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How Tariffs on Canadian Lumber Affect Housing

How Tariffs on Canadian Lumber Affect Housing

In 2018 we have seen the beginning of trade wars between the United States and other countries.  Many of these new trade wars are impacting the housing market with tariffs on steel, aluminum, and – the big one – lumber.  Because of the tariffs on Canadian lumber,

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Lumber Tariffs and the Effect on Real Estate Investing

Lumber Tariffs and the Effect on Real Estate Investing

In recent news, there have been stories on lumber tariffs continuing to increase the cost of lumber and other construction development supplies. This, in turn, has made it more expensive for developers to complete new construction and has also made it difficult to stick to the budget

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Best Arizona Cities for Real Estate Investments

Best Arizona Cities for Real Estate Investment Properties

A study by Smart Asset was recently published on the best cities to purchase a real estate investment properties.  On that list, there were several Arizona cities among the top 10.  Mesa, Glendale, and Phoenix made the top 10, while Gilbert fell just short in the number

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How to Prepare for the Next Recession

How to Prepare for the Next Recession

Economists agree that we are heading towards a recession.  They don’t know exactly when it will hit and what will cause it is still vague, but it is coming and something to expect.  This isn’t something new however, our economy tends to work itself into a cycle

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3 Benefits of Fix and Flip Financing

3 Benefits of Fix and Flip Financing

Buying an old or neglected real estate property, and then fixing and flipping it is a profitable venture that has gained popularity over the years. Reality TV shows and other individuals who’ve been successful in this business are setting a cultural trend that’s driving demand for such

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Why Class-B Multifamily Properties Are A Good Investment

Why Class-B Multifamily Properties Are A Good Investment

Investing in multifamily real estate has always been a smart real estate investment.  Right now, in the Phoenix Metro Area real estate market, rental demand has had steady growth and is predicted to continue to grow as more and more people move to Arizona.  Most new supply

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Westward Ho: Revitalizing Real Estate in Phoenix’s West Valley

Revitalizing Real Estate in Phoenix's West Valley

The Phoenix Metro Area’s West Valley was hit hard during the great recession.  Tract home developments were halted and deserted, home prices dropped, and commercial properties had increasing vacancy rates.  The West Valley became a ghost town in some places, and in others, it had little life.

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Financial Performance Overview: Members’ Monthly Statement

Members’ Monthly Statement

Completely remodeling or giving distressed properties a facelift plays a critical role in improving real estate values. At Capital Fund I, we would argue that most of the loans we’ve made in the past few years are “re-development” loans. We’ve enabled investors to purchase auctioned properties so

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Buying Rental Investment Property with Bad Credit

Buying Rental Investment Property with a Bad Credit Score

Becoming a landlord may be one of the best financial moves you’ll ever make. But while interest rates remain low and home prices look healthy again, long gone are the days when you could get quick, easy financing. The tightened credit market makes it tough for residential

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Top 5 Factors Driving the Real Estate Investment Market in Arizona

Top 5 Factors Driving the Real Estate Investment Market in Arizona

Arizona is undeniably one of the largest and most popular states in the US. Phoenix, its capital city, presents many favorable factors which not only make it one of the best cities to live in, but also to invest in. It offers something for everyone. Arizona has

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  • Rising Rents in Phoenix
    Rising Rent Prices in the Phoenix Metro Area
    While still one of the more affordable options in the nation, the Phoenix Metro Area’s rents continue to rise.  See which areas in the valley are seeing some of the greatest increases in rent year over year and what is causing this rapid growth in rents to...
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  • How The Internet has Changed the Real Estate Market
    How The Internet has Changed the Real Estate Market
    Being a real estate investor has never been easier for many reasons.  The internet has been a large part in the development of the real estate industry and has reshaped it significantly over the years.  So in what way has the internet reshaped the real estate market and why?...
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