flipping: Real Estate Investing: The Perfect Shade of White. - 05/16/12 07:59 AM
The Right White
Five paint companies divulge their best-selling white colors.  When flipping a home, there are many times when a neutral such as a light tan or a white is the best choice for the home because it creates a blank slate for future home buyers.

 
Choosing the perfect shade of white is an exercise in subtlety and anything but simple. Here are five time-tested hues—top sellers for each of the paint companies.
• 912 Linen White, Benjamin Moore
• 2003 Pointing, Farrow & Ball
• SW6385 Dover White, Sherwin-Williams
• 7002-6 Du Jour, Valspar
• 0001 Hollandlac … (2 comments)

flipping: Do you invest in real estate? Why or why not? - 03/07/12 04:47 AM

Where did you buy?
How did you find the property?
Did you win or lose?
What did you learn from the experience?
If you could invest anywhere in the USA now, what's your top pick?
If you don't invest, what is holding you back?
 
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flipping: The ugliest house in Seattle gets a facelift and investor makes big money. PICS in blog! - 03/06/12 06:11 AM
Heaton Dainard is the only full service real estate investment firm in Washington State.  What does that mean for our clients?  We find wholesale properties priced .45-65 cents on the dollar, provide fast and easy bridge-loan or short term financing (even available for the construction!), we consult on the entire strategic rehabitilitation of the project, we create an exit strategy that brings you positive cash flow or the highest cash on cash return and then we help you do it all over again, growing your wealth and setting a lifetime of financial independence.
Let's take a look at one of our … (0 comments)

flipping: What's your real estate investment strategy this year? - 12/28/11 09:32 AM
As we approach 2012, it's time to evaluate your current investments and come up with a strategy for the new year!  Great news- there couldn't be a better time to invest in real estate in King County!  Considering a cash flow property? Rental rates in King County are up over 13% in the past year.  Thinking of flipping a house?  Our investors are experiencing average cash on cash returns of over 40% for each property.  Did you know the average stock market return over the last 5 years was only 4.2% and CDs had an average return of only .48%.  That's less than 1%!  You do the … (0 comments)

flipping: Is Hard Money Really that Scary? - 12/05/11 06:57 AM
 
By James DainardIntrust Funding LLC
 
People often get nervous when they hear the term or phrase “hard money lender.” Many people have misconceptions about what an actual hard money lender is. Hard money is not a scary thing; it is an opportunity cost for investors. It allows investors to leverage their money and increase the underlying ROI (return on investment).
What is a hard money loan?
A hard money loan is a non conventional loan where the borrower is given funds in exchange for collateral on a parcel of real estate. A hard money loan is typically secure by … (1 comments)

flipping: One of our deals of the year! Ballard flip resulted in over 100k profit for client and sold in one day on market! - 12/02/11 05:50 AM
Heaton Ballard was recently asked to speak at our regional REAPS meeting and present the deal of the year.  We chose a Ballard deal that resulted in over 100k profit for our client and sold in one day on the market!  We were honored to be asked to speak at the November meeting and I wanted to share the outcome of the deal with the active rain community.  Take a look and tell me what you think!
 
Here's the before shot.  Check out the specs!
 
—  6751 3rd Ave NW  Seattle WA 98117
—  Specs:
¡  Illegal duplex
¡  2,200 … (1 comments)

 
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