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  • How to Get a Home Loan: 10 Steps to Success
    by Jeff Anttila

    It’s an exciting moment when you decide to charge ahead and purchase your first home. You look forward to finding the right house in a neighborhood you like and settling in to become part of the community. Plus in terms of personal finance, […]

  • Airbnb: Bouncing Back Before Its IPO
    by MeiLani Hock

    Airbnb was supposed to be the hottest public offering of 2020. And it might still be. Original plans were to start the process on March 31, but due to the… more The post Airbnb: Bouncing Back Before Its IPO appeared first on Think Realty | A […]

  • 6 Unique Cabins for Sale Across the U.S.
    by Mekaila Oaks

    If you’re thinking about leaving the hustle and bustle of the city for more peace and privacy, or just for a more affordable mortgage payment, then a cabin home might be just what you’re looking for. From traditional log cabins with […]

  • Homes Flying Off Market at Record Pace—46% Accept an...
    by Tim Ellis

    Trying to buy a home today is starting to feel similar to searching for hand sanitizer or toilet paper in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic… The post Homes Flying Off Market at Record Pace—46% Accept an Offer Within 2 Weeks […]

  • Bidding Wars Hold Steady in July, With Over Half of Redfin...
    by Lily Katz

    54% of Redfin offers faced bidding wars last month amid record-low mortgage rates and an acute shortage of homes for sale. The post Bidding Wars Hold Steady in July, With Over Half of Redfin Offers Encountering Competition appeared first on Redfin | […]

  • The Ultimate Final Walk-Through Checklist Before Closing on...
    by Jeff Anttila

    You’ve nearly gone through the entire homebuying process. From those early days of using a mortgage calculator to see how much house you could afford, to touring homes online or in-person, and then finally and excitedly making an offer on your […]

  • Sell Your House Fast: 7 People You Need on Your Team
    by Emily Huddleston

    So, you’ve decided to sell your home. Congratulations! Before you start playing with a mortgage calculator to see how much you can afford on your next home, you’ll want to know how to sell your current home fast. Ideally, you’re […]

  • What It Takes to Buy a Home in 2020
    by Editorial Staff

    In this topsy-turvy COVID-19 world, there are still home buyers and sellers that are looking to relocate or downsize. Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you… more The post What It Takes to Buy a Home in 2020 appeared […]

  • The Ultimate Guide to Relocating During COVID-19
    by Lexi Klinkenberg

    So, you’ve decided to take an exciting new step in your life and relocate to a new town or even a different state. You may be feeling stressed and overwhelmed with all the scheduling, packing, and expenses that go into relocating, not to […]

  • Survey: 25% of Homebuyers Are Moving—Or Moving Sooner...
    by Dana Anderson

    Low mortgage rates, spending more time at home and working from home are driving forces for people moving due to the coronavirus pandemic. The post Survey: 25% of Homebuyers Are Moving—Or Moving Sooner Than Planned—Because of the […]

  • 10 Beautiful Homes for Sale Under $500K Right Now
    by Mekaila Oaks

    From the West Coast to the East Coast and down to the South, we’ve scoured the real estate market for beautiful homes for sale under $500K. Across the country, we’ve found an array of unique homes whether you like craftsman style, […]

  • Late-July Home Sale Prices Up 11%, Largest Annual Increase...
    by Tim Ellis

    Key takeaways for the 4-week period ending July 26: Pending home sales were up 12% year over year, an increase from the 7% year over year gains we reported for the period ending July 12. 30-year mortgage rates have hovered around 3% for three weeks, […]

  • The Sandwich Effect
    by Tom Olson

    Federal and state governments are proving surprisingly effective at holding much of the economic fallout at bay, although there will come a point where the price for all of this… more The post The Sandwich Effect appeared first on Think […]

  • Exploring the Benefits of a Real Estate Qualified Estate...
    by Clint Coons

    When it comes to thinking about asset protection for real estate investing, we tend to focus on LLCs, corporations, tax strategies, etc. What can get missed in all of the… more The post Exploring the Benefits of a Real Estate Qualified […]

  • Should You Pay Off Mortgage Points for Your Rental Property?
    by Jeff Pepperney

    One way to lower the rate on your next mortgage is to buy mortgage points. But while buying points might make sense for some investors, for others it may not… more The post Should You Pay Off Mortgage Points for Your Rental Property? […]

  • Institutional Funds
    by Ellis Hammond

    Co-star recently reported that Blackstone Group out of New York just launched a $5 BILLION distressed debt real estate fund in hopes of capitalizing on assets affected by the lack… more The post Institutional Funds appeared first on Think […]

  • Presidents’ Circle: Robert Knight
    by Editorial Staff

    Presidents’ Circle member, missionary, real estate investor, and business owner Robert Knight has been purchasing and rehabbing buy-and-hold single-family rentals since 2009. In 2016 he pivoted to new construction in… more The post […]

  • Talking Loudly: Listen to the Lenders
    by Nathan Trunfio

    It is undeniable that COVID-19 heavily impacted the real estate industry, creating a high degree of fear and uncertainty. The pandemic and accompanying shutdown hit the lending market hard, with… more The post Talking Loudly: Listen to the […]

  • Realty Matters: Influencers in Real Estate
    by Brian Wojcik

    Trends are not easy to predict in any industry. To understand industry trends, you must first understand who influences trends and why trends change. Is it simply fashionable? Has a… more The post Realty Matters: Influencers in Real Estate […]

  • A People Business
    by Robert Syfert

    As a real estate investor, you can’t get around the fact that you need people. You need sellers, you need buyers, and you need everyone in between in order to… more The post A People Business appeared first on Think Realty | A Real […]

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