Category Archives: Real Estate Investing

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Three Ways to Find a Deal On Your Next House

Housing values were at their all-time low back in 2011, but there are still great deals that can be found today and any day, regardless of whether the overall market is high or low! In order to find yourself a deal, you need to know what to look for. Keep in mind that you areContinue Reading

Seven Things To Look For When Investing Into Real Estate

If you are thinking about purchasing a piece of real estate in the near future, you may be wondering what you need to look for in a great property. Whether you have plans to purchase a home to use as your private residence, a property to flip after making renovations or an investment property thatContinue Reading

Advice When Investing In Property

If you have property investment included in your passive income or retirement plan you will have some important considerations to make to ensure you are making the right decision and of course, a worthwhile investment. This can be made easier if you choose to source advice from experts in the property investment field such asContinue Reading

How to Look for Commercial Real Estate Opportunities

Finding commercial real estate opportunities is easier said than done. Commercial real estate is vastly different than residential real estate and it’s often sold at much higher prices. In order to even consider commercial real estate investing, you have to have a large sum of money on hand and make a substantial income so thatContinue Reading

The Hidden Costs Of Home Refinancing

Mortgage refinancing costs and fees will be different depending on the homeowners financial situation and the type of loan they want. With interest rates so low right now, many homeowners can benefit from getting a mortgage refinanced into a new loan with better interest rates, terms, or conditions. However, getting a home loan refinancing doesContinue Reading

Investing in a REIT

Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is a type of corporation that invests in real estate, and is jointly owned by a number of shareholders. Typically, you can buy a share in a REIT from the stock market, which makes them just like mutual funds; but they are more like a fund that invests only inContinue Reading

Why Real Estate is the Best Passive Earner

Real estate is one of those things that will continue to rise in prices as long as our population keeps on increasing. More people mean more requirements for space to live, which will naturally increase the prices of real estate for the foreseeable future. Having made a short but powerful case for investing in realContinue Reading

5 first home buyer pitfalls to avoid

I was sitting in the bank, waiting for the broker behind a stereotypically huge mahogany desk to decide my fate. My husband and I had just applied for preapproval for our first mortgage, and were novices. We knew next to nothing about the housing market, the home loan industry, or even our own tastes andContinue Reading

Condo Trends

With the economy beginning to pick up, many people are looking to move from leasing to owning their own property. These first time home buyers are a key measure of the general state of the property market, and of the trends we can expect to see in the near future. First time buyers are aContinue Reading

Real Estate Limited Partnerships: More Thoughts on Why It’s Beneficial

It was about a month ago that I decided that I wanted to invest in a real estate limited partnership. As it turns out, last night I was reading a book on home buying and happen to jump to the back of the book where it offers a list of to-do’s when it comes to real estate investing as well as a list of things not to do. I was surprised to find that real estate limited partnerships on the list of things to avoid when it comes to real estate investing. I couldn’t believe it. I feared that I made a huge mistake, but find out why I ultimately decided it was a great decision.Continue Reading