Analyzing a Deal Archive

You think you’ve found a great real estate investment opportunity, but how can you be sure? Learn how to gather resources, analyze data, and assess risk to determine whether or not you’ve got a good deal on your hands.

What Investors Need to Know About Civil Code Section 1101.3

What Investors Need to Know About Civil Code Section 1101.3

When investing in real estate, there are many local factors investors need to keep in mind. Understanding local laws and housing codes is imperative for any investor managing or selling a single-famil...

Pros & Cons of Buying Foreclosed & Bank-Owned Homes

Pros & Cons of Buying Foreclosed & Bank-Owned Homes

If a homeowner has trouble paying his or her monthly mortgage, the lender may foreclose on the home and sell it themselves to pay for the mortgage. This avoids having to do a short sale. Buying a fore...

How to Buy a House from a Bank: An In-Depth Guide

How to Buy a House from a Bank: An In-Depth Guide

After searching for the perfect home, you think you’ve finally found the one you want to call your own. There’s just one detail you’re not so sure about: the home is owned by a bank. Buying a...

How to Calculate Your Home Equity Line of Credit Borrow Limit

How to Calculate Your Home Equity Line of Credit Borrow Limit

Homeowners looking for a loan like to use home equity lines of credit (HELOC) thanks to their relatively low interest rates. The money obtained therein can be used for everything from home improvement...

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Is Investing in Senior Housing a Good Idea? Pros & Cons

The graying of America is no secret. Baby Boomers are aging, but are more active and in better health than previous generations. While they may accept that they need to move to senior housing, they do...

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7 Questions to Ask a Real Estate Agent When You’re Investing

Your real estate agent has a lot of knowledge at their fingertips and experience to draw on when guiding your investment decisions. Don’t let this gold mine go untapped. Instead, ask your agent targ...

Best Places to Invest in Rental

The Best Places to Invest in Rental Property in 2019

Choosing the right location for a property to buy as an investment can be overwhelming. There are many factors to consider, including the cost of the property, the return for the investment, and the ...

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Commercial Building Cost Estimator for Real Estate Investors

Investing in commercial real estate can seem intimidating, but the principles are the same as with any other investment property. To make a good financial decision, you need to understand the property...

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Real Estate Investing 101: What Is Cap Rate?

If you’re new to property investing, the sheer amount of real estate terminology can be confusing and intimidating. The capitalization rate, more commonly known as “cap rate,” is a tool that eve...

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How Interest Rates Impact Investment Property ROI

When purchasing a rental investment, the ultimate goal is to the best return on investment (ROI). Knowing how much ROI you should be making to consider your investment profitable is important. You’l...