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Investing in Detroit Real Estate from Abroad? Don't Get Scammed!

By Drew Sygit, 14 days ago.

Not just Detroit real estate — if you’re investing in real estate at all, read this first. There are a lot of good reasons why international investing is difficult. Generally, we...
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Burning your ship.

By Travis McCamish, 15 days ago.

In Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill told the story about the burning ships. "He was about to send his armies against a powerful foe, whose men outnumbered his own...
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Plans for the weekend

By Dante Nava, 15 days ago.

So my business cards came in this week. I'm excited. I told a bunch of people at my day job about what I'm doing and passed several business cards out to people I work with. I even gav...
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For rent: The true cost of vacancy

By Susan Gillespie, 16 days ago.

Don’t forget about these common vacancy-related expenses Are you looking for another reason to buy a rental property? Add this to your list of benefits: It’s a good time t...
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Online Tax Lien Auction Analysis - Pinal County AZ

By Jerry K., 16 days ago.

I have good data on Pinal county Arizona for 2014 Tax Lien auction. I've begun to do a little deeper dive into the results. I was able to get the Property Use code so it helps ana...
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How to Market Yourself and Your Business with BiggerPockets

By Joshua Dorkin, over 5 years ago.

BiggerPockets is not only a community for sharing knowledge, for networking, and making deals, but it is also a marketing platform for people in the real estate space.Here are several eas...
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03.30.14 Tenant goes missing

By Michele Fischer, 20 days ago.

So to what lengths would you go to find a missing tenant? The back story: Our one bedroom has been rented by a single retired (fixed income) guy for about three years. H...
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Gimmicks Used in Real Estate Advertising

By Frank Iglesias, 17 days ago.

To grab our attention there are many gimmicks in advertising that people use to sell houses. FSBO and agents alike have been known to entice buyers by throwing in paintings or a free ...
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Reviewing Rental Property Financials - Most Common Items I've seen

By Albert Bui, 17 days ago.

A Common Question I'll get is "Is this good property to invest in?" or " Here are the tax returns from the seller to verify the rents on this property, how will it affect my finan...
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Senate Moving to Extend Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act

By Robert Adams, 17 days ago.

The Senate Finance Committee is slated to mark up a billThursday that would extend 45 tax provisions, including the Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Relief Act that expired on Jan. 1. T...
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Getting a lead from my first failed negotiation

By John Patrick Lantin, 18 days ago.

You never know what a lead can turn into. I was negotiating for the first time with a "semi-motivated" seller who was moving and needed to sell his house. Ended up not taking my offer ...
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Day 13 - 17 of 90 (03/29/14 - 04/02/14)

By Dan Holden, 17 days ago.

Day 13 - 17 of 90 (03/29/14 - 04/02/14) To be honest not much has happened on this end. I attempted to talk to my father about possible funding and his response was what I shou...
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How To Vet A Crowdfunded Development Opportunity

By Bryan Hancock, 18 days ago.

This is from one of my blog posts for iFunding that I thought I'd reproduce here for BP's benefit ;-) As an investor you should be concerned that the project you’re participating...
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Starting in MFH?? Read this and Bring your Questions

By Aaron Montague, 20 days ago.

Q: I like the concept of MFH investing, where should I start? Short Response: 1. Eliminate your rent payment 2. Bring all deals to the BP community (and be humbl...
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Walk... Every... Unit...

By Andrew Syrios, 20 days ago.

A friend of mine, in the midst of a bad divorce and after a long look for a new real estate project, purchased a 40 unit apartment while relying primarily on a subordinate to ...
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