Real Estate Investors Rejoice! AM Concierge is here!

With the continued home shortage in the U.S. of more than 3.8M properties, property developers are pulling back on new projects, and despite rising mortgage rates, U.S. property prices are holding strong. For the remainder of 2022 and going into 2023, The Washington Post stated recently, “As mortgage rates rise, prices should moderate, but low inventory will […]

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The easiest U.S. mortgage to qualify for, and America Mortgages has it!

As many of you know, America Mortgages offers two main ways to qualify to purchase or refinance investment real estate in the U.S. – either using personal income or using only the properties’ projected or actual rental income. For two main reasons, most of our clients use the latter. One, their income may be extremely complex […]

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U.K. Alert – Top 5 Q&A Regarding U.S. Real Estate

Did you know? Non-U.S. resident investors purchased $59 billion worth of home purchases in the past year, a 9% leap from 2021, according to a report from the National Association of Realtors.  We asked 387 of our U.K.-based readers their top 5 questions regarding purchasing an investment property in the U.S.  Below, we answer those […]

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Ex-post, Ex-ante + Which States are Equity-rich?

Ex-post Biden cancels $10,000 in student debt – timing before the mid-term elections are interesting, but no one can deny that it is a big problem that is stifling growth in many ways. The main event was Federal Reserve chairman Powell’s speech at Jackson Hole, which was a reminder that inflation is being treated more […]

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“Ex-post, Ex-ante” + When rates will fall

Welcome to our newly revamped weekly product, where we do a quick summary of salient news over the past week and what to expect the following week and beyond. It took a while to think of a catchy name for our weekly and we hope you like it. We also plan to include our house […]

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Buyers Guide to California Pt 2 - Demographics Matter
Buyers Guide to California Pt 2 - Demographics Matter

Buyers Guide to California Pt 2 – Demographics

CALIFORNIA Californication, Red Hot Chili Peppers In last week’s “Buyer’s Guide to California Pt 1 – Education Matters,,” we discussed why Education is an important driver of where overseas borrowers choose to invest in real estate.  In that report, we looked at the top 50 Public, and Private high schools, average ACT/SAT scores, Median Household […]

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Now is the Time to Release Equity for Cash
Now is the Time to Release Equity for Cash: A Global Real Estate Perspective on the Strength of the U.S. Dollar

Now is the Time to Release Equity for Cash: A Global Real Estate Perspective on the Strength of the U.S. Dollar

The U.S. dollar has been pushing down the rest of the world’s currencies over the past few months. The Yen is at a 24-year low compared to the dollar, and the Euro and Dollar have not been on par since ’02. Day after day, it proves that it is the world’s most dominant currency, with […]

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Liquidity Issues? AM Bridge Loans to the Rescue!

The housing market has seen intense competition, massive price surges, and dwindling inventory since 2020 – But if you’re a real estate investor, all of that may be about to change, and for the better.  Mortgage rates are rising. In mid-June of 2022, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 5.81%. That may seem high; however, rates […]

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Tax Strategies for U.S. Real Estate Investors living Overseas
There are many income tax issues that must be considered when a foreign national invests in U.S. real estate.  

Tax Strategies for U.S. Real Estate Investors living Overseas

There are many income tax issues that must be considered when a foreign national invests in U.S. real estate.   The analysis begins with the foreign national’s tax status in the U.S. tax system: 1) Are they U.S. citizens (dual citizens)?  2) If not, do they hold a “Green Card” that allows permanent U.S. residency status?   […]

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