Market Watch: Top Flipping Cities for Best ROI

A new report from RealtyTrac is making its way across the investing industry. On August 22nd, one of the nation’s leading source for comprehensive housing data, released its Q2 2014 U.S. Home Flipping Report. That report showed that nearly 31,000 single family homes were flipped nationwide in the second quarter of 2014. This represents a whopping […]

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Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day America! As we here at Part-Time REI celebrate Labor Day with time off from the “labor” of the every day grind we wanted to wish you and yours a restful day off. Did you know that Labor Day  is always the first Monday in September? It is a creation of the labor movement […]

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Making Bank On Bank Owned Property

Do some of the recent news stories about real estate investing slowing down got you, well, down? Never fear investor- opportunities still remain. Where are they you ask? Look toward your local lending location. That was five years ago. The real estate market has improved quite a bit since then, but opportunities remain. If you’re […]

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Market Watch: Rise of The Renting Market

Is your investing strategy “buy and hold”? Many flippers start their cash flow out that way; purchase a house, fix it up quickly and start renting right away. Seems like a smart move since many new studies are showing that renting is the way to go for more and more American families. But why is […]

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Flipping House Series: The High Risk House Part 1

As in any of life’s adventures, sometimes you just gotta take a risk. This is true, more times than our team would like, painfully true, in real estate investing. Our next home on our list is a house our team just bought. This particular home was purchased at commissioners foreclosure auction. What that means is we […]

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Window Treatment Tricks

We have talked about windows before here at Part-Time REI and how to ensure you are properly replacing them. Today we go further into the decorating side. We have been to countless homes that are trying to sell and the window treatments are just, well, off. Just as the right lighting can open your house […]

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Zillow-Trulia, The Future Of Real Estate?

Over the past few years, some might say the real estate directory giants Zillow.com and Trulia.com have quietly taken over control of the real estate market in the United States. While this may not be the view everyone has, including ourselves, one thing is for sure: Zillow and Trulia are amongst the most visited websites […]

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Flipping House Series: The “No Deal” House

Missing out on good deals can be painful. The ‘lost’ income is hard to replace and the experience can be frustrating. New investors tend to miss these deals because 1) other investors hear about them first because they have better networks or 2) the new investor takes too long to analyze the deal. That being […]

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Killer Confidence

So you are probably wondering how to get there. How to gain that confidence to get into that investor mindset. A strong, successful investor in real estate realizes that a paradigm shift happens in your mind. A person goes from ‘How do I earn money? to ‘How can I save money’?  While there are always […]

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Market Watch: New York City

There is some good and bad news coming out of the Big Apple here lately. Home flipping in New York City  it seems, has dropped sharply this year, according to data from RealtyTrac. The firm’s recent data showed just 3.66 percent of home sales in the five major neighborhoods were flips during the first quarter. […]

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