Why did Zillow Stop Buying Houses With Their iBuyer Program?

Zillow announced a week ago that they are halting their iBuyer program until they can catch up with the backlog of inventory they have accumulated. Their iBuyer program is what they use to buy and sell homes. They recently announced they are done with the program completely and will need to write off $3 billion … Read more

How Much Does It Cost to Sell a House?

How Much Does It Cost to Sell a House

The cost to sell a house can range from 7 t0 10 percent of the selling price. Selling a house can be a fantastic experience if you buy the home below market value and are aware of all the costs involved. Selling a house can also be a disappointing experience if you are not aware … Read more

The Pros and Cons of Home Owners Associations (HOAs)

Pros and Cons of HOA Home Owners Association

Most new home developments have HOAs (homeowners associations) and covenants, but what are the pros and cons of home owners associations? Covenants are rules and guidelines that a homeowner must abide by in a neighborhood. HOAs charge homeowners fees to enforce covenants, maintain parts of the neighborhood or even maintain the houses themselves. HOAs and … Read more

Can Hedge Funds or Institutional Investors Cause A Real Estate Market Crash?

Can Hedge Funds Cause the Real Estate Market to Slow Down

Hedge funds and institutions began buying houses in huge numbers during the last real estate market crash. Many people thought the large companies and funds buying houses would fail miserably because of the difficulty of repairing and managing homes on a large scale. However, for the most part, the hedge funds and institutional buyers have … Read more

What States Have the Least and Most Expensive Home Insurance Rates?

What States have the Least and Most Expensive Home Insurance Rates

We recently published a few lists about property and income tax rates in each state. I am a real estate investor and these statistics can help other investors know what states are landlord friendly and which states are not! Another really interesting metric is the cost of home insurance in each state. Many people think … Read more

What is Earnest Money when Buying a House?

InvestFourMore Earnest Money

When a buyer agrees to purchase a property from a seller, the buyer usually pays earnest money as a deposit on the home. The earnest money amount varies based on the type of deal being done and the price of the home. The earnest money goes along with the contract to buy and sell but … Read more

[ Inside Real Estate Investing ]
[ Inside Real Estate Investing ]