Derek Guyer's (landchasers) Blog

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I’ve been working closely with my property manager over the past several months. He’s been helping numerous investors across the country to turn their properties around and straighten out their cash flow. Why? Cash flow investors have been screwed by property managers in Indianapolis for years no...
Sometimes, it's not just about attracting tenants, but keeping others away.
Warren Buffet has been quoted as saying: "Only buy something that you'd be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years." Are you focused on long term investing? If not, start rethinking things. Short term benefits don't work so well in our economy. Can you afford to lose what you...
Where are you investing your money? How are you securing it? What makes that investment secure? Today, news broke that the dollar has hit a new record low against the Euro. Fed Chairman, Ben Bernanke, has sparked this through his recent comments about the economy when he said things are “distinct...
If you’ve ever been in the rental business, you know how expensive it can be to rehab a property after a tenant moves out. You try to fix things well and put in nice things and tenants destroy them. You put in something cheap and end up replacing it four times before the nice one would have worn ...
"'Expect sales and prices to keep falling,' said Ian Shepherdson, chief U.S. economist for High Frequency Economics. 'There is no end in sight for the housing disaster'." (Check out the entire article over here at Yahoo Finance.) Believe whatever you like about the economy. Prices and sales conti...
Despite the terrible economic signs across the country, Manhattan real estate agents are enjoying quite the boost in sales of apartments. According to this article by Don Dahler, of CBS, they're experiencing the best sales they've had since the dot-com boom of 2000. I can't help but believe this ...
How does the price of a townhouse go from $7 million four years ago to startling price of $64 million today? Who knows? But I’ll tell you this, it’s ridiculous. I just thought you might like to read about it: New York’s Most Expensive Townhouse ever.
Vallejo, California is headed for the history books. Sadly, it’s not for their Six Flags Discovery Kingdom location or their first time African-American Mayor, Osby Davis, in the city. It looks as if they’re going down as what might possibly be California’s first city ever to declare bankruptcy. ...
It seems as if there isn’t a day that passes where you can read about more bad news on the economic front. Banks are writing down more debt, oil prices are jumping on the news of a falling dollar, and some even believe we're headed for a total meltdown. It's a very interesting time, but as Solomo...

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