The foreclosure rate in the Dallas/Fort Worth area is lower than it's been in the past 6 years – and a full 20% lower than it was this time last year. However, there’s still one market where you should be paying attention to foreclosure real estate investing in Dallas. Lagging the rest of the market’s recovery, there’s actually quite a bit of luxury real estate for sale in Dallas at very low market values. If you’re interested in foreclosure real estate investing in Dallas, you should take a look at some of the luxury homes on the auction list. You...Read More
Sometimes the best real estate investment in Dallas (or anywhere else) is found in a foreclosure. As you most definitely already know, after the housing crisis of ’08, we saw a lot more foreclosures than we’d seen in previous years. Since then, the number of foreclosures has been steadily declining. However, there are still quite a few each month, and they still provide a lot of opportunities for those looking at foreclosure real estate investing in Dallas. So, if you’re interested in a foreclosure sale, you probably already know that you need to do your research beforehand. If you don’t,...Read More
If you’ve been wary about investing in real estate in Dallas, check out these great tidings from The Dallas Morning News. The number of foreclosure filings for January 2015 is down a full 20% since this time last year. Fewer foreclosures mean great things for real estate investment in Dallas. With fewer foreclosures come fewer vacancies. With fewer vacancies, come higher property values. In other words, real estate in Dallas is back, and now is the time to invest in residential and commercial real estate. We’ve always known that, over the long-term, real estate is a winner. With a rising...Read More
Residential real estate investment in Dallas can do a lot for your monthly cash flow and for your investment portfolio. However, if you aren’t careful, this investment dream can quickly turn into a nightmare that costs you more money than it’s making you. Fortunately, you can pretty easily avoid that nightmare if you follow these tips. Failure to Do Your Homework You set out to buy investment properties in Dallas, and almost immediately saw a great neighborhood with good schools and low property taxes. You snapped it up as quickly as possible, but you didn’t think to check on whether...Read More
If you’re new to real estate investment, you’ve probably heard or read a little bit about foreclosure real estate investing in Dallas. Purchasing the right piece of pre-foreclosed or foreclosed property can get you a great deal and can turn into an amazing long- or short-term investment. Some people think that buying and selling foreclosure real estate will be easy and that they’ll make a lot of money in a very short amount of time, but that’s not always the case. In fact, I’d recommend against the, “Get rich quick,” mindset if you’re investing in real estate. Why? Well, to...Read More