America’s Most Undervalued Cities in 2010

Friday, April 9th, 2010

America's most undervalued cities Four years after home prices hit their peaks, CNNMoney looks at how 330 metro areas have fared. Metro area Median home price % undervalued 2010 % undervalued 2006 Las Vegas, Nev. $129,700 -41.40% 38% Vero Beach, Fla. $123,300 -39.80% 54% Merced, Calif. $102,300 -37.70% 77% Cape Coral, Fla. $118,700 -36.80% 52% Houma, La. $116,200 -34.60% -1% Port St. Lucie, Fla. $115,600 -33.30% 72% Warren, Mich. $117,500 -32.30% 15% Vallejo, Calif. $196,900 -31.90% 53% Stockton, Calif. $145,100 -31.80% 72% Modesto, Calif. $138,700 -31.80% 67% Midland, Texas $133,100 -30.70% -7% West Palm Beach, Fla. $164,400 -30.30% 57% Lake Charles, La. $101,600 -29.40% N.A. Lafayette, La. $126,700 -29.40% 3% Naples, Fla. $199,900 -29.00% 84% Killeen, Texas $106,700 -28.80% -16% Houston, Texas $128,200 -28.80% -14% Sarasota, ...

Top Secret: Getting killer real estate deals

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

Depending on your area, many times it is not that hard to find a great real estate deal. In some areas you’ll see 20 to 50 percent as distressed sales. Even with this type of market, there tends to be an elite class of properties that stand out ...

Top 10 Tips To Get Good Deals in Short Sales and Bank Owned Property

Monday, May 12th, 2008

Current real estate markets nationwide have created countless opportunities for buyers looking to purchase real estate priced well under market value. Many buyers have turned to short sales, foreclosures and bank owned (REO) properties hoping to be able to purchase real estate for pennies on the dollar. The ...

Income Producing Properties

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Address City Price HOA Est Cash Flow 23436 VIA JACINTO Aliso Viejo $359,000.00 ($230.00) $304.70 Rental Comps Address City Price HOA Est Cash Flow 27906 Amber 231 Mission Viejo $359,999.00 ($230.00) $239.65 Rental Comps ...

Nouveau Riche University – What You Need to Know

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

Maybe you've heard of them, maybe not. The name is gaining popularity as more people turn to real estate as an investment. If you've been looking for real estate education, or even been to a "meeting" to learn about Nouveau Riche, you should read this article closely. What Nouveau ...

1031 Exchange on Vacation Homes

Friday, February 29th, 2008

Thought this article may be helpful to people with vacation homes. Finally — IRS Guidance on Exchanging Vacation Homes Revenue Procedure 2008-16 Provides Safe Harbor   Until now, the issue of whether a vacation home qualifies for tax deferral treatment under IRC §1031 was the subject of much scrutiny and uncertainty. To the ...