By Kerry Curry, B2R Contributing Writer

Returns on single-family rental properties continue to provide attractive investing opportunities compared to other options, according to the “Q3 2016 Single Family Rental Market Report” from ATTOM Data Solutions.…

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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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Investor Intel: Investing for Income August 5, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News

The post-Brexit hangover is still lingering and U.S. stocks have been on a wild ride this summer, mostly due to fluctuating oil prices. One thing that doesn’t seem to be rattling the market – yet – is an increasingly …

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Best ‘Bad’ Neighborhoods for Real Estate Investing August 1, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate Investment

By Kerry Curry, Contributing Writer

By many accounts, the real estate market is tightening and it’s getting challenging for real estate investors to find residential properties to buy amid low inventory and rising prices.

It may be time for residential …

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Home Flips and Profits on the Rise June 6, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate Investment

By Kerry Curry, Contributing Writer

Home flipping rose 20 percent in the first quarter of 2016 over the fourth quarter of 2015, although it increased a more modest 3 percent from the period a year-ago.

RealtyTrac said 6.6 percent (43,740) …

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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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By Kerry Curry, Contributing Writer

Opportunities for residential real estate investors who finance their portfolios could be on the rise as institutional buyers pull back from the housing market and the share of all-cash purchases declines.…

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Investor Intel: Did You File Your Taxes? April 15, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | News

Mid-April is often the time when most of the country emerges from winter hibernation. It’s just warm enough for a light jacket and the flowers have begun their annual displays of color. Despite this bright spot, mid-April also brings a …

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By Kerry Curry, Contributing Writer, B2R Finance

Single-family property flipping profits reached a 10-year high in 2015, while the number of residential real estate flippers in the market reached its highest level since 2007.…

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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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Housing Prices Rise as Distressed, Cash Sales Decline February 11, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate Investment

Investors in single-family rental properties saw the value of their portfolios rise last year, as 91 percent of major metros experienced year-over-year median price increases, according to RealtyTrac’s Year-End 2015 U.S. Home Sales Report.…

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What Rental Property Investors Can Expect in 2016 January 27, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate Investment

The 2016 housing market is expected to be a picture of moderate but solid growth, with increasing interest rates a minimal concern. Rental investors will particularly benefit as property appreciates, rents rise to record heights and vacancy rates fall.…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: A Rollicking Ride on Wall Street August 21, 2015

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

Yesterday, U.S. stocks experienced tumult not seen since February 2014, due mainly to investors’ concerns on falling oil prices and slowing global growth. Thankfully for our nerves, after such volatility Wall Street analysts expect the markets to go into corrective …

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