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Financial Strategies For Investors To Consider Part 3

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Financial Strategies For Investors To Consider: This Last But Definitely No Least

Welcome back, this is part 3 of the saga called, “Financial Strategies For Investors To Consider”. We have covered a lot of information thus far in part 1 and 2.

For those you that might have missed it, you are in luck.

You can click here to check out and read part 2 on Financial Strategies For Investors To Consider.

Financial Strategies For Investors To Consider
Financial Strategies For Investors To Consider: Getting In The Mind Of The Underwriter

You have to understand how underwriters evaluate investment properties. It really doesn’t matter how much equity you have. They only look at the cash flow impact of owning it.

And you can show that impact in one of two ways...

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Financial Strategies For Investors To Consider Part 2

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Financial Strategies For Investors To Consider: This Will Be More Than Just Two Cents Worth

Welcome back, this is part 2 of the saga called, “Financial Strategies For Investors To Consider”. We have covered a lot of information thus far in part 1.

For those you that might have missed it, you are in luck.

You can click here to check out and read part 1 on Financial Strategies For Investors To Consider.

Financial Strategies For Investors To Consider

Financial Strategies For Investors To Consider: Lets Talk About Speculators

What about the speculators? People buying for 3 to 5 years. Well, the negative amortization Option ARMs are extremely popular.

I’m not a big fan of Option ARMs because they’re risky and largely misunderstood by those who get into them...

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Financial Strategies For Investors To Consider Part 1

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Financial Strategies For Investors To Consider: Lets Start With The Basics

Real estate investors can be broken down into three categories with the distinctions between them based on the length of time the property is held. On the short end, you’ve got flippers. These guys look for properties on the cheap, maybe put some money into fixing them up and then selling for a profit.

For the most part, they have no intention of renting the property out and work as quickly as possible to complete the deal. This category represents a lot of the people chasing foreclosures and probate sales.

From the lending perspective, their biggest motivators are low down payments and NO prepayment penalties. They’ll even pay exorbitant Subprime interest rates to put these deals together without penalties.

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How Has Television Changed the Face of Real Estate Investing

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How Has Television Changed the Face of Real Estate Investing: Look At The Shows On The Air

If you take a look through the television stations on almost any given day there is a television show somewhere that features home improvement, real estate investing, or some sort of combination of the two.

From shows that teach people how to sell homes that have lack luster reviews to shows that teach viewers that it is possible to purchase, repair, and re-sell a home in a matter of weeks for astronomical profits, there are shows that appeal to the entrepreneurial wannabes in audiences around the globe.

How Has Television Changed the Face of Real Estate Investing: They Tivo-out The Hard Parts

These shows have made and lost fortunes a few times over by convincing viewers that they too can do the wo...

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Here Is How To Sell Your Property In A Slow Economy

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Here Is How To Sell Your Property In A Slow Economy: Don’t Let It Stop You

If the market is slow, you can still sell your property if you make your listings and signs professional and appealing. Make sure that your flyer is intriguing and well put together as well.

Here Is How To Sell Your Property In A Slow Economy: Basic Steps To Follow

Even when the housing is market is slow, you can still be selling your investment property quickly, if you follow a few basic steps:

Here Is How To Sell Your Property In A Slow Economy

Here Is How To Sell Your Property In A Slow Economy Step 1: Make sure your listings look great

It’s amazing how many listings have fuzzy photographs, unattractive pictures, or little or no description. Make sure that your MLS listings are interesting and really outline the benefits and the attractions of the house.

Make sur...

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How Renters Are Losing The Real Estate Game

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How Renters Are Losing The Real Estate Game: Get Into The Game

Are you still renting a home or apartment for yourself or your family?

How Renters Are Losing The Real Estate Game: Three Ways You Are Losing Money

If so, you’re losing money. Think about these three ways you lose money by renting:

How Renters Are Losing The Real Estate Game

How Renters Are Losing The Real Estate Game Way #1 – You’re Paying For Someone Else’s Mortgage Payment

You’re missing out on the appreciation that the property gives to the landlord.

Appreciation is a term used in accounting relating to the increase in value of an asset, which means in real estate terms, added value to the property.

Over the past five years, houses appreciated significantly, making many new real estate investor multimillionaires.

How Renters Are Losing The Real Estate Game Way #2 ...

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Common Risks Involved in Real Estate Investments

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Common Risks Involved in Real Estate Investments: The Truth About Real Estate

While a good many millionaires will agree that their fortunes were made in real estate, the honest ones will also tell you that they’ve probably lost a few fortunes in real estate along the way.

This is a risky business and every property purchased doesn’t always pan out to become a successful investment.

There are many risks involved in real estate investing and you would be going to battle unprepared if you didn’t take a moment to carefully study these risks and work to avoid them when planning your property investment strategy.

Common Risks Involved in Real Estate Investments

Common Risks Involved in Real Estate Investments: Not A One Size Fits All Business

Unfortunately, there are very few one size fits all risks for real estate investing, as each type o...

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The Awesomeness Team Takes Spot On AL.com

The Awesomeness Team Takes Spot On AL.com

The Awesomeness Team Takes Spot On AL.com: Major Local Media Source

Da Spokesman and The Awesomeness League is officially shared amongst the people of the state of Alabama.

Today the project was feature on Al.com with the publishing by Kay Campbell. I will share some excerpts from the article and give a link to where the article can be viewed.

The Awesomeness Team Takes Spot On AL.com: Excerpt Of The Article

Here is the snippet from the article and if you would like to read more, click here

“Stargell has assembled his own team to bring The International Awesomeness League to life with cartooning and programming. He has built several websites to launch his game, comic book, comedy bookings and motivational work...

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Multiple Ways To Acquire Income in Real Estate

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Multiple Ways To Acquire Income in Real Estate: Building Multiple Avenues Of Income

It doesn’t really matter what kind of investing you are participating in, it’s almost always a wise idea to have multiple streams of income in order to maximize your profits while spreading your risks.

Even within the confines of real estate investing there are different types of investing that can help you spread your risks when markets meet turbulent times and this is a very good safety net for those who do not want to feel as though they are gambling away their investments on a real estate market that is fickle on its best days.

Multiple Ways To Acquire Income in Real Estate

Multiple Ways To Acquire Income in Real Estate: Two Courses Of Action?

You really have two course of action when it comes to bringing in multiple streams of income when buildin...

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Awesome Tips on Buying and Selling A Home In Your Market Part 2

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We have cover some tips in part 1 of this series, Awesome Tips on Buying and Selling A Home In Your Market. If you have not read, I would encourage you to click here to read it before continuing further.

Awesome Tips on Buying and Selling A Home In Your Market: Home Improvements

While you don’t necessarily have to add on a new room or two, make some basic improvements. Fixing up the house can make a significant difference in the eyes of buyers. If the house needs paint job, use neutral colors, the same with new carpeting. Also make the grounds appealing.

Whether you are going to open houses on your own or using a real estate broker, make up a list of what you would most like in a new home and prioritize it so you can determine what is most important and which items you are comfortable...

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