real estate investing

San Jose is the most profitable U.S. market for home flipping — here are the top ZIP codes in Silicon Valley – Silicon Valley Business Journal

In San Jose, flippers saw an average of $145,750 in profit per flip, according to a new report.

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Interesting to look at the hot zip codes.  The numbers are very much driven by the perception of best schools and proximity to tech hub.  Note these are gross profits.  It is not always a win for flippers.

Real estate investors on U.S. coasts target cheap, out-of-state markets

The companies are pulling in money from clients in costly coastal markets that is boosting demand and home prices in the lower-cost cities they target. “In the last 12 months, I’ve seen more cash buyers from California than I’ve ever seen in my career, and I’ve been doing this for 25 years,” said Anne Callahan, a real estate agent in Cleveland, Ohio, where the average rent for a single-family home is up 4.2 percent over the last year, according to Zillow Research.

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This type of investing is not for the faint of heart and I always suggest taking a basic real estate investment class from a local investment group for tips on out-of-state investing. San Jose Real Estate Investment Group is one recommendation.

3 Critical Metrics for the Real Estate Investor

As a real estate investor, it is important to create business goal for each real estate investment as well the entire real estate portfolio.  To be successful, the 3 most common used metrics when deciding to invest could be summarized as: 1.) Determine your investment goals. Start with the WHY.  Why do you want to […]