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New home flipping platform sells to the first bidder, not the highest

Bungalo is the latest startup hoping to upend the real estate transaction<p>Amherst Residential, the founder of the single-family rental company Main Street Renewal, is getting into the home flipping business this week with the launch of a new company called Bungalo.<p>Using much of the same technology …

Real Estate

25+ Must Have RV Accessories Recommended By Seasoned RVers

<i>See this expansive list of coolest and must-have RV accessories selected by recommendation from 1,000+ RV owners across the globe. Wonderful camper</i> …

Portable

13 Secrets to Finding a Home Renovation Contractor You Can Trust

Homeowners, realtors, and interior designers share tips for how to hire the perfect contractor to renovate your home.<p>“Is it going to be a small …

Home Improvement

The 5 Best Website Builders for Entrepreneurs -- and Which Ones to Use, and When

Looking to create your online portfolio or build a landing page for your business? Here's where to start.<p>About 71 percent of small businesses had websites in 2017, suggests a survey by Clutch, a business-to-business research firm. If you’re part of the leftover three in 10, there's no time like the …

Customer Service

8 Secrets Only Professional Painters Know

Don't know how to reach tall ceilings? Or maybe you don't know how long to leave painter's tape on? Below, we've asked some of our favorite paint …

Ecommerce Business Blueprint: How to Build, Launch, and Grow a Profitable Online Store

Starting an ecommerce business is hard work and demands many steps and decisions that need to come together at the right time.To help, we’ve put …

eCommerce

This 30-Minute Workout Builds Muscle and Burns Fat in Less Than Half the Time of a Normal Workout

How working with an Army Ranger helped me achieve twice the results in less than half the time.<p>For many years, I exercised for at least one hour a day, five days a week. It seemed legitimate, yet I never felt as fit as I expected given the time I invested.<p>Then I discovered a workout that achieved …

Exercise

DIY kits help explorers transform Sprinter vans into rugged adventure vehicles

Having spent years transforming Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans into adventure vehicles, Oregon-based Zenvanz is known for using top-of-the line …

Mercedes-Benz

Houston Real Estate: Those Awesome Leasing Options

For more than five years the apartment and home leasing market has been almost as popular an option as home buying.<p>HOUSTON — For more than five years …

Real Estate

Google AdWords Could Be The Key To A Higher Salary

Google AdWords is an essential tool for anyone with a career in marketing, advertising, or public relations—as well as any entrepreneurs with a …

AdWords

How banks have set a trap for the U.S. Fed by creating money

The 10-year anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis is upon us.<p>A decade ago, former U.S. president George W. Bush signed into law the money-printing …

Interest Rates

Anti-inflammatory meal plan: 26 recipes to try

For people who struggle with chronic inflammation, making key dietary choices can make a real difference.<p>The anti-inflammatory diet can help relieve …

Healthy Eating

He 3-D Printed His Way To A Million-Dollar, One-Man Business

Many people think of 3-D printing as a gee-whiz technology used mainly for things like making fighter jet parts and artificial limbs.<p>But plenty of everyday products, from mobile-phone cases to table-top board games, can be 3-D printed. And by tapping into the market for them, Jason Vander Griendt, …

Prototyping

Surreal photos from Burning Man take you deep inside the madness

Over the past 32 years, Burning Man has evolved from a bonfire among friends in San Francisco to an international phenomenon attended by modern-day hippies and tech moguls alike.<p>Roughly 70,000 "burners" descended on the <i>playa</i> in Black Rock City, Nevada, last weekend for the annual counterculture …

Black Rock

Entrepreneurs Should Pay Attention to How Kylie Jenner Is Growing Her Company

Stay agile, lean and engaged with your customers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At 21 years old, Kylie Jenner has lived more than half her life on reality TV as part of the Kardashian family. For many people, that makes Jenner easy to scoff at.<p>However, Jenner is very …

Kylie Cosmetics

How Entrepreneurs Can Significantly Reduce 2018 Taxes by Choosing the Right Business Entity

Move now to evaluate your filing options as: 1) a self-employed individual; 2) an S Corp; 3) a C Corp; or 4) an LLC<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re confused about what type of business entity to set up -- entrepreneur or contractor -- under the new Tax Cuts & …

Retirement

How to Grow Your Business Using Instagram

Whether you're new to the platform or looking to grow your presence, below are five ways you can take advantage of Instagram.<p>Image …

10 Essential Tools That Give Small Businesses a Big Edge

To succeed, a small business has to leverage every resource it has available.<p>Existence and survival are the first two stages in the development of a …

Medical Scrubs Are a $10 Billion Market, but No One Liked Them--Until This Startup Made Them Cool

<i>Trina Spear first discovered the sleepy but lucrative scrubs market when she did a private equity deal for a large U.S. scrubs maker. Then a mutual friend introduced her to Heather Hasson, a fashion designer who was working on scrub designs that featured high-tech fabrics and trendy silhouettes.</i> …

Customers

Four Creative Ways To Finance A Rental Property Purchase

The traditional path to buying an investment property is to save money for a down payment, then get a mortgage to cover the rest. But that’s not the only path. From time to time, I get questions from the landlords who use Avail about how they can finance a rental property if they don’t have enough …

How to Lose 20 Pounds as Fast as Possible

Losing weight can be incredibly challenging regardless of whether you’re looking to lose five pounds or 20.<p>Not only does it require diet and …

New loan programs target home buyers with just 3% down—or less

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>For years, the Federal Housing Administration was the king of the low-down-payment mortgage …

How to Maintain Your Shower, According to a Plumber

Your shower pipes are not like your computer—they’re not supposed to be out of date and barely working within a few years. Completely replacing the …

5 Steps To Transform Your Service-Based Side Hustle Into A SaaS Startup

The astonishing growth of cloud-based technology has resulted in the explosion of SaaS (Software as a Service) becoming a multibillion-dollar industry. From managing sales leads to organizing your personal finances, SaaS tools plays a key role in countless organizations.<p>As such, it should hardly be …

SaaS

Our daughter’s eczema was out of control until we found Dr Aron

For us it was a waking nightmare. ​​The sleep deprivation was utterly exhausting<p>The effects are underestimated by medical practitioners<p>Fucibet, Clobevate, hydrocortisone creams and gels, Daktacort, Epaderm, Elocon, E45, Dermol, Eumovate, calamine lotion, Pinetarsol solution, antihistamines, …

Lifestyle (UK)

How to record the screen on your iPhone

Want to show your non-tech-savvy relative how to set up their email without actually having to do it for them? Since iOS 11, Apple has offered a …

Apps

Make sure your offer doesn’t have too many ‘outs’ – or too few

One area of negotiation between home sellers and buyers is the length of time given to remove contingencies.<p>The Residential Purchase Agreement, …

Why Now Is the Time to Become a Millionaire

Look to build up your network and a flexible mindset if you want to reach six figures.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Becoming a millionaire is far from easy, but many of the steps to making six figures are within your control. In this video, Entrepreneur Network …

How Tech Billionaires Hack Their Taxes With a Philanthropic Loophole

Late in 2014, Nicholas Woodman, the founder and chief executive of GoPro, announced what appeared to be an extraordinary act of generosity.<p>Mr. Woodman, then 39, had just taken his camera company public, and was suddenly worth about $3 billion. Now he was giving away much of that wealth — some $500 …

Philanthropy

My wife and I retired in our 30s and now travel full-time in an Airstream trailer — here's what we spend in a week

There once was a guy from the Southeast who thought life could be broken down into a few simple constructs: get a job, buy stuff, retire, and die.<p>Yep, that guy was me.<p>Early retirement? Not in the cards. 401(k) retirement plan? Sure, but only the minimum. Retirement was the furthest thing from my …