Importance of Hiring Contractors in Real Estate Investing
November 3, 2015
Let’s face it: Real estate investing isn’t easy. In the beginning, we try to do everything ourselves. Finding deals, administrative work, building teams—real estate investors do it all. ..
Investment Trend Forecast for Real Estate in 2016
October 30, 2015
The Emerging Trends in Real Estate report makes projections in both commercial and residential real estate for the next year. A highly respected report, it surveys more than 1,400 people in the real e..
Different Approach to Mortgage Loans Outside the US
September 16, 2015
Housing is at the center of the forces which enable people to attain wealth. This is true everywhere in the world, and you see powerful influences coming from all corners: policy and legislation, a lo..
To Buy or To Build: A First-Time Homeowner’s Guide
August 28, 2015
There are a lot of people buying homes out there, many of whom are trying to become homeowners for the first time. With the 2008 financial crisis still close in the rearview (and perhaps a new one bre..
Buying Property Overseas: Avoiding the Common Investor Pitfalls
June 23, 2015
When you think about investing in property, you might only think about what’s in your neck of the woods. But, if you only look in your own country, you might be missing out on fantastic deals in oth..
California Housing Financing Agency Helps First Time Homebuyers
June 10, 2015
California has one of the most challenging real estate markets for first-time homebuyers. Several cities in California have average home prices which far exceed the average person’s ability to pay. ..
Finding Your Dream Home: 5 Ways to Save Time, Money, and Energy
May 8, 2015
To say the least, finding a dream home is an accomplishment that tops most people’s bucket lists. Whatever the desired location or living requirements of the parties involved, there is no shorta..
Why I Would Pay Off My Mortgage Over Investing in the Market
April 28, 2015
This post has been written by Derek Sall, the owner and head writer of Life And My Finances. I am completely debt free. I have no credit card payments, no car payments, no student loans, and as of Dec..
The Pros and Cons of Selling Your House Without an Agent
February 5, 2015
If you are preparing to sell your house, you are probably considering the possibility of going it alone, without an agent. The benefits of a successful sale without an agent are clear—you’ll save ..
House vs. Apartment: Which is Better for Investment?
October 20, 2014
Investing in a real estate property is a great way to secure a steady extra stream of income for yourself in the future. It’s a popular trend for many young families that tends to not require too mu..
The Top 7 Things You Must Know When First Flipping Houses
December 4, 2013
The following is a guest post about flipping houses. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my guest post policy and then contact me. It’s rare that I go a week without someone asking..