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Tips for Spotting a Desperate Seller

Apr 28, 2014 / brian-davison
Real Estate
With fewer homes on the market, it is still a seller’s paradise. They can choose from a variety of offers…... Read More

A Guide to the Top Real Estate Terms

Apr 21, 2014 / brian-davison
Real Estate
You might be ready to buy or sell your home, but how much do you know about real estate lingo?…... Read More

What Do the Next Five Years Hold for Home Pricing?

Mar 03, 2014 / brian-davison
Housing Market Investing Real Estate
The days of home prices reaching levels seen during the real estate bubble seems to be over. Though pricing in…... Read More

Retail Rent Sees Global Growth

Feb 18, 2014 / brian-davison
Real Estate Rental Class Retail Rent
There is finally some good news in the land of retail rent. According to research conducted by CBRE, a real…... Read More

Where Have All the Homeowners Gone?

Jan 15, 2014 / brian-davison
Home Ownership Real Estate
We’ve heard it before: “The 2008 real estate crash resulted in more than 7 million foreclosed homes.” But what does…... Read More

Real Estate Bidding Wars Spark Housing Bubbles in Hot Markets

Jan 08, 2014 / brian-davison
Real Estate
You may have seen the headlines…“Bidding Wars Return to Boston Condo Market”…“National Association of Realtors (NAR) Announces Home Sales Lowest…... Read More

Crowdfunding Comes to Real Estate Investing

Dec 26, 2013 / brian-davison
Real Estate Rental Class
Today, individual real estate investors have more opportunity than ever to invest in income-producing property, thanks to a new rule …... Read More

The Renter Nation: What’s Behind It?

Dec 17, 2013 / brian-davison
Real Estate Rental Class
“After going through what was the housing market's darkest hour, housing is now one of the most popular investments in…... Read More

Property Valuations, Loan to Value

Oct 10, 2013 / brian-davison
Private Lending Real Estate
In private lending where loan to own underwriting is very prevalent this category has the greatest pressure on it for…... Read More

What You Need to Know About Limited Exit Strategies

Oct 09, 2013 / brian-davison
Investing Limited Exit Strategy Real Estate Trust Deed
Exiting the investment is one of the most crucial aspects of Trust Deed investing; it determines the net or actual…... Read More

What is a Loan to Own Underwriting

Oct 03, 2013 / brian-davison
Loan to Own Underwriting Real Estate Trust Deed
A common theme and industry standard in private lending is that the largest portion of underwriting is based on the…... Read More

The Pitfalls of Commercial Real Estate

Sep 26, 2013 / brian-davison
Commercial Real Estate Investing Real Estate
This PITFALL is more of an existing myth in the market place than an action or inaction on anyone’s part. …... Read More

Taking a Good Attribute and Distorting it with the Deed of Trust Originator and the Borrower

Sep 24, 2013 / brian-davison
Real Estate Trust Deed
An industry standard is for a Broker to strengthen the offering (to Investors) of the Trust Deed to investors by…... Read More

The Pitfalls of High Fractionalized Investing

Sep 10, 2013 / brian-davison
High Fractionalized Investing Investing Real Estate
A fractionalized Trust Deed is a loan that has many investors who pooled their money for the total principle balance…... Read More

Introduction to Equity Value Investing: EVI 2.0

Sep 07, 2013 / brian-davison
Equity Value Investing Investing Real Estate
Equity value investing is the acquisition of fixed assets with significant equity on acquisition that can be quickly converted to…... Read More

Four Years into the Real Estate Crisis – What is Driving the New Renter Class?

Sep 05, 2013 / brian-davison
Real Estate Rental Class
There are many factors that are driving the new renter class, but it can be broken down into forced pragmatism…... Read More