The Neighborhood Data Real Estate Investors Need
Find out what neighborhood data you need for real estate investing and where to find it.

Most people know this, but I will say it again — location is pretty much everything in real estate. And in 2020, the most successful investors are deciding where to invest in real estate by looking at neighborhood data and analytics. They aren’t simply driving around and making decisions based on how nice the neighborhood looks. In fact, nowadays, real estate investors are looking into so much more than just neighborhood crime rate and demographics data —

The Neighborhood Data Every Real Estate Investor Needs

What do I mean by actual real estate data? I’m referring to neighborhood data that…


Is Buying a Vacation Rental Property Profitable?
Find out if buying a vacation rental property if profitable.

Is buying a vacation rental property a good investment? Can you make good money with a vacation rental property?

There is a lot of debate over this in the real estate community. While some swear by the cash flow they’ve earned from vacation rentals, others say that buying a vacation rental property is the worst thing you could do.

Let’s put an end to the debate in the best way — by looking at the hard numbers. Mashvisor is an Airbnb analytics software and our vast database holds information on the average performance of vacation rental properties in cities across…


Follow This Airbnb Formula to Make Money
This is the Airbnb formula to follow for success.

You want to get in on the sharing economy but your goal is to make more than the pocket change that occasionally renting out a spare room on Airbnb may bring. Enter: Mashvisor’s Airbnb Formula for Success.

Before we dive into our Airbnb formula any further, we won’t be talking about the famous formula for Airbnb arbitrage. But if you’re wondering how to make money on Airbnb without owning property, we already put together a helpful guide for you: Learn How to Make Money with Airbnb Rental Arbitrage.

No, the Airbnb formula we’ll be walking you through today involves buying…


How Is the NJ Housing Market 2020 Doing?
Find out how the NJ housing market is doing in 2020.

Earlier this year, Mashvisor reported on the effect of the coronavirus on the New Jersey real estate market. According to our initial real estate market analysis, it was clear that COVID-19 was slowing down the NJ housing market. This was despite the fact that the New Jersey governor deemed real estate an essential business. Local buyers were hesitant to make a move, as they waited to see how the pandemic would affect the local and national economy as well as New Jersey house prices. Although sellers feared that they would soon see home prices dropping, many pulled listings or postponed…


Boise Real Estate Market 2020: Where to Invest
The Boise real estate market is a top place for buying real estate. But where should you invest in 2020?

Did you know that the Boise real estate market was forecast to be one of the hottest housing markets for 2020? Now that we are in Q3, it seems that these forecasts have come to fruition.

A Quick Overview of the Boise Real Estate Market 2020

Despite the initial slowdown earlier this year caused by the coronavirus, demand for Boise homes for sale quickly climbed back up in June 2020. This was likely due to the fact that mortgage rates were near historic lows. In addition to this, buyers were already geared up to enter the hot Boise real estate market before COVID-19 hit. …


How to Find Multi Family Homes for Sale in Chicago
Learn the best way to find multi family homes for sale in Chicago.

The Chicago real estate market was ranked as one of the best multi family markets for 2020. That’s because, on average, multi family homes for sale in Chicago promise good cap rates.

Here’s how small multi family homes in Chicago (2–4 units, residential real estate) performed towards the end of Q2 2020, according to Mashvisor’s real estate data:

  • Median Property Price: $536,012
  • Price per Square Foot: $275
  • Price to Rent Ratio: 24
  • Traditional Rental Income: $1,895
  • Traditional Cap Rate: 2.3%


Why Do Only Some Airbnb Properties Succeed While Others Fail?
Find out why some Airbnb properties succeed while others quickly fail.

There are plenty of Airbnb horror stories online and I am not talking about the ones where guests trash rental properties. I am referring to the unfortunate stories of failure in the Airbnb business. Stories where real estate investors and hosts suffer super-low Airbnb occupancy rates, low rental income, and negative cash flow. At the same time, we have all heard the Airbnb success stories. These talk about hosts who enjoy high revenue from their Airbnb properties– enough to cover mortgage payments, operating costs, and even leave a profit.

So why is it that some Airbnb properties fail while others…


10 Cool Buyer’s Markets & 10 Hot Seller’s Markets
Find out which real estate markets in the US are cool buyer’s markets and which are hot seller’s markets in 2020.

If you’re buying or selling real estate in the US housing market 2020, the first step you’ll take is to examine the location. And one of the questions you’ll ask during your real estate market research is “Is it a seller’s market or a buyer’s market?”

For those buying an investment property, looking for real estate deals in a buyer’s market can be a good idea. If you’re selling an investment property, a seller’s market would help you get the best return on investment.


Colorado Housing Market 2020: Where to Invest
Find out where to invest in the Colorado housing market 2020.

The Colorado housing market is one of the best states to invest in real estate for 2020. In fact, according to Mashvisor’s real estate market analysis, Colorado landed the following rankings:

But where do Colorado real estate investors earn the highest return on investment on a rental property? What are the best cities in Colorado to buy a rental property? Because Mashvisor’s real…


Oregon Real Estate Market 2020: 5 Best Cities
Find out where to invest in the Oregon real estate market in 2020.

Want to get your hands on a piece of West Coast real estate? A lot of home buyers and real estate investors gravitate towards the Washington or California real estate market. However, savvy investors know this leaves plenty of opportunities for them to snatch up in the Oregon real estate market. You’re here because you, too, have identified this great investment opportunity. But you also know that you can’t just buy property anywhere in the Oregon housing market. You need to invest in real estate in only the best cities in Oregon.

Mashvisor found them for you. Here are the…

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