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Real Estate Digital Marketing Ideas That Actually Work

7 Real Estate Digital Marketing Ideas That Actually Work

In the last 5 years, marketing budgets across the world have been shifting from traditional channels to digital platforms. There are numerous reasons for the shift, but these are some of the main driving factors: People spend more time on their smartphones, laptops and tablets than ever before People are

How Much Tax Will I Pay If I Flip A House

How Much Tax Will I Pay If I Flip A House?

The below is for informational purposes only, it is not tax advice or recommendation. Please contact your licensed tax advisor if you have specific questions. Jump To: After you’ve successfully sold a flip for a profit, it’s time for the inevitable that comes with every big transaction: paying taxes. If

How To Avoid Inheritance Tax On Property

How To Avoid Inheritance Tax On Property

The below is for informational purposes only, it is not tax advice or recommendation. Please contact your licensed tax advisor if you have specific questions. Real estate is one of the most common assets to be handed down through inheritance from generation to generation. On average, American retirees leave an

How Much Profit Should You Make On A Rental Property

How Much Profit Should You Make On A Rental Property?

Are you trying to decide if investing in a rental property makes sense? Do you want a magic number that says ‘yes, this makes sense’?  Unfortunately, there is no such number. How much you should make depends on your expenses, goals, and the area’s real estate market, as well as

What Happens To Depreciation When You Sell A Rental Property

What Happens To Depreciation When You Sell A Rental Property?

If you’re like most investors, you own a rental property to make a profit. They often earn cash flow as long as you can keep them occupied. The property may also appreciate leaving you with a nice profit when you decide to sell. Before you sell the property, though, you’ll

Do I Need a Contractor’s License to Flip Houses?

Real estate investors often make their money by buying and selling houses quickly or flipping houses. If you want to make any money when flipping, you need to buy ‘run down’ houses for a price lower than the market value, fix them up, and sell them for a profit. You

Pre-foreclosure vs Foreclosure - Whats the difference

Pre-foreclosures Vs Foreclosures – What’s The Difference?

Real estate investors thrive on below-market priced homes. That’s how they make their best profits, build their network, and lay the groundwork for the next one. When you look at the market, though, you’ll see many terms including pre-foreclosure and foreclosure properties. What’s the difference between the two and which

Cap Rate vs ROI - Whats The Difference

Cap Rate vs ROI – What’s The Difference?

Cap Rate is a formula that investors often use to quickly analyze the expected rental return of an investment property. It only requires a few key variables to calculate the cap rate of a property (net operating income and property value), and it is particularly useful for comparing the expected

Do You Need A License To Wholesale Real Estate

Do You Need A License To Wholesale Real Estate?

As a beginning real estate investor, you might wonder whether you need a license to wholesale property. In fact, for those who are still learning the wholesaling process, this investment strategy seemingly describes the job of a real estate broker. After all, brokers simply bring two parties together. There’s someone

Looking at the benefits of flipping houses

Pros And Cons Of Flipping Houses

Flipping houses can be a particularly lucrative real estate investment strategy, but it’s definitely not suitable for every kind of investor. HGTV likes to paint images of flips that end well every time, but the reality is that these types of projects not only take a lot of capital but