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5 Rental Property Red Flags For Investors

By PointAcquisitions / November 28, 2018 /

Introduction Real estate investing is both a money maker and a money loser. Speculating on the future of an area can lead to great rewards or great financial losses. Want to get a better feel for mistakes to avoid? Here is a brief list of five (and a half) property red flags for rental property…

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The Top Three Reasons Philadelphia is a Real Estate Market To Be Reckoned With…

By PointAcquisitions / October 30, 2018 /

In recent years there has been a paradigm shift for institutional real estate investors to flock to growth markets in the South East and South West in states like Florida, Texas, and Arizona because the North East cities come with too much baggage, i.e. – high taxes, aging population, high costs of land and construction,…

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5 Things to Know About the Philadelphia Multi-Family Real Estate Market

By PointAcquisitions / July 19, 2018 /

Philadelphia’s real estate experts expect 2018 to end up being a great year for the local real estate market. In fact, the recent Urban Land Institute’s Real Estate Forecast projects the local red hot real estate market will continue to sizzle in 2019. Especially in the multi-family and multi-unit market, where demand continues to be…

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How to Raise Capital For Your Latest Real Estate Investment

By PointAcquisitions / June 28, 2018 /

The real estate market is filled with opportunities for beginning investors, but how do you finance your first investment? A traditional loan is one way to get started, but there are many other ways to raise capital to pay for your first real estate purchase. Which one you choose will depend on your own circumstances,…

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Single-Family Vs. Multi-Family Housing: Which Investment Is Better?

By PointAcquisitions / May 26, 2018 /

One on-going debate in the real estate industry is whether it is better to invest in single-family or multi-family homes. Both options have their respective strengths and weaknesses, and the ultimate answer depends upon the individual situation of the investor. Single-family housing is a more manageable choice for a beginning investor, however, for someone who…

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The Homeownership Rate & Millennials: What Does It Mean For Investors?

By PointAcquisitions / May 16, 2018 /

Homeownership remains a pillar of American culture and, rightly or wrongly, a symbol of success. As such, there are some tidbits that real estate investors can glean from today’s residential real estate environment. This short article explores some nationwide trends and points of note regarding homeownership, with an emphasis on the Philadelphia, PA market. As…

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What Is The Philadelphia Real Estate Market Doing in 2018?

By PointAcquisitions / March 8, 2018 /

The Philadelphia housing market continues to be tight heading into the spring, which is normally the busiest selling and buying season all year. Even in January, buyers were already looking for their perfect home. There is still a wide range of homes and pricing available, allowing buyers to find the perfect property to meet their…

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5 Must Read Tips On Real Estate Investing From the Experts

By PointAcquisitions / December 13, 2017 /

Real estate investing can be a lucrative process, or it can leave you high and dry. Your success depends on how well you know the market and how well you know the tricks of the trade. Below are just a few suggestions from the experts to help you consider if these kinds of investing is…

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Philadelphia Real Estate to Finish Strong in 2017

By PointAcquisitions / November 29, 2017 /

As the weather turns cooler and people start getting ready for the holidays, the real estate market in the City of Brotherly Love is expected to stay its current course, which means that it will likely finish off the year in a positive note. Philadelphia has been a surprising real estate market in 2017. Right…

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IMN Multi Family Forum Conference Recap:

By PointAcquisitions / November 14, 2017 /

Point Acquisitions’ Portfolio Manager, Jesse Shemesh, recently attended the 2nd Annual Middle-Market Multifamily Forum (East) in Orlando and moderated the panel on New Apartment Construction and Marketing Units. It was an informative two-day conference with some of the largest operators and debt originators in attendance such as Berkadia, Hunt Mortgage Group, Greystone, and RealtyShares.  …

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