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Barbara Zito, Contributor

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Barbara Bellesi Zito is a freelance writer and social media strategist from Staten Island, NY. In addition to writing about real estate investing, she covers books, education, career and professional development, and lifestyle topics for both print and online outlets. Her credits include BELLA Magazine, LoopNet, Chase, SoFi, and CreditLoan. Barbara earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College and her BA in English and Theatre from Wagner College. She enjoys reading, traveling, live music, and hanging out at home with her husband and dog.

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  • Jul

    9

    2020

    What Does a Bird Dog Do in Real Estate?

    A bird dog goes hunting for distressed properties for investors in order to secure profitable deals.

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  • Jul

    8

    2020

    What Is Vacancy Loss in Real Estate Investing?

    Vacancy and credit loss can really affect your bottom line as a real estate investor. Let's take a closer look at what it means for …

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  • Jul

    7

    2020

    What Is Real Estate Novation?

    Real estate novation often occurs with contracts for commercial and residential transactions.

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  • Jul

    7

    2020

    What Is a Bargain Home, and Should You Invest in One?

    Just because a home is listed as a bargain doesn't mean it's a good deal. Find out what a true bargain home is and whether …

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  • Jul

    3

    2020

    Airbnb vs. VRBO: Which Is Better for Property Owners?

    Here's a look at both Airbnb and VRBO to determine which one is better for your rental property.

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  • Jul

    2

    2020

    When Is It Time to Sell Your Rental Property?

    Make sure your rental investment pays off when it comes time to sell it.

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  • Jul

    1

    2020

    How to Rent Out a Room in Your House

    Not all landlords own a separate property. Consider whether renting a room in your house is right for you.

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  • Jun

    29

    2020

    Staging a House on a Budget

    Don't skip home staging if you're on a budget. Here's how to DIY it for quicker sales.

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  • Jun

    28

    2020

    How to Get a Real Estate License

    Here are the basic steps for how to get a real estate license, though each state has different requirements.

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  • Jun

    28

    2020

    Save Money and Boost Curb Appeal With Year-Round Landscaping

    Increase the value and curb appeal of your property with the right landscaping options.

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  • Jun

    27

    2020

    Gas vs. Electric Stove -- Which Is Better?

    Is a gas stove or an electric stove better for your kitchen renovation?

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  • Jun

    25

    2020

    Should Real Estate Investors Become Real Estate Agents?

    Do you need a real estate license to become a successful property investor?

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