Zack Childress Best Cities to Invest in Rental Homes

By Amy Hoak, MarketWatch Image via Wikipedia CHICAGO (MarketWatch) – The housing market in Las Vegas may continue to struggle, but for investors, the city is the best place to buy a home and rent it out, a new report revealed on Monday. HomeVestors of America and Local Market Monitor released its list of best markets to invest in rental property, and Las Vegas came … Continue reading

Zack Childress G.CO-Google Has a New Url Shortener

Google has unveiled, a new URL shortener that will link only to Google products and websites. The search giant already owns, a URL shortener it launched in 2009. Unlike, the URL shortener can be used for any link on the web via the Google Toolbar. “We´ll only use to send you to webpages that are owned by Google, and only … Continue reading

Zack Childress Top 10 Cities: Where to Buy Now

72% Projected gain in home prices (5-year)* Median home price 2006: $223,000 2011: $383,000 Population 2006: 166,000 2011: 187,000 Per capita income 2006: $31,000 2011: $40,200 *Metro region statistics A small city needs one of two things to jack up housing demand: more people or wealthier people. Unlike the rest of Florida, Panama City hasn´t really attracted either, mainly because it´s isolated on Florida´s panhandle. … Continue reading

Zack Childress -How to Avoid Accidental Social Media Disasters

Image by Getty Images via @daylife Do you have an active social media life? If the answer is a `Yes´ you need to be reading this post. Post the `Weinergate´ incident, when an accidental tweet with an obscene photo that should have been made via direct message to an on-line girlfriend went public on Rep. Weiner´s timeline forcing his resignation, it is time to list out … Continue reading

Zack Childress Huntsville Market Continues to Grow

Zack has released numbers of the top searched markets in AL and Huntsville along with other cities are making their way up the list. Huntsville ranked No. 143 among the most-searched real estate markets during May. Along with them were Metro Birmingham ranked at No. 105 and Mobile ranked at No. 108. While some big areas of AL such as Birmingham and Mobile are … Continue reading

Zack Childress Tackling Distress with More Flimflam Policy

Zack childress-  While the housing market is continues to weigh on the broader economy, the Obama administration is contemplating its next move in its ongoing attempt to mitigate the economic pain and suffering so duly deserved by the generation of speculative “homeowners” who got caught holding the bag at the top of the market. Given the sheer enormity of the financial abyss dug by the … Continue reading

Zack Childress Tip of the Week….What to Avoid in Real Estate Investing

Zack childress-I hope you have been getting alot out of these email I have been sending you. I know they are short, but I write when I have good idea and think about something I just went through. Keep your eyes open for more great tips from me. . . . For beginners, real estate investing is never a walk in the park. It has … Continue reading

Zack Childress 5 New Rules of Real Estate

by Ilyce Glink Friday, June 10, 2011 Image via Wikipedia provided by In the 20-odd years that I have been writing about real estate, I don´t believe there has ever been a better time to buy a home. Why? For starters, 30-year fixed-rate mortgages can be had for less than 5 percent. Recently, the 30-year rate hit 4.6 percent. If you want a 15-year mortgage, … Continue reading

Zack Childress President Plans to Help The Housing SLUMP

Written by NICK TIMIRAOS for Wall Street Journal Image by nasa hq photo via Flickr The Obama administration is ramping up talks on how to revive the housing market, which is weighing on the economic recovery-and possibly the president´s re-election in 2012. Last year, advisers considered several housing-policy prescriptions but rejected them in favor of letting the market sort things out. Since then, weak demand … Continue reading

Zack Childress 10 Reasons Why to Have a Mentor

Zack childress-Many people remain on the fence about hooking up with a mentor or coach in their lives and their business We have done some digging and found 10 great reasons why you should have a mentor. 1. The structure provides automatic accountability We have found that our students often prepare for their meetings. They attack the assignments and have everything ready so that they … Continue reading