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Three Rehab Loan Options For Real Estate Investors

January 28, 2020

When an investor wants to buy a real estate property in poor condition, renovate it and then sell it for a profit, they require short-term money to purchase the property and renovate it promptly. Owing to restrictive property qualifications and excruciatingly long closing times, traditional mortgages make this challenging. This is where rehab loans come […]


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10 Home Improvement Projects That Return The Most At Resale

January 27, 2020

If you want to get the biggest return on your investment in home renovation projects, it would be wise to take your to-do list outdoors. The 2020 Cost vs. Value report by Remodeling magazine found that nine out of the top 10 high-return projects are exterior replacement projects. Only the minor kitchen renovation rivals the rate of […]


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Buying Rental Properties in Poor Locations

January 7, 2020

One of the things that makes real estate investing so great is that there are different options for different tastes. A situation that you would may personally be staunchly opposed to, someone else may see value in. It doesn’t make either of you right or wrong, it simply boils down to personal evaluation. One of […]


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Four Ways To Prepare Yourself For Real Estate Investing Success In 2020

January 6, 2020

As we wound down 2019 with low interest rates and rising rental demand, it was clear to see that it had been a great year for investors. Considering this is the season of New Year’s resolutions, the following are four ways investors can up their competitive game and prepare themselves for even greater real estate investing success in […]


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How To Successfully Purchase A Rental Property

December 3, 2019

A rental property purchase is not the same as a fix and flip project. With a fix and flip deal, you are focused on generating short term profits whereas a buy and hold rental may be in your portfolio for several years. It is essential that you know everything about your rental market prior to […]


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How To Maximize Your Rental Tax Benefit Before Tax Season 2020

December 2, 2019

The end of the year will soon be here. While the new tax code allowed some leniency last year as we all scrambled to figure out what was what, this year the IRS isn’t likely to cut as much slack. Penalties that range from $50-$270 per late form are a major hit to your profits, but the good news is […]


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Are Vacation Houses A Smart Investment?

November 19, 2019

There is nothing quite like spending time with friends and family at a vacation rental property. In fact, there is a chance that some of you are reading this right now sipping coffee overlooking your favorite morning spot. As much as you may relish your time spent there it doesn’t necessarily mean you should make […]


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2020 Real Estate Outlook: Expert Predictions For Mortgage Rates, Home Prices

November 18, 2019

The 2019 housing market has been one of low rates, high demand and limited supply—particularly on the lower-priced end of the market. We spoke to six mortgage, real estate, and housing professionals. Here’s what they say is in store for the year to come: Mortgage rates will stay low—or maybe go lower. Mortgage rates currently […]


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How To Be A Better Landlord

November 12, 2019

Investing in rental properties can be one of the most difficult things you do in real estate. It can also be one of the most profitable if executed properly. Being a landlord is not exactly rocket science. You find a property, make subtle improvements, get good tenants and collect rent checks. Your rent checks should exceed the […]


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The Biggest Challenges Of Self-Managing A Rental Property

November 5, 2019

There is no greater long term investment in real estate than a quality rental property. The right rental will not only provide short term cash flow in the way of surplus rents received, but can give you the potential for appreciation years down the road. All the while you can take advantage of many tax […]


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