Is an “Eviction Tsunami” looming in 2021?

This week on The Weekly Digs: Is an “Eviction Tsumami” looming in 2021? The U.S. economy has only recovered half the 22 million jobs lost during 2020; meanwhile, stimulus checks and support for unemployed is drying up fast. On another note, the housing market in the U.S. continues to be red hot. This and more, below the fold.

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  • Is an “Eviction Tsunami” Looming in 2021?
    • Millions of Americans remain out of work in the coronavirus pandemic, after the economy has recovered only half of the 22 million jobs lost in the spring of 2020. Meanwhile, the stimulus checks and extended unemployment benefits are ancient history by November. This…

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  • Property Taxes by State & County: Lowest Property Taxes in the US Mapped
    • Where are the lowest property taxes in the US? The highest property taxes? Some states offer no surprises. New Jersey, for example, charges the highest property taxes in the nation as a statewide average. But Texas also ranks among the top five highest property taxes…
  • Is an “Eviction Tsunami” Looming in 2021?
    • Millions of Americans remain out of work in the coronavirus pandemic, after the economy has recovered only half of the 22 million jobs lost in the spring of 2020. Meanwhile, the stimulus checks and extended unemployment benefits are ancient history by November. This…
  • What Is Due Diligence in Real Estate, and How Do You Do It?
    • In short, due diligence in real estate means “do your homework.” This goes beyond looking for the “perfect” property, whether for your personal residence or an investment. Due diligence means conducting thorough research to ensure the home is a good investment before…
  • Capital Gains Tax on Real Estate – And How to Avoid It
    • Real estate investments come with a slew of tax advantages. While you own the property as a rental, you can take nearly two dozen landlord tax deductions.  Then, when it comes time to sell, you can reduce or avoid capital gains taxes on real estate through another…

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Post-Election uncertainty and Low Mortgage Rates

This week on The Weekly Digs: There is a lot of uncertainty following the American Presidential election, and it has lead to lower and lower mortgage rates. Also, What is due diligence in real estate, and how do you do it? This and more on this weeks edition of The Weekly Digs

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  • What Is Due Diligence in Real Estate, and How Do You Do It?
    • In short, due diligence in real estate means “do your homework.” This goes beyond looking for the “perfect” property, whether for your personal residence or an investment. Due diligence means conducting thorough research to ensure the home is a good investment before…
  • Capital Gains Tax on Real Estate – And How to Avoid It
    • Real estate investments come with a slew of tax advantages. While you own the property as a rental, you can take nearly two dozen landlord tax deductions.  Then, when it comes time to sell, you can reduce or avoid capital gains taxes on real estate through another…
  • Real Estate Contingencies: Everything Buyers & Investors Need to Know
    • Real estate investors and buyers need protection when entering a sales contract for hundreds of thousands of dollars. Price comprises just one piece of the puzzle. Buyers and sellers must agree on all aspects of the transaction, and contingencies in real estate offers…
  • What Is Owner Financing? The Investor’s Guide to Seller Financing
    • Low interest rates and stock market uncertainty have set the real estate market sizzling in most of the US. With borrowers flooding lenders to take advantage of those low rates, and lingering economic weakness in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, many lenders have…

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Home Prices are Rising. But the Rental Market is Struggling

In this every spooky edition of the weekly digs, We are seeing an interesting trend across the U.S. housing marking during the COVID-19 crisis. U.S. Home prices have been rising at the fastest rate in the past two years, signaling a recovery from last winter. However, the struggling rental market could usher in the next American Housing crisis, as millions of renters cannot pay rent, and the relief bills stall in congress. This and more below the fold.

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  • As Pending Home Sales Fall in September, Concerns Emerge About a Housing Rebound
    • The housing market is still on track to see more sales in 2020 compared with last year, but the pace of the market’s recovery could be slowing.
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      • Real estate investors and buyers need protection when entering a sales contract for hundreds of thousands of dollars. Price comprises just one piece of the puzzle. Buyers and sellers must agree on all aspects of the transaction, and contingencies in real estate offers…
    • What Is Owner Financing? The Investor’s Guide to Seller Financing
      • Low interest rates and stock market uncertainty have set the real estate market sizzling in most of the US. With borrowers flooding lenders to take advantage of those low rates, and lingering economic weakness in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, many lenders have…
    • What Is an Accredited Investor? Why You Want to Become One ASAP
      • Do the rich have access to better investments than the rest of us? It turns out that they do, actually.  I once offered to invest money with a hard money lender I knew, who had an impeccable track record. He asked a simple question before taking the conversation any…
    • Can You Roll Closing Costs into a Mortgage?
      • I hear new real estate investors and homebuyers ask all the time: “Can you roll closing costs into a mortgage?” The short answer is yes for refinance loans, no for purchase loans. But it’s not always possible even for refinances, and even when it is, that doesn’t mean…

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    U.S. City Dwellers Are Looking for Suburban Homes

    New York is leading the race for urban dwellers fleeing cities in search of suburban homes. Mortgage rates drop to record lows; however, it could start getting more expensive to refinance a home soon. Also, are rural land prices going through the roof? This and more below the fold!

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    Are Americans Leaving Cities in the wake of COVID-19?

    In this weeks real estate news: Are Americans leaving cities in the wake of COVID-19? Mortgage rates hit an historic all-time low, thus driving many buyers out of cities and into suburbs (again). Foreign home buyers dry up, opening the path for domestic buyers. And July 11-12 COVID numbers are the highest yet. This and more below the fold.

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      • From fashion design work in India, to a corporate career with Nordstrom… to leaving that career to flip 40+ houses in 6 years – all in one of the hottest markets on the planet! Seattle investor Leka Devatha has quite a story to tell, and a lot of hard-won wisdom too! From her 6 tips for findingand

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    • Do You Have to Put a Down Payment on a House? Down Payment Hacks
      • For homebuyers and real estate investors alike, coming up with a down payment presents the greatest barrier to buying. But do you have to put a down payment on a house when you buy? Are there creative workarounds that homebuyers and real estate investors can take…
    • De-Urbanization: Are Americans Fleeing Cities in the Wake of COVID-19?
      • As a city dweller myself, I’m all too familiar with the challenges of urban living during the coronavirus pandemic. My family shares a small apartment with no outdoor space – and it certainly got harder to stay cooped up in it as the weeks and months of social…
    • How to Convert Your Airbnb into a Long-Term Rental Property
      • Even as the economy slowly reopens and people adjust to a “new normal,” the future of the home-sharing market remains uncertain. Vacation rental companies such as VRBO and Airbnb saw a collapse in demand and revenue due to travel restrictions and the economic fallout…
    • How Long Does Each Part of Your Rental Property Last? (Infographic)
      • Ever had a tenant fly into a rage because their refrigerator went out, ruining all of their food? Landlords know what a big deal it is when things break at their properties. Sometimes it’s something small like a window AC unit, but sometimes it’s something major like…

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    Rent is due — tenants can’t pay

    Landlords are bracing for collecting less in April as unemployment continues to rise over the coronavirus pandemic. Also, somehow home prices are rising — for now — despite the coronavirus, some experts say this is a trend that will not last, and expect prices to drop to low 2011 levels eventually. This and more below the fold.

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    50% of Americans think it’s a good idea to buy a home.

    Currently only 50% of Americans think it’s a good idea to buy a home right now — that is an ALL TIME low. What is the Coronavirus’ impact on real-estate investors? Home sales plummet in March. This and more below the fold

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    Fannie Mae: Sales will decline by 15%

    Fannie Mae is saying that sales may decline by up to 15% in 2020 due to the coronavirus disrupting the housing market. Home Builder confidence is plummeting to its lowest level since 2012. And which US housing markets will be the most affected by COVID-19? This and more below the fold.

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    COVID-19 is Scrambling Home Buyers

    Many home-buyers are now scrambling to cut deals that would have been difficult or impossible only a couple months ago. The Fed cut interest rates to 0%, what does that mean for you? And more news on upcoming stimulus checks. This and more below the fold.

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    Mom & Pop landlords and COVID-19

    Mom and Pop landlords — owners of up to 50% of rentals nationwide — could be hit the hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic, as renters start missing payments. 10 DIY home ideas while you are home during the pandemic, and from Bigger Pockets: a podcast Q&A on the Coronavirus pandemic. This and more below the fold.

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