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IMN Single Family Rental Forum – A Fresh Perspective on a New Asset Class

February 25, 2020
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Prior to being the Sales Manager here at Point Acquisitions, I spent time in a large corporation. This is my first time attending the IMN Single Family Rental Forum with Point and I wanted to share my thoughts from the conference from a beginner’s view as well as my key takeaways. First Impressions In the months leading up to the IMN conference in Scottsdale AZ, the term “Single Family Rental” meant one thing to me. A Single. Family. Rental. But is that something a lot of people do, just own one or two rental properties? Not at this conference. The…

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iBuyer Companies: The Rise of OpenDoor, Zillow, Redfin, DirectOffers: What Does It Mean for the Real Estate Market?

February 7, 2020
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Recently I was on an esteemed panel of ibuyer companies with their key people at the IMN Single Family Rental Conference in Arizona this past December.  We discussed the many potential impacts this new model has on the real estate market and how rapidly these companies are gaining market share. The real estate market is affected by multiple factors: the money supply, employment, demographics and the Federal Reserve System to name a few. These determinants have long histories with the buying and selling of property. However, in recent years, technology inserted itself among market variables in the form of iBuyer…

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Philadelphia Real Estate Market in 2019: Callowhill, Northern Liberties, Fishtown, East Kensington, Olde Richmond, and Manayunk

April 17, 2019
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The Philadelphia real estate market is booming. 2019 is shaping up to be an incredible year for investors willing to take risks and perform due diligence concerning trends and raw data in the area. And all signs point towards a bevy of fruitful opportunities, even in places you may not expect. It’s a dense and highly technical market, though. Without some guidance and industry knowledge, even a seasoned investor will struggle to find success. That’s what this guide is for–it will lead you towards a successful real estate venture by providing informed, actionable information. Without further delay, let’s get started.…

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How to Raise Capital For Your Latest Real Estate Investment

June 28, 2018
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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, so it’s important to consider these options carefully. The Delayed Financing Option One way to begin your real estate investing career is to pay cash for your property purchase. You can use your savings to buy the property and remodel it to add value to…

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