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5 Things Home Improvement Reality TV Shows Don’t Tell You

You start off your Saturday morning ready to tackle your to-do list, but somehow you end up on the couch, flipping through TV channels. Then you land …

4 Reasons It Will Be Easier to Buy a Home in 2015

Housing economists and would-be homebuyers are finding reasons for optimism as 2015 nears. To be fair, the bar’s set pretty low after a tough year for housing.<p>However, there are some genuinely encouraging signs that next year will be better for prospective buyers. Economic recovery and an improving …

15 Easy Ways To Get Your Home Ready To Sell

You may <i>think</i> you know the basics when it comes to getting your home ready to sell: remove any clutter or personal effects, fix what’s broken, and stage your rooms. But buyers are a fickle lot, and they can fall in — or out — of love with a home for any number of reasons, some so subtle that the …

Survey: Investors Prefer Flipping Over Renting

A nationwide survey conducted by Auction.com, a leading online real estate marketplace, showed a continuation in January of a trend seen in the …

Become a Real Estate Agent to Invest in Rental Properties

<b>InvestFourMore Real-Time Stats</b> (as of 1/26/18)<b><br>18</b> flips currently in progress. <b>143</b> flips completed. <b>18</b> rentals properties.<br>Follow me to see how I make …

The Ultimate Guide to Analyzing Rental Properties (+ Free PDF!)

Let me ask you a question: how long does it take you to pick out your clothes in the morning?<p>I bet it takes longer than most people will spend doing …

Buy and Hold Rental Properties with a Joint Venture

In my book, “cash Flow Now,” I capture a number of income streams that are possible when investing in real estate. My favorite long-term investment …

When should you sell a rental property?

CNBC’s personal finance correspondent Sharon Epperson says that home owners who are considering selling a rental property should determine what the immediate financial gain would be before putting the house on the market. She also explains why it’s important to check out the real estate landscape …

Real Estate

Rental Properties: They Could Be Your Cash Flow Machine

After the real estate bubble burst in 2007, and property values in most areas of the country collapsed, many investors soured on real estate. But …

Articles about 15 modern summer rentals on Dwell.com - Dwell

Plan your summer getaways with our picks for Airbnb rentals with great design.<p>Plan your summer getaways with our picks for Airbnb rentals with great design.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>The time has come to start spending as much time outdoors as possible.<p>…

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Rental Property Investors Aren't All the Same

A recent article from Salon.com writer David Dayen titled "One Percent's Rental Nightmare: How Wall Street's Scheme Blew Up in Its Face," makes some very valid points about how the institutional and corporate rental real estate investment firms have screwed up the market and their bondholders' …

Real Estate

Can Rental Income Save Your Retirement?

Rental income can be a good way to provide a stream of income in retirement. But being a landlord isn't for everybody.<p><b>Q: Is rental income a good way</b> …

Retirement

You need time, money or expertise to own rental property

It was more accident than intention that led Anni Jansson to buy her first investment property in the growing Calgary suburb of Airdrie, Alta., in 2006.<p>Ms. Jansson, 39, had planned to live in the three-bedroom townhouse herself, but fate intervened when she met WestJet pilot Jason Hyland. The …

Real Estate

Real Estate Investing: Single Family Houses Versus Multifamily Rentals. Which Is Better?

In my opinion, comparing the investment benefits derived from buying scattered single family homes and condominium units, versus multifamily rental properties is a no brainier. Purchasing single rental units is not the better option.<p>Sure, learning how to become a rental house investor is easier to …

Real Estate

Tax Office Targets Rental Property

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Turnkey Properties: Should You Invest in a Turnkey Real Estate Investment?

<i>(This post updated July 27th, 2016)</i><p>How would you like to have your cake and eat it too?<p>No, I’m not talking about baking. I’m talking about real …