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Investing Outside of Your Local Area

The old adage “The grass is always greener on the other side” can apply to a lot of situations in life. The fact is, to maintain the greener grass,  you have to know how and what it takes to nurture it. You also either have to visit the “greener” lawn occasionally or have someone qualified […]

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How Long Will the Real Estate Boom Last this Time?

Media reports and some expert suggest that the real estate industry is again becoming a bubble that may burst. But how true is this?  Let’s look at the facts… Fact No. 1: The real estate economy is local, not global Unlike the stock market, which is based on the national and world economy, the real estate market […]

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Six Essential Items to Look for in Your Property Management Agreement

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Whether it be your first or 10th rental, an apartment house, or commercial property; at some point in time, as your business grows, you will want to hire the services of a professional property management company. When you do, you will be signing some sort agreement with the management company outlining a number of duties […]

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Real Estate Investing and Government Grants

Many people want to be in the real estate business but they don’t have enough capital. Don’t lose hope yet because you can take advantage of the grants issued by the federal government. It doesn’t really matter if you’re poor or rich because you may be able to pass the criteria and get the grant […]

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Should an Investor Sign an Exclusive Agency Agreement?

Whether you are just a beginning real estate investor or experienced, it’s almost a certainty that you have done some work with a real estate agent and in the process, have been asked to sign an “exclusive agency agreement” with them. It’s also true that most of us look at this contract as the proverbial “Double-Edged […]

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10 Tips for Finding Investment Properties

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Finding investment properties isn’t always easy if you are doing the same old thing – you have to increase your odds by looking in places others aren’t looking. Who is more likely to get a cheap fixer-upper, an investor that looks through the MLS listings and calls it a day, or the one that uses TEN resources? Here […]

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Estate Planning for Real Estate Investors

Estate planning for real estate investors

Estate planning for real estate investors involves distributing your assets after death to such people or causes according to your wish with minimum legal complications and the least tax incidence. And estate planning is not just for the wealthy; nor is it something to be contemplated when you reach the ripe old age of eighty. Anybody, irrespective […]

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7 Ways to Buy a Foreclosure Property

There are many ways to profit from foreclosures if you know how to think “outside the box”. Most investors only know a few.Here’s 7 way to buy a foreclosure property and make a profit.01. Foreclosure Property With Equity – Buy it for a Fair PriceMost investors hunt for properties in foreclosure that have a lot of […]

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