Cherrathee Hager

    Cherrathee Hager Articles

    • Historical Preservation Is Not Your Normal Rehab Project

      It is important for investors to be involved in historical preservation. Many older neighborhoods have been given a second chance when the homes have been restored and are inviting for new owners.

    • Modular Construction and Neighborhood Revitalization

      Neighborhood revitalization can be found in communities all across the nation fueled by the flooded housing market that is overflowing with foreclosures and REO’s. Investors are renovating homes and making them appealing to buyers in both appearance and price. But what is the solution for houses not suitable for renovation and vacant lots? The answer may be to consider modular construction.

    • Modulars: The ‘Old-New” Design Movement

      Wow! Look at how drastically housing in America has changed since the housing booms of the 1950’s. The average home size in 1950 was about 1000 Sq.Ft. Today the average home size is 2400 sq. ft. As the building boom continued over the past fifty years the trend became to build what some refer to as “ McMansions”. Homes that were just cookie cutter structures lined up side by side in large subdivisions.

    • Farmville? Cultivate Real Estate Profits

      Interested in cultivating real estate profits? Then maybe you need to consider creating your own Farmville. Not the Farmville you may see posting on your Facebook page but one that you create as a real estate investor. Farming can actually put long and short term profits in your pocket. Here’s a few tips .

    • Reboot Yourself… Reinvention and Real Estate

      Success Magazine says that a recent survey showed that 72% of 1000 people surveyed feel, because of the current economic climate, the need to reinvent themselves to increase their earnings. As real estate investors we can identify with the“reinvention” this statement. Sure we are having to be innovative in the way we do business in the current market but as we choose to “reboot” ourselves we are finding that real estate is still the vehicle that creates long term wealth.

      Success Magazine says that a recent survey showed that 72% of 1000 people surveyed feel, because of the current economic climate, the need to reinvent themselves to increase their earnings. As real estate investors we can identify with the“reinvention” this statement. Sure we are having to be innovative in the way we do business in the current market but as we choose to “reboot” ourselves we are finding that real estate is still the vehicle that creates long term wealth.

    • Innovation – New Ideas and New Opportunities

      Darrell Hardy, Editor of Success Magazine, says that innovation is the process needed to take companies and people beyond “the competitive herd of the masses and status quo”. The information age, bridled with the sweeping changes in the economy, is forcing investors to look at real estate through different colored glasses. History has proven that …

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    • Clean Up…Clean Out…and Cash In

      It’s absolutely amazing how much you can increase the price by changing the appearance of a property. Regardless of whether it is a wholesale property, rental or a complete rehab for sale the results will be the same. Clean up…Clean Out…and Cash In.

    • Successful Rehabs Start at the Top

      When you are considering purchasing an investment property to rehab and sell, always start from the top. A new roof is an investment that may seem costly at first but will pay off when you put your house on the market. As investors who purchase and remodel homes we should have as our primary goal to always produce a quality product for the consumer. The satisfied home buyer is our best source of advertisement and the way of creating an excellent reputation that will result in your homes selling faster than the competition. Lets look at a few reasons why making this investment is a great idea.

    • Oil Spill In Your Back Yard ? A Real Estate Disaster

      Have you been seeing the news about the massive oil spill that is threatening the Gulf coast? As I watched the events unfold on TV I was totally unaware that as a real estate investor I could also esperience an oil spill in my back yard. Wow! What an eye opening experience when I became aware that this actually happens more than I could have ever imagined.

    • Are You A Real Estate Rip Van Winkle ?

      As we adjust to the changes, it is important to avoid the Rip Van Winkle syndrome that allows the negative opinions on the economy and real estate investing to cast us into hybernation. We put ourselves in neutral and choose to wait until the market improves . Fear and doubt prevent us from investing in the education we need to understand what successful investors are using in the current market to purchase properties and make money. Just like Rip Van Winkle, one day we will find ourselves reflecting on ” what could have been”…realizing that we simply allowed endless investment opportunities to slip by.

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