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What Is A Distressed Property?

What Is A Distressed Property?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Striking a deal when buying a home is every homebuyer’s dream. Sometimes, though, the super low prices come at a cost – it may be a distressed property. It’s not a bad thing to buy a property that’s distressed, but knowing what you’re getting into is crucial. Buying distressed properties

What Kind Of Homes Are The Best To Flip?

What Kind Of Homes Are The Best To Flip?

Reading Time: 7 minutes Locating properties that have the potential to be great flips can prove challenging if you are new to the industry. Investing in real estate is a great way to expand your income and get exposure to one of the world’s biggest and safest asset classes, and house flipping is easily

Why Do Sellers Not Like FHA Loans?

Why Do Sellers Not Like FHA Loans?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Buyers love FHA loans for their flexible guidelines and low down payment requirements. You can even use gift funds for 100% of your down payment in some cases. But sellers don’t love them as much. In fact, some sellers won’t accept an FHA offer. Why?  Many sellers look at FHA

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

How To Buy A House Through Your Business

How To Buy A House Through Your Business

Reading Time: 7 minutes There has been a huge shift in the number of people buying houses through their businesses instead of as individuals. Recent numbers indicate that a growing number of funding applications for real estate are from limited liability companies or other corporations. Once you dive deeper into the subject, the reason

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.

How To Buy Abandoned Property

How To Buy Abandoned Property

Reading Time: 7 minutes Quick Summary Investing in abandoned property often gets a bad reputation from real estate investors. The real estate industry puts a lot of stake into turnkey properties, and experts will often push less experienced investors towards homes that are easiest to renovate and sell. Their reasons are valid; less intensive

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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