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5 Real Estate Investments That Can Help You Retire Rich

  Real estate is one of the professions where you can get rich quick, but you can also lose everything in the blink of an eye as well. The best approach to getting rich in real estate is to be gradual about it and build wealth over time. When you take your time in building […]

How to Prepare for a Home Inspection When Selling Your House

  Most lenders throughout the country will insist that a home inspection be done before they approve funding for a mortgage. You will find that a home inspection can make or break a deal, especially if it comes back very good or very bad. A very good home inspection could convince the lender that the […]

Things to Consider Before Buying a Vacation Home

  Many people dream of owning a vacation home where they can get away from it all in an environment where they make the rules. The idea of having complete control over your vacation destination is appealing, but there are some practical things you must consider before finalizing your vacation home purchase. Location Do you […]

How To Avoid An Estate Battle After You Die

  Throughout your lifetime, you do what you can to provide for your family and make sure that there is plenty of happiness in everyone’s lives. When you pay that much attention to your family when you are alive, it becomes a bit frustrating to think that all of the happiness you tried to create […]

What To Know Before Making An Offer On A Home

  You have spent months house hunting and now you feel like you have finally found the ideal home for you and your family. Before you can make an offer, there are some items on a very important checklist you have to check off to make sure you are making an offer on the right […]

Investing in Real Estate- Where Do You Start?

  Investing in real estate is always an attractive career option because the real estate market is usually appreciating in value. The Great Recession of 2008 showed that the bottom can fall out of the real estate market under certain circumstances, but in a normal financial climate real estate values tend to appreciate. If you […]

How To Avoid Mortgage Fraud

  In the financial world, criminals will find a way to create fraudulent practices around any type of activity. Buyers looking to get their home purchase funded are instantly exposed to possible mortgage fraud the moment they start talking to potential lenders. It is important that buyers understand the real estate transaction process and spend […]

Buying Vs Leasing a Home

  When you start looking at places to live, you always have the option of buying or renting. When you rent, you should sign a lease that outlines the full terms of the arrangement including how long the lease is for. Buying and leasing each have their own pros and cons, and it is a […]

How to Invest in Real Estate- The Basics

  The real estate world is a strong lure for people who want to earn money because real estate traditionally always appreciates in value. But investing in real estate has its risks, just like any other type of investment. When the bottom fell out of the real estate market in 2008, a lot of investors […]