How to Buy a Foreclosure with a Loan


How to Buy a Foreclosure with a Loan

Finding the perfect foreclosure to invest in is exciting, but paying for it is the opposite. Many would-be investors shy away from purchasing bank-owned properties because they don’t have the available capital to make an all-cash purchase, which is the preferred payment option (or sometimes only option as in a foreclosure auction). However, there are … Continue



The Upside of Adding a Multi-Unit Property to Your Investment Portfolio


The Upside of Adding a Multi-Unit Property to Your Investment Portfolio

According to many advisors, a great way to diversify your investment portfolio is real estate. An attractive option for those who want to generate a positive cash flow is to purchase a multi-unit property. This is a good choice for several reasons. May Be Less Difficult to Obtain Financing A larger loan for a multi-unit … Continue



How to Estimate Your Investment Property’s Market Value


How to Estimate Your Investment Property’s Market Value

Whether you are trying to estimate your current property’s value or determine if a potential new home is priced fairly (but aren’t quite ready to consult with a realtor), here are some tips for estimating it yourself. The first, and most important step, is to look for comparable properties in the same area. Try to … Continue



Coronavirus and Chicagoland Real Estate Investment


Throughout the state of Illinois, including the Chicago metropolitan area, residents are slowly reopening the doors of their non-essential businesses and attempting to resume work in the midst of COVID-19 health precautions. However, as many other states haven’t been as slow to reopen, they are seeing resurgences in the virus and are reinstating stricter rules. … Continue