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Investing in Rural Markets: The Secret to Real Estate Investing Success?

by Tom Sylvester November 4, 2013
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I live in a suburb of Rochester, New York , which is the third largest city in New York State (behind New York City and Buffalo).  When I meet other investors, their first assumption is that my investments are in Rochester.  The fact is, I don’t own any investment property in Rochester.  All of my investments […]

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Single Family Realities: An Interview with Wally Charnoff, the “Data King of Rental Housing”

by Steve Cook August 16, 2013
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Business Week called him the Data King of Rental Housing and the reporter who wrote the story said Wally Charnoff is “the guy who tells Wall St what they didn’t know about becoming big landlords.”  His RentRange was the first real estate data provider to concentrate on single family rentals and it’s such a unique […]

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Upside of a Down Market

by Richard Warren September 3, 2012
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The real estate market experienced such a prolonged downturn that it created a number of new opportunities for those who stopped wallowing in misery and got on with their business. Few areas were hit as hard as Las Vegas yet many investors and realtors are thriving. So many real estate agents left the business that […]

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Friday Asia Digest – Rise of Malaysia / The European Connection

by Ziv Magen August 10, 2012
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Malaysia continues to cement it’s status as one of Asia’s top rising stars, as mentioned in last week’s digest, with demand for retail and commercial space increasing rapidly – this in spite of relatively high vacancies, which have kept rents stagnant in the last 2-3 years. Investors and analysts do not seem to be viewing […]

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Real Estate in India – Eclectic, Enticing and Hectic

by Ziv Magen July 13, 2012
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There are many similarities between the general characteristics of India and China, the world’s two most populous countries. India is huge, constantly developing, and the presence of over 1.2 Billion people help make it very, very interesting and promising in many ways. It’s also similar to China in the sense that one wouldn’t dream to […]

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Real Estate in Japan – “The Tenant is King”

by Ziv Magen July 6, 2012
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We’ve covered the basics – Japan’s got beautiful cash-flow, zilch to negative capital gain (may change, may not), and the icing on the cake – the best and safest business and residential environment one could possibly hope for as a foreign investor or business person. So, the question begs to be asked –why isn’t everybody […]

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Real Estate in Japan – Cashflow, Honesty & Honor

by Ziv Magen June 29, 2012
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I’ve been intimately involved with Japan, its business environment, culture and etiquette for the past decade or so. I’ve lived there, on and off, for up to a year at a time. I speak the language partially (just a bit, to be honest, and a highly “domesticated” bit at that), and have, in recent years, […]

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