Real Estate Investing Articles

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Flipping vs. Renting: Which Is Better and Why?

Nov 19, 2019

Learn the pros and cons of buying rentals and flipping houses to help you determine which is better for you.

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How to Find Investment Properties Outside of the MLS

Nov 19, 2019

Learn how to find investment properties for sale outside of the MLS.

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How to Rent Out Your Home Without Paying Taxes

Nov 18, 2019

Here’s how to legally avoid paying the IRS while taking in rental income.

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Short-Term vs. Long-Term Rental Properties: Which Is the Better Way to Invest in Real Estate?

Nov 18, 2019

There are big differences between these two types of residential real estate investments.

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3 Top REITs That Pay Monthly Dividends

Nov 18, 2019

Dividends are typically paid out on a quarterly basis, but these three REITs pay investors every month.

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3 Key Factors When Evaluating Retail REITs

Nov 18, 2019

What investors need to know about choosing REITs in this active category of commercial real estate.

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A Guide to Commercial Real Estate Business Plans

Nov 18, 2019

Learn how to write effective commercial real estate business plans to help you fund your investments and grow your business.

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Should You Invest in First- or Second-Lien Mortgage Notes?

Nov 18, 2019

Learn the risks, benefits, and differences between buying first-lien and second-lien mortgages to see which is better for you.

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3 of the Best Industrial REITs Right Now

Nov 18, 2019

See why these top three industrial REITs should be contenders for your buy list.

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How Much Money Should You Budget for Home Maintenance?

Nov 13, 2019

Don’t get tripped up by home maintenance. Instead, figure out what upkeep will cost you ahead of time.

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4 Things You Shouldn't Settle for When Buying a Home

Nov 13, 2019

Maybe you can’t have it all -- but you shouldn’t compromise on certain aspects of your home.