Buyers Lingo 101 | Philadelphia Real Estate | IntegraMark Investment Group

If you are considering buying a home in Philadelphia, you need to understand the terminology being used. Check out our guide to buyers lingo, so you can feel like a pro… even if you’re a first-time buyer! Buyers Lingo 101 Abstract of Title – This will basically give you a full paper trail of the property’s ownership. It will … Continued

Buying a House | Drawbacks and Benefits of an HOA in PA

HOA’s often get a bad rap. In reality, they can help to provide a wonderful environment to call home. There are many benefits and amenities the come along with living in a community with an HOA, however, it’s not the right living situation for everyone.  In our latest post, we will discuss the drawbacks and benefits of an … Continued

How to find good investment property in Philadelphia

Lots of investors are looking to get started, and as active real estate experts in Philadelphia PA, we get asked to share our secrets quite a bit. Fortunately, we love to share 🙂 One of the biggest questions we get from local investors is ” How to find good investment property in Philadelphia PA?” With the flood … Continued

Real estate investing Resources in Philadelphia

So you wanna get started investing in Philadelphia and you’re checking things out, eh? Good for you. Always do your homework and you won’t get schooled. Here’s some great tools that we’ve found and we use from time to time and great real estate investing resources in Philadelphia for investors here locally to tap into … Continued

How to find foreclosures in Philadelphia PA

There’s a lot of competition to find great deals on local Philadelphia PA foreclosure properties. Finding them is only one part of the process – you also need to know how to capture them. Here are a few secrets from the pros that we’ve used with great success on how to find great foreclosure deals in Philadelphia. … Continued

How to bid on a short sale property

Short sale properties can be a great source of income for investors, and a great deal for home buyers. It’s important to keep in mind that a short sale is one where the bank has approved a loss on a current loan. They’re losing money, so they want to unload. Generally the current owner is in a rough … Continued

Investment Property Tax Deductions List for Philadelphia

Uncle Sam gives, and Uncle Sam takes away. But in the case of buying local Philadelphia investment properties… you can earn investment property tax deductions for your Philadelphia properties. For real estate investors, the United States provides the opportunity to earn a living purchasing investment properties… and holding those properties as investments, and of course the … Continued

Tips on Buying Philadelphia Real Estate with your IRA

While most people understand that real estate is an investment, many people are taking advantage of the qualified retirement accounts to purchase real estate as an appreciating or revenue-generating instrument like IRAs. It’s really important to understand the tax implications, legal ramifications, and various other intricacies of purchasing Philadelphia real estate within your IRA. So, lets dive into … Continued

How to Use Your IRA to Buy Real Estate in Philadelphia – Part 2

We wrote a recent article about putting local Philadelphia investment property into your self directed IRA… if you haven’t checked that one out… head over here. In this article we’ll walk through some more things to look out for and how to use your IRA to buy real estate in Philadelphia PA. So lets dive … Continued

Fixer-Uppers: How To Know You Are Getting A Deal in Philadelphia

Buying a fixer-upper is a great alternative to buying a move-in ready home. If you do it right, you can save a ton of money and customize the home in ways you hadn’t even thought about.  Before you purchase any property, there are some definite things you need to look for. Our latest blog will … Continued

Buy A Fixer-Upper: 4 Red Flags To Watch Out For in Philadelphia

More and more people are looking to buy a fixer-upper in Philadelphia to flip or live in themselves. It can be an incredible investment, but as the buyer, you must always beware! There are many things to watch out for when you buy a fixer-upper, but here are four of our biggest things to look out … Continued