What Interest Rate Hikes Mean for the Real Estate World
For many years, Americans enjoyed the bounty of artificially low interest rates set by our central bank, the Federal Reserve. Now, the Fed has announced plans to increase interest rates gradually over the next several months and years. Already, interest rates are climbing higher – and they’re only going to grow higher from here. So,... [Read More] Read More
7 Tips for Investing in Multi-family Properties for the First Time
As their names suggest, single family homes are designed to house a single family, and multi-family homes are designed to house multiple families, usually indifferent, segmented units. In a duplex, you typically have a single building bifurcated so that two different families can live in two different sections. Triplexes and fourplexes are similar. There are... [Read More] Read More
What are iBuyers and Do They Pose a Significant Threat to Real Estate Investors?
iBuying is changing the way many people buy and sell homes. But what is it exactly and what does it mean for you as a real estate investor? This article will answer those questions. So read on if you’ve ever wondered about the impact iBuying has on real estate investing. What is iBuying? First of... [Read More] Read More
When Should You Sell Your Houston Rental Property?
At Green Residential, we’re all for owning as many rental properties as you possibly can. It’s one of the fastest and most predictable ways to build wealth over the long run. However, not every rental property is a “buy and hold forever” kind of rental. There comes a time when you may need to sell... [Read More] Read More
How Can You Sell a Property Occupied by a Tenant?
Some people plan to hold their investment properties ostensibly forever. They want to continue earning passive income for the rest of their lives, then pass those investment properties to their children. But for everyone else, there will come a time when you eventually sell your rental property. At the end of a lease, when a... [Read More] Read More
Real Estate Crowdfunding vs. Rental Property Investing: Which is Better?
One of the beauties of real estate is that there are many ways to invest in it. You can fix and flip properties, buy and hold them, lease rental units, invest in real estate investment trusts (REITs), get into self-storage, and so much more. One (relatively) new way to invest in real estate is through... [Read More] Read More
8 Things to Consider Before Buying Your First Investment Property
Were you aware that individual investors own around three in 10 rental properties? That’s according to Census projections. It’s also worth noting that a supply deficit and rising prices are the two main challenges for investors eyeing residential properties this year. People typically add investment properties to their investment strategies because of the passive income... [Read More] Read More
5 Ways to Boost Your Real Estate Listings Visually
Humans are visual creatures. In fact, 90% of the information we absorb is visual, and we process images 60,000 times faster than text. This is why real estate listings rely so heavily on quality listing photos. Without them, it’s hard to get buyers’ attention. Plus, 90% of home buyers search online during the home buying... [Read More] Read More
How to Be a Prepared Home Seller
Are you truly prepared to sell your home? Selling a home isn’t always easy. Even in a seller’s market, with restricted inventory, high prices, and a wide assortment of buyers clamoring to tour your house, there’s no guarantee that you’re going to attract competitive bids – or that your home will sell in its first... [Read More] Read More
5 Financial Moves to Make If You Believe in the Texas Real Estate Market
Texas real estate investors have been enjoying rampant growth and undying optimism. Over the past several years, major cities throughout Texas (especially Houston) have benefited from rising demand and rising prices. Many experts believe that this growth trajectory will continue, ultimately leading to greater profitability for anyone with assets in Texas. There’s certainly room for... [Read More] Read More
Why Timing the Real Estate Market Rarely Works Out in Your Favor
Newcomers to the real estate investing world often think the secret to making gigantic profits is to “time” the real estate market correctly – in other words, buy real estate when prices are low and supply is high, then sell real estate when prices are high and supply is low. This idea isn’t necessarily a... [Read More] Read More
The 7 Biggest Obstacles to Selling a Texas House Quickly (and How to Avoid Them)
Owning a house in Texas is certainly nice, but there may come a time when you’re ready to sell. That might be because you’re moving to a different area or because you want to take advantage of a booming market, but whatever your motivation, you’ll probably be incentivized to sell your house as quickly as... [Read More] Read More
Is Real Estate Ever a Risky Investment?
If you talk to any seasoned investor, they’ll probably talk about the benefits of investing in real estate. Historically, real estate prices have risen in almost all areas of the United States, and there are dozens of different ways to take advantage of real estate investing. You can invest in residential or commercial properties, you... [Read More] Read More
Types of Services You Can Get from Property Manager
The U.S. property management segment was worth $3.62 billion last year, up from $3.4 billion the year prior, and could reach $6.16 billion by 2028. According to Fortune Business Insights, the industry is on pace to experience a compound annual growth rate of 7.9% between 2021 and 2028. Meanwhile, the Census Bureau counted 48.2... [Read More] Read More
Buyers: How to View a Home Like an Inspector
It’s a tough time to buy a house. Inventory is low, demand is high, prices have increased dramatically over the past couple of years, and there are plenty of cash buyers who are ready to overpay for a property they like. This leaves the average homebuyer in a compromising position. Do you keep your high... [Read More] Read More