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Can A Real Estate Agent Own A Title Company?

Can A Real Estate Agent Own A Title Company?

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s common for real estate professionals to dip their hand in more than one pot. We all want multiple streams of income, and why not keep it within the same industry – the industry you have the most knowledge in, right? It could be beneficial but proceed with caution. For

Cash On Cash Return Vs Cap Rate – What’s The Difference?

Cash On Cash Return Vs Cap Rate – What’s The Difference?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Investing in real estate can be a lucrative investment when done right. How do investors measure their success though? There are two main factors – cash on cash return and cap rate. Both formulas give you different information, helping you make informed decisions. What Is Cash On Cash Return? Cash

How Much Money Do You Need To Start Wholesaling Real Estate?

How Much Money Do You Need To Start Wholesaling Real Estate?

Reading Time: 7 minutes Table of Contents Wholesaling real estate is a good way to get exposure to the property market with lower risk than buying a home outright. This method of investing describes a process of finding a real estate investment opportunity and selling the right to buy that opportunity to another individual.

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How To Get Comps On A House?

Reading Time: 7 minutes What are comps in real estate? In real estate, the term ‘comps’ is an abbreviation of ‘comparable properties’. The goal when assessing comparable properties (comps) is to gain a realistic valuation of your home, based on recent sales history in the area.  For instance, if you were flipping a house

Do you Need Cash to Buy a Home at Auction

Do you Need Cash to Buy a Home at Auction?

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s no secret that foreclosed homes make great investments because you can usually buy them for much less than the market value. Whether you fix and flip the home or fix it and rent it, you invest less money in the home initially, which may mean larger profits. Some of

Hard Money Loan Credit Requirements

What are the Hard Money Loan Credit Requirements?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hard money loans are a great way to secure financing to buy a home fast. They don’t rely on your personal qualifying requirements as much as they rely on the property itself. This makes it easier for borrowers who may not have perfect credit but can afford to buy a

How To Calculate Home Equity

How To Calculate Home Equity

Reading Time: 3 minutes Home Equity Formula Home Equity = Value of home – Mortgage Balance Home equity plays a key role in many of your real estate decisions. Whether you cash out your home’s equity to buy an investment property or fix up the home or you want to know how much you’d

How To Find Foreclosure Homes For Sale

How To Find Foreclosure Homes For Sale

Reading Time: 7 minutes Quick Summary Buying a foreclosed home can be a great way to purchase a property for less than its market value. The reason foreclosed homes often sell below their market value is that the bank (loan provider) is motivated to get the property off their books as soon as possible.

Best Business Entity For Real Estate Investment

Reading Time: 7 minutes Quick Summary: Choosing a business entity is key to protecting your personal and business assets Different entities will have different tax pros and cons for real estate Table of Contents If you’re a part-time real estate investor looking to make your investments a full-time business, it’ll be important to consider

House flipping vs BRRRR Investing

House Flipping vs BRRRR Investing – Which Strategy Is Right For You?

Reading Time: 6 minutes Quick Summary House Flipping and BRRRR (Buy, Rehab, Rent, Refinance, Repeat) investing are two popular real estate strategies that are actually very similar from a process perspective. Both strategies rely on the investor’s ability to identify run-down properties that have the potential to be transformed into highly valuable assets. The