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Is Multi Family the right choice for you?

Is Multi Family the right choice for you?

Multi Family properties offer a another way to monetize real estate.  Multi’s or apartments can be very different from all other classes of real estate.  First of all your dealing with multiple persons and personalities and in a personal setting; their home.  In this article we talk about the key differences between multi family and single family home [...]

To Buy and to Hold..

To Buy and to Hold..

The buy and hold model is yet another way to make money in real estate.  This strategy works for any class of real estate, single family homes to commercial or land (common referred to as “land banking”). I’m sure you have heard this before but I’m going to say it again, you make your money when you [...]

Advice for buying real estate foreclosures

Advice for buying real estate foreclosures

When you are looking for just the right house to purchase for your family, you will encounter a variety of real estate bargains and special deals. If you are concerned about the price, you may find it worthwhile to check out some real estate foreclosures. These can be good real estate investments because you can [...]

How Politics May Change Real Estate After The 2012 Elections

How Politics May Change Real Estate After The 2012 Elections

12 September 2012

Most people following politics in the United States can agree that the upcoming presidential election will drastically impact the country in many ways, including the economy, the employment rate and the real estate market. In recent years, a significant portion of the population has struggled with socioeconomic status lowering overall, lessening the middle class and [...]

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The Many Roles Of A Real Estate Closing Attorney

The Many Roles Of A Real Estate Closing Attorney

04 September 2012

When it comes to the purchase of a home, a closing attorney plays an incredibly vital role. In most cases, the home buyer is the one who is responsible for the hire of a closing attorney. This attorney is responsible for holding the earnest money. A deposit of money is involved when a purchaser is [...]

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How A Real Estate Manager Can Add Value To Your Residential Real Estate Portfolio

How A Real Estate Manager Can Add Value To Your Residential Real Estate Portfolio

31 August 2012

How a Real Estate Manager can add Value to Your Residential Real Estate Portfolio If you are thinking about expanding your real estate investment portfolio, then a property manager could come in handy. Residential investments can be stressful to manage, especially if you prefer to deal with the tenants by yourself, but the time it [...]

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Know your loan

Know your loan

22 August 2012

Because of the interest rate environment today, home loans are more affordable than ever.  As you know, these loans provide many opportunities otherwise not possible without them.  When you buy a home, you should know as much as you can about the loan process, and all questions that will be asked of you.  This will [...]

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Contractors..The good and bad..

Contractors..The good and bad..

21 August 2012

If you own real estate, there will be a time that you have to make the contractor decision.  Do I hire a licensed contractor or can my brother-in-law do that?  Well, the answer is it depends.  In my experiences, I have done both.   Many times that I did not hire a contractor, I wished [...]

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Is Multi Family the right choice for you?

Is Multi Family the right choice for you?

20 August 2012

Multi Family properties offer a another way to monetize real estate.  Multi’s or apartments can be very different from all other classes of real estate.  First of all your dealing with multiple persons and personalities and in a personal setting; their home.  In this article we talk about the key differences between multi family and single family home [...]

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Posted in Investing in Real Estate, The Multi Family Game0 Comments

To Buy and to Hold..

To Buy and to Hold..

16 August 2012

The buy and hold model is yet another way to make money in real estate.  This strategy works for any class of real estate, single family homes to commercial or land (common referred to as “land banking”). I’m sure you have heard this before but I’m going to say it again, you make your money when you [...]

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How to use Private Money

How to use Private Money

15 August 2012

Private money mortgages are loans made by private lenders as opposed to traditional banks, government, credit unions, etc.   Private money is normally short term (6-24 months) and generally the majority of the lending decision is based on the value of the real estate and not the credit score of the borrower.  Because of this, [...]

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Posted in Financing & OPM, PMM & Seconds0 Comments

Is A Real Estate Inspection Necessary?

Is A Real Estate Inspection Necessary?

15 August 2012

One question that is on the minds of a person buying real estate is whether or not inspections are necessary. There is only one answer and that is yes. Here is a bit of an explanation as to the importance of an inspection during a real estate investment and the downfalls that may occur when [...]

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Other Contractual Contingencies

Other Contractual Contingencies

15 August 2012

There are many contractual contingencies that you can use to create leverage for yourself as either a buyer or seller.  Pay close attention to the details of your contract verbiage when it comes to contingencies, time frames, who pays for what, etc.  Contingencies are designed to protect so make sure your protected. Unless a cash deal, a financing [...]

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Posted in Contracts & Contingencies, Physical & Financial Contingencies0 Comments

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