Category: Real Estate

The Monopoly Technique – How To Build Value By Acquiring Adjacent Properties

The Monopoly Technique – How To Build Value By Acquiring Adjacent Properties

July 25, 2019 |

Have you ever played the classic board game called Monopoly? The object of the game is to collect all the properties until one winner bankrupts all the other players. The other part of the game is that accumulating properties adjacent to each other increases the value of the individual properties. When a player acquires all the properties of the same color (two or three), then the rents go up and property development can begin.

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What’s The Value Of Water?

What’s The Value Of Water?

July 24, 2019 |

When investing in real estate, few people think about water as a high priority. All of us have become used to water being readily available and rarely give it a second thought. Most would think that water is only a consideration for farmers who need it to irrigate agriculture. However, due to climate change and population growth, the world is experiencing large impacted areas and major cities that are running out of water.

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How To Find Hot Real Estate Markets

How To Find Hot Real Estate Markets

July 16, 2019 |

A hot market in real estate is identified by a few things, which include higher prices, lower amounts of unsold inventory, and desirable neighborhoods. Neighborhoods can increase in value because of having an excellent location, high-paying jobs, quality schools, and a variety of attractive amenities.

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Making Money Buying Homes And More From Estate Sales

Making Money Buying Homes And More From Estate Sales

July 11, 2019 |

An estate sale is the sale of the property owned by a person after a person dies. This sale may include real property, such as a home, and personal property, such as the home’s contents.

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How Color Can Affect Your Home and Psyche

How Color Can Affect Your Home and Psyche

July 5, 2019 |

Are you dreaming in color of your future new home? You probably can’t wait to get your hands on a paintbrush and a bucket of beautiful new paint. But how will you choose the colors to decorate your new home?

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4 Tips To Ensure A Successful Closing

4 Tips To Ensure A Successful Closing

July 2, 2019 |

As you come up to the date of your closing, there’s time to reflect on everything that led to this step. Your real estate agent, mortgage broker, title company and others all work hard to ensure a successful closing for you. They’re all in your corner, hoping for the same outcome as you. They’ve had to do a lot of work behind the scenes that you may not even be aware of. Their diligence and professionalism has already benefited you.

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Buying A Home In Foreclosure

Buying A Home In Foreclosure

June 19, 2019 |

Foreclosure is a process that happens over many months. There are various opportunities to acquire real estate that is in a different stage of foreclosure, including before the foreclosure process completes. This short guide identifies the different stages and the opportunities that may exist to acquire a property at a discounted price.

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How To Buy A Bargain Home As A Short Sale

How To Buy A Bargain Home As A Short Sale

June 13, 2019 |

A short sale is when the mortgage lender(s) agrees to sell the property for a lower amount than the loan-balance remaining.

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Renovations That Improve Resale Value And Those That Don’t

Renovations That Improve Resale Value And Those That Don’t

June 6, 2019 |

Those who want to renovate a home usually do this to make it more spacious, improve its condition, and to add amenities. However, it is also important to consider if the renovation has the potential to add value to a home.

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The Importance Of “Rights” When Buying A Property

The Importance Of “Rights” When Buying A Property

June 5, 2019 |

When buying real estate there are certain standard rights usually included, unless the property has an encumbrance that in some way causes an exclusion as noted in the sale. There are also additional rights that may or may not be in the sale, which may represent significant value.

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