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Why Real Estate?

Why Real Estate?

There are a number of different investment strategies one can consider, ranging from stocks to bonds, or from commercial to residential real estate. But why real estate? Why pick this particular investment strategy over the numerous others that appear to be yielding results and returns to those engaged in them? Right now, markets are still climbing up from where...

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Understanding Trust Deeds (Notes)

Understanding Trust Deeds (Notes)

Homes, land, apartment complexes, and office buildings are all different types of properties, different types of assets. While not properties in and of themselves, another valuable asset to investors is what’s called a Trust Deed. A trust deed on a property, rather than being held by a borrower or a lender, is held by an independent party referred to as a trustee....

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Michigan Markets

As far as the year 2014 was concerned, the amount of real estate deals happening in and around Detroit, MI increased exponentially. Even investors from as far as Beijing, China are taking part in the boom that is currently underway in one of America’s larger cities. But why? And if people from halfway across the world are investing in US markets, what should that...

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Education and the Value of a Mentor

Isn’t it the old saying that the hardest part of any journey is taking your first step? If that’s true, then what is the first step for one looking to invest in real estate, and is it really that hard? The first step to take in preparing to undergo any investment venture is to obtain an education. Without the proper education, the foundation for your investment...

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Establishing Your Real Estate Goals

Once you’ve come to the decision that it’s time for you to invest, and feel that you’ve obtained an adequate amount of background and information on the industry of real estate as a whole, there are a few questions you should ask in preparing to set your investment goals. This list is by no means exhaustive, but keep these items in mind when thinking of what your...

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Buy and Hold Strategy

When looking to invest in real estate, there are a number of strategies and techniques that can be put to use for added return on investment. Some of the more popular methods include buying and flipping, or creating income properties for prospective renters. However, if you’re looking for a more long-term investment where your property can appreciate, an area you...

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