Archive for January, 2013

REITs: Real Estate Investment Trust

Real estate is a big business and everyone seems to want to invest in real estate. You keep hearing a lot of stories about how people made a quick buck by investing in real estate. There are stories about people who made $50000 in a fortnight by making the right kind of investment in real […]

What is a Home Inspection?

Any Sally and Sam Home buyer can look at a home and decide whether it is attractive. They might notice it is freshly painted in pleasing colors, has the requisite number of rooms, a cook’s kitchen and is located in a location with top schools. But what about less obvious parts of the house?     It […]

Are You Committed to Your Real Estate Investment?

There are many questions that should be asked before embarking upon a career of real estate investment. The first and foremost question however should be whether or not you are truly committed to making real estate work for you. This is not a business for the faint of heart. In order to truly turn a […]

10 Ways To Find Investment Properties

If you really want the best deals in investment properties, you have to increase your odds by finding more deals. Who is more likely to get a cheap apartment building, an investor that looks through the MLS listings and calls it a day, or the one that uses ten resources? Here are the ten:   […]

A Slice Of Success: Ways On How To Succeed In Real Estate Business

More and more people are finding ways how to earn additional sources of income so as to compensate their expenses. That’s why most people who look for alternative ventures resort to real estate business. However, even if real estate business appears to be lucrative to many, it still needs a lot of effort and skills […]

Subject To: Buying a Home With No Cash

You want to buy a home, but you have very little money saved. What are your options? Traditional mortgages don’t always require large down payments. If you have a good income, stable job and good credit, you should easily be able to get a traditional mortgage, even without a down payment. However, if your credit […]

How a 1031 Exchange Works

A 1031 exchange can be a great benefit for investors. Learn what they are, and how to easily overcome some obstacles to use this tax deferral to your advantage. A section 1031 tax deferral allows an investor to sell a property, then reinvest the proceeds in a new property and defer all capital gain taxes. […]

What’s the Truth About Flipping Real Estate?

Would You Like to Make Money Flipping Real Estate? Many beginning real estate investors get started by flipping real estate to make quick cash. If you would like to make more money by investing in real estate, you need to know a few essentials. What is the definition of real estate flipping? Simple definition: Buying […]

Why Realtors Need their own Website

Most people looking for new homes these days use the internet to search. If realtors want to stay in the game and increase their market they need to have a web presence. The real estate market is very good right now and home prices are still rising steadily. Most real estate buyers these days are […]

Prepare to Have Your House Appraised

Before obtaining the services of an appraiser to have your house appraised for the purposes of selling your own home, make sure they are licensed, experienced and knowledgeable in the area of property you want appraised. Also make sure they don’t skimp on data sources just to save money; a qualified house appraiser should use […]

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