Author Archive: Carole VanSickle Ellis

Carole Ellis is editor in chief of the Bryan Ellis Investing Letter. Under Carole’s leadership, the Bryan Ellis Investing Letter has grown to over 700,000 subscribers, making it one of the largest real estate newsletters in the world. Each day, Carole directly impacts the daily thinking and conversations of real estate investors worldwide by providing thought-provoking analysis and commentary on news topics relevant to serious real estate investors.

Carole has a strong background in research and in the management of respected publications. She holds a degree in English Literature from the University of Georgia, and has substantial research experience in plant biology. She is the former editor of and writer for the University of Georgia's Research Magazine. She’s also the author of hundreds of articles and multiple books and home study courses published under the names of her clients, many of whom are well known, highly respected real estate entrepreneurs as well.

Carole makes her home in Kennesaw, Georgia with her husband Bryan and 4 children.

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When you think of Midwestern real estate, you probably think of “bread-and-butter” properties that make great additions to rental portfolios, but you likely don’t think of a market heating up to rival other boiling markets across the country. However, according to some analysts, that is exactly what is happening in northern Michigan, where, they say, […]

May 25, 2016 | More


The nation’s foreclosure inventory is falling fast, and it’s presently the lowest it has been in 2007 according to CoreLogic. With nationwide foreclosures decreasing over the past 12 months from 42,000 in March 2015 to 36,000 in March 2016, that’s a full 67 percent decrease from the peak of the foreclosure inventory in September 2010. […]

May 24, 2016 | 3 Comments More

Why the rich are WRITING OFF NYC, LONDON, and more

The international luxury housing market is thriving, but the traditional epicenters of high-end purchasing could be heading for trouble. According to a new survey from Christie’s International Real Estate, home sales over $1 million declined in many traditionally popular high-end markets over the past 12 months, while buyers with deep pockets appeared to be more […]

May 24, 2016 | More


If you own a Carrier air conditioner, then you’ve probably perked up your ears as presidential hopefuls Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders assume a bit of common ground (for a moment anyway) and trash the company for eliminating 1,400 from its Indiana production plant and moving them to Mexico. Trump vowed that he would not […]

May 20, 2016 | 1 Comment More

GUILTY VERDICT in agent kidnapping, robbery case

Last year, St. Petersburg real estate professionals were rattled when two real estate agents were kidnapped, robbed, and held at gunpoint for hours while their attacker waited on a $50,000 ransom. Last week, the man accused of the crime was found guilty and now faces up to 20 years in prison. Paul Pinkston, a computer […]

May 20, 2016 | 1 Comment More