By Kerry Curry, Contributing Writer

A great deal hinges on setting fair market rents on residential investment properties, not least of which might include obtaining financing and securing tenants.

The goal is to hit the sweet spot: A rental rate …

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What You Need to Know Before Applying for an Investment Property Loan June 20, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Financing

By Kerry Curry, Contributing Writer

Applying for an investment property loan is different than seeking a mortgage for an owner-occupied home.…

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How Using Leverage Can Benefit Real Estate Investors May 31, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate Investment

By Anthony Cazazian, EVP and Head of Origination, B2R Finance

While many residential real estate investors buy in cash — nearly 32% — many have discovered the benefits of leverage. What is leverage? According to Investopedia, “Leverage is the …

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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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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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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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Investability Blog

By Eric Workman, President, Investability.com

Investability.com has recently launched a state of the art platform aimed at serving buy and hold real estate investors. Utilizing the SFR industry’s most reliable rental property data, Investability.com gives investors the ability to search …

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Dwell FinanceBy Sara Sefcovic, PR Director, B2R Finance

B2R Finance’s recent acquisition of assets from Dwell Finance expands B2R’s suite of products to provide a broader range of financing options available to single-family rental property investors.

The acquisition provides real estate …

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Reduce Property Taxes

By Mike Hanna, Managing Partner, Investmark Mortgage LLC

It’s springtime, which means you’ve likely received your Notice of Appraised Value on your rental homes for the current year.

We’ve all heard that housing values are rising, but that doesn’t necessarily …

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Asset-based Lending

By Gregory Dineen, Head of Credit and Underwriting, B2R Finance

If you’ve ever tried to buy a house in San Francisco, New York City or Washington, D.C., you know what an expensive proposition that can be.

A recent study from …

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Buy to Flip or Buy to Hold? February 9, 2015

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

Flip or HoldBy John Cantleberry, Business Development, B2R Finance

It’s not uncommon for residential real estate investors to begin dabbling in real estate by flipping homes before pursuing a buy-to-hold strategy.

Flipping a home may bring in more money over a shorter …

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Newslender Lead ArticleBy Brendan Carlson, Vice President of Production, B2R Finance

New underwriting guidelines at B2R Finance could translate into more financing opportunities for investors in the residential rental space. Recent underwriting adjustments have widened the credit box and made qualifying easier …

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Income Opportunitie for Buy to Rent Investors As a buy to rent investor, you may focus on the money you earn through monthly cash flow, but what about the appreciation of your equity?

Did you buy the property at a discount relative to comparable properties in the …

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What Makes a Good Rental Property? May 1, 2014

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Landlords, Real Estate

By guest blogger Mark Ferguson.  Mark has been a licensed real estate agent since 2001, owns 10 single family rental properties, fixes and flips 10-15 homes a year and runs www.investfourmore.com, a blog discussing investing in rental properties, fix

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