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For most of us, it is necessary to secure a mortgage loan when trying to buy Real estate. Here are some basics that you should ...

For years I have taught real estate investors to put their investment property into a Land Trust for a multitude of benefits. The next question ...

Home prices and sales may be flat, but the rental industry is booming. The percentage of renters is on the rise, the number ...

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 ...

"The mathematician requires tact and good taste at every step of his work, and he has to learn to trust to his own instinct to ...

"A dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can ...

"A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds." - Sir Francis Bacon Lets talk numbers. As we have talked about in previous articles it is ...

When you are considering purchasing an investment property to rehab and sell, always start from the top.  A new roof is an investment that may ...

In what may be the best news for real estate investors and all those involved in the industry, the U.S. Labor Department announced on May ...

What is a "promissory note?" A promissory note is a written promise to pay or repay a certain amount of money at a certain time, ...

Commercial property in Manhattan could see a revival this year after activity staggered to a halt in 2009, offering hope that the struggling sector might ...

Smart investors look for ways to maximize their monthly cash flow from rental properties.  These diverse income sources will bring in extra revenue and increase ...

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 ...

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 today's economy tenants are not just seeking the most economical rents but are searching for the best value in a potential rental home or ...

Many of you, like me, are waiting patiently for February, 2010 to come when the final season of one of American TV’s best written and ...

"Yeah, it seems the best way to hurt rich people is by turning 'em into poor people. ...” For the movie buffs reading this you ...

Seventeen metro areas in the much-watched S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indexes saw price increases from July to August, according to Standard & Poor's.

[Note: In Parts 1 and 2 of this series, we talked about keeping your real estate healthy. In Part 3, we highlighted ways to keep ...

Today’s market, simply put, is a GREAT time to invest in real estate if you are blessed with having cash, IRA funds, or 1031 exchange ...

Part 1 of this post focused on the first three principles of healthy housing: dry, clean and ventilated. In Part 2 to help create healthier ...

For those of you who have sat through one of my Spokesperson Training seminars, you know I am a big proponent of “3’s,” that as ...

One of the things that I spent a lot of time on at my recent Investor Discovery Day Event was the change of investment models. ...

By now, you have heard, read or listened to the “buzz” around the ‘investment opportunity of a lifetime:’ the potential to purchase FDIC distressed assets. ...

Losses…

I am hearing from quite a few of our members about the losses that they have taken on many of their investments.  Actually some of ...