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2018’s Best Places to Trick-or-Treat

Halloween is just around the corner and with that notion (or potion, if you will), the scary folks over at smartasset came up with their list of the top 25 cities in America for trick-or-treating.  To get their list, they looked at housing density, housing stock, crime rates,...
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Best Places to Live in America?

Where are the best places to live in America?  That’s surely a loaded question and one that Realtor.com recently put to the test for the 2nd year in a row.  They teamed up with Money magazine and looked at over 135k data points at places with populations greater...
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Best & Worst States for Retirement

For many of us, retirement is a long way off.  However, if you’re a real estate investor, knowing where the hot spots are are, or will be, is essential to making good, sound investment decisions when targeting that “now-retiring” demographic – Baby Boomers.  The folks over at Bankrate.com...
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Best Markets for SFR’s in 2017

Data powerhouse ATTOM Data Solutions (parent company of RealtyTrac) recently released their Q1 2017 Single Family Rental Market report, which ranks the best U.S. markets for buying single family rental (SFR) properties in 2017.  The average annual gross rental yield (annualized gross rent income divided by median purchase...
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Is Winter the Best Time to Buy SFR’s?

Is winter the best time to buy single-families?  According to a new report from HomeUnion, the winter “off-peak” season is the best time of the year to acquire single-family rentals (SFR’s).  In fact, they found that investors pay 7.2% less per sq. ft. during the winter versus spring...
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