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“Cutting Your Losses Early…Know When it’s Time to Bail on a Bad Deal”

When your primary plan of action doesn’t work, you need to have a backup strategy. This may involve switching gears from a retail sale to a rental or rent-to-own deal. It may also involve dropping your price, dropping your rent, or, if you are lucky enough to realize your mistake early, walking away from an […]

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Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft – Ultimate 7 Tips For Avoiding ID Theft

We all hate the idea of losing our identity. We all hate it even more if it turns out that it was stolen and is being used by someone else. So what can we do to prevent it? These 7 tips make a good starting point! The first thing you have to keep in mind to […]

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Dealing with Real Estate Agents

Real estate agents have a valuable source of potential deals for the real estate investor – the Multiple Listing Service. Unfortunately, real estate agents have a monopoly on this information in many parts of the country, so they may be a necessary part of an investor’s game plan. Dealing with real estate agents can be difficult […]

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Lease Option vs Contract for Deed

Many investors are generally familiar with the concepts lease option and contract for deed (aka “installment land contract”). Many investors confuse the two, and this article will help you understand the tax, legal, and practical issues between a lease option vs contract for deed. Lease Options First, let’s start with the lease option, which is really two […]

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5 Great Reasons to Use Land Trusts

Do you own real estate in your own name or an LLC?  If so, you are a sitting duck for tenant lawsuits, the IRS and code enforcement.  Whether you own in your own name or an LLC, the information is public about who’s behind the ownership of your properties, and that makes it difficult to […]

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10 Reasons Why Lease Options Make Sense in Real Estate Investing Part 2

There are literally dozens of ways to purchase a property with little or no money down. These tend to work well with real estate investors that are just starting out or the experienced investor that is reaching the limits of their available cash and/or credit. For these investors, a lease option (also known as rent […]

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10 Reasons Why Lease Options Make Sense in Real Estate Investing Part 1

There are literally dozens of ways to purchase a property with little or no money down. These tend to work well with real estate investors that are just starting out or the experienced investor that is reaching the limits of their available cash and/or credit. For these investors, a lease option (also known as rent […]

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Converting Your Real Estate Notes into Cash

If you’re a real estate investor needing quick cash, selling your real estate notes could offer a fast, easy solution. It can happen to anyone. You find yourself in a situation where you need a chunk of cash instantly. Maybe you have to handle an emergency or simply want to free up funds to invest elsewhere. […]

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How to Be an Ethical Real Estate Investor

(You Don’t Have to be a Slimeball to Get Rich!)Many people have a very 19th-century view of real estate investors. They think that we are modern-day “robber barons” who prey upon distressed or ignorant people, take advantage of them, and laugh all the way to the bank. The truly sad thing is that some real […]

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Real Estate Marketing on a Shoestring

Marketing is the lifeblood of a business.  It doesn’t matter how much knowledge you have, without marketing in one way, shape or form you will have little or no business. It’s a fact that marketing is one of the most underused and overlooked ingredients in many businesses. It’s also a fact that there is no […]

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