Welcome To AIP
Houston-based Allied Investment Partners (AIP) is a premier real estate brokerage and investment company. At AIP, we help match buyers and sellers of residential and commercial real estate. Additionally, we assist distressed home owners in liquidating thier properties quickly. Whether the circumstances consist of an upcoming/pending foreclosure that needs our expertise in loan modification or property liquidation or real estate that is more of a burden or gained through probate that needs to be sold. We can assist and work toward finding a solution to your problem.
For our clients wanting an alternative to traditional investments, we offer low-risk investments with competitive returns. We also have partnered with numerous companies in Texas to offer you a wide array of alternative investments.
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Real Estate News
WASHINGTON (October 20, 2016) — Existing-home sales rebounded strongly in September and were propelled by sales from first-time buyers reaching a 34 percent share, which is a high not seen in over four years, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions saw an increase in closings last month, and distressed sales fell to a new low of 4 percent of the market.
Total existing-home sales 1, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, hiked 3... Read More
WASHINGTON (October 18, 2016) – When the first Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers was introduced 35 years ago by the National Association of Realtors®, mortgage rates were over four times higher than they are today and first-time buyers made up a much larger share of overall sales (44 percent). Over time, homebuyer tastes and behaviors have changed, yet many have stayed the same. In anticipation of the 2016 survey release on October 31, NAR has identified five noteworthy real estate trends since the survey’s inception.
NAR’s Profile of Home Buyers... Read More
WASHINGTON (October 13, 2016) — The National Association of Realtors®, through the REALTOR Benefits® Program, has partnered with Intuit, the global leader in financial management software products, to offer exclusive savings on Intuit's signature products QuickBooks® Self-Employed and TurboTax®.
"The addition of Intuit to the REALTOR Benefits® Program allows NAR to provide our members with access and discounts to world class financial management software products that are well-suited to... Read More
WASHINGTON (October 5, 2016) — Realtors® raised concerns earlier this year when the Federal Housing Administration’s “Single Family Housing Policy Handbook” included new requirements for appraisers to operate and physically observe appliances on a property during the completion of an appraisal. This inspector-type role far exceeded previously understood appraiser duties and... Read More
WASHINGTON (September 29, 2016) — After bouncing back in July, pending home sales cooled in August for the third time in four months and to their lowest level since January, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, declined 2.4 percent to 108.5 in August from a downwardly revised 111.2 in July and is now slightly lower (0.2 percent) than August 2015 (108.7). With last month's decline, the index is now at its second lowest reading... Read More
Many communities have adopted some form of rental housing regulation, and many more are rushing to implement ordinances in response to the boom in short-term rental markets. Understanding the implications of these regulations will help you to help your clients.
Rental Housing Restriction White Paper
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This infographic was created using data from the 2016 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey.
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The survey report is free to members (requires site log-in).
Non-members can... Read More
This infographic takes a look at investment and vacation home buying in the past year.
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WASHINGTON (April 6, 2016) — Vacation home sales cooled off in 2015 but remained at the second highest amount in nearly a decade, while investment purchases increased for the first time in five years, according to an annual survey of residential homebuyers released today by the National Association of Realtors®. Mirroring the strong price growth seen throughout the U.S., the median sales price of both vacation and investment homes surged in 2015.
NAR's 2016 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey1, covering existing- and new-... Read More
REALTOR® associations are working to keep up with a flood of new local regulations on home owners’ ability to rent part or all of their property. It has become a fight for home owners’ rights and property value on both sides, with many associations feeling caught in the middle.
The new rental norm
Home owners are flocking to sign up at websites such as Airbnb and Vacation Rentals By Owner, which match people seeking short-term accommodation with property owners. These sites make renting homes easier and more popular and home owners are finding out how... Read More