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RealtyTrac to Host Educational Webinar on Best Practices for Profitable House Flipping Featuring Reality TV Stars

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 22, 2013) - RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the nation's leading source for comprehensive housing data, today announced a free educational webinar titled Learn Before You Leap: Lessons from Reality TV Flippers on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 11 a.m. PDT/2 p.m. EDT. Hosting the webinar will be Daren Blomquist, vice president at RealtyTrac. He will be joined by veteran flippers and Reality TV stars Doug Clark of Spike TV's Flip Men and Scott Yancey of A&E's Flipping Vegas.

RealtyTrac recently released its Q3 2013 Home Flipping Report which found that high-end home flipping is up 34 percent annually even as overall flipping decreased 13 percent. With home prices consistently rising and strong demand continuing, both flipping and renting can be profitable investing strategies in today's housing market.

In this exclusive RealtyTrac webinar, participants will learn about which markets are most favorable for flipping; where buying to rent might be a better strategy and how to make either strategy work in any market by implementing some foundational investing principles as well as:

  • Latest housing market trends

  • Action items to kick-start investing

  • Flip or hold? Choosing the right strategy

  • Insider secrets from the foreclosure auction

  • Critical tools participants can use to research their individual markets

  • Audience Q&A with Doug, Scott and Daren

The "Learn Before You Leap: Lessons from Reality TV Flippers" webinar will take place on Thursday, Oct 24 at 11 a.m. PDT/2 p.m. EDT. A recording of the webinar will also be made available for all registrants, including those unable to attend the live webinar. To register, please visit: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/409010086.

About RealtyTrac Inc.
RealtyTrac (www.realtytrac.com) is the nation's leading source of comprehensive housing data, with more than 1.5 million active default, foreclosure auction and bank-owned properties, and more than 1 million active for-sale listings on its website, which also provides essential housing information for more than 100 million homes nationwide. This information includes property characteristics, tax assessor records, bankruptcy status and sales history, along with 20 categories of key housing-related facts provided by RealtyTrac's wholly-owned subsidiary, Homefacts®. RealtyTrac's foreclosure reports and other housing data are relied on by the Federal Reserve, U.S. Treasury Department, HUD, numerous state housing and banking departments, investment funds as well as millions of real estate professionals and consumers, to help evaluate housing trends and make informed decisions about real estate.