Category Archive for "Real Estate Investment"

Introduction to Investing in Real Estate Notes – Part I

This week, we will be looking at investing in Real Estate Notes – a growing part of real estate investing. First, though, you need to know what a note is: When a seller allows a buyer to make payments over…

Should Real Estate Investors Get A Real Estate License – Part II

Yesterday, we published reasons why Real Estate Investors might want to get licensed by the State of Florida. Today, we are giving you the reasons you might not want to do this. Either way, please do your due diligence and…

Should Real Estate Investors Get Their Real Estate License?

Rob Arnold is a good friend of REIF. He is a Real Estate Broker who specializes in working with Real Estate Investors and is an investor himself. Here are the positive reasons on getting your license. Tomorrow, we will publish…

Wholesaling vs Flipping

We have seen a lot of information out there that suggests that wholesaling and flipping are the same thing. We have looked into it and come to a different conclusion. Wikipedia (not the authority by any stretch of the imagination)…

Clay County Foreclosures

In doing some research, we came across this number: 1703. That is how many foreclosures were sold at Auction in Clay County over the last six months (from August 2014 through January 2015). While you might not think it is…

Part Two of Flipping Houses for Beginners

We got some really good feedback on the article on Flipping Houses by Jackie Lange that we posted earlier in the week so we wanted to go ahead and share Part Two. It’s got some pretty good tips on where…

House Flipping for Beginners

I found a good introductory article by Jackie Lange on house flipping. Here’s the beginning: If you’re just getting started in real estate and need to build your confidence and knowledge before moving on (but still need to make some…

Rental Market Trends for Jacksonville

According to RentJungle.com, average overall rental prices for Jacksonville have increased 9% over the last six months. One bedroom rentals increased by only 3% As of January, 2015, average apartment rent within 10 miles of Jacksonville, FL is $936.  One…

How to Cut Your Rental Maintenance Costs by 25%

If your investing strategy is buy and hold, then you probably have some rental properties. We found this great article by Doug Smith on cutting maintenance costs at www.CREOnline.com and thought we share it. Rental Properties: How to Cut Maintenance…

School Zone Changes Can Affect Your Property Values

Courtesy of news4jax.com, here are the school zoning changes that were approved for Duval County for the 2015-2016 School Year. Remember, the schools children are assigned to can have a real impact on property values. Make sure you understand how…