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By Grady Beck on December 4, 2013 | Leave a comment
The most important factor in maximizing rental property returns is long term tenants.  Long term tenants means fewer property turnovers saving money on repairs and maintenance to prepare the property for new tenants and consistency of cash flow. Keeping your tenants happy means more chance of keeping the in the property for a longer period of time.  There are different ways to keep happy and loyal tenants.  Let’s take a...
Real Estate Investing
By Grady Beck on November 27, 2013 | Leave a comment
Spotting profitable properties is a key in real estate investing, and there is more than one type of real estate investing to consider.  Get familiar with what you should consider before starting in real estate investing and investing options to determine which type of investments are right for you. Determine Your Goals Determine what your goals are- what you want to achieve. Do you want to become an investor, generating...
By Grady Beck on November 20, 2013 | Leave a comment
Indian Wells housing inventory is down, and day on market is up.  Currently there are 132 homes on the market with an average of 153 days on the market.  This figure is down 19 percent from last month when days on market were reported to be 129 days.  Get familiar with the following tips to sell your Indian Wells home for sale faster. Choose a Good Indian Wells Real Estate...
By Grady Beck on November 13, 2013 | Leave a comment
Getting familiar with the following Palm Desert House flipping tips will acquaint you with how to engage more sellers and be more efficient.   Currently, Palm Desert housing inventory totals 621 homes with 3 percent of these homes being distressed homes. Detach your emotions.  Flipping is a business, and you need to think numbers, not emotions.  When you get emotionally attached to a property, you will run the risk of...
By Grady Beck on November 6, 2013 | Leave a comment
Current housing inventory in La Quinta is at 516 homes on the market with 2 percent of these homes being distressed properties, making a fair opportunity for investors.  Developing a system for a smooth flipping operation will have you maximizing profits and enjoying the advantage of time away. Flipping houses in La Quinta is an opportunity to make a good income.  But, what about when it is time for time...
By Grady Beck on October 30, 2013 | Leave a comment
Once you’ve received a notice of default, the foreclosure process has begun, and you may find your foreclosure options are not as great as you would have hoped. Immediate response is essential whether you’ve just received the notice or if you are a homeowner who is a few days from foreclosure auction. Foreclosure has a terribly negative impact on a homeowner’s credit score, and the first step to take is...
By Grady Beck on October 23, 2013 | Leave a comment
Coachella’s real estate market trends for September continue to show a favorable market. Inventories decreased sharply on a month to month basis while the median listing price stayed the same. Overall, current trends look good in many areas, with the exception of an increase of foreclosures on the market. Let’s take a closer look on a month over month to year over year basis. From August 2013 to September 2013...
By Grady Beck on October 16, 2013 | Leave a comment
Recent market reports show that flipping California condo conversions is on the rise, something we really haven’t seen since 2006. In recent years, condo conversions have been pretty controversial, and mostly seen among high profile investors and musicians who convert the buildings back to rentals. One reason for the increase in condo conversions is inventory is down. In many areas of the country, the number of REOs has decreased. Also,...
By Grady Beck on October 9, 2013 | Leave a comment
Some home improvements yield a higher return on investment than others, and before you remodel your home for comfort or resell you should consider the value the improvement will add to your home. Paint A fresh coat of paint is about one of the best home improvements and a high return on investment. In fact, you can expect the return rate to be as much as two times your investment....
By Grady Beck on October 2, 2013 | View all 2 comments
According to data from Housing Wire, loan modifications are on the rise while foreclosures and short sales have dropped. The data collected shows approved loan modification stats between April and June totaled 204K. In the second quarter, stats show 81K short sales approved. When compared to the first quarter, we see a decline in approved loans by 3 percent. On a year over year basis, the figure is down by...