Category: Real Estate

Your First Rental Property: Exactly How Should You Screen A Tenant?

November 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Your First Rental Property: Exactly How Should You Screen A Tenant?

People who have never owned a home before tend to wish for home ownership more than any other group of people. Why? Owning a home comes with many responsibilities and potential financial risk. Plumbing might freeze and bust during winter, requiring immediate repair. The refrigerator could stop blowing cold air, causing food to ruin until […]

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How Interest Rates Affect Real Estate Prices

November 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
How Interest Rates Affect Real Estate Prices

The profitability of rental properties in the US is affected by interest rates. Usually when a central bank decides to tighten monetary policy, it slows down economic activities because businesses rely on credit to grow. But for real estate investors, a rising interest rate environment may be an opportunity to buy assets at a cheaper […]

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Pros And Cons Of REIT Investments-How To Build Real Estate Wealth

October 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
Pros And Cons Of REIT Investments-How To Build Real Estate Wealth

REIT Pros & Cons Learn how to invest in real estate funds without much cash. Discover whether adding real estate to your investments is right for you in this 2nd part of the Real Estate Investing Series. Part 1 of this Real Estate Investing Series-“Being a Landlord Sucks-Why You Shouldn’t Invest in Real Estate” – […]

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Three Things To Look For In Your First Real Estate Venture

October 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Three Things To Look For In Your First Real Estate Venture

Investing in real estate seems like the most stable way of making money and earning an income that will ensure a comfortable retirement, but, as with anything, delving into real estate does have its share of risks. It’s essential to ensure success by following some common sense rules and doing your due diligence in choosing properties for […]

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The Pros Of Being A Landlord – Why You Should Invest In Real Estate

October 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Pros Of Being A Landlord – Why You Should Invest In Real Estate

This post is written by John from ESI Money. The Pros of Being a Landlord A while ago Barbara wrote a post titled Being a Landlord Sucks — Why You Shouldn’t Invest in Real Estate. It was an interesting title that showed up in my feed reader. Since I’m a big fan of real estate investing, […]

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Are You Actually Making Money In Real Estate Investing?

October 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Are You Actually Making Money In Real Estate Investing?

One of the best long-term investments you can make is in investment real estate. Those that invest in real estate successfully will not only see long-term value appreciation, but can earn short-term cash flow. While it can be a great investment, it is also complicated. One of the biggest complications in real estate investing is […]

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Why And How To Diversify With Real Estate

October 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Why And How To Diversify With Real Estate

Guest columnist, Joseph Hogue, CFA   Don’t let the headaches of real estate investing keep you from diversifying your portfolio into one of the best long-term assets. Despite what you might hear on the 3am infomercials, real estate investing is hard work. Barbara explained in an earlier post about why she gave up being a landlord decades […]

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My Take On Real Estate Crowdfunding

October 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
My Take On Real Estate Crowdfunding

I have been reading about real estate crowdfunding platforms over the past several months. Many of these platforms seem to market to investors, showcasing high dividend yields in the 8% – 10%/year range. I was intrigued, and tried researching those. After all, if I can obtain 10%/year investing in real estate easily, I can just retire […]

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Real Estate Investment Strategies For The New Investor

September 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Real Estate Investment Strategies For The New Investor

Investing in real estate can be an effective way to make money both actively and passively. While some may believe that they don’t have the time or money to get involved in real estate investing, it may be easier than they think. Let’s go over a few tips that can help beginners be successful buying […]

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Can You Go Wrong Investing In Real Estate?

September 22, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Can You Go Wrong Investing In Real Estate?

“You can’t go wrong investing in real estate” – Unknown It’s not out of place to say that real estate investing is extremely popular nowadays. In the last decade, loads of seminars, books, and other training materials have been developed. In fact, real estate has created more millionaires and billionaires than any other business idea, […]

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