Should Mall Owners Be Looking to Create Co-Working Spaces?

The continuing trends towards e-commerce have left many mall owners looking to fill voids left in many cases by tenants who’ve left. A recent article, Malls hope to get back in shape by adding gyms, shows how some mall owners have looked towards adding gyms to replace Malls hope to get back in shape by […]

When REITs Are Better Than Owning Actual Real Estate

Gary Beasley CEO Roofstock, an online marketplace for buying, selling and owning single-family rental investment homes, has the second part of his look at REITs vs. owning actual investment real estate. He provides some excellent insight into the advantages for new real estate investors. Low Minimum Investment While you can buy a REIT share for […]

E-Commerce Drives Foreign Real Estate Investment

It is often valuable to see where others are investing, especially institutional and large investment groups. One area that has seen a large growth and offers some potential for investment, especially in areas like the Lehigh Valley, that are a day’s trucking distance from a large portion of the east coast population. There are also […]

Know The Neighborhood Before Making Your Real Estate Investment

One important tenet of investing in real estate that can not be understated is the importance of neighborhoods. This is especially true in Philadelphia where people choose and identify specific neighborhoods. You have to know what people are looking for in each neighborhood as well. This is especially important if you are looking to do […]

The Dangers of Over Improving Your Investment Real Estate

Starting out in real estate investing is definitely among the riskiest time. As you grow your real estate investment portfolio, you can better handle vacancies, repairs, any issues that come up but as your starting out, it is very important to pay close attention especially on your first rehab. Dennis Spivey and Carter Jones have […]

Don’t Forget School District When Buying An Investment Property

One thing that is often overlooked by new real estate investors is the importance of school district. No matter, if you plan to fix and flip or rehab and hold long-term, the school district can have a huge impact on your investment. There are many towns with multiple school districts, which can drastically affect prices. […]

Will Warehouses Outperform Office Buildings in 2018?

There’s a interesting look at what commercial real estate sections could benefit most in 2018 by Steve Randall in Mortgage Professional America, What’s ahead for commercial real estate in 2018?.   As far as commercial real estate it will be interesting to see what sector does end up performing best in 2018.   What’s ahead […]

Commercial Real Estate Investing Mistakes To Avoid in 2018

Michael Episcope, Founder of Origin Investments, has a very good article, Avoid These Four Common Commercial Real Estate Investing Mistakes. Buying and managing investment property — be it houses, multifamily units or commercial real estate — is hard work. Owners must choose between paying to outsource and handling everything themselves. The latter can range from […]

Real Estate The Best Investment of the Last 150 Years

Dan Kopf puts together some interesting takes on a recent research paper writes some Housing was the world’s best investment over the last 150 years. This is the argument of a groundbreaking new paper from economists at University of California-Davis, University of Bonn, and the Deutsche Bundesbank (the central bank of Germany). In a feat […]

Real Estate Investing Angles To Keep An Eye Out for in 2018

Brian O’Connell has an interesting article in The Street, 5 Trends Shaping the 2018 Real Estate Market where he has some excellent insights into what we could see happen in real estate investing in 2015. Two of his points specifically stuck out. First, bank getting more aggressive in leanding, which should be great for investors and […]