4 Things to Consider Before Becoming a Landlord

January 17, 2014

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When considering whether or not to buy investment property, searching for good advice can lead to even more frustration. After all, there is a lot more to consider than the simple messages you find on many websites, like: “Home prices are at rock bottom and interest rates are at historic lows!” Your best bet, when [...]

Timeshares 101

November 16, 2012

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“Timeshare” used to be a dirty word, and it still leaves a bad taste in many mouths. Say the word to some folks and they begin conjuring up images of a group of people who could make used car salespeople look like amateurs. Time has changed the timeshare industry, softened its edges and blurred its [...]

Digging for Gold – Investing in Condemned Properties

September 28, 2012

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To some people, broken windows, dilapidated roofs or collapsing porches mean trouble. People like Kenny Rushing, a Tampa, Florida-based real estate investor, see dollar signs. “More than 60 percent of the houses I have bought in Tampa were condemned properties,” says Rushing. “I have yet to lose money on those.” How Properties get Condemned Local [...]

Smart Real Estate Investing for the New Rebound

September 7, 2012

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A new real estate boom appears to be taking root and spreading across the U.S., but is this really the investment opportunity of a lifetime or are we being set up for another exploding bubble? What Would Warren Buffett Do? Legendary investor Warren Buffett has been known to dominate the headlines and even made the [...]

Selling Your Commercial Property in Today’s Market

August 31, 2012

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If you thought selling a home was difficult in this market, trying to cash in on a commercial property can be even more challenging. What can you do to sell yours faster? What Challenges do Commercial Property Sellers Face? The biggest difference in selling a commercial property compared to a home has to be the [...]