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Thinking of Flipping?

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Home flipping is back! I am constantly getting calls from seasoned and novice investors looking for properties to flip.  Inman has an article that quoted RealtyTrac stats which reported that in 2015, home flipping increased in 75% of the markets nationwide. Chicago is no exception with Continue reading

Capitalization Rate

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Also known as “cap-rate”, this is the relationship of a properties net operating income (NOI) and value.  The cap-rate does not take into account any debt service, rather it represents the rate of return if the property is purchased with all cash. The cap-rate should be compared with the rates of similar properties in the same neighborhood to make an informed decision. Continue reading