How to Get Paid to Borrow Money – or – How to Invest in Rental Real Estate

Invest in Rental Real Estate
written by Kevin Mercadante. There is a feature to investing in real estate that is not found in virtually any other type of investment asset. When you buy rental real estate, you’re getting paid to borrow money.  No, it’s not quite as simple as all that, but that’s basically the end result. That can make rental real estate one of the very best investments you can own. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle...
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Real Estate Investors: The Case For Equity Stripping

As you know I am a fan of investing in Property tax liens, but I ran across this sobering story which makes me re-assess my tax lien giddiness.  This article from Newser.com illustrates, how each lien has a personal story.  Sure, many property owners become delinquent because they decide they no longer want the property, er that is, the obligation to the property.  This story though, this is a...
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The 3 Sacred D’s Of Real Estate Investing

real estate investing, properties
I have been listening to real estate investing podcasts recently, if you haven’t discovered them you need to.  Recently, I have been traveling a lot and in an effort to pass the time, and educate myself, I have let Podcasts consume my windshield time.  If you have not heard of them, simply go to itunes, pick your favorite subject and download them.  The fabulous thing is they are free and...
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Real Estate Rewind | When All the Bubble Trouble Started

Real Estate Rewind, housing crisis
Real estate used to be what many regarded as their best investment.  A cash cow which could be used as a safety net in a time of financial need.  Wanna fund your kids college tuition by doing a cash out refi on your primary residence?  That was soooo 2004.  Fast forward to 2013 and we have a whole new normal.  Our homes are no longer overstuffed piggy banks, the availability of credit is reserved...
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Have Confidence In Your Investing Prowess Use a Self-Directed IRA

Investing Prowess, self-directed IRA
More and more people are taking control of their IRAs and applying their investment knowledge in hopes of a more comfortable retirement. The growth of self-directed IRAs has increased as people seek to invest outside of the traditional stock-CD slot. Many are seeing solid returns as their portfolio diversifies into real estate, precious metals and other markets. This highlights the number one reason...
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