Real Estate

Many people believe that participating in real estate activities can make them successful. Learn more about real estate and how to be a successful property owner with these awesome posts. The road to being the best is not easy, but it sure is attainable.

Why We're Investing in Real Estate With Cash...Again
  • Why We're Investing in Real Estate With Cash...Again

Why We’re Investing in Real Estate With Cash…Again

By |August 20th, 2017|

The following is a guest post from Derek Sall at LifeAndMyFinances.com. Derek’s motto: “Get out of Debt, Save Money, and Be Rich!”

Am I a millionaire?

No.

Do I earn more than $100k a year and have tons of cash at my disposal?

No.

But I absolutely LOVE to buy my real estate with cash. And even though I’m […]

Real Estate FHA and 203k Construction Loans Explained
  • Real Estate FHA and 203k Construction Loans Explained

Real Estate FHA and 203k Construction Loans Explained

By |August 17th, 2017|

In today’s real estate investing landscape, you need several financing options to ensure you can generate passive income from investing and improve your financial position. FHA mortgages are a smart way to use financing while building a portfolio of income-producing properties.
What is an FHA Loan?
The Federal Housing Administration, known as the FHA, provides […]

Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT): A Dividend Aristocrat and One of the Best REITs in the World
  • Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT): A Dividend Aristocrat and One of the Best REITs in the World

Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT): A Dividend Aristocrat and One of the Best REITs in the World

By |July 5th, 2017|

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are the best and easiest way for income investors to profit from rental properties without any of the hassle, paperwork, or illiquidity that goes with personally owning real estate.

Of course, now that interest rates are rising for the first time in nearly a decade, many investors are concerned about […]

The Most Important Metrics for REIT Investing
  • The Most Important Metrics for REIT Investing

The Most Important Metrics for REIT Investing

By |May 27th, 2017|

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are a popular option for income investors looking to stocks for their high-yield needs.

That’s partly because REITs are generally not only a good source for finding generous and steadily-growing dividends, but many of them also offer low volatility, making them ideal for low risk investors.

While REITs can be a […]

3 Ways to Invest Your Tax Return
  • 3 Ways to Invest Your Tax Return

3 Ways to Invest Your Tax Return

By |May 18th, 2017|

Tax season is behind us, and millions of Americans are anxiously awaiting their tax refunds. According to the IRS, 70 percent of filers get a refund and the average 2016 refund was $2,860. Whether you are getting a paper check or a direct deposit, you may want to think twice before you rush to […]

The Best Cities to Relocate to if You’re Looking for Cheaper Rents
  • The Best Cities to Relocate to if You’re Looking for Cheaper Rents

The Best Cities to Relocate to if You’re Looking for Cheaper Rents

By |May 10th, 2017|

Using the latest data from the top 100 largest U.S. cities by population, expert analysts from apartment search website RENTCafé have crunched the numbers and compiled a list of the best cities to relocate to if your rent is too high.

The study uses median market rate rent information provided by Yardi Matrix, a leading […]

6 Tips to Get the Best Price for Your Home
  • 6 Tips to Get the Best Price for Your Home

6 Tips to Get the Best Price for Your Home

By |May 10th, 2017|

When you’re buying a home, even in a tight market, you want to make sure you’re getting a good deal. Here’s how you can evaluate the price of a home to ensure you’re making a sound investment.

Research Comparable, Recently Sold Properties
A comparable home is not just one that is similar in size, it should […]

Parts of a House to Invest In
  • Parts of a House to Invest In

Parts of a House to Invest In

By |March 24th, 2017|

If you are considering spending some money on home improvements this year, there are a few things that you might want to keep in mind. What you will get back with regards to your investment will depend on a few things that include the quality of the project, how soon you sell after making […]

Higher Interest Rates Impact REITs: What Dividend Investors Need to Know
  • Higher Interest Rates Impact REITs: What Dividend Investors Need to Know

Higher Interest Rates Impact REITs: What Dividend Investors Need to Know

By |March 16th, 2017|

Many dividend investors wonder how higher interest rates will impact REITs, and for good reason.

Over the past few years, interest rates have fallen to their lowest levels in recorded history.

This has created a challenging environment for income investors who previously enjoyed healthy, low-risk returns from money market funds, CDs, and Treasury bonds.

In fact, since […]

Top 3 Ways to Get Involved in Real Estate Investing
  • Top 3 Ways to Get Involved in Real Estate Investing

Top 3 Ways to Get Involved in Real Estate Investing

By |March 16th, 2017|

Real estate investing has long been one of the most secure and lucrative forms of investment. Real estate is a tangible investment that you can see and feel, and forms the bedrock of any economy. People will always need real estate for living and working, and it is constantly adapting to meet the changing […]