Selling Your House Flips in a Covid-19 Impacted Real Estate Market

With rapidly changing Covid-19 developments and increasing restrictions on social distance and commerce, many fix-and-flip investors are wondering what challenges they will face selling house flips in a Covid-19 impacted real estate market. Historically speaking, the months of March through July are the busiest and most lucrative months of the year to sell a house. This …

How to Pick Affordable Building Materials for a Fix-and-Flip Investment

It's no secret that renovations require a lot of time and work. Whether you're a novice or expert, you should know that the materials you choose make a huge difference concerning appearance and cost. But with a bit of strategy, you can achieve the best of both worlds. Take a look at these tips and …

The 70% Rule of House Flipping

Whether you’ve been in the real estate investment world for a while, or are new to the ins and outs of fix-and-flips, there’s a popular term you’ll likely encounter — the 70% rule. What is the 70% rule? Simply put, the 70% rule is a way to help house flippers determine the maximum price to …

Hard Money Lending Panel at Innovate 2020: The Billion Dollar Club

Steve Pollack  joins hard money lending panel "The Billion Dollar Club" Anchor Loans CEO Steve Pollack will share his hard money lending knowledge and expertise  on "The Billion Dollar Club" panel at Geraci Media’s 4th annual Innovate Conference . The conference will be held at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, CA  February 20-21st. The …

Residential Real Estate Investing | Housing Starts Up 16.9%

Investors in the residential real estate sector are bolstered by the US Census Bureau report that housing starts jumped 16.9% from November 2019. The  seasonally adjusted annual rate hit 1.608 million units in December. This is the highest level since December 2006. Overall, housing starts for 2019 climbed 4% over 2018 and new home sales …

Why Use a Loan to Flip a House?

When it comes to financing a house flip, some fix-and-flip investors won't use a loan to flip a house because they prefer to use their own cash reserves. There are also some flip investors who always use borrowed capital—both to maintain liquidity and to increase cash-on-cash ROI—even if they have plenty of cash in the …

Flipping Houses in a “Bad” Neighborhood | The Risks and Rewards

Flipping houses in a "bad" neighborhood might seem counter-intuitive to you because industry pros constantly say "look for the worst property in the best neighborhood." Of course, this is to ensure that once you have turned your ugly investment property into a beautiful home you won't have any trouble finding someone willing to buy it.  While that can …

Find Houses to Flip in HOA Communities

As the U.S. housing stock ages over time, real estate investors will increasingly confront unique challenges when they find houses to flip in Home Owners Association (HOA) communities. Since 1960, HOAs have become a staple of the U.S. housing market. According to a 2019 housing data analysis, The Rise and Effects of Homeowners Associations, HOAs govern …

Single Family Rental Homes | Investors Will Grow Their Portfolios in 2020

As interest rates fall and the U.S. rental market continues to expand, single family rental (SFR) investors are expected to significantly increase acquisition of single family rental homes in the coming year.  Single Family Rental Homes | Investors  Benefit from Lower Cost of Capital In a January 2020 article The National Real Estate Investor (NREI) reported …

Construction Loans | Podcast Discussion with Steve Pollack

In this Real Estate Experiment podcast episode, host Ruben Kanya sits down with Anchor Loans' CEO Steve Pollack, who shares real estate investing advice, discusses Anchor's construction loans and describes how Steve’s core values stem from building relationships bigger than lending. "Anchor Loans' goal is to build long term partnerships and they’ve done just that. Over …