Home Prices Fall All Over Southern California – by Lloyd Segal, President of The Los Angeles County Real Estate Investors Association

In December, as expected, the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate by half a percentage point and signaled more tightening next year as it continues to battle high inflation. It’s a fight that’s expected to slow our economy and raise unemployment. The half-point increase brings the federal-funds rate up to a range of 4.25%…

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The Reports of a Housing Crash Are Missing One Crucial Fact By Sean Michael Cummings, Analyst, True Wealth

A version of this article first appeared on October 18, 2022 in True Wealth, published by Stansberry & Associates Investment Research, an independent investment research firm.  You can visit them at www.stansberryresearch.com. The drumbeat of bad press for housing isn’t slowing down … and recently, we got another addition to the tide of bad news.…

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Amazon Unlocks the Potential of Passive Real Estate Investing Austin Bowlin, CPA – Partner at Real Estate Transition Solutions

It is called the Amazon Effect — and you’ve probably heard a lot about it. The ecommerce giant has reshaped nearly everything, from the way that consumers think about shopping and accessing goods to the global supply chain. For institutional investors, the Amazon Effect has squarely placed industrial properties as the darling of the commercial…

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721 Exchange

Consider Including a 721 Exchange as One of Your DST 1031 Exit Strategy Options By Dwight Kay, Founder and CEO Kay Properties & Investments

One of the most important questions all real estate investors should ask themselves is, “What is my long-term strategy?” In the case of Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) investors, exit strategies come into play once the investment period has concluded, or gone “Full Cycle”. Full Cycle is a term used to describe a DST property that…

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Tax Liens

How to Buy Real Estate for 60%, 70% or 80% Below the Tax Assessed Value with No Mortgage or Deed of Trust Loan By Ted Thomas

You have a choice, watch others make a small fortune with small amounts of cash while you stand on the sidelines or you can take action and learn more.  A father and son from Ventura using funds from an IRA retirement account purchased five acres and quickly resold for an impressive profit of $125,000.  A…

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Real Estate Market

What’s Happening with the Current Housing Market By Lloyd Segal

The house-buying craze, [especially in Los Angeles], has lost momentum, in some cases forcing sellers to lower list prices, forget about bidding wars and multiple offers, and in certain scenarios, heaven forbid, cut commissions. Shouldered by the pandemic, the housing market was seeing homes sold at record prices, sometimes tens of thousands of dollars over…

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