Real Estate

Baby Boomers Retired in Large Numbers

Posted by Shawn Simpson // March 3, 2021

Baby Boomers Retired in Large Numbers

I was amazed when I read this in the Omaha World-Herald: “Baby Boomers retired in large numbers—the generation born between 1946 and 1964—handed in their resignations at record rates in 2020. On average, 2 million boomers have retired each year since 2011, according to an analysis by Pew Research Center. But in 2020, that number […]


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Income Sources Could Pay You More Money Than Social Security

Posted by Shawn Simpson // December 2, 2020

Income Sources Could Pay You More Money Than Social Security

According to the Omaha World-Herald, “Millions of seniors rely on Social Security to stay afloat during retirement, but those benefits only go so far in paying the bills. In fact, the average senior on Social Security today collects $1,519 a month. But here are a few income sources that could actually pay you a lot more money […]


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Zombie Homes Sitting Vacant

Posted by Shawn Simpson // September 2, 2020

Zombie Homes Sitting Vacant

Yesterday, ATTOM Data Solutions released its Vacant Property and Zombie Foreclosure Report for the third quarter of 2020, finding that just over 1.5 million U.S. residential properties, or 1.6 percent of all homes in the country, are currently zombie homes sitting vacant. Zombie foreclosures occur when a home is left vacant by homeowners who incorrectly believe they […]


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Buying From A Distressed Homeowner

Posted by Shawn Simpson // August 19, 2020

Buying From A Distressed Homeowner

Buying from a distressed homeowner is a deal that can benefit both parties. We get a good deal, and they get out of a financial jam.  Why is it that distressed homeowners in Omaha are not willing sellers? If you are an investor who has encountered this issue, you may wonder why a seller who […]


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A Deluge of Evictions

Posted by Shawn Simpson // August 5, 2020

A Deluge of Evictions

America is facing a deluge of evictions. Each year in the United States, about 3.7 million evictions occur, according to Matthew Desmond, principal investigator of Princeton University’s “Eviction Lab” project. The Lab tracks evictions throughout the country and produces the first nationwide eviction database. Because of coronavirus and the massive loss of jobs, 28 million […]


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Common Rental Scams

Posted by Shawn Simpson // June 10, 2020

Common Rental Scams

According to CNBC, “Renting an apartment or a single-family home may seem easier than buying one, especially as so much of the process is online.” Easier, however, isn’t always safer. More than 43 percent of renters have found listings that seem fraudulent, and more than 5 million have fallen for common rental scams, often losing […]


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How the Covid-19 is Affecting Real Estate

Posted by Shawn Simpson // June 3, 2020

How the Covid-19 is Affecting Real Estate

Remember that childhood game of dastardly Simon LaGree and the young maiden. She says, “I can’t pay the rent and he says, “You must pay the rent.” Now here we are for real as one in 10 Americans say they can’t pay their rent or mortgage this month, according to a YouGov survey of more […]


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A Tremendous Transition

Posted by Shawn Simpson // May 27, 2020

A Tremendous Transition

The real estate industry has undergone a “tremendous transition,” Coldwell Banker CEO Ryan Gorman said on CNBC last week. “60 to 70 percent of all the buyers we’re talking to are looking at areas, properties, and even potentially making offers on properties having only seen them online, which I think speaks a lot to the pent up demand.” Buying […]


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Buying Rental Properties in Poor Locations

Posted by Shawn Simpson // March 4, 2020

Buying Rental Properties in Poor Locations | stylproperties

They say that the number one rule in real estate is Location, Location, Location. That said, what if you see value in buying rental properties in poor locations. Are there factors about poor locations that should consider before buying? Buying Rental Properties in Poor Locations Resale: Eventually, every property you own is subject to possible […]


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How to Start Wholesaling

Posted by Shawn Simpson // November 6, 2019

How to Start Wholesaling stylproperties

How to start wholesaling. According to Than Merrill of FortuneBuilders, “Wholesaling real estate is one of the best ways to break into the real estate investing industry, so it pays to have an idea of what you are doing from the start.” Real estate wholesaling has become synonymous with today’s greatest entry-level business strategies. Due, […]


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