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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Diversify into Multiple States with a National Lender May 9, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate Investment

By Kerry Curry, Contributing Writer

Investing out of state can be appealing to residential real estate investors who want to diversify their holdings, but not all lenders will finance multistate portfolios.…

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Investor Intel: Stocks Plunge, Housing Surges January 8, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News

Global markets are once again on their rollercoaster ride thanks to concerns over slowing economic growth in China and devaluation of the Chinese yuan. On Thursday, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index capped its worst-ever start to a year, while …

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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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Investor Intel: the Fed has Spoken, Rates Remain September 18, 2015

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

A rollicking few weeks on Wall Street and concerns over the slow pace of inflation has compelled the Fed to leave interest rates unchanged, despite evidence of an improving U.S. economy. We’ll have to wait another month to see …

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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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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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When and How to Hire a Real Estate Attorney May 20, 2015

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

How to Hire a Real Estate AttorneyBy Trenton T. Roberts, Attorney at Looper, Goodwine P.C. in Houston, Texas

It’s not uncommon to purchase residential real estate without hiring a real estate attorney. However, there are situations in which real estate investors will want to consider consulting …

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5 Ways to Be a Better Real Estate Investor April 27, 2015

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

5 Ways to Be a Better Real Estate Investor

By Robert Greenberg, VP Marketing, B2R Finance

Now is a great time to invest in single-family rental properties, but the competition can be fierce.

From big investors to small “mom-and-pops,” there are perhaps more investors seeking rental property than ever …

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Multifamily

Small balance multifamily lending experienced a robust year in 2014, and fundamentals look good for continued strengthening of the market this year.  Of the almost $1 trillion in multifamily financing outstanding, small loans (under $5mm) comprise about 29 percent of …

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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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5 Notable Advantages to Investing in a Single-Family Home June 2, 2014

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Landlords, Real Estate

As with all of your real estate portfolio investments, the type of properties you invest in, be it condos, multi-family, mixed use, or single-family homes, typically depends on the property location, market conditions, and projected return on your investment.

While …

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