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Santa Cruz! Sun-drenched beaches, a relaxed college town vibe, and a stone's throw from Silicon Valley? Sounds pretty dreamy, right? Well, that dream translates into a reality for renters, making Santa Cruz homes for sale hot for investors looking to learn how to buy a rental property.

So, how can someone manage this unique market and be a successful landlord rather than just getting by?

This guide ditches the uninteresting pre-approval conversation and directly enters the interesting parts. We will explain how to buy a rental property, how to gain a good return on your investment, and how to prepare for success in the long run.

Understanding the Santa Cruz Market Landscape

Finding the perfect rental property in Santa Cruz real estate is like…

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California is a place that is particularly appealing to property developers because of its stunning landscapes and abundance of real estate opportunities. In this article, we'll guide you through the intricate landscape of land development in this picturesque location, focusing on notable locations such as the beachfront in Santa Cruz and the Santa Cruz beaches. Whether you're exploring the potential in the world of Santa Cruz commercial real estate land or the allure of vibrant communities like Capitola Village, California, our mission is to provide you with the necessary knowledge to set out on a prosperous land development journey.

How Do You Get Started?

All things considered, purchasing undeveloped land can be a wise financial decision, just…

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Investing in real estate is a transformative journey, and when the canvas is painted with the scenic charm of Santa Cruz County, the experience takes on a unique hue. Imagine the appeal of Santa Cruz beaches or the beautiful splendor of Capitola Village, California! Imagine yourself exploring the numerous opportunities for hiking in Santa Cruz or its gorgeous surroundings! It's no surprise that Santa Cruz is a popular seaside city in California, offering several investment prospects and opportunities.

Investing in Santa Cruz real estate, if done correctly and at the appropriate price, has proven to be a sound decision. Whether you're looking for a long-term rental property, an f (accessory dwelling unit), or a part-time home for yourself and…

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You're embarking on an exciting journey, returning to school as an adult. But have you considered an innovative way to fund your education? House flipping a realm once reserved for seasoned real estate moguls, could be your ticket to academic success. It's a perfect blend of entrepreneurship and education, providing both financial support and practical learning experiences. David Lyng Real Estate explains how you can navigate this path:

Education and Entrepreneurship: A Symbiotic Relationship

You don’t have to give up your house-flipping venture to expand your knowledge and skills; pursue an online degree to blend learning and business seamlessly. For instance, with a cybersecurity degree, you can delve into safeguarding digital assets for other…

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Multifamily Residential Investing in Santa Cruz

Starting your real estate investment journey in Santa Cruz is like walking into a beach paradise. The renowned Santa Cruz beaches attract tourists and present a golden real estate investment opportunity for someone aiming to claim a slice of this seaside paradise. Property is in high demand, whether it is for those looking for ADU (accessory dwelling units), offices, or someone planning to acquire a vacation home in Santa Cruz, assuring significant returns on investment. Commercial and residential real estate investing in this region gives you a variety of possibilities for locations. You may take the time to carefully consider small towns near Santa Cruz with distinct beachside appeal, ranging from Aptos and Felton to Soquel. It offers the ideal…

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Home inspections in real estate transactions are a pivotal aspect. They provide an unbiased, detailed look at a property, ensuring potential buyers fully understand what they’re investing in. This meticulous evaluation highlights the property’s strengths and uncovers hidden issues, allowing for informed negotiations and decisions. For sellers, this can serve as a testament to the integrity of their listing, potentially smoothing out the selling process. They underscore the importance of making sound and transparent property decisions by highlighting underlying property conditions. This emphasis on clarity and thoroughness sets the foundation for successful real estate transactions, making them an indispensable tool in today’s market.

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If you haven’t noticed, inventory in the real estate market feels like it’s getting tighter and tighter (because it is). It’s not a localized issue; it’s being seen across most housing markets in the country. However, it’s particularly prevalent in California.

This article will discuss how interest rates became so high and how buyers and sellers should approach this market.

California’s Housing Crisis: Fewer Residents, More Households

California’s housing crisis is no secret. We have too many households, too much demand, and insufficient new inventory. While over the last decade, California lost nearly 800,000 residents, the number of households has increased by over 800,000. How? Well, because fewer people are spreading across more…

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Under SB 423, all the provisions of SB 35 will be extended until 2036 and expanded to cover mixed-income housing developments.

In September 2017, the state enacted SB 35 to increase affordable housing. There is potential disagreement between the state’s requirements and the desires of the local community.

To be eligible for streamlining, the project must meet all of the following criteria: Affordability: At least 50% of the proposed residential units must be dedicated as affordable to households at 80% AMI for either rental or ownership projects.

The Housing Accountability Act bars cities from rejecting projects or decreasing density based on “objective standards.” Furthermore, the state has recently upped the density bonus — a reward system…

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