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General Real Estate

General Real Estate

Investing Using Financing: Solid Way to Build Wealth or Imminent Disaster?

by Leon Yang September 14, 2014
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Investing in real estate may not be as sexy as the stock market. It is a long, grueling process that can take many years before one can realize its true returns. While the return on real estate may ultimately be quite rewarding given the length of time, one is tempted to want the returns now […]

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6 Bathroom Remodel Tips Every House Flipper Should Know

by Michael LaCava September 14, 2014
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You probably know that the bathroom is one of the most important rooms when renovating a house flip. This is why you need to equip yourself with a wealth of knowledge, tips and ideas on how to go about remodeling the bathroom before you begin the house flipping process. The kitchen is considered to be […]

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How to Build a Real Estate Empire From the Ground Up

by Mark Ferguson September 14, 2014
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Real estate is a great business, not just because it can create enough income to allow people to quit their job or retire early, but because it can make you rich.  Last week I wrote about why it is important to think big, and this article is all about thinking big! How can you go […]

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4 Obstacles that Keep Millennials from Buying Their First Homes

by Chris Clothier September 13, 2014
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Some might say that the real estate market is in limbo. Though it’s recovering from the disastrous crash around 2007 and in the following years, the market isn’t yet fully stable. It stops and starts. Even with mortgage rates at an all-time low to entice buyers, the market is still lethargic. While we all know that […]

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3 Real Estate Lessons I Learned from Playing Professional Soccer

by Engelo Rumora September 13, 2014
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With each blog entry, I attempt to give each of you a piece of who I am. I attempt to share my thoughts and my experience related to my life in Real Estate. Above all, I invite you to peruse the building blocks of my foundation, as a person and as a professional, and use […]

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Uh Hello, Don’t Forget to Calculate the Profit on an Investment!

by Ali Boone September 13, 2014
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Shut up, I’m not even kidding. Do you know how many people approach me and ask me what I think of a particular deal? Mind you, I’m a very open-minded person. Even if a deal isn’t one I would necessarily pursue personally, either for interest or niche reasons, I’m always open and eager to hear […]

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The 15 Most Hilarious Autocompletes from Real Estate Related Searches

by Seth Williams September 12, 2014
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Remember when search engines like Google and Bing started integrating the “autocomplete” function into their search bars a few years ago? Ever since, I’ve noticed a lot of interesting, hilarious, disturbing and bizarre trends about what other people are searching for. If you start paying attention to these autocomplete results like I did — you […]

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Are Real Estate Investors Really Necessary?

by John Fedro September 12, 2014
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Welcome back! At least once a week this question is emailed to me from newer investors trying to wrap their heads around real estate and mobile home investing. In the start of my career I too asked these same questions about the need for us if buyers and sellers are actively looking for each other. […]

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5 Secrets to Increasing the Profit of Your Rental

by Matt Faircloth September 12, 2014
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Hey All! Last week my wife, Liz, shared with you a step-by-step guide to purchase a buy and hold. Closing on a deal that meets your goals is fantastic, but it is only half the battle. I am here this week to tell you about the other half of the equation — keeping it profitable. To […]

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Yes, You CAN Write Off Your Depreciation: Here’s How

by Amanda Han September 11, 2014
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Let me be upfront by saying that this is not my typical blog. In this week’s blog, I wanted to get something off my chest once and for all because I am sick and tired of talking to people who have been given wrong information. Now, if you are someone who already owns a handful […]

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3 Easy Tips for Earning the Loyalty of Quality Investors

by Dave Van Horn September 11, 2014
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On our last visit, we talked about some of the money myths associated with raising capital, the biggest being that it takes money to make money. The reality is that it doesn’t, but it does take OPM (or Other People’s Money). If you can show people how you can safely make them money and if […]

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The Viral Marketing Tool Most Real Estate Investors Overlook

by Gerald Harris September 11, 2014
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People across America regularly fantasize about their “dream homes.” Yet, while almost every person longs for a serene, stunning and secure home, few actually turn their fantastic dreams into tangible realities. Hence, there are millions of potential homeowners who have yet to buy their cherished homes and who make up a huge and unexploited market […]

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How to Go Broke in Real Estate, Pick Yourself Up & Try Again

by Nathan Brooks September 10, 2014
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My real estate education came through a different form than a classroom, a mentor or a self-help book. I learned it on my own. And after having owned nearly a million dollars worth of real estate before the age of 25… We filed for bankruptcy. No words come to mind after typing that sentence. It […]

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7 Signs You’re Entering Into a House Flipping Disaster

by Michael LaCava September 10, 2014
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Without a doubt, the best way to succeed at house flipping is to identify early warning signs that a deal can potentially go south before it happens. Read on for tell-tale clues that you might be walking into a nightmare of a deal that could cost you thousands. Related: The Five Fundamental House Flipping Team […]

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Inside Tips & Secrets From a Negotiating Pro

by Chad Carson September 10, 2014
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Negotiation is one of the most important skills you can learn as a real estate investor. I can easily think of hundreds of thousands of dollars I’ve made from small improvements to my negotiating skills. Almost daily you will negotiate to get a property at a good price, a lender’s money at good terms, a […]

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