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My Own Brush with Euthanasia

By Michael Rossi, over 4 years ago.

I spent a couple hours this morning finishing the taxes for one of my companies. I'll take the info to my accountant in the morning.My projects in town today were to fix a toilet that kep...
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Homicide and Suicide

By Michael Rossi, over 4 years ago.

I took the day off today, at least as far as the rental property business is concerned. However, I did still have a personal real estate project to do. To make a long story short, my wife...
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Step Two

By Steven Trankler, over 4 years ago.

I took what I consider to be step number two on Friday.  I opened an account at a Federal Credit Union that is solely for building capital to invest.  I set it up to draw out a ...
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Foreclosing on A Hard Money Loan

By Dick Rosen, almost 5 years ago.

Back in January a very reputable and trusted RE agent referred another investor to me for a short term loan. Never done a loan before and I'm sure I made mistakes. I did my due diligence ...
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Weekly Motgage Update: LABOR MARKET CAUSES LONG TERM MORTGAGE RATES TO INCH UP

By Howard Sobel, over 4 years ago.

30-year fixed-rate mortgage: Averaged 5.29 percent with an average 0.7 point for the week ending August 13, 2009, up from last week when it averaged 5.22 percent. Last year at this t...
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My continued mission to takeover Joplin, Missouri

By Nick J., over 4 years ago.

So the last few attempts didn't go so well.I've decided to step up my game and make a serious commitment to buy houses in Joplin, Missouri via "Subject To" What I've done i...
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What is D.C. Only?

By Felix Liusky, over 4 years ago.

This post is dedicated to Short-sale Double Closing Only.
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Buying Real Estate with Self-Directed IRAs

By Christie Snapp, over 4 years ago.

What is a self-directed IRA? A self-directed IRA allows you to use your retirement fund to invest in such things as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds, but also less traditional investments...
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Fed Cuts Interest Rate To 0.25%

By Jonathan Katz, over 5 years ago.

The Federal Reserve Cut Rates on Tuesday to an unprecedented level and this will hold sometime to come. What does this mean to the average consumer. Those with adjustable rate mortgag...
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How to use Twitter & Facebook to Grow Your Personal BiggerPockets Network

By Joshua Dorkin, almost 5 years ago.

You can't go very far without hearing about Twitter.  Most people I know are now on Facebook, and I quickly see those in my circle of influence moving to Twitter as well.  With ...
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How to Buy Properties with No Money Down

By Minh Pham, over 4 years ago.

Do you need a lot of money to do a lease option or lease purchase?  Actually, you don’t.  I can tell you, from experience; when I got started in this business opportunity,...
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Do you think Loan Modifications are effective? Banks don't like them.

By Brian Gibbons, over 4 years ago.

The Washington Post published the following article:``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Foreclosures Are Often In Lenders’ Best Interest Numb...
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Windsor Beach Renovation

By Donna Ball, over 4 years ago.

The renovation for Windsor Beach has begun, thanks to the efforts of the Lake Havasu City Marine Association.  A $600,000 renovation is planned for Windsor Beach.  The renovatio...
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Where am I going

By Steven Trankler, over 4 years ago.

I make a good living but don't live the good life.  Work, work, work, and then come home and work somemore.  I am reading books about how to become successful in this real estat...
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How dumb is this?

By Lee Topham, over 4 years ago.

 In 2007 you would have bought a property at a 7% cap rate & thought you got a steal.  Today, the property won't appraise out to the loan balance so... since you can't refin...
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