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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Single Family vs. Multifamily Investing. Which is right for you?
Single Family vs. Multifamily Investing.  Which is right for you?
Single Family vs. Multifamily Investing.  Which is right for you? Is it better to invest in single or multifamily properties?  Everyone’s favorite answer… it depends.  Let’s go over some of the pros and cons of each. Single Family Homes: One of the best things about investing in single family homes is it ...

Monday, July 22, 2019

Home Buying Process (Step by Step)
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Home Buying Process (Step by Step) Get pre-approved by a lender so you know what your budget is. If you are looking at houses and fall in love with one that you see, the worst thing that can happen is you do not get approved for a loan to cover the price of the house. I always recommend getting a budget from a lender so when you find...

Friday, June 28, 2019

Simple Updates That Add Value: Bathroom Floor
Simple Updates That Add Value: Bathroom Floor
Many people that are new to real estate investing think that saving money during the rehab of a property will help increase their profit. Whether the property is a flip or you plan on holding it as a rental property, investing in quality products for your rehab will increase the life of your asset. However, you do not want to put marble f...

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Understanding Real Estate Language
Understanding Real Estate Language
How many times have you been talking real estate and had no clue what your lender or Realtor is saying? You may know what some of the lingo means, but we are going over all of the main phrases and terminology today.PITI: Stands for Principal, Interest, Taxes, Insurance and makes up the monthly payment for your loan. MI:  Stands ...

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Home Ownership Pathway Program with Uptown Properties
Home Ownership Pathway Program with Uptown Properties
The Uptown Properties team believes in the value of homeownership. I understand that purchasing a home in the Portland metro area can seem very intimidating. With an average sale price of $453,600 it can seem impossible to purchase your first home. Have no fear though! With over 6,500 active listings there are many more affordable h...

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

"Get in the game, then wait."- Why I Invest In Real Estate
GET RICH SLOW PROGRAMAll we see on TV is people making tens of thousands of dollars in what seems to be a week. Flipping houses can be very lucrative, but it is also risky and lots of hard work. Accumulating rental properties is not as glamorous, but it can build passive income for life. “It is better to make a slow dime than a quic...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

The 1% Rule in Real Estate Investing
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Investing in real estate has many numbers and calculations involved when analyzing a deal. Some calculations include the cap rate, NOI, gross rent multiplier, and gross income but using the 1% rule can make analyzing a deal much easier. The 1% rule is when the monthly rental income generated from the property is equal to 1% of the pu...

Monday, April 8, 2019

1031 Exchange Information
1031 Exchange Information
Are you interested in learning more about the 1031 Exchange Process? Look no further! Uptown Properties loves working within the community to find new information that can help you as an investor. Check out this video from Toija Beutler, Buetler 1031 Exchange Group to find out more about the 1031 Exchange Process. 

Monday, April 1, 2019

What is an O-Zone?
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"A relatively unheralded section of the 2017 federal tax overhaul offers patient investors a deal that could be too good to turn down. The launch of the qualified opportunity zone program means that in return for rolling over the profits from the sale of a capital asset like real estate or company stock into certain economically disa...

Monday, February 11, 2019

I Am Ready To Buy An Investment Property- What is next?
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Real Estate Investing OverviewThere are different avenues of investing in real estate, one is the traditional way of saving up enough cash for a down payment, then renting the property out. Now what type of property should I invest in? The answer to this questions is a personal preference. Either a multi-family dwelling or a single-family...

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