HomeUnion: Top U.S. cities for investment bargains (12/1/2016)
To celebrate bargains associated with Cyber Monday, HomeUnion compiled a list of cities with top winter investor bargains – and a few are in Fla.
Orlando grapples with Airbnb, other rental networks (11/23/2016)
Like other cities in Fla. and across the U.S., Orlando grappling with how best to regulate Airbnb and other rental services, which help owners rent out their homes on a short-term basis to travelers seeking an alternative to hotels.
Short-term rentals come with risks and rewards (11/9/2016)
First thing: It’s critical to understand the legal, zoning and tax rules about owning a short-term rental, considered any property rented for less than 30 days.
Does home flipping help ease affordability? (11/1/2016)
Flipping – once blamed for helping fuel the housing crisis – is now a welcome sign to some city officials who say it helps solve an affordability crunch.
Single-family rental returns drop to nine-year low (10/20/2016)
ATTOM: 2016 average annual gross rental yield so far – monthly rent, annualized, divided by median home price – in the 473 counties studied was 8.7%.
Investors new to flipping should verify insurance (10/11/2016)
A home renovation can be overwhelming, and an important consideration often falls by the wayside: Making sure the project is adequately insured.
4 Fla. metros at top of ‘best cities to invest’ list (9/29/2016)
Orlando ranked No. 1 as the best city in the U.S. to own investment property in a GOBankingRates survey, and Tampa came in second. Miami came in 10th and Jacksonville No. 13 in the top 15 list.
Where investors can find the best return (9/15/2016)
As more consumers seek to rent a limited number of entry-level homes, investors are finding a strong single-family rental market, especially in Fla. and Calif.
Homes in gentrifying neighborhoods a good investment (8/19/2016)
How do investors and buyers identify these up-and-coming areas? A RealtyTrac study identifies the top 35 turn-around zip codes in the U.S. – and four are in Fla.
3 Fla. cities tops for budget real estate investing (7/26/2016)
A realtor.com/HomeUnion study ranked U.S. cities for the best place to invest in single-family homes on a budget: Jacksonville, Tampa and Orlando topped the list.