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How To Profit From Buying Unfinished Homes

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How To Profit From Buying Unfinished Homes: A Great Way To Make Sure You Buy Low

Unfinished homes present a great way to save a lot of money and get yourself a new home in the process.  If you buy an unfinished home, you can keep your monthly mortgage payment low and also lower your initial investment.

You may also be able to buy a larger foundation size as well, which you can easily add on to and save money in the process.

How To Profit From Buying Unfinished Homes

How To Profit From Buying Unfinished Homes: Understanding The Equity Concept

Normally, unfinished starter homes leave the upstairs area unfinished.  The question here, is just how much equity you want to put into an unfinished area.

Sometimes though, an unfinished home may leave the roofing, framing, plumbing, or electrical aspects unfinished.

Before you make a purc...

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The First Time Real Estate Investing Guide

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The First Time Real Estate Investing Guide: Getting Started In Real Estate

You have probably read all the information on the market as it relates to real estate investing and are well aware that many of the world’s millionaires made their fortunes in the real estate market.

As a result I’m sure that you feel ready to throw your hat into the ring and begin your own real estate portfolio.

There is certainly nothing wrong with this as an investment strategy though there are many wrong ways in which an investor can go about the process.

The First Time Real Estate Investing Guide

The First Time Real Estate Investing Guide: Flipping Properties Is A Strategy

Flipping properties is not really my field of experience ( I am into rentals) but a good deal of what will be discussed here will relate to flipping properties though some of the i...

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Are FSBOs Really Worth The Time & Effort?

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Are FSBOs Really Worth The Time & Effort?: The FSBO Industry

Many people have asked whether or not FSBO’s are really worth the time and effort involved in the sale. The simple answer is, It Depends.

It stands to reason that the FSBO industry is based on some amount of success or else it would never have grown to the size it currently is. And the industry is growing in size every year.

Part of the reason for this phenomena is the fact that home sellers are becoming more and more educated on the involved process and as such are demanding a level of service that many real estate agents are not willing to provide, or able to provide due to a high number of clients.

Likewise people have seen huge losses by what they did not know and would have been better off with the agent.

Are FSBOs Really Worth The Time & Effort?

Are FSBOs Really...

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How To Sell Real Estate In A Sluggish Market

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How To Sell Real Estate In A Sluggish Market: Need An Investment Strategy

Real estate is one commodity that many depend upon to get them through the rough times in their investment strategies.

The problem is that unlike stocks and bonds, real estate is not the most liquid of assets to turn into cash when the going gets rough and money is needed immediately.

This may be the one large drawback when it comes to real estate.

You cannot rely solely upon real estate to get you through the financial rough patches, as real estate is a very fickle market.

How To Sell Real Estate In A Sluggish Market

 How To Sell Real Estate In A Sluggish Market: This True In All Types Of Sales

There is only one way in which real estate can truly be sold in a sluggish market such as the one that is rocking the real estate world at the moment and that is not ...

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Features To Look For When Choosing A Property Rental Service

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Features To Look For When Choosing A Property Rental Service:  5 Major Features To Consider

If you’re thinking of using a property rental service for your  holiday rental or apartment for rent, there are some key features you should look for before making a commitment.

You’ll want the best possible service while also earning maximum profits for your vacation rental.

Here are five major features every property rental service should offer.

Features To Look For When Choosing A Property Rental Service

Features To Look For When Choosing A Property Rental Service Feature #1 – Excellent Customer Service

Your guests will remember you by the service they receive during their stay at your villa rental, apartment or vacation rental.

The property rental service you choose should offer excellent customer service and be able to provide testimonials from satisf...

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How To Know If You Have Found A Great Investment

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How To Know If You Have Found A Great Investment: It All Starts At The Purchase

This is absolutely a necessary step when it comes to finding properties with excellent potential as flipped properties. Bargains are often sold at bargain prices for a reason.

The good news is that many of these reasons are purely cosmetic and quite simple to fix. Finding a realtor that is willing to work with you for lower prices, bargain properties offer an excellent place to begin.

If he or she is a knowledgeable professional you should have access to properties that would have been unavailable to you had you continued the search without the assistance of a professional.

How To Know If You Have Found A Great Investment

How To Know If You Have Found A Great Investment: Many Places To Find Great Deals

Another great place to find bargains of this nature is...

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What First Time Home Buyers Need To Know

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What First Time Home Buyers Need To Know: Simplifying An Overwhelming Process

For a first time home buyer, the process can get quite overwhelming, giving you the feeling that the financial decisions are rapidly spinning out of control.

When it comes to real estate, most people don’t have a lot of experience or know a lot about it.

In all actuality, buying a home is actually a simple process.  All you need to do is understand the basics, which will go a long way in helping you buy your very first home.

What First Time Home Buyers Need To Know

What First Time Home Buyers Need To Know: Watch Out For Prepayment Penalties

The first thing you should know is to avoid prepayment penalties at all costs...

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Things You Should Know When Playing in the Real Estate Game

How To Profit From Buying Unfinished Homes

Things You Should Know When Playing in the Real Estate Game: Not Exactly What They Say In The Infomercial

So you’ve seen multiple infomercials with the guy in his neatly pressed button-upped white T-Shirt grinning ear to ear waving his rock-solid no-money-down rags-to-riches real estate investment course for 3 easy payments of a gazillion dollars (but only if you call now) and now you are thinking, “wow this looks like a great deal, I better get it fast before the special offer expires.” You notice how there’s always a special offer?

Things You Should Know When Playing in the Real Estate Game: Things They Are Not Saying

Anyway, I am not saying this guy isn’t telling the truth, however regardless of which course or school of thought you buy into there are several key areas that one mu...

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How to Buy a Holiday Home Overseas Part 2

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How to Buy a Holiday Home Overseas: Welcome Back

We have covered some of the basics in part and now we will go a little bit further. If you have not, please click here to read part 1.

How to Buy a Holiday Home Overseas: Be Aware Of The Laws

Whichever country you’re considering, do research into the laws relating to foreign freehold ownership of real estate in that country and on the projected prospects for the property sector over the medium term – all this sort of information is available on the internet.

How to Buy a Holiday Home Overseas

How to Buy a Holiday Home Overseas: Plan With Budget In Mind

Once you have a country in mind you need to set yourself a realistic budget – realistic in that it is an amount you can afford and also that it is an amount that will buy you a quality property abroad.

Going back to the ...

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How to Buy a Holiday Home Overseas Part 1

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How to Buy a Holiday Home Overseas – Looking For A Second Home

The thought of owning a second home in the sun or a ski lodge or mountain retreat where we can escape whenever the mood takes us is of course a commonly held dream.

And with the simplification of re-mortgaging facilities, the affordability of home loans and the growth in underlying equity many of us have enjoyed on our principal residences, there couldn’t be a better time to turn that dream into a reality than today.

How to Buy a Holiday Home Overseas

How to Buy a Holiday Home Overseas: Watch Out For The Traps

Here’s how to buy a holiday home abroad and avoid all the common traps and pitfalls that people can fall foul of.

First things first you need to decide whether it make sense for you to release the equity that has built up in your principal residence t...

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