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Real Estate Investors Hurt by Commercial 1031 Scheme

June 27, 2019

Finance, Issues, investment, legal, fraud, investors, wrong, loss

Investors from Utah to Florida allege they were duped in a 1031-exchange investment scheme as Noah Corp. used money from new investors to pay earlier investors. CARMEL, Indiana – A small group of retirees paid a combined $6.2 million last year for ownership stakes in a fancy event-rental space in Carmel, Indiana, expecting it would generate […]


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New Law Removes Cap Limits on VA Loans

June 27, 2019

Military, Veteran, Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines, VA, Loan, Service, VA Loan

Pres. Trump signed a bill Tuesday that, among other things, expands VA loans for veterans. VA loans have helped raise the veteran ownership rate to 75%. WASHINGTON  – The National Association of Realtors (NAR) commended Congressional and White House efforts to protect the VA Home Loan Program after the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act was […]


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Consumer Confidence Down After 3 Months of Increases

June 27, 2019

Consumer Confidence Down After 3 Months of Increases The Consumer Confidence Index dropped from May’s 131.3 to 121.5 in June, with attitudes about both current conditions and future expectations taking a hit. BOSTON – The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index declined in June following increases in the three prior months. The Index now stands at […]


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New-home Sales Pricing fell 7.8% in May

June 26, 2019

In the U.S., according to the Associated Press via National Association of Realtors and headline of the Washington Post, sales of new homes have slumped 7.8% in May and in the more expensive areas of the Northeastern and Western markets sales plunged. For the first five months of the year, new homes have fallen 3.7% […]


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Real Estate Lead Generation 101

February 17, 2016

What are the best real estate lead generation options today? Where and how can real estate agents, investors and other related industry professionals generate more leads for buying, selling and renting properties? What are some of the little known benefits, and pitfalls of common real estate lead generation channels today? Here are 12 ways for real estate […]


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Technology vs. People Skills: Which Real Estate Strategies Will Win?

February 10, 2016

The real estate industry caters to independent strategies. For every investor, there is another way to go about conducting business. Some may prefer to utilize the convenience of technology while others want to maintain personal relationships. However, for one reason or another, there remains a void between these two independent strategies. Smart investors will figure […]


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Real Estate Investing As A Business

February 3, 2016

“Investment is most intelligent when most business like” – Warren Buffett If investing is better when conducted most business like, does it mean that more real estate investors ought to be investing in a more businesslike fashion? Should every real estate investor be investing as a business? What does that really mean? What does it look […]


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Housing Still The Best Investment Tool Of A Lifetime

January 27, 2016

Many people are still wondering whether or not real estate is one of the best investment strategies for long-term wealth building. Is investing in homes still a smart investment for the average individual? Is a home still the best investment of a lifetime for most Americans? If so, why are some pessimists still questioning the rebound […]


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