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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Many U.S. Housing Markets Still Affordable December 8, 2014

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

Counties Still Affordable

Georgia, Michigan and Pennsylvania have some of the nation’s most affordable housing, according to new data from RealtyTrac, which found that 48 percent of housing markets are still affordable by historical standards.

Those three states had the most counties listed …

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Top 10 College Towns for Investing in Rental Properties November 13, 2014

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

College Town

We’ve all seen the annual list for top party schools. It gets plenty of media attention every year.

Here at B2R Finance, we’ve discovered another list that we think investors of rental properties will really eat up: the top …

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When Intrinsic Value Trumps Market Value November 13, 2014

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

Newslender lead Nov.

By Katharine Briggs, Chief Operating Officer, B2R Finance

Real estate investors can find today’s housing market frustrating when appraised values on their rental portfolios come in lower than what they believe the properties are truly worth.

Market value —the price …

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B2R Finance understands the challenges that residential real estate investors face every day. Whether it’s working to improve cash flow, convert loans to better terms and unlock equity from existing property, or even trying to fund new acquisitions.  We work …

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High Risk, High Yield Markets

Investors with an appetite for risk are pulling in substantial double-digit annual rental yields in some markets around the country, according to data from real estate analyst RealtyTrac.

“In the high-risk, high-yield markets, where unemployment and vacancy rates are …

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Who is my Renter? October 19, 2014

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

Who is my Renter?

Renters and homeowners aren’t peas in a pod. Each group has unique characteristics.

Knowledge is power, and knowing these characteristics can help real estate investors and rental property managers make smart decisions in reaching out and meeting the needs of …

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Safe Haven Markets

Not every property investor has an appetite for risk. Some would prefer to trade in higher rental yields for the security of investing in cities that boast strong economies and low vacancy rates.

These cities provide less risk to investors …

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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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