Trends: Investing in More Corporate Housing Real Estate

The answer is “Yes.” Question: “As a real estate broker does it make sense to learn more about corporate housing real estate investing.” Why: “Because the survey says people want to buy more!” If you believe in human evolution you want to believe we continue to do what works and we stop doing those things that do not work.  So it is important to know what current corporate housing real estate landlords plan to do in the future because this will give us the best picture of their current satisfaction. Spoiler Alert: Yes, Corporate Housing Real Estate Landlords plan...

Trends: Corporate Housing Real Estate Profitability

As you may have read in other blog posts there are lots of reasons a landlord may have for turning their real estate into a corporate housing rental. The reality of life is things do change and corporate housing can be a great solution for your real estate whether or not that is the reason you purchased the real estate in the first place.   Ok, so now you know you can turn lots of real estate into great corporate housing rentals, however the next question is, “As a corporate housing real estate landlord can I make a profit?”...

Trends: Corporate Housing Real Estate Predictions

Really we all want that perfect crystal ball that lets us know what the future looks like and when it comes to real estate investing it is even more essential to know what the future looks like and how these properties will be good investments. – Kimberly Outlook for 2016: Corporate Housing Real Estate Predictions for the Future According to respondents, their outlook for 2016 is very positive. The number of respondents who say the future looks “much better than last year” held strong at 21%, down just slightly from 23%. 41% say they predict that 2016 will be...

Trends: Corporate Housing Real Estate Report

After two decades in the corporate housing real estate sector, I’ve come to appreciate and respect the importance of watching trends and studying data. As you look for ways to be more successful with your rentals and capitalize on emerging trends, our 2015 Corporate Housing Real Estate Report can help. This report contains the results from our annual corporate housing real estate survey — now in its seventh year. Once again, we received hundreds of responses. I’d like to thank everyone who took the time to complete our survey. We appreciate your input! – Kimberly The Need for Corporate...

Real Estate Investing: The Lottery Backup Plan

Real Estate Investing: The Lottery Backup Plan – just in case you didn’t win! I know we were all a little surprised last week when we didn’t win the billion dollar lottery.  The great news is we have other options for building our wealth that don’t have to include luck and unachievable odds. Since I get to talk a lot about real estate investing I thought I could share a few of those ideas with you… If we could all win the lottery the reality is we probably would not be in the market for investment real estate. However, since the...

Real Estate Investing: When is it Time to Buy or Sell?

When is real estate investing the right decision for you and for the market and would a corporate rental property be a good idea? I was meeting with my financial advisor this week and we were discussing “Dollar Cost Averaging”. According to Wikipedia “Dollar cost averaging (DCA) is an investment strategy for reducing the impact of volatility on large purchases of financial assets such as equities. By dividing the total sum to be invested in the market (e.g. $100,000) into equal amounts put into the market at regular intervals (e.g. $1000 over 100 weeks), DCA reduces the risk of...

Top 10: Corporate Housing & Real Estate Investors

10 Questions every realtor should be prepared to answer about corporate housing Part II of III   If you’re a Realtor with an established real estate practice, chances are you have or will have a client who wants to buy an investment property. Helping these clients identify the right investment property is now in your hands. You don’t want to mess it up. What are you going to do? 4 – Who rents (prospective tenants) a corporate rental? Corporate housing has been traditionally utilized by traveling business professionals who are staying in a city for one or more months at a...

Top 10: Corporate Housing & Real Estate Investors

10 Questions every realtor should be prepared to answer about corporate housing and the real estate investor Part I of III If you’re a Realtor with an established real estate practice, chances are you have or will have a client who wants to buy an investment property. Helping these clients identify the right investment property is now in your hands. You don’t want to mess it up. What are you going to do? Many investors will buy investment properties for the purpose of high cash flow vs. fixing and flipping.  If cash flow is the preference, a corporate rental...

Flipnerd.com and Real Estate Investing Podcasts

Want a free way to learn more about real estate investing in the comfort of your own home? If you are tired from reading all those real estate investment books now you can watch expert real estate investors on short, interesting Podcasts on Flipnerd.com. I met Mike Hambright last year at a real estate investors’s conference in Baltimore and he is the perfect example of the “guy next door” who learned how to be a successful real estate investor which is now his full-time job. This year Mike is excited to take his knowledge to the next level by...

Buying an Investment Property? Deals may be harder to find…

Did you hear Bruce Willis is selling his home for $22 Million and he bought it for just $9 Million a few years back? Real estate agents in San Francisco report overbidding on for-sale real estate. The Dads as the baseball game say they missed their opportunity to buy that last big increasable condo rental. What do you think? Zillow shows Beverly Hills home values are increasing, with Zillow data showing values up 18.3 percent year-over-year. Regardless of your real estate experience, there are always important fundamentals that are important for you to remember and understand and that are essential...