12-13-13 - apartmentsThere are three important factors every real estate investor should know when buying Multi-Family Properties. The three variables are (1) purchase price, (2) net operating income (NOI) and (3) capitalization rate.

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bank owned properties real estate investingWhen a bank takes back a property as a result of foreclosure, it’s called an REO (real estate owned) property. Since banks aren’t in the business of owning property, it’s possible to buy REO properties for a discount.

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distressedpropertyNJIf you’ve ever bought a distressed property or really any property for that matter, you probably already know the obvious signs of costly repairs. Sloping floors, water damage in ceilings and old electrical panels are all easy to see problems that might mean big money to fix.

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Solo 401k plan“The major fortunes in America have been made in land.” ~ John D. Rockefeller

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Does not matter if you’ve done a deal or two or twenty – SERIOUSLY – we want to hear about your real estate investing success. All you have to do is leave a comment below about a deal you’ve closed or currently working on. Please share the details with us & other investors. Help inspire all investors.

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michiganturnkeyrentalWhen you invest in rental property, you’re essentially investing in a business. While lucrative, even the most passive income investments will require some attention over time. Just like any business, it will take some creative thinking and forward planning to retain continued gains as the industry moves, shifts, and changes.

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Show Me The Money Real Estate Financing“It’s often smaller money decisions that people don’t think much about that, in the long run, makes it harder for people to reach financial success,” said Joe Correnti, senior vice president of Scottrade Brokerage Products. “That’s why it’s important to remain diligent about where your money is going and to constantly evaluate if your spending is in line with your long-term financial goals.”

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apartmentdealmemphisWe’re taught that we should never underwrite an apartment real estate deal based on future performance, always on current performance. This is great advice, but sometimes it doesn’t match reality. Here’s an extreme example to make my point: what if you’re looking at an empty 10-unit apartment building?

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