I was reading some “advice” on vacation rentals somewhere on the internet. I recall it told the reader to list their vacation home for rent through the big #1 vacation rental advertising website to get renters. Agreed, this of course is a good first step. Next, the article said to go out and get your own domain name for your property. Again, agreed, I strongly suggest this as well . Lastly it told the reader to point their new domain name to their listing on the vacation rental advertising website. …This part I don’t agree with very much.

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family_excursion_tripThe expression “going through the motions” epitomizes the way we sometimes think about our jobs, our relationships – in fact, our whole lives. We get trained like monkeys to do things certain ways until we reach the point where we can do them without thinking. This is great efficiency, but what does it do to our human-ness?

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2. Bait and ScamComing from the West Coast to the Midwest, I’ve seen both sides of investing out-of-state. On the one hand, it makes perfect sense because in certain places, such as California or New York, real estate is too expensive to rent out and make it pencil. However, investing out-of-state is very risky and I have seen a lot of equity go the way of the dinosaur when buying real estate far away.

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Solo 401k plan

Solo 401k plan

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comparing real estate investing marketsSo I ran across this great article on Realtor.com last month. It was geared towards homeowners and explaining why NOW is the best time to a home. But after reading the article I came to the following – OMG – these are compelling reasons for INVESTORS to get into wholesaling and rehabbing investments dealsNOW! Here is the article that I read and see for you self why you should be actively real estate investing:

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investing_in_condosPutting a rent to own deal together is not easy. There are a lot of moving parts and with that comes a higher risk of something going wrong. A rent to own lease option is typically used to put someone into a home for which they do not have a sufficient down payment – or credit history – to purchase it themselves.

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09-03-14 - modular homesIn almost every city in America you will find some supply of mobile homes. These mobile homes and manufactured homes can be located inside preexisting parks and attached to private land the owner of the mobile home also owns. In many cities the highest density of these factory built homes are concentrated outside of the downtown areas. In fact traveling outside your city limits can afford you some great opportunities for investments.

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rehabbing-ira-investingInvestors, we all know that there are serious profits to be made with rehabbing real estate investment deals. But have you ever thought of using your Self Directed Retirement Account to “finance your real estate deal“?Huh?? That was my initial response as well. So I sought out some experienced help in explaining how all of this could work for REIClub.com investors.

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08-29-14 - Social-Media-PinnedMaria Rekrut here from Niagara on the Lake Cottage Rental.  I came across a great Blog on Self Promotion on Social Media that I wanted to share, with all of my Baby Boomer/Zoomer followers on my Social Media networks. As a Baby Boomer/Zoomer, this concept of self promotion goes against the very grain of how we were taught to view and do  business marketing.

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Solo 401k contribution limits

Solo 401k contribution limits

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