5 Tips for Making Money on a Commercial Property
December 6, 2016
Making an income in real estate isn’t limited to private properties. Investors can also see profits from their commercial investments if they know how to approach the process. A commercial property ..
Should You Invest in International Real Estate?
December 2, 2016
Saving for retirement is a lifelong process but everyone approaches it differently. For some, it means building a stock portfolio while others choose to rely on an IRA, 401k or another retirement acco..
3 Ways You Can Take Advantage of the Booming Real Estate Market
November 28, 2016
Though this has been an election year, the real estate market continued to flourish. Sellers are reaping excellent prices on their homes due to high demand and raking in profits with no end in sight. ..
Are You Over 62? Here are 3 Ways a Reverse Mortgage Can Help You
November 9, 2016
Even if you are not over 62, you have seen the commercials and read the articles. Reverse mortgages are extremely popular now, but the benefits are often misunderstood. This is especially true whe..
Guaranteed Rental Income with HUD’s Section 8 Program
November 9, 2016
Affordable housing typically gets a bad name. NIMBYism has created barriers and challenges for new affordable housing units. Residents and homeowners fear the thought of allowing lower-income resident..
Understanding Real Estate Property Value – Part 2
October 12, 2016
In this first part of this series, we discussed where to look for and how to determine the property value of the real estate. In this article, we’ll explore the concept of intrinsic value and the lo..
The Internet of Real Estate Property Value – Part 1
September 13, 2016
When buying real estate, it is important to understand the property value. Both investors and owner occupants are interested in finding out what their property is worth. Fundamentally, thi..
4 Strategies for Investing in International Real Estate
September 7, 2016
Property investors are increasingly widening their search overseas, favoring international real estate as opposed to a property closer to home. Many real estate investors are positioning themselves to..
Interest Deductions When Refinancing a Reverse Mortgage
June 30, 2016
For many homeowners, a long-held advantage of buying a home has been the ability to write off mortgage interest from their taxable income. It’s also possible for reverse mortgage borrowers to take a..
Local vs Long-Distance: Where to Invest in Real Estate
June 24, 2016
Investing in real estate is often done in areas that people know best. They take the plunge when they see a property around the corner listed for sale or the word travels through the grapevine of a ho..
Than Merrill Explains How to Get Started in Real Estate (Part Two)
June 22, 2016
The basic component to becoming a real estate investor is the ability to turn an idea into fruition – but it doesn’t happen overnight. Instead, it commands a well-devised game plan furnished w..
Than Merrill Explains How To Get Started in Real Estate (Part One)
June 1, 2016
It’s no secret that buying and selling real estate is one of the most popular investment vehicles among entrepreneurs. Coupled with flexibility and passive income, real estate investment offers an u..
Benefits of Buying Land for Real Estate vs an Existing Building
May 25, 2016
If you need to buy a new home or business space, you’ve likely been checking Zillow for months, contacting agents, and looking for deals. Buying existing real estate is a great move for many b..
Owning Real Estate Without the Headache of Property Management
May 13, 2016
An evil genius once said, “You can print money, manufacture diamonds, and people are a dime a dozen, but they’ll always need land. It’s the one thing they’re not making any more of..
Breaking down Cost of Real Estate Investments: Advanced Investments
May 11, 2016
Presented with opportunity and concealed with risk, real estate investments are among the most favorable ways to grow one’s financial wealth. This lucrative endeavor also comes with its share of unc..
Selling Your Own Home Privately, Without a Real Estate Agent
May 4, 2016
More and more homeowners are turning to selling their own properties rather than using real estate agents. This trend has mostly been driven by people’s displeasure with agent fees that can be g..
What to Make of the Real Estate You Can’t Feel
April 29, 2016
We’ve all heard the old saying: all real estate is local. Since before the internet, before the Securities Act of 1933, and even before the rise of modern cities, real estate investors have understo..
Breaking Down The Cost Of Real Estate Investments (Part 1)
April 25, 2016
The road to success in real estate isn’t paved in gold and silver but rather hinges on one simple aspect: the numbers. The numbers–otherwise known as the costs–are the underlier to your ..
Commercial Real Estate Debt: Alternative to Fixed-Rate Investments
April 7, 2016
It’s one of the most universally accepted principles in investing: your portfolio should combine higher-risk, higher-ceiling investment vehicles, and lower-risk vehicles offering more modest returns..