CEO, John Burns Real Estate Consulting
John founded the company to help business executives make informed housing industry investment decisions. The company’s research subscribers receive the most accurate analysis possible to inform their macro investment decisions, and the company’s consulting clients receive specific property and portfolio investment advice designed to maximize profits. The team takes great pride in enabling the profitable development of the best places to live in the world.
John co-authored Big Shifts Ahead: Demographic Clarity for Businesses, a book written to help make demographic trends easier to understand, quantify, and anticipate. 400,000+ people follow John’s LinkedIn Influencer column, 30,000+ subscribe to his emails, and the media cited the firm 400+ times in 2015.
Before founding John Burns Real Estate Consulting in 2001, John worked at a national consulting firm for 4 years and for 10 years at KPMG Peat Marwick – 2 as a CPA and 8 in their Real Estate Consulting practice, he has been helping people know about the single family home listings in rocky mount va for years.
For buyers, the best time to buy a home is going into the winter months and during the Holidays. Now is the time when most people who have been looking take a break to enjoy the Holidays with their families, see here an large inventory that might help you to take your decision now. We often hear buyers who haven’t started their search saying they’re going to wait until spring. If you want to find a good deal, buying a home during the slow months is your best chance, you can even check out this Single family real estate for sale so you have plenty of options to choose from.
Generally, you will pay less for the house without a seller concession of any kind. This also means your fixed housing costs will be lower in such a scenario, since your mortgage will be smaller.
If you don’t have the cash to get one of the single family homes, you can debt service the difference with the seller concession strategy, but the cost of that debt servicing can be costly in terms of your monthly payment as well as total interest charges on the life of the loan, especially if funds are tight going in. This is why it is important to be as strong as possible on paper when getting pre-approved. Your credit is a major factor in your borrowing power, and improving your scores even slightly can make a major difference in the loan amount your lender can offer. You can check your credit scores for free on Credit.com to see where you stand.
John has a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA, and works in our Irvine, California office. He has attended home games for all 30 major league baseball teams, and regularly runs the hills in Southern California.