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Jun

18

2016
10 Keys to Getting Top Dollar for Your Next Flip

10 Keys to Getting Top Dollar for Your Next Flip

1. Set the price correctly on day one. Some believe that the price you set your home is 80% of your marketing. If you over-price, you simply help sell the competition. Carefully look at comparable sales data. Too high a price translates to more days on the market. More days on the market translates to buyer negotiating power. A house that has been on the…

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Jun

12

2016
Who do you target when you’re ready to sell?

Who do you target when you’re ready to sell?

Your Fix and Flip investment is likely to appeal to more than one generational demographic. With this in mind, knowing some of the criteria that appeal to each generation, may help you focus your sales strategy. The following information is based on the March 2016 National Association of Realtors, Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends Report. The report breaks home buyers into 5 age groups….

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Jun

05

2016
North Everett New Construction Loan

North Everett New Construction Loan

Another successful venture for a Veristone client: Veristone Capital partners with experienced builders to finance ground up construction on a case-by-case basis. The subject property is located at 324 Skyline Drive, one block from Legion Golf Course. The property offers views of the Snohomish River valley and the Cascade Mountains. This newly constructed home is 1,741 square feet, featuring 3 large bedrooms, granite counter tops,2.25…

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May

20

2016
Buyers Looking Outside King County

Buyers Looking Outside King County

A recent Seattle Times article pointed out that a growing number of first time home buyers are looking for their ideal home, farther outside central Puget Sound. The driving force behind this growing trend is scarce inventory and climbing prices in and around King county. According to the Northwest Multiple Listing Service (April report delivered in May), inventory remains well below the supply needed for…

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May

18

2016
Neighborhood Fix and Flip

Neighborhood Fix and Flip

The recent housing data for the Northwest market has focused on low inventory and climbing prices. For investors this has meant having to get creative and work hard to find opportunities. Recommendations have included finding off-market properties or hitting the auctions. However, a recent fix & flip in Kirkland, is a reminder that a listing in the good old MLS can still present real potential…

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May

18

2016
Real Estate Radio NW – Part 2 – Focus on Team

Real Estate Radio NW – Part 2 – Focus on Team

In our previous look at the Real Estate Radio Northwest show, we reviewed the discussion on sourcing properties. In this look, we want to review the discussion on sourcing and utilizing a team of professionals. This airing of the program was hosted by Nick Neal from Graystone Mortgage, had guests Ian Morell and Zack Lazo from Caliber Real Estate and Travis Wandell from Veristone. The show…

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May

08

2016
S&P Case-Schiller Reflects Price Increase

S&P Case-Schiller Reflects Price Increase

As we mentioned in previous posts – if you set out your investment plan, find the right property to buy and work with a solid team of professionals – this is a strong market in which to be a real estate investor. Recent data from the S&P/Case-Schiller Home Price indices supports this point. The Case-Schiller index tracks changes in the value of residential real estate…

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May

03

2016
Real Estate Radio NW – Part 1 – Focus on Sourcing

Real Estate Radio NW – Part 1 – Focus on Sourcing

Real Estate Radio Northwest is a Seattle based radio program hosted by real estate personality Nick Neal. Nick works as the business development manager at Graystone Mortgage. He leverages this live program to build relationships and help industry professions share their talent and passion for the real estate. The show strives to help consumers understand what’s really going on in our local real estate market….

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Apr

24

2016
Preparation Meets Opportunity

Preparation Meets Opportunity

We’ve probably all the heard at least one of the following quotes, “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity” and “The harder I work, the luckier I get.” Both of these quotes point out the connection between good fortune and preparation. This point holds true in the business of fix and flip investing. The better your preparation, the higher your likelihood of success (and profit)….

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Apr

18

2016
Real Estate Prices Chart

The Time is Right

When the Northwest Multiple Listing Service distributed its latest market update (March YoY), the document was titled “Puget Sound Area Home Sales Slow (But Not Prices)”. Interestingly, this title was edited from the initial press release, where the title included the addition of “as supply can’t match demand”. When supply can’t match demand, it means there are just not enough houses to support demand. With…

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