More House Flippers use Leverage as All-cash Purchases Decline September 26, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate Investment


By Kerry Curry, B2R Contributing Writer

It seems logical that a decline in the distressed housing stock coupled with low inventories would lead to fewer residential property flips, but just the opposite is true in today’s market where house flipping …

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Tracking the Performance of Your Investment Properties March 7, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate Investment

By Kerry Curry, Contributing Writer, B2R Finance

Tracking financial metrics helps residential rental property investors evaluate the quality of their investments. While we all want our investments to be lucrative, not all rental property investors have the same goals. Some …

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How to Calculate Fair Market Rental Value February 29, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate Investment

By Darren Weaver, Assistant Vice President, Product Development, B2R Finance

Deciding what to charge for rent is no simple matter, but there are steps you can take to ensure you are charging the fair market rental value for your area.…

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A Look at the Nation’s Most Occupied and Most Vacant Cities February 22, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate Investment

By Kerry Curry, Contributing Writer, B2R Finance

Vacancy rates declined nationwide this month as demand grew for residential rental properties. However, vacancies varied widely from less than 1 percent in parts of California and Colorado to high double-digit vacancies in …

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Is Turnkey Real Estate Investing Right for You? February 15, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate Investment

By Kerry Curry, B2R Contributing Writer

Turnkey investing offers a lot of allure for the busy or remote investor, but still demands a time commitment up front to be done correctly.…

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Managing Multistate Residential Portfolios December 21, 2015

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate Investment

By Kerry Curry, Contributing Writer

Managing residential rental properties across multiple states can be tricky, but real estate investors have learned ways to efficiently oversee their multistate portfolios.…

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The ABCs of Classifying Single-Family Rentals December 14, 2015

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate Investment


By Kerry Curry, B2R Contributing Writer

Rental property investors often use real estate property classifications in their investment strategy.

In this blog post, we’ll talk about what it means if a single-family rental is considered a Class A, B or …

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By Kerry Curry, B2R Contributing Writer

Tenants, like owners, have a desire to celebrate the holidays with decorations, but rental investors may want to have a written decoration policy to ensure the safety of their tenants and avoid property damage …

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By Kerry Curry, B2R Contributing Writer

We’ve rounded up some of the best gadgets to give and get this holiday season based on items showcased at the recent Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association conference (better known as CEDIA 2015

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As the lower temperatures start nipping at your nose, it’s a good reminder that it’s time to winterize. Single-family rental investors can benefit in several ways from winterization of their properties:

  1. Winterization will protect properties from possible damage.
  2. Tenants will
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By Kerry Curry, B2R Contributing Writer

Finding a civilian job after a military career can be nothing short of daunting.

For Army National Guard veteran Wayne Demar, a typical 9-to-5 job wasn’t in the cards. A debilitating back injury and …

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By Kerry Curry, B2R Contributing Writer

Single-family property investors brought in some impressive returns during the third quarter with an average gross return on investment of 33.8 percent per flip, up from 32.7 percent in the quarter a year ago, …

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Is a Real Estate Coach Right for You? October 12, 2015

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate, Real Estate Investment

By Brianna Bobola, Marketing Writer, B2R Finance

Investors in single-family rental properties can benefit from real estate coaching, but how do you know if a real estate coach is right for you?…

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By Anthony Cazazian, Senior Vice President, B2R Finance

Investing in stabilized rental properties offers several benefits for the residential real estate investor. A property is considered to be stabilized if it is in lease-ready condition and is occupied by a …

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By Brianna Bobola, Marketing Writer, B2R Finance

It’s September and parents around the country have recently packed up the SUV and moved their college-age children into college dorms, apartments or single-family rental properties.

There’s always a significant pool of students …

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Can Your Rental Survive a Natural Disaster? September 14, 2015

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Property Management, Real Estate, Real Estate Investment

By Brianna Bobola, Marketing Writer, B2R Finance

As peak hurricane season approaches in mid-September, property owners along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts are holding their breath and hoping for a mild storm season, while those in Western states—especially California—are continually …

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By Sara Sefcovic, PR Director, B2R Finance

You might notice a few things on the B2R website that look a bit different. Recently, we unveiled an enhanced suite of rental property financing solutions offered by B2R Finance and Dwell Finance …

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Investor Intel for August September 2, 2015

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News, Real Estate, Real Estate Investment

There’ve been no lazy dog days of August for U.S. stocks, as fears of slowing growth in China—the world’s second largest economy—and the subsequent devaluing of their currency put pressure on international markets. The S&P 500 just suffered its worst …

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By Brianna Bobola, Marketing Writer, B2R Finance

The average gross profit on a flipped house increased during the second quarter while the overall percentage of flips declined, according to RealtyTrac’s Q2 2015 U.S. Home Flipping Report.…

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B2R Investor Intel: Smooth Sailing on the Home Front August 7, 2015

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News, Real Estate, Real Estate Investment

With the dog days of summer here and Congress on its annual August recess, all is relatively quiet on the home front (literally). The housing sector continues to fuel the American economy, making up for the manufacturing sector’s …

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