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Can You Afford to Buy a New Home and Rent Out Your Old One?

Being a landlord isn’t for everyone — but it might be just right for you.

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6 Renovation Tips for New Landlords

Here are some items you should be aware of so you can better prepare for your future as a real estate mogul.


7 Things Every Lease Agreement Should Include

Protect yourself as a landlord by using a lease that clearly notes conditions such as deposit fees and termination notices.


How to Check a Tenant's Credit

Conducting a tenant credit check is now a relatively easy step, thanks to some new services in the marketplace.


Investing in Real Estate With Cash? Why You Might Want to Reconsider

While using your own money to invest in real estate may sound like a good idea on the surface, there are a number of reasons why it is not.


The 6 Worst Types of Real Estate Investments

Here are a few things to think about and properties to avoid when you are ready to invest your hard-earned cash equity capital.

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Year-End Checklist for 'Accidental Landlords'

You’ve almost made it through your first year as an accidental landlord, and as someone who stumbled into your new “career,” you want to figure out what you need to do to plan for next year. Here are a few items you should consider.

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College Housing for Your Child: Buy or Rent?

It’s not uncommon for the parents of college students to consider buying an investment property near their child’s university.


How to Get Financing for Rental Properties

These days, many people hear in the news that it’s a good time to buy rental property and so they’ve […]


Smart Investing - A Tale of Two Townhomes

Investors should first be concerned about making sure that the properties they buy pay for themselves.

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Is Now a Good Time to Buy Real Estate?

Note: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the […]

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