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“Buy land, they’re not making it anymore.” ~ Mark Twain

Rehabbing and selling is a beautiful business with enormous profits that we all love, but to really make it a long term business model, you ...

The number of mortgage foreclosures can provide insights into the general economy and real estate markets. While this is obviously bad news for some homeowners, this ...

Maria Rekrut here from Niagara on the Lake Cottage Rental.  I came across a great Blog on Self Promotion on Social Media that I wanted ...

This is a concept that you have to understand. Doing all the right things can really lead to more bookings at better prices. But I ...

As a real estate investor, I find it difficult to understand why banks make it so complicated for real estate financing, especially when real estate ...

When renting out a vacation home, a homeowner should have a rental contract, or agreement, which spells out everyone’s obligations in order to ensure that ...

Starting a bed and breakfast can be rewarding but it comes with its challenges. Before starting a bed and breakfast, it is wise to do ...

When I was first dating my wife, her grandfather was going through a battle with cancer. Nick lived with my in-laws as he underwent chemotherapy ...

"If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else." -- Yogi Berra I'm the type of guy who carries a book ...

We let competitors push us around. We let them steal our customers. We let them push our prices and margins down. And we let them ...

Neighborhood revitalization can be found in communities all across the nation fueled by the flooded housing market that is overflowing with foreclosures and REO’s.  Investors ...

When a person thinks of real estate, they think of buying and selling a home in a traditional manner. You as a buyer hire an ...

Influence and Association

There are two parts to influence: First, influence is powerful; and second, influence is subtle. You wouldn't let someone push you off course, but you ...

Do you remember the story of Rip Van Winkle?  As we listened to the story as a child we thought that it was impossible for ...

Successful Investment Real Estate Strategies: Tick, Tock, Tick, Tock...

We all do it. We read every book we can find on the "magic" of real estate investing.  We read motivational books and listen to  CD's ...

For 100+ years they have maintained a marketplace for us to buy, own and transfer real estate; protected our property ownership rights, and have helped ...

Foreign investors in real estate say they remain committed to the U.S. as their preferred real estate investment opportunity. The sentiment is underscored by a ...

In an economy as challenging as the one we are investing under as we enter the second decade of the 21st Century, the mantra “location, ...

Despite media reports and expert commentary to the contrary, the federal government is trying to stabilize the nation’s capital markets. Its approach has been to ...

As an avid fan of TV, I can tell you the impact that the Globe has had on our viewing habits as Americans has been ...

I had the pleasure of interviewing on my radio show Michael Anderson, Founder and Co-Owner of RealSource.net who told me on the air, “a recession ...

We are all (99% of us) struggling right now. That’s a fact. No matter where your income falls, whether you have more than the average ...

We are in the midst of generational opportunities in real estate investing today. Once-in-a-lifetime deals are already here and guess what? The gettin’ is going ...