Fix & Flip

ATTOM: Foreclosure rates returning to pre-pandemic levels

ATTOM’s 2022 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report shows that foreclosure filings are up 118% compared to this time last year. In August alone, lenders in the United States began the foreclosure process on 23,952 properties. Numbers that high haven’t been seen since before the COVID-19 pandemic. “Two years after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and after…

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Chicago – a top 10 city for real estate investment in 2022/23

by Patrick Regan  September 15, 2022 Norada Real Estate Investments recently revealed its 21 best cities for real estate investment in 2022 and 2023, and Chicago made the list. The firm looked at data and trends across the U.S. to determine its rankings, noting each city has its “own set of qualities and disadvantages, but many of them…

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What Does a Recession Do To The Housing Market?

A major concern plaguing the country right now is around the possibility of a recession. We haven’t seen a recession since the 2008 financial crisis, and now we could be headed for one. For real estate investors, we answer a pertinent question, what does a recession do to the housing market? While the US housing market took…

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Home Appreciation vs. Inflation Since the ’70s

Home Appreciation vs. Inflation Keeping Current Matters says that rising inflation puts a pinch on the wallet and makes you reevaluate any big purchases you may have planned.  They point out that potential homebuyers are probably wondering if they should continue down that path or if it makes more sense to wait. While the answer depends…

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3 Reasons to Invest in Real Estate During a Recession

This is a reprint of a Bigger Pockets Article By: Remen Okoruwa Remen Okoruwa is the co-founder of RentDrop, a payment app making rent payments more convenient and rewarding for lan… Investing is a game of winning or losing, defined, most of all, by economics. Of course, we never truly know what direction the economy…

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Why Is Inflation So High? Why Was 2008 Different?

This is a reprint of a Bigger Pocket Article J Scott J Scott (he goes by “J”) is an entrepreneur, investor, advisor, and author. There’s a lot of uncertainty surrounding the economy, real estate market, and the role of inflation in the economic environment. When it comes to inflation, it’s important to identify how we…

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FHFA Says Home Prices Up 18.7% from One Year Ago

According to the latest Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI), U.S. house prices rose 18.7% from Q1 2021 to the first Q2 2022. The seasonally adjusted monthly index for March was up 1.5% from February. The FHFA produces the nation’s only public, freely available house price indexes (HPIs) that measure changes in…

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How NFTs are making real estate investments more attainable

NFTS in Real Estate Although real estate is often considered a safer investment over stocks, it isn’t for everyone, a reality leading many to look to the digital realm as an alternative. Analysts continue to view real estate as a secure and lucrative investment based on its history of higher returns, especially when compared to…

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