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8 Tips for Cutting Your Losses in Real Estate

If you’re in the real estate game long enough, you may run into a deal that started out great but for some reason became slim.

I hope that one or more of these strategies help you muddle through a deal that has gone or is heading south.

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Boost Your Retirement Plan with Real Estate – The Basics

Are you a real estate investor, or perhaps, you plan to get into real estate investing?

If that’s the case, real estate is probably your preferred investment option for your retirement fund and why not? You already understand real estate investing, trends in your target market, and you enjoy more control over your investments.

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How I Built My Six-Figure Airbnb Empire (with No Cash, Credit, or Properties)

How I accidentally got started on Airbnb…

At the time, I was working a 50+ hour a week job and was renting an apartment with a roommate who gave me notice he was moving out.

I had heard of Airbnb and had done some research on them. With that I started thinking…

I could either go find a roommate, or, I could try out this Airbnb thing.

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Investing in Real Estate When Your Spouse (and Family) Aren’t on Board

Understand that not everyone will be on board at first. This is new territory and most of us tend to resist change. Changes can be uncomfortable, especially major ones.

Most folks don’t allow themselves to release the “inner entrepreneur” within them. That’s the difference between you and the 9-to-5 folks…

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Out of Crisis Comes Opportunity – Maximize Assets & Minimize Debt

In booming markets, debt can be good when used as creative leverage to buy and hold or fix and flip real estate.

How long will the boom market last? How long will interest rates remain near historical lows?

Do you have investment strategies in place for either a boom or bust scenario over the next year or so?

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Top 4 Tips for First-Time Crowdfunding Investors

There are over 100 real estate crowdfunding websites battling to secure investors – all promising high rates of returns.

For new investors looking to take a dip into the real estate crowdfunding pond, the choices can be overwhelming.

These four basic tips will help investors enter this growing industry and discover which platform and asset class suits them best.

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The Truth About Inflating Rents and Deflating Dollars

Owning real estate is an exceptional hedge against inflation. This has proved true since the early 20th century, partly since values have consistently compounded annually at a pace at least as high as the annual reported inflation numbers.

However, inflation can be your number one enemy if you rent.

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Today’s Mortgage Debt – Secure or Not?

If and when the alarms begin sounding louder (due to financial or value concerns related to banks and assets, such as real estate and stocks), it will likely have an impact on the bond and derivatives markets, first and foremost, before affecting consumers and investors.

Tragically and ironically, private money that is not sold off in the secondary markets may seem more secure, flexible, and better priced than funds originated in the securities markets!

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5 Real Estate Investments That Can Help You Retire Rich

Nearly 45% of the working-age households in the U.S. don’t have any type of retirement accounts.

The key to avoiding a potential retirement crisis is to start saving early. At the same time, it’s important to invest your retirement funds in assets that can outgrow inflation while offering portfolio security.

Real estate is one of the potential investment options you can look at.

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Setting Your Goals for Real Estate Investing

Two questions: 1. Do you have a Will? And 2. Do you have written goals for the next one, three, five, and ten years?

If you answered yes to the first question but no to the second, you’re planning more for your death than you are for while you are here. Think about that.

Time to start setting some goals, but remember if a goal isn’t in writing, it’s simply a conversation.

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