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Investing in Student Housing – Should You Consider It?

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Investing in Student Housing – Should You Consider It?

College towns are great places for real estate investments because they have a steady stream of students and faculty in need of housing, as well as having the potential for growth as the universities expand. College towns are inviting even to those concerned about a location’s job market. Many retirees in fact are choosing...
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Active vs. Passive Investing

Active vs. Passive Investing

In real estate, there are two basic concepts of investing – active and passive. Passive investing is typically your buy-and-hold form of investing. Simply put, once you’ve purchased a solid income property, you sit back and let it appreciate over time and have your tenants literally pay down your mortgage each and every month....
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Real Estate vs. Note Investing

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Real Estate vs. Note Investing

ANNOUNCEMENT: Marty has offered to give away two free passes to the 24th Annual Discounted Notes Convention (where’s he speaking), and he’s going to give them away to someone who leaves a comment or asks a question about his presentation (or about the topic of “Notes vs. Real Estate investing”) below. Good luck! Marty...
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“Join REAL investors at a REAL event.”

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“Join REAL investors at a REAL event.”

Don’t Slip on the Snake Oil Have you noticed how many gurus lately have been doing their versions of the same “Super Fabulous Quadruple Your Income Mega Fest” events whenever they want a captive audience to sell high-priced coaching programs to? I’m not talking about serious RE events where the content and training are...
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Understanding Market Cycles

Understanding Market Cycles

In order to make profitable investments, it’s vital for you to understand the cycles of the real estate market because they directly affect the value of properties you may want to consider. The first thing to understand that just like the weather has four seasons, so does the real estate market have four general...
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The Roots of Appreciation

The Roots of Appreciation

Even during the Great Depression some people made money. The same holds true today despite one of the toughest economic environments in decades. The key is to understand the roots of appreciation or what causes real estate to go up or down in value. Because all real estate is local, it is entirely possible...
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5 Secrets of Successful Real Estate Investors

5 Secrets of Successful Real Estate Investors

Can anyone become a successful real estate investor? According to industry experts…the answer is a resounding “Yes”. Average Americans and heavy-hitting investors alike have historically embraced real estate as one of the most reliable methods available to generate real wealth. If anyone can succeed at real estate then it only stands to reason that...
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Real Estate Investing Tips

Real Estate Investing Tips

Real estate investing makes people think of money.  You will see a lot of good reasons for this.  Real estate is something that is only available in limited quantities.  After all, manufacturing more land is impossible.  As a result, real estate is nearly universally thought to be a sound investment. However, it must be...
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Cash Flow Will NOT Make You Rich

Cash Flow Will NOT Make You Rich

Don’t get me wrong. Cash flow is good (assuming it’s positive), but absolutely NO one has ever become rich from cash flow alone. Think about that for a minute. Let’s look at a quick example. Let’s say you have a $100,000 property that generates $200 per month in positive cash flow. That’s $200 per...
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Toxic Asset Fraud… Does it Upset You?

Toxic Asset Fraud… Does it Upset You?

The other day, I heard an insane story on NPR (Public Radio), about an investigation that was done by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, where they looked at 19 Million Real Estate Transactions in Florida and found that, “…more than 50,000 Florida properties flipped under suspicious circumstances from 2000 through 2008″, and they commented that, “Those...
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