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How Does A Short Sale Affect Your Credit?

How Does A Short Sale Affect Your Credit?

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you can’t keep up with your home payments and must let the home go, you may consider a short sale. It seems like the more favorable option when letting your house go since foreclosures have such negative reputations. But how does a short sale work? In a short sale,

PropStream Versus FlipScout: A Real Estate Software Review

Reading Time: 5 minutes To be a success as a real estate investor today, you need to have the right digital tools. Property investing has gone online, and there are a variety of software options available to help you make a stronger investment decision. The problem is that not all these tools are free,

How To Find Information On A House

How To Find Information On A House

Reading Time: 6 minutes There are many things an investor may wish to know about before buying: the history of the home, why the owners are planning to sell, and a million other reasons. With this much money involved, it’s no surprise that due diligence needs to be at the top of the priority

What Happens If I Do Work On My House Without A Permit?

What Happens If I Do Work On My House Without A Permit?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Getting a permit for work on your home can seem frustrating, time-consuming, and even a waste of time. It’s your house, why can’t you just renovate it, right? While it can be annoying, there are reasons you shouldn’t work on your house with a permit, at least any major renovations. 

How To Sell An Old House That Needs Work: Making An As-Is Sale

How To Sell An Old House That Needs Work: Making An As-Is Sale

Reading Time: 7 minutes There are a variety of reasons why you may have an old house in need of repair on your hands. Maybe you’ve inherited the property or you took a chance on a distressed home as an investment that hasn’t worked out as planned. Either way, you have a serious amount

Best Home Value Estimator: All About Property Value

Best Home Value Estimator: Tools To Calculate Property Value

Reading Time: 7 minutes As a real estate investor, there may be no number as important to know as the property value. This type of information will help you to decide whether refinancing or selling the home will be the best course of action to maximize your profitability. Table of Contents Many investors today

Why Is It Called A Hard Money Loan?

Why Is It Called A Hard Money Loan?

Reading Time: 4 minutes You hear the term ‘hard money loan’ and assume it’s a bad thing, right? These loans have a bad reputation, but they’re one of the best ways to finance investment real estate transactions. If you’re buying a home to fix and flip or even buy and hold, you may not

What fees do sellers pay when selling a house?

What Fees Do Sellers Pay When Selling A House?

Reading Time: 7 minutes If you’re planning to sell an investment property, there are some costs you need to prepare for before buyers get involved. There are general transfer costs and other expenses that will apply as the house changes hands and it’s important to be ready for them when the time comes. Repair

How To Make Money In Real Estate With No License

How To Make Money In Real Estate With No License

Reading Time: 3 minutes Investing in real estate doesn’t mean you must have a real estate license. Millions of investors don’t, yet they are successful in their endeavors. Real estate agents have a license because they help others buy houses. If instead, you invest in the properties yourself, you don’t need the license. Here

What Is The Best Website For Finding Houses?

What Is The Best Website To Look For Houses?

Reading Time: 7 minutes Purchasing an investment property is a serious financial commitment that the investor will need to consider carefully. There are market conditions, personal finances, buyer/tenant demand, and other factors that have to be taken into account. Luckily, the internet is filled with real estate-based websites that are targeted at making this