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The Best Fixer-Upper Loans for Investors

The Best Fixer-Upper Loans for Investors

Reading Time: 8 minutes A short summary Real estate investors who are taking on fixer-upper projects will typically need a loan to do so. Luckily, there are a host of options, and investors simply need to figure out their strategy and pick the best loan to suit their needs. Let’s take a look at

Turnkey Real Estate Investing – Beginner’s Guide

Turnkey Real Estate Investing – Beginner’s Guide

Reading Time: 6 minutes A short summary If you’re looking for a real estate investing strategy where the house is already upgraded and all you need to do is hire someone to manage it for you and then receive a passive monthly income, then turnkey properties might be the right fit for you. Here’s

Long-Distance Real Estate Investing – Beginner’s Guide

Long-Distance Real Estate Investing – Beginner’s Guide

Reading Time: 7 minutes A short outline While long-distance real estate investing may have been too daunting for many in the past, it is now a bustling sector of the industry that is becoming more popular thanks to the rise of digital tools and the ease of the process. If you’re considering it, here’s

Hard Money vs Soft Money Loans

Hard Money vs Soft Money Loans

Reading Time: 6 minutes Real estate investors typically use loans to make their property purchases, whether that be for a fix and flip property, rental property or buy and hold strategy. In this article, we compare hard money vs soft money loans to help you figure out which would be best for you. Real

how to estimate rehab costs

How to Estimate Rehab Costs

Reading Time: 7 minutes A brief outline For real estate investors looking for a property to fix and flip, being able to estimate the rehab costs is a valuable tool. It’s one of the best ways to help with the decision about whether a property is worth investing in, or if it’s unlikely to

how to find multi-family properties

How To Find Multi-Family Properties

Reading Time: 6 minutes A brief summary New real estate investors are often drawn to multi-family property investments. These can be exciting and rewarding, but it’s important to know how it all works first. We’ll take a closer look at how to find multi-family properties and what steps you should take when going down

How to Find Vacant Houses

How to Find Vacant Houses

Reading Time: 6 minutes A quick outline Vacant houses can offer real estate investors a great way to find good deals, but they can be difficult to locate and often come with their own set of problems. If you’re thinking about investing in vacant houses for your real estate strategy, read on to learn

how do hard money lenders make money

How Do Hard Money Lenders Make Money?

Reading Time: 4 minutes A brief summary Key Points When we use the term “hard money loan”, we are referring to loans that use a hard asset as collateral, like property. Hard money lenders provide these loans which are short-term, with flexible loan terms and are typically easier to get approval for than traditional

How to Find Buyers for Wholesale Real Estate Deals

How to Find Buyers for Wholesale Real Estate Deals

Reading Time: 5 minutes Wholesaling is a great way to learn the basics of real estate investing without taking on as much risk as purchasing a property to rehab or rent it out. However, it does require keen networking skills, including finding investors who are willing to buy your properties. But, if you’re just

How to Find Vacancy Rate in Any Area

How to Find Vacancy Rate in Any Area

Reading Time: 3 minutes Vacancy rate is an essential metric for real estate investors to understand, and it refers to the percentage of units in a building or area that are currently vacant. Calculating the vacancy rate in a particular building is pretty simple – take the number of vacant units, multiply it by