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The Beginning of My Investing Journey

By Joseph Konrad, about 18 hours ago.

I started this blog to hold myself accountable to my goals, which aren't quite specific yet. The idea is to be honest with myself and the world so that I can actually get out there...
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Anatomy of a Re-Trade

By Andrew Syrios, about 4 hours ago.

One of the best deals we've ever gotten was a small fourplex in Grandview, Missouri that was vacant, bank owned and in need of repair. Each unit had these massive aluminum ...
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Massachusetts Evictions - Housing Court or District Court?

By Rob Beland, about 5 hours ago.

How do you typically handle evictions as a landlord? Have you considered District Court as an alternative to Housing Court? As a landlord in Massachusetts where d...
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Property Insurance: What An Owner Needs, Wants, and Should Have

By Drew Sygit, about 9 hours ago.

Don’t unnecessarily expose yourself. When you’re renting out property, risks are a part of the game. Insuring yourself against the most common and most dangerous risks shouldbe a...
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04.11.14 ABC's of Classifying Neighborhoods

By Michele Fischer, 8 days ago.

Recently someone asked me what neighborhood class my properties are. I’m never sure if they are class C or class D. I decided to do some research on neighborhoods which brough...
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First Baby Steps

By Joseph Konrad, about 17 hours ago.

I've always been known to jump right into whatever I'm doing. I burn really bright for a short time and then just as quickly, I burn out. The point of this blog and hopefully the Big...
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04.18.14 Focusing on a Square Mile

By Michele Fischer, about 19 hours ago.

On a recent podcast, the guest suggested that people in larger cities focused on a one mile by one mile area. His allows you to get really good at one area, gain inefficiencies...
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Sit down meeting with tenant

By Dawn Anastasi, 6 months ago.

I received a text message from one of my tenants on Friday asking for a meeting with me on Saturday. So we arranged for a time. I was wondering if they were going to leave which woul...
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How to Quickly Evaluate a Real Estate Deal

By Tom Sylvester, 8 months ago.

There is a common saying among real estate investors, “Review 100 deals, make offers on 10, purchase 1.” When I first began investing in real estate, I could not see how this ...
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What's in store for Multifamily Capital Markets this year?

By Scott Allan, 1 day ago.

In most parts of the country, the top 50 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) have experienced significant gains in value in the multifamily real estate sector. Investors chasing yi...
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5 Things About Being A Landlord You May Not Have Considered

By Rob Beland, 3 days ago.

Have you made the decision that the rental business is for you? Are you looking to diversify your investment portfolio and get away from stocks, bonds, and mutual whatever they are ca...
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Why You Need Vacant Home Insurance

By Erik Hitzelberger, 1 day ago.

If you think your think your home doesn't need insurance while you are remodeling it, you are out of your flipping mind. If you are a REI, you will be surprised to know that you need t...
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The Title Co wants to write my check to me AND the past owner!

By Darrin Carey, 7 days ago.

I just cancelled my property sale. First, a little background. I bought a property as a short sale a couple months ago, closed at the bank’s title co, got the HUD, paid the bank, an...
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Why you should trust your agent

By Mark Updegraff, 11 days ago.

As an investor in real estate that is not licensed it is imperative to have a deep trust in your agent. As an agent and an investor working with other investors I have a unique perspe...
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In the beginning, she was new!

By Tasha Mckoy, 3 days ago.

Hello All. I’ve had a real love for real state for many years now. I’m saying it like am 50 years old…but I’m only 34. And yes I send “only”… I loved it so much that I even acquired my...
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