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Are You Ready To Purchase Your First Home

Are you ready to purchase your first home?

As the market become more stable, many people are considering whether or not they are ready to purchase their first home. This is a personal decision that should be based on your ability to pay back a loan and the commitment that purchasing a home involves. Your decision should not be based on interest rates […]

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Rent vs Buy – Lifestyle May Trump Cost


Consumers these days are bombarded with information through the Internet. They can read reviews of any product they may be considering to buy. There are consumer reporting and review sites with the stated objective of advising consumers about what is a good deal and what is not. There are consumer product safety sites with loads […]

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Making the Move From REITs to a More Active Investor Role


I don’t want to make this an article about becoming a super fix & flip guru or even managing your own rental properties. What I want to help investors to do is to look at how they can exit REITs but stay in real estate as an investment asset class. Why Investors Like REITs REITs […]

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Real Estate #1 Choice for Investment


According to a survey from bankrate.com, Americans’ number one choice for investing is real estate. Though they’re overall still concerned about jobs and the economy, the survey respondents mostly feel good about their personal finances. There is a ton of information in this survey. It’s not all about real estate as an investment, but more […]

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Rental Investing – Two Variables with One Goal


Rental property investing has been a wonderful path to wealth and a comfortable retirement for many. Thousands of websites, tens of thousands of books, seminars and courses are focused on how real estate investment can be the path to wealth for the average American. I’m a real estate investor, and it’s been very good to […]

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Real Estate Research and the Internet


I write a lot for investors, but this information is of value to consumers as well. Where can you find the best real estate information for your specific needs? Sure, we’re all familiar with the big sites like Zillow.com, Trulia.com, Realtor.com and others. The one thing we have no shortage of is online real estate […]

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