The 5 Things You Must Know About Real Estate Crowdfunding

However, in every single crowdfunding platform review we write, we give the same piece of crucial advice: Do your own due diligence before investing. This advice applies to investing in anything. And it’s perhaps even more important when applied to real estate crowdfunding. That’s because the whole industry is new and untested. So how exactly […]

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Buying and Selling Real Property at Auction

Many individuals seek to purchase or take advantage of real estate selling at auctions with the possibility of higher prices or a faster selling experience. However, it is essential to avoid various pitfalls and problems that may occur and to do so, the seller or buyer should understand the process and everything it entails. Auction […]

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3 Steps to Get Started As a Real Estate Investor

I firmly believe we are all budding entrepreneurs. We want to control our destiny, work for ourselves and feel good about making a difference in the world. Real estate investing is an excellent way to stretch one’s entrepreneurial muscles. I became a real estate investor only after retiring from the corporate world in 2012. I […]

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Passive Real Estate Investments vs REITs

Why screen private real estate investments and deal with sponsors and the paperwork (subscription agreement, operating agreements, etc.) required to invest passively in real estate when you simply buy the shares of a publicly traded real estate investment trust? Here are a few reasons to invest in direct real estate instead (or in addition to) […]

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Blockchain for real estate – Rome wasn’t built in a day

The real estate community is increasingly aware of the significant potential that blockchain holds for its industry. Numerous successful trials and several Initial Coin Offerings (ICO’s) have been announced and the surge in new applications, working examples of the technology and new business models has only just begun. The Real Estate Predictions series and this […]

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Putting Your Vacation Home to Work for You

According to industry experts, an average vacation home can garner an owner an extra $30,000 of income per year. “Renting out your vacation home can open up a significant stream of revenue,” says Mary Lynn Clark, president of Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America. “Understanding the business side, and all it entails, however, is a critical […]

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