Category Archives: Investment Property

Taking a Leap on Leap Day

Imagine how cool it would be if you were buying a home today, on Leap Day! We don’t know too many people who celebrate buying their home every year, but making it a Leap Year celebration every four years? That … Continue reading

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Overseas Buyers snap up over $100 Billion in US Real Estate in the last 12 Months

The National Association of Realtors came out this week with their annual survey of International Buyers and the results are not surprising to anyone impacted by the Bay Area real estate market. Covering the period from April 2014 to March … Continue reading

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Vacation Home Sales Soar While Investment Property Sales Drop

Vacation home sales are on pace to reach their highest levels since 2003.  Meanwhile investment home sales decreased 7.4% to 1.02 million sold in the past year. Rising home prices and decreasing distressed properties coming on the market have been … Continue reading

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Tips to get you Ready for a new Mortgage

Courtesy of our friends over at, here are their three best tips on getting ready for a new mortgage. Be it purchasing a new home or refinancing the current one, the banks are looking for the same things and you can … Continue reading

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Gallup Poll Shows Americans Favor Real Estate As Best Long Term Investment

In the 2014 Gallup Economy and Personal Finances poll that asked Americans to give their choices for best long-term investment, Real Estate widened its lead over Gold as the best option for long-term investments. Through 2012, Gold had been favored … Continue reading

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The Ideal Investment Property: What Features Should You Be Looking for the First Time Around?

When purchasing a piece of real estate, it is important to ensure that the features of the home meet your criteria and best serve your goals. An ideal investment property has many important features that will differ from the vital … Continue reading

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