Crowdfunding – Opportunities Abound For Accredited And Unaccredited Investors

  By Josh Maher Alot of activity has happened since I last wrote about the crowdfunding landscape in December 2013. Since that article, we still don’t have federal crowdfunding rules from the SEC. The SEC needs to set the rules that congress asked them to set in 2012 when they

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Lease Options – Tenant Responsibility For Maintenance Redux

  By Doug Owens Occasionally I am asked about the possibility of creating a lease option arrangement in which the tenant buyer is responsible under the contract for all necessary maintenance on the property. I have written on this subject before, but sometimes people ask whether it is possible, based

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Closing Calls

  By Brian Wolff In the exciting business of Real Estate Investing there is one Action Step that can make you more in 15 minutes than most people make in a month. When you really look at the numbers, you realize that you can make more in 15 minutes than

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Lifestyle Choices For Financial Freedom

By Wendy Ceccherelli How does an investor go about creating the financial support needed to invest in real estate? Many gurus will tell you that it is possible to invest in real estate without using your own credit or cash. This is true, and it is possible, but you must

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How To Prescreen Contractors To Build A Dream Team

By Robyn Thompson Many real estate investors shy away from houses that need rehabbed because they fear hiring contractors. We have all heard the horror stories of rehabbers who loose their shirt because a contractor took them to the cleaners. I am here to tell you that contractors can be

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Due Diligence – One Year Statute Of Limitations On Declaration Amendments

By Doug Owens Most people who invest in condominiums understand that it is a good idea to check the condominium declarations and bylaws to determine whether there are any provisions that can cause trouble down the road. Examples might be restrictions on me number of units mat can be held

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New Tips And Trends for Staging Homes

By Pam Christensen Ninety-eight percent of the 257 homes we staged in 2014 sold and our average time on market was under 16 days. Most sold at or over the asking price, including the one pictured below that sold in December for $80,000 over the asking price. That particular home

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Ask James – Where to search for a home and how to finance a home purchase

By James Dainard “Is this a good year to invest in a single-family home in the greater King County area?” -Sam of Issaquah Throughout the year and specifically in recent months the market has shown signs of strength and high returns on a wide variety of real estate investments. If you

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Doing Your First Deal – Commercial Development

By Wendy Ceccherelli Technically speaking, commercial development is not where a novice investor would be expected to start. But for those members who have been doing residential for a while, or dabbling in commercial investment, it may be the next goal: to actually develop a commercial property from the ground

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Death Deeds – A Way To Avoid Probate For Long Term Real Estate Investors

By Doug Owens One thing we know about real estate is that like other types of property, we cannot take it with us when we die. So part of an investor’s planning can be ways to deal with his or her real estate in the event of his or her

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