The Commercial Investing Show

Investment Counselor Adam talks with one of the network's lenders about what rates are available for investors, what's been driving the slowly rising rates, whether it's worth it to pay points on your loan, and more.

Key Takeaways:

[1:08] Rates are higher than they were 4 months ago, but where are they historically?

[6:32] What will happen to rates if the 7% limit is removed?

[8:21] Today's mortgage rates for a 200,000 property

[11:04] What breakeven is considered good for paying points on your loan?

[13:23] Does it make sense to put 15% down?


Direct download: CI_289_MayMortgage.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Interest rates have increased since the start of the year, a lot of commodities that go into building a house have increased in price since the beginning of the year, so what's an investor to do?

Jason Hartman and Adam touch on these topics and also finish up their question and answer session with the live stream audience.


Direct download: CI_288_Rates2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

This housing market has a lot of investors scared that we are at dangerous levels. But the fundamentals are in place for not just the current situation but for a continuous boom.

Jason Hartman and Adam look at the housing market today, whether it can be slowed down by rising rates, why the lumber prices are soaring, and answer listener questions.


Direct download: CI_287_RisingRates1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:08am EDT

There are many different ways to invest your money. What's the difference between things like REITs and simply purchasing a single family rental? Both of them are, technically, investing in real estate, but only one of them gives you a multi-dimensional asset that you can control.

Jason Hartman dives into the two investments to see the pros and cons of each.


Direct download: CI_286_REITsvDirect.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:29pm EDT