Real Estate Investing for Beginners

Real Estate Investing for Beginners

On first glance, real estate investment seems simple enough in regard to generating additional income. Buy some sort of property for a set amount of money, fix it up, and then sell it for more or rent it out for a renewable source of liquidity). In actuality, the process never ends up this simple. These days, a real estate investor can profit from a joint venture, property wholesales, and successful property management. However, the market re … [Read more...]

The Top 25 Housing Market Predictions for 2015

The Top 25 Housing Market Predictions for 2015

Fortune, one of America’s leading financial magazines, recently held a panel discussion among experts within the housing market industry. The editors asked them what the market will look like over the coming year. Most experts provided vague and even confounding answers: “mysterious.” The main takeaway here is that the beginning of 2015 found most housing market prices on par with the prices posted back during the housing market boom. We can no lo … [Read more...]

2014 Kentucky Housing Market

2014 Kentucky Housing Market

The forecast for the 2013 Kentucky housing market paints the picture of a diverse landscape in terms the overall home sales throughout the state. Most significantly, this forecast draws attention to the more positive aspects of the Louisville market. The 2008 recession didn't hit the Louisville area as hard as the rest of the state. However, the real estate market in the area did need to make some adjustments to better meet these predictions. 2013 … [Read more...]

2014 Indiana Housing Market

2014 Indiana Housing Market

The 2013 Indiana housing market continued similar recovery trends experienced during the previous post-recession years. The state’s economy significantly slowed down the pace of its economic rebound last year. Many experts feel that the 2014 Indiana housing market (and beyond) will bring about less prosperity. We briefly outlined some of the main contributing factors influencing the evolution of the 2014 Indiana housing market below. The majority … [Read more...]

2014 Michigan Housing Market

2014 Michigan Housing Market

By the end of 2012, prospects appeared mixed for the 2013 Michigan housing market: on one hand, real estate experts remained well aware of the fact that the recession greatly affected the state. On the other hand, the Detroit housing market was poised to make one of the biggest comebacks in U.S. history. So, did any of these predictions come true, or has the 2014 Michigan housing market continued to slump under numerous negative influences from th … [Read more...]

2014 Illinois Housing Market

2014 Illinois Housing Market

By the end of 2012, the 2013 Illinois housing market appeared set to experience growth through the year ahead. Predictions appeared moderately optimistic at best. A market analyst interviewed by the Illinois Association of Realtors predicted a slow but steady pace of recovery last year. By and large, his predictions appear to have come to fruition. Both the median sale prices for homes and the overall number of home sales in the state improved … [Read more...]

2014 Wisconsin Housing Market

2014 Wisconsin Housing Market

Last year's forecast for the 2013 Wisconsin housing market appeared seemingly positive in all aspects. This market analysis predicted an upswing in real estate activities for the residential segment. Even the most perfunctory glance at the hard data supplied by the Wisconsin Association of Realtors confirmed these predictions. As most market analysts expected, the housing market trading activities in Wisconsin continued their upswing last year on … [Read more...]

2014 Louisiana Housing Market

2014 Louisiana Housing Market

With such unique and diverse scenery, the 2014 Louisiana housing market appears to be just as charming as the state itself. This real estate market is currently undergoing many changes. What’s more, these changes occurred at a rapid pace. Some of the changes may appear to be drawbacks to some of you. However, we prefer to think of them as quirks in the state’s market. The unique appeal of New Orleans keeps people highly interested in investing. So … [Read more...]

2014 Mississippi Housing Market

2014 Mississippi Housing Market

As was the case with many of the other states through the US, Mississippi recovered from the 2008 economic crash at an incredibly slow rate. The 2014 Mississippi housing market continues to grow a little stronger with every passing trimester. Surely, one could argue that Mississippi never fared as well at other states. Mississippi lagged slightly behind the average for the rest of the country through the entirety of 2013. However, the average … [Read more...]

2014 Missouri Housing Market

2014 Missouri Housing Market

The 2014 Missouri housing market continues to slowly recover following the trends from the past few years. This market's recovery started in 2011. 2012 definitively confirmed the slow but steady upwards movement of Missouri's real estate market. You can read about this trend of slow recovery in our article about the 2013 Missouri housing market. Missouri is still very much so a buyers market. The 2014 Missouri housing market offers great deals … [Read more...]