you are thinking about using the extended and expanded home buyer tax credit to purchase a home this year you better act fast. The tax credit can be used on homes purchased by July 1, 2010, but the homes must be under contract by April 30, 2010. What does this mean? You have a little more than a ...
In today's real estate market, property investors look at specific ARV as the end-goal that their investment  property must reach.  However, in the last few years, it seems that this "ARV goal post" was in constant movement.  How do you reach a goal when they keep moving the goal posts? 2008 and ...
Be prepared for what a home inspection might reveal when selling your home Since the start of the $ 8,000 tax credit and its extension to the end of April 201o, the flipping market has quite popular in the Philadelphia area.  Some realtors and other investors that I've talked to over the past fe...
When it comes to real estate the general sentiment appears to be that of putting 2009 in the past and looking forward to a brighter 2010.  Looking at where we are and where we are headed as far as real estate goes will take us from the present into the future.  Currently home values are affordabl...
Well, finally something that's been touted here at this blog site for several years is proving to be true, although it comes to no surprise for those of us seeking, wholesaling and purchasing cash flow real estate investments in Philadelphia and the region.  Based on a Zillow "Home Value Index", ...
Forecast Expects Foreclosures to Decrease in Coming YearForeclosures are expected to subside in the coming year. The latest data released by UFA L.L.C., a firm located in Ann Arbor Michigan that researches mortgage activity, states that foreclosures are expected to decrease in the next year. Afte...
A short sale is the selling of property to avoid foreclosure, the catch being that the property is being sold for less than the amount owed on it.  What makes a short sale tricky is that the sale price is not up to the seller, the lender has to agree to the purchase price.  The home owner isn't w...
Leave a Comment   Let me take you through one of our recent properties that we've wholesaled to an investor, and maybe you get a perspective on how you can recoup all of your money invested in a deal and have positive cash flow every month.  And plus there's a little added twist to this story in ...

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