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The Risk Paradox: How (& Why) Investors Fail to Gauge Investment Risk Correctly

Originally reported by Erion Shehaj of Bigger Pockets

After rigorous research, you have narrowed down your options to two potential investments. The first is a new construction duplex priced in the mid $300,000s. It is located in a market with … Read more...

Foreclosures VS. Short Sales – How will it effect you?

Are you behind in your mortgage payments?  Are you wondering about your options?  Unsure if you should try a Short Sale or just give up and let the bank take your house back?

When tasked with these kinds of questions, … Read more...

The 7 Vital Steps to Buying a Single Family Rental House

Originally posted by Brandon Turner of Bigger Pockets

Single family homes can be a great investment!

They are often far easier to manage than multifamily, they usually rise in value fairly quickly, and there are numerous ways to financeRead more...

Amazon breaks ground on $300M Kansas City Kansas facility

Originally posted by Rob Roberts of the Kansas City Business Journal

Greg Kindle, president of the Wyandotte Economic Development Council, remembers showing the 130-acre site near Riverview Avenue and the Turner Diagonal three years ago.

Macy’s was looking at … Read more...

Q3 2016 Commercial Real Estate Outlook

published by the National Association of REALTORS

NAR’s latest Commercial Real Estate Outlook offers overall projections for four major commercial sectors and analyzes quarterly data in the office, industrial, retail and multifamily markets.

Highlights

  • Commercial real estate in small cap
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Institutional Investors Keep Buying Single-Family Rentals, In Spite of High Prices

Originally posted by Bendix Anderson of the National Real Estate Investor

Despite rising prices, institutional investors continue to buy single-family rentals.

“Investors are willing to accept much smaller returns,” says Steve Hovland, director of research for HomeUnion, a real estate … Read more...

KCMO housing ranks among most affordable for working class

 Originally posted by Rob Roberts of the Kansas City Business Journal

Homebuyers throughout the United States, especially of the millennial variety, are saying affordability is their biggest concern as home prices rise and inventory shrinks.

But according to a new

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Westport Commons inks first investment fund tenant for huge shared workspace

Originally posted by Bobby Burch of Startland.

One of Kansas City’s newest venture funds is making good on its promise to immerse itself in the world of startups.

Only a few weeks after its debut, Kansas City-based Firebrand … Read more...

How to Fail 90% of the Time and Still Be a Wildly Successful Real Estate Investor

Originally posted by  with Bigger Pockets.

I think the prevailing question I received last week in response to advice in another one of my articles was, “How in the heck do I make 100 real estate offers … Read more...

Best Buy Slows Closures as Stores Seen Key to Digital Shopping

Originally posted by Brian Sozzi of The Street

Best Buy (BBY) is methodically shrinking its store base in the U.S. as it tries to operate more efficiently in the age of digital shopping. Unlike competitors such asSears Read more...