Property Search Guidelines

My rule of thumb is the SORE THUMB rule: If a house sticks out in the neighborhood like a sore thumb, then I’m interested. I’m looking for the house that is well below the value of homes around it. The property the neighbors complain about.


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August RMLS Market Action Report

Finally getting around to reading RMLS Market Action report for the month of August. As expected, month to month numbers cooled from July to August. Closed sales and pending sales were both down. Supply levels increased only slightly (from 2.8 … Continued

Is Bigger Always Better?

Have you ever heard the statement I don’t want to be the biggest house on the street? Or, it’s better to be the small house on the street having your value pulled up by your neighbors? These questions boil down … Continued

What Are the Next Areas to Gentrify?

I was asked last month at our monthly meeting about regentrification. More specifically, What are the next areas to gentrify? What a great question! Gentrification makes for great investing opportunities, so knowing where to buy makes sense from an investment stand … Continued