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Risks of Short Term Rental Properties

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Short term rental properties have surged in popularity in the last few years as a way to turn a quicker profit on a real estate investment. However, they are not without potential drawbacks. Let’s take a closer look at some of the risks of short term rental properties to help you decide if this type […]

Probate Loan: When You Should Consider One

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Losing a loved one is emotionally challenging, and the last thing you want to deal with is a legal process. Unfortunately, that is exactly what many individuals find themselves doing when it comes to securing their rightful inheritance. It can take many months for a will to be legally verified in court-a process known as […]

What is a DSCR Loan, and How Do You Qualify?

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If you’re a real estate investor, you understand the critical role financing plays in your property acquisition and management strategies. The availability of financing options like DSCR loans can significantly impact your investment success in the long term. This post aims to provide insight into what DSCR loans are, how they work, and why they’re […]

Are Ski Condos a Good Investment?

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It’s the middle of summer, so skiing may not be at the top of your mind. But properties in ski-hubs are popular year round and can present an excellent investment opportunity, as long as you do your research. Ski condos, in particular, can be a great rental asset, regardless of the season. Read our article […]

Are Property Management Companies Worth It?

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There’s a lot that goes into being a landlord. From marketing your rental unit to screening tenants and collecting rent, successfully managing a rental property can be a daunting task. That’s where property management companies come in. They handle a majority of landlord-related tasks, which sounds like a dream to many property owners. But is […]

What is the 100:10:3:1 Rule?

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These days, there seem to be hundreds of different “rules” investors swear by when it comes to purchasing real estate. The exact rule you use will depend on many factors, namely the type of property you intend to buy, where it is located, and the current housing market in that area. Today, we will take […]

What is House Hacking?

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The real estate market is a vast and complex industry, with a range of investment strategies that investors can use to grow their wealth. One strategy that has been gaining popularity in recent years is “house hacking.” But what is house hacking, and is it a good way to make passive income? Read our article […]

What to Know About House Flipping in 2023

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House flipping continues to be a go-to form of real estate investment. However, the housing market looks very different today than it has in the past few years. While you can still earn a good income through house flipping in 2023, there are a few important things to keep in mind. Read our top considerations […]

The 50 Percent Rule in Real Estate Investment

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For many people, real estate investment is an enticing source of passive income. The prospect of generating long-term cash flow through rental properties for example, can be an appealing proposition. However, like any investment, real estate has its risks and challenges. Many investors looking to purchase rental properties apply a strategy known as the 50 […]

Crowdfunding vs REITs

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There are many ways to invest in real estate, and the method you choose will depend largely on two factors: the amount of capital you have and the amount of time you want to spend on your investment. Two of the more low maintenance options for investors are REITs and crowdfunding. Both allow investors to […]