How To Value Properties Like A Pro

Feb 06, 2019

There are four main skills you must master in order to be a successful fix & flipper: Finding Deals Valuing the Property Planning/Estimating/Hiring for Rehab Doing the Rehab The most overlooked is how to properly value properties. New investors find […]

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Data Is An Investor’s Friend

Jan 25, 2019

Being a successful real estate investor is based on hard numbers, getting the facts, and making sure you aren’t missing anything. All those little numbers and facts lead investors on long and merry chases through courthouses, county appraisal district websites, […]

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How to Determine an Area’s Average Vacancy Rate

Jan 04, 2019

Vacancy rate: This term denotes the percentage of a year that a property will sit empty. It is a very important calculation to include in your numbers when you buy a rental property, but it is also an “average” number […]

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3 Ways to Make the Most on Your Flip

Dec 28, 2018

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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Types Of Hard Money Lenders

Dec 12, 2018

Are you aware that there are different types of hard money lenders? To begin with, the classification “hard money lender” can describe multiple types of lenders, and you need to know which type you’re dealing with before you borrow. Knowing […]

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Three Approaches To Real Estate Value

Nov 28, 2018

There are three methods real estate investors or analysts use to arrive at their opinion of value. One or more of these methods can be used in any given assessment. Typically, the primary method used will rely almost entirely on […]

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How to Calculate Net Operating Income

Nov 12, 2018

You can calculate net operating income (NOI) for your real estate investment by using the generally accepted net operating income formula, which is your potential rental income plus any additional property-related income minus vacancy losses minus total operating expenses. Keep […]

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CIVIC Sponsors Pitbull Conference 2018 in Austin, Texas

Oct 18, 2018

  Join CIVIC at Pitbull Conference 2018 in Austin, Texas Join CIVIC at the Pitbull Conference, the oldest and largest organization of its kind in the country: educating brokers, lenders, and investors as to the emerging opportunities that exist in […]

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Who Is CIVIC?

May 23, 2018

We thought we’d take a moment here at CIVIC and go into a little more detail of who we are, where we’re from and what our goals are. You’ve probably read up some on the About Us section on our […]

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