michiganturnkeyrentalSingle-family homes are an asset to any investor—large or small. Of the investment properties available on the market, single-family homes often accrue the greatest appreciation rates and are most sought after by high quality tenants. In addition to holding lower upfront costs, single-family homes are often easier to secure financing for as they are considered residential properties, even if you plan to use them for commercial gain.

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bank budgeting wealth tipsIt may not be fun or glamorous to put yourself on a stringent budget, but it is what separates the trajectories of two people who earn the same income.

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rehabgentrificationBoy was I shocked to find my city on the list of Top 10 U.S. cities that are gentrifying the fastest. According to experts, gentrification happens when three things occur simultaneously:

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120mobilehomeThis article is designed to help provide the newbie mobile home investor with some foresight to notice some not-too-common red flags that you will find while investing in individual mobile homes inside of pre-existing mobile home communities.

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mind success-real estate investingEvery week in our real estate investing discussion forums investors share about the deals that they are working on or about how they just successfully closed on an investment deal. Often times all we hear about or even dream about are the big killer deals that net $50K+ –  when in fact every day people just like you and me are making a killing in real estate investing with “plain ole’ around the corner” deals.

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01-20-15 - 401k-Real-Estate-InvestmentIf you’re a full-time real estate investor, you probably have some properties reserved to fund your retirement. However, if you’re a regular investor trying to diversify your portfolio through real estate investments, you may find it difficult to fund the purchase of a property. What is the best way to gain real estate exposure without additional financial burden?

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fizbersoldexample2I just discovered this really cool website! Fizber.com is awesome. Awesome for investors looking to sell their own property as well as for investors looking for FSBO leads. Here is a brief description from their website:

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mobile-home-closing-paperwork-sold-picAs investors we not only have to think of our sellers when we are purchasing our mobile homes, however we have to understand the mindset of our buyers and sell with our buyers in mind. Below are 3 mobile home investment selling strategies that are most common for your mobile home buyers.

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There are fundamental problems with the word entrepreneur. First of all, it’s hard to say. Everyone seems to pronounce the French ending differently. It’s even harder to spell. Why do the e’s and u’s always end up in the wrong place? Even the common abbreviation for entrepreneur, “trep,” is unbecoming.

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real estate investing questions getting startedI bought a fixer upper a few years back and on the first day I showed up after closing I realized I was missing some important information. Information – had I received from the seller – that may have influenced my purchase price (think lower offer) or could have helped my repair estimations/budget.

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