Costly Mistakes all Landlords Should Avoid

Jul 03, 2019

Successful landlords aren’t cheap, but they are definitely cost-conscious. In other words, they understand that costs add up over time, so they make smart choices to maximize revenue. There’s a time and place for spending money to set yourself up […]

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Ways To Evaluate A Potential Tenant’s Finances

Jun 21, 2019

Real estate investing—and landlording, in particular—is all about cash flow. In order to pay down your mortgage balance and cover costs like insurance, property taxes, and utilities, you need income. Having a tenant who doesn’t pay on time or in […]

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These Housing Investors Are On The Rise … And It May Surprise You!

Jun 17, 2019

Over 10% of all residential homes are purchased by investors, and that number continues to rise. Who are these investors? Many have speculated that the large institutional conglomerates such as Blackstone, American Homes 4 Rent, and Colony Starwood dominate investor […]

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3 Ways to Make the Most on Your Flip

Jun 10, 2019

We frequently encounter investors who are not getting hot prices on their flips. Usually, this is directly linked to a few common misconceptions nearly every seller, investor or otherwise, is prone to when they are listing in a market with […]

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Reasons to Invest in Single-Family Rentals ASAP

Jun 10, 2019

If you’re seeking to diversify your investment portfolio away from the volatility of the financial markets, single-family rental real estate is worth a close look. Here are some compelling reasons to invest now: Single-family rental rates continue to increase Single-family […]

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Are Your Cash-Flow Projections Accurate?

Jun 06, 2019

Discounted cash-flow analysis is the foundation for valuing all financial assets, including commercial real estate properties. The concept is very simple: a dollar today is worth more than a dollar in the future. Therefore, the value of future dollars is […]

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Tenant Estoppel – What It Is and How It Works

May 30, 2019

Tenant estoppel is an issue that often comes up in commercial real estate, especially in an acquisition’s due diligence phase or a loan’s underwriting. With that in mind, what exactly is it? Defining Tenant Estoppel Black’s Law Dictionary defines an […]

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Missteps to Avoid With Your First Home Flip

May 22, 2019

So you’re zeroing in on your very first real estate investment purchase: a home with potential that you’re planning on flipping. Congrats! But now it’s time to get to work. Just be aware: Even if you spend weeks, or months, […]

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CIVIC Sponsors The Mastermind Summit 2019 in Las Vegas, NV

May 16, 2019

Will you be joining us at the 2019 Mastermind Summit in Las Vegas, NV (June 5-7)? Everyday at CIVIC we strive to advance the interests of our clients, the money lending industry, and the dynamics of our team. That is […]

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