Recent Articles by Nicholas Brown

4 things to consider when choosing older housing stock

4 things to consider when choosing older housing stock

Indeed, unique touches like claw-foot tubs and crown molding combined with older homes' proximity to urban centers make them great investments in many ways. But special considerations come into play when deciding where and what to buy ......
By Nicholas Brown | Thursday, December 10, 2015
5 reasons smart investors choose older housing stock

5 reasons smart investors choose older housing stock

For many people, buying a new home doesn't mean buying a new home at all. Whether the home was built 10 years ago or an 110 years ago, existing housing stock is a popular choice for a lot of reasons -- not the least of which is the fact that it's rig...
By Nicholas Brown | Wednesday, December 9, 2015
An old-school tactic to take your real estate game to the next level

An old-school tactic to take your real estate game to the next level

Even if the housing market you're trying to sell in is pretty hot, getting the word out about a property can be tough. Listing websites can get cluttered with dozens of listings in a neighborhood -- many of which are paid promotions -- and unless you...
By Nicholas Brown | Wednesday, November 4, 2015
7 local factors that influence investing and ROI

7 local factors that influence investing and ROI

So, why wouldn't your investment strategy also be affected by your surroundings? If you're developing local properties -- and especially if you're thinking about relocating to a hot new housing market or investing from afar -- knowing your surroundin...
By Nicholas Brown | Thursday, September 24, 2015
4 ways to crack the millennial homebuyer code: Part 2

4 ways to crack the millennial homebuyer code: Part 2

Connecting with younger homebuyers involves more than simply keeping an updated blog and texting instead of calling (though, really, please text). It involves first engaging with how millennials view homebuying as a whole and learning now to navigate...
By Nicholas Brown | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
4 ways to crack the millennial homebuyer code: Part 1

4 ways to crack the millennial homebuyer code: Part 1

Everyone is looking into the crystal ball and trying to figure out how to sell to this new generation of homebuyers whose priorities and spending habits seem so mysterious. And more than anything else, there are a lot of questions with not a lot of c...
By Nicholas Brown | Tuesday, July 28, 2015