“Right in front of you are valuable lessons that can increase your success rate going forward. Stop, review and analyze the failed project, bounce it off of your mentors, and make sure you take away from it some valuable new principles and lessons.” Every day I learn something new in business that helps my continued [...]
November 19, 2012 - Real Estate Investing
Real estate investing requires a total commitment to learning and executing certain fundamentals. When the market goes down, work hard on your business, on your knowledge base, improving yourself, and your skill set. Learn strategies for acquisition, occupancy, building high achieving team members, and assess the opportunities with vision and thoughtfulness. Then creatively determine how [...]
Round and round she goes where she stops nobody knows! This is really what it feels like to be an auction investor right now at the courthouse steps. You never can tell which properties are going to sale and which will be postponed to a later date. We are in unprecedented times in terms of the number of postponements and delays in the foreclosure process. Knowing [...]
Why is Atlanta a Great Market? Geraldine Barry interviews Lori Greymont to find out all the details! Q: Why did you select the Atlanta market to focus on for your turn key business? About 2 years ago we started noticing the high rents that we could get in the Atlanta market. The demand seemed [...]
Realtors often preach about all the ways you can make money in real estate. Rarely are we told about how we can lose money. As a real estate professional, I’m here to set the record straight. Here are 12 sure fire ways to lose money: 1. NOT UNDERSTANDING THE INVESTMENT Never put money into an investment you don’t understand. Get advice from a professional [...]
“You’ll hear experts say to make sure to ‘do your due diligence’ when buying property, but what does that actually mean? What is due diligence?” Continue reading the article here from Zillow..
Enjoy an interview with Geraldine Barry, President & Founder of SJREI Association, with Joe Cucchiara. Geraldine chats about principal reductions, Short Sales, the hottest markets in the U.S. & the local economy here in the Valley including her interview with Santa Clara’s Mayor Matthews and the biggest commercial deal of the year the 49er Stadium.
Continuing from yesterday’s blog post, our friends at Clear Capital also released this chart showing the lowest performing cities in the U.S. “The group of lowest performing metros are a great example of how housing trends continue to differ market by market. While Ohio and Virginia are doing relatively well overall, we have markets like [...]
Our friends at Clear Capital just released a chart of the highest performing cities in the U.S. “The highest performing metros are a diverse group. In October, strong markets like Phoenix and Seattle were bested by Atlanta. However, Atlanta is in the early stages of a recovery, highlighted by a relatively high REO saturation [...]
“Investing in single-family homes is becoming big business and a driving force stabilizing home values in communities across the country, as institutional investors see value in foreclosures that can have new life as rental homes.” Read more from this article from The Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch