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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Damages Available in Contractor Delays

There are different types of damages available for construction projects or jobs with contractors and an owner based on the delay itself and who is responsible for the prolonged construction. Knowing what damages are possible in these situations may help the aggrieved party seek what he or she feels is necessary compensation. Damages for delays […]

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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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Should You Rent Your Property to Section 8 Tenants

Finding a suitable place to live is often difficult for families with financial challenges. Many low-income families pay half their monthly income in rent and still find themselves living in sub-par, and even unsafe, conditions. Ever since the Great Depression, there have been housing assistance programs in the United States. One of the most popular […]

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Getting the Best Price for Your House to Help Finance Your Retirement

Let’s see, you’ve researched which states tax Social Security income (only 14, including Colorado, Connecticut, Kansas, North Dakota and Vermont). And you’ve even consulted the numbers-crunchers at Bankrate.com to learn which states scored highest overall in everything from cost of living to access to health care (South Dakota, Colorado, Utah, North Dakota and Wyoming). But […]

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Startup Hometap wants to invest in your home equity

Wish you could tap your home equity but don’t want to take on more debt? You may soon have another option. Home equity investment startup Hometap has created a product that invests in properties alongside homeowners, announcing today its launch in Massachusetts with plans for near-term growth. Seizing on the idea that a growing number […]

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Dealing with Builder Contractor Disputes

When a company or individual needs a contractor for a project, it is essential to know how to deal with any problems and disputes that may arise in the course of the business arrangement. These key tips may ensure a better chance of success or help the business or person prevent disastrous issues from leading […]

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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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