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Do you live, work, invest or plan to invest in the great state of Nevada?
Do you read the newspaper, listen to local media outlets, or overhear stories at the gym of multi-million dollar real estate investors and operators and wonder if you have what it takes to get involved?
As of July 1, 2022, the Silver State had a population of just over 3,100,000 people. Though you might think that is a paltry figure relative to the 333,000,000 people in the United States, you’d be misguided. Why? Because Nevada is growing much faster than other states around the country.
Over the past two years, the population in the United States has grown just 0.6%. However, Nevada, due to its beautiful landscape, pristine cities, and remarkable tourist destinations, has grown 2.4% - that is 4x the rate the country is growing.
This rapid growth rate centralized to the state of Nevada is spilling over into the housing market. Not only have prices gone up, but sales and other ancillary real estate...
With inflation roaring, companies laying off workers, and the economic landscape looking bleak - is it still possible to make money in real estate? Although the days of rock bottom interest rates might be over, what if we told you there is a strategy that can provide positive cash flow to the Washington-based investor even in today’s challenging market?
According to the 2020 census, Washington grew by over 1,000,000 people over the last 10 years! Let that sink in for a moment.
A gain of 1,000,000 people is a tremendously robust population growth figure. Currently, the population sits at just shy of 8,000,000 - up 15% over the past 10 years. However, amidst this explosive growth, the housing units have only increased by 11%. Meaning, there will likely continue to be a supply and demand imbalance until housing units can increase materially to match the state’s robust growth.
A great real estate investment strategy one can utilize to take advantage of this trend is...
Are you someone that’s looking to take your income potential to the next level? Do you watch the news, read the business section of the newspaper, or walk the streets of Kentucky wondering how you could get a slice of the massive booming real estate market?
As of 2020, Kentucky’s population is over 4,5000,000. However, these 4,500,000 people do not have enough housing units to choose from. Over the years, the population has outgrown housing units by nearly 8%. A growing population coupled with not enough houses means opportunities for investors and - more specifically - wholesalers.
Wholesaling real estate is a great way to participate in the booming Kentucky real estate market and housing shortage without the need for as much capital as an investor. In this article, we’ll explain how to wholesale real estate in Kentucky.
South Carolina holds the distinction of being one of the original 13 colonies.
The Palmetto State is located in the southeastern part of the United States and is bordered by Georgia, North Carolina, and the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. In 2021, it was home to more than 5.19 million people.
The capital of South Carolina is Columbia, although its largest city is Charleston. South Carolina’s other large cities include Mount Pleasant, Greenville, Rock Hill, and Summerville.
The state is geographically diverse, which offers great real estate opportunities. There is the South Carolina coast with remarkable luxury properties and tourist destinations, the Piedmont plain, and the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Much of the real estate in South Carolina is considered affordable, with the average home price in the state at $301,659 (as of 02/02/23). Note that this represents a 17% increase in value year over year.
South Carolina’s average home price is also more than 1/3 less than...
The first step for anyone wishing to embark on a real estate career is to get licensed. But to get licensed, candidates need to successfully complete the required education courses—online or in-person—from an education provider approved by their state licensing board.
But the education requirements don’t stop upon licensing. Real estate agents and brokers, like other licensed professionals, must complete continuing education requirements to keep their licenses in good standing.
Founded in 1996, Colibri Real Estate (formerly known as Real Estate Express) is a real estate education provider offering online real estate pre-license and post-license courses across a nationally accredited platform.
Today’s inflationary economy has made it increasingly difficult for the millions of Americans who hope to buy a home over the next 12 months. Macroeconomic headwinds, higher interest rates, and declining loan originations have held mortgage credit availability to its lowest level in a decade, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
Yet, despite mounting homebuying challenges, seller financing agreements are doing their part to help everyone fulfill their dream of homeownership.
Seller financing agreements are becoming a more integral component of the national real estate industry, but they can’t help anyone who isn’t aware of their existence. As a result, we have meticulously compiled everything there is to know about seller financing in this guide, including:
Maryland may be one of the smaller states in the nation geographically, but there is still plenty of room for success in real estate wholesaling.
Maryland’s surface area of just 12,407 square miles makes it the 8th smallest state in the country in terms of land mass. But with about 645 people per square mile, Maryland is also one of the most densely populated. In fact, only four other states are more densely populated: New Jersey, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.
According to the U.S. Census, there were over 2.2 million households in Maryland in 2020, with over 2.5 million housing units. Located near Washington, D.C., this mid-Atlantic state boasts over 6 million residents. Known for its ample coastline and abundant waterways along the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean, the state’s largest city is Baltimore, Md., a seaport where over 585,000 residents made their homes at the time of the 2020 Census.
Densely populated areas tend to have higher housing costs....
With its affordable housing and ample inventory, Tennessee offers real estate investors plenty of opportunity to build a successful real estate wholesaling business.
One of the cornerstones of establishing a successful wholesaling business in any state is to develop relationships within the local real estate community.
While locals will argue over which city has the most active housing market, some of the most popular metros for real estate investment include the state capital Nashville, as well as Chattanooga, Knoxville, and Memphis.
According to the 2021 U.S. Census, there were nearly 7 million people calling Tennessee home and the state boasts about 3.1 million housing units. Zillow estimates the median home value in Tennessee (Jan 2023) to be $311,333, climbing 16% in price from the previous year.
With this ultimate guide, we’ll help you learn how to wholesale real estate in Tennessee, using our proven step-by-step wholesaling process. Let’s begin!
Wholesaling real estate is a popular strategy for beginners and those who want to learn more about the business. It's one of the few real estate investing strategies that allow you to earn large sums without actually purchasing property yet still gain first-hand experience in the field. As a result, it's a great way to start building connections and networking with other investors in your area.
With a population of over 3.3 million and 1.19 million units of housing, Utah is the ideal place to learn about wholesaling. Whether you live in Salt Lake City, St. George, or anywhere in between, you can find wholesale deals in your neighborhood. You just need to know what to look for and how to capitalize.
Here is a closer look at how to wholesale real estate in Utah and what you can do to get started.
Wholesaling real estate has taken the investment market by storm over the past few years. Although not a new-fangled type of real estate investment, this investment strategy’s meteoric rise can likely be attributed to a real estate marketplace that has become increasingly digital, offering easy access to market metrics and property data – even if the wholesaling opportunity is in another state.
Once known as trading paper, wholesaling real estate is now practiced by new and experienced investors in all sorts of markets under various conditions.
If you are interested in learning how to wholesale real estate in Missouri, the good news is that the state’s real estate market remains strong. However, there are clear signs of a slowdown, which is the anticipated result of the Federal Reserve Bank when they raised rates to combat inflation. The good news is that these macro market manipulations will swing the market back to a more balanced playing field. Don’t be...
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