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. Stay on top of Real Estate news and trends …

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 …

The Impact of COVID-19 on Real Estate

We are in some pretty uncharted territory, and it’s going to be a little while before the dust settles and we see the devastation of the Coronavirus to the markets, and the local economies throughout the USA. Restaurant attendance has plummeted, renters are losing their hourly paychecks, and nobody is entirely sure what comes next. …

75 Deals at Just 20 Years Old

This Week in the Weekly Digs: In Bigger Pockets podcast – Will Brown reveals how laser-focusing on “deal flow” allowed him to build a rental property portfolio.Home Permits Soar to Highest Level in 13 Years in January, and We have a list of the apartment features tenants want most these days. This and more below …

Mortgage Rates Fall to the Lowest Level in Three Months

This week in Real Estate and Property Management news: Mortgage rates fall to the lowest level in three months — but this could be a double-edged sword for buyers. Escaping the Day-to-Day Grind to Work on Your Business with Jefferson Lilly, Pushing After 150k Loss in One Day with Bob Lachance. Also, it appears that …

How to get a National Tenant in a Retail Shopping Center

On this weeks edition of “The Weekly Digs”: How to get a national tenant in a retail shopping center on the Joe Fairless podcast. Quitting retail to flip houses on the Bigger Pockets’ podcast. Also, home sales rose 3.6% in December as the low unemployment rates support demand for more buying of homes in the …

Wildfire Insurance is Hurting California Home Sales

In this edition of the weekly digs: Buyers back out of deals or cut offers as prices of policies jump; “We’re just going to get a bunch of houses sitting on the market that won’t sell.” How one couple bought 7 rental properties in one year. And from bigger pockets: 40 Doors in His First …

Jocko Willink on Real Estate

On this edition of the Weekly Digs: Ret. Navy SEAL Jocko Willink on Embracing Discomfort and Leading Through Extreme Ownership. The Six P’s of Raising Capital Like a Pro. U.S. Existing Home sales decreased 1.7% in November. And Should I Hire a Property Manager? Pros, Cons & Costs. This and more below the fold. Sign …

Short Term Rentals for Profit

In this edition of the weekly digs: How to snowball short term rentals into passive investments from Bigger Pockets’ Podcast. Mansion tax may be headed to Boston soon. The pace of home-building is still ramping up in the wake of this summer’s drop in interest rates. And, what should a new investor do with $10,000? …