Investor Intel: Brexit Hangover July 8, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News

The dust has finally begun to settle following the U.K.’s historic decision to exit the European Union two weeks ago. Despite a fair amount of neutral feelings prior to the vote, the tenor of the discussion has turned mostly negative, …

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Investor Intel: Brexit Edition June 24, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News

The looming question on everyone’s mind this week has been whether or not the UK will exit the European Union. Economists and commentators across the globe have been speculating about the potential effects of the Brexit, which have ranged from …

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Investor Intel: Bust Out Your White Pants May 27, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News

Today marks the first long weekend of the summer season. Those of you reading from the east coast are likely breathing a collective sigh of relief that the warm weather seems like it’s here to stay and it’s finally appropriate …

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Investor Intel: Housing Market Off to a Strong Start in 2016 May 13, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News

And they’re off! Last weekend saw the 142nd Kentucky Derby with Nyquist racing away with the win. Like Nyquist, the housing market continues to sprint ahead.

Now that we’re almost near the midpoint of the year, most indicators are …

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Investor Intel: Spring Has Sprung February 19, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News

Spring has already sprung for some in the housing industry. Presidents Day weekend is traditionally seen by real estate agents and homebuilders as the start of the spring housing market — the busiest time of year for home sales. And …

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How to Calculate Appreciation for Single-Family Rental Properties February 1, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate Investment

By Scott Pastel, VP of Marketing, Marshall Reddick Real Estate

It’s common knowledge that real estate is an appreciating asset. However, we all know that geographic markets across the country can perform very differently from one another. The question is, …

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Investor Intel: What the Stock Market Taught Sir Isaac Newton January 22, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News

Equity investors are scrambling as they continue to head into what is the worst start ever to a calendar year for the stock market.…

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November Investor Intel November 18, 2015

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Financing, Foreclosure, Millennials, News, Real Estate Investment

The chief economist of the National Association of Realtors called the third quarter of 2015 the best quarter for housing in a decade, the head of the New York Fed called the housing economy “solid,” and some pretty …

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Investor Intel: No Fear for the Housing Sector October 30, 2015

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

The U.S. has avoided default (again), China abandoned its one-child policy, the Fed has decided not to raise rates, the new Bond movie is about to come out, and Halloween is tomorrow.…

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Investor Intel: Pre-Labor Day Lowdown September 4, 2015

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

China’s exchanges and banks are closed until Monday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Japan’s World War II defeat, giving investors much needed relief from recent global market gyrations. While volatility still reigns in U.S. stocks this past week (…

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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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Rental Property Investors Are Younger Than You Might Think September 28, 2014

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

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According to a National Association of Realtors (NAR) survey, 28 percent of real estate buyers seeking homes as investment properties are under the age of 35. The most — 31 percent — are between the ages of 35 and 44. …

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Investors flock to the South for Single Family Housing

Buyers like the South and urban/suburban properties best when it comes to purchasing single-family homes as investment properties.

The National Association of Realtors® says 63 percent of investment buyers last year purchased property in suburban or urban areas, while …

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Confidence in Real Estate Market

Investors still have plenty of confidence in the U.S. housing market and believe it is a good time to buy homes, despite rising prices.

A recent National Association of Realtors (NAR) survey says 84 percent of investment buyers say now …

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