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When attempting to buy property on real estate auction websites, you can lose your deposit without closing on the property or even end up with a property you can’t sell. Here’s how to avoid a few of the common problems that come with participating in online auctions.

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You can’t (or at least shouldn’t) borrow every penny to buy investment properties—or a home, for that matter. So, you need some of your own cash in the game, like a down payment for starters. But where does it come from? From saving, of course! Here are some (admittedly) extreme ways save a lot in a short amount of time.

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As a real estate investor, it’s important to exercise due diligence but also remain flexible. If you refuse to be flexible, you’ll likely miss out on some deals. This is the story of how one of our partners restructured paydays to create a win-win scenario for her and her clients—to the tune of a hefty profit.


The Compleat Tenant Screening Process: The Application

The whole point of screening tenants is to identify prospects who can reliably pay rent—in theory, at least. Up your odds of finding these gems with a well-crafted application, which should include these five core components.


8 Top Tips to Take Advantage of New Tax Reform for 2019

Do you want to take advantage of all the tax savings that are available to real estate investors under the new tax reform? As a tax advisor by day and real estate investor by night, I’m here to share eight tax strategies you must know for 2019.