About Harry Campbell

Harry Campbell is an experienced real estate investor and personal finance blogger. During the day he works as an aerospace engineer but his real passion is blogging and writing about all things related to finance and real estate.

The Seller Won’t Negotiate With You: What’s Next?

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Image created by Stuart Miles, provided by freedigitalphotos.net

Buying a home is an exciting time and it comes with much to look forward to. Whether you are enjoying the hunt for the right property, imagining your furniture in a new space, or jumping for joy as you pass through your new threshold for the first time, the home-buying process is generally an enjoyable experience. Continue reading

Investment Property 101

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Buying your own home can be daunting in its own right. But what about buying a home for complete strangers to live in it? Scary, right? Well, yes and no—it depends on how prepared and committed you are to the responsibilities associated with being a landlord. Even in today’s market where supply and demand are lopsided, many are buying up property not for themselves but rather as an investment. So what does it entail, really, to go in on an investment property? The short of it is that there is certainly real upside to being a landlord so long as your smart and diligent in the role. Continue reading

Sell (Now!) New York

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New York City is a sellers market RIGHT NOW!

How long have you been waiting to hear that? Well don’t wait much longer now that you’ve been warned. Yes, warned. It is no surprise that the New York City real estate market has seen its fair share of activity in recent years–there’s the widening gap between supply and demand, ensuing bidding wars, and gaining market share of new construction deals. The last seven quarters has seen an uptick in overall sales, in line with the general upward trend we have been seeing in the last four or five years. The most notable part of that trend? While sales are still growing, the rate at which it is doing so is not like it has been in recent quarters.  That being said, if you are looking to get a piece of the pie with your own property the most optimal time to get the largest piece possible is now. Continue reading