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  • Local Market Monitor’s National Economic Outlook for October October 18, 2017
    Local Market Monitor (a National REIA preferred vendor) recently released their National Economic Outlook for October, 2017 where they share their thoughts on developments taking place in the U.S. economy. National Economic Outlook – October 2017 October 17, 2017 By: Ingo Winzer The job data for September show some of the effects of the recent […]
  • New Evidence Shows Eliminating Rent Control Reduces Crime October 18, 2017
    Will eliminating rent-controlled units actually reduce crime?  Realtor.com is reporting that a new working paper from researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology show this to be the case.  According to the study, after rent control was ended in Cambridge, MA, in 1995 the city saw a 16% reduction overall crime.  That percentage correlated to […]
  • League of Cities’ Local Economic Conditions October 17, 2017
    The National League of Cities recently released their Local Economic Conditions report for 2017 that gauges the performance of key local economic indicators from the unique vantage point of those who are held most accountable for prosperity and equity in cities: their chief elected officials.  Results are based on responses from 224 cities across population sizes […]
  • Real Estate is not Risky, the Lack of Knowledge is Risky! October 17, 2017
    On a recent episode of their BRAG (Be Rich And Generous) podcast, Larry Goins and Kandas Broome take questions and discuss the fears & even the “naysayers” that might keep you from getting started in real estate investing.  Larry says that “fear is false evidence appearing real” and emphasizes knowledge as the key ingredient to […]
  • Goldman Sachs to Fund Flippers October 16, 2017
    CNBC is reporting that Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs is getting into the house flipping market with its recent acquisition of Genesis Capital –  one of the largest private-money lenders in the U.S. focusing on “highly qualified and experienced real estate developers who buy, renovate, and sell single family residential real estate and/or multi-family apartment […]
  • Best and Worst Cities for Car Lovers October 16, 2017
    Let’s face it, we love our cars in this country, hands down.  But as you may know, some cities are just better for car lovers and some places just can’t cut it.   With that in mind, the folks over at Realtor.com came up with a list of the top U.S. 10 cities for car lovers […]
  • Fertilization Tips for Fall October 13, 2017
    Fall is finally here and it’s time to start thinking about lawn-care preparation for the upcoming colder months.  The following infographic from The Home Depot lays out why Fall is the perfect time for this and what you need to do.  Remember, Spring is just around the corner (of course we have to get through […]
  • Could Tiny House Community Hurt Nearby Property Values? October 12, 2017
    A developer in North Carolina is running into neighborhood opposition over his plans to build a tiny house community in Northwest Charlotte.  According to the Charlotte Observer, the developer, Kelvin Young, says his community will create an affordable place for first-time home buyers or for people downsizing from their current homes.  However, neighbors say the potential […]
  • HVAC Worker Finds Secret Room While Renovating October 12, 2017
    We have shared some pretty bizarre stories over the past couple years here on REI2Day.  You might recall the one about the contractors who gutted the wrong house , the seller who wouldn’t move out after the closing or maybe even the one about the house that was built on the wrong lot.  Now we’ve […]

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