When REITs Are Better Than Owning Actual Real Estate

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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

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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 […]

Will Warehouses Outperform Office Buildings in 2018?

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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

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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

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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 […]

Should You Invest In Apartment Buildings in the City or Suburbs?

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Stanley Iezman & Christopher Macke of American Realty Advisors have some interesting insights on whether suburban apartment buildings will continue to be hot, in a recent article, What’s the Verdict on Urban vs. Suburban CRE Investment? Suburban appeal is certainly increasing due to strong current property fundamentals as a result of limited construction activity. Not […]