We Buy Real Estate: Your Trusted Real Estate Investment Journal

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Welcome to We Buy Real Estate, your trusted source for all things related to real estate investment. We specialize in providing valuable insights and information about real estate opportunities throughout the East Coast, from the Tri-State area of Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey, to North Carolina and Florida. Whether you are a seasoned investor or … Read more

Buying A Strip Mall

The insights which are shared by commercial real estate professionals via social media and Youtube can be invaluable for those looking to start investing in commercial real estate. There are free Youtube classes on even complex real estate finance and valuation modeling. Recently, I came across an excellent analysis on buying a strip mall. One particularly … Read more

How to Find Cheap Rental Properties For Sale

One question which often comes up with new real estate investors, is How to Find Cheap Rental Properties For Sale? As for cheap, we don’t necessarily mean low-priced. In this case, think the dictionary definition of cheap, “(of an item for sale) low in price; worth more than its cost.” The strategy I’m going to outline … Read more

Home Flipping In PA Continues To See Strong ROI

Real estate data company ATTOM just put out their research, Home Flipping Profit Margins Drop Again Across U.S. in Third Quarter of 2021 Even as Flipping Activity Keeps Rising, which shows ROI on home flipping has dipped in many areas of the country. Fortunately, for real estate investors in Pennsylvania the data showed some markets continued … Read more

Huge Investment Opportunity on the Delaware River Waterfront

Matthew Rothstein writes for Bisnow, PhilaPort Puts Piers 38 And 40 On Delaware Waterfront Up For As-Is Sale. The article highlights the opportunity to purchase 2 abandoned waterfront warehouses, “On the 8.8-acre parcel sit a nearly matching pair of two-story warehouses built-in 1920, each 180K SF, that are structurally sound enough to be redeveloped but carry … Read more

Philadelphia Mall Investors Selling Grocery Anchored Spaces

NBC 10 Philadelphia reports, Grocery Stores at Montgomery County Malls Come Up for Sale, on two local grocery-anchored spaces, in Montgomery County, that are being offered by local mall owners. NBC 10 wrote, “A month after buying the Montgomery Mall for $55 million in a foreclosure sale, Kohan Retail Investment Group has put up for sale a Wegmans … Read more

Home Flipping in Durham is Among Most Profitable in the Nation

Samuel Stebbins has an insightful look, Home Sellers Are Turning Huge Profits in Durham, NC, at how home flipping continues to be profitable for Durham real estate investors. He writes, “Nationwide, the profit margin — the change between purchase and resale prices — on median-priced single-family homes sold in the third quarter was 47.6%, equivalent to … Read more

Which Life Science Market Will Grow Fastest in 2022?

Paige Gross has an article in technical.ly, Philly real estate isn’t keeping up with life science lab space demand. She highlights some insights from the recent CBRE report, U.S. Life Sciences Trends 2021. She writes, “The region is already home to nearly 10 million square feet of life sciences inventory, and has a 13.9% vacancy rate. At … Read more

How Will Work From Home Effect Local Rents?

The Washington Times Herald has an good look at Factors to consider before investing in real estate. One thing they mentioned, we see having a potential large impact on real estate investing on 2022 is the impact work from home (WFH) The author writes, “Location is a significant factor to consider when investing in real estate, … Read more