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WTH is a Credit Score?

WTH is a Credit Score?

July 25, 2019 |

Do you really know what a credit score is? And how to “get” one? Your questions answered!

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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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What Is A 1031 Tax Exchange?

What Is A 1031 Tax Exchange?

July 23, 2019 |

A 1031 tax exchange is a legal way to defer paying capital gains when selling a property and then buying a “like-kind” property within the allowed period. The time limits allowed are 45 calendar days after the close of the sale of the first property to identify the like-kind property for acquisition and then close the purchase transaction to complete the 1031 exchange within 180 calendar days.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 22nd, 2019

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 22nd, 2019

July 22, 2019 |

Last week’s economic reporting included readings from the National Association of Home Builders Housing Market Index, Commerce Department reports on housing starts and building permits issued.

The University of Michigan consumer sentiment index was also released. Weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims were also reported.

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Managing Finances Before Applying For A Mortgage

Managing Finances Before Applying For A Mortgage

February 26, 2019 |

Are you planning on using a mortgage to help cover the cost of a new home? If so, you will want to prepare your finances and figure out how you will manage all those wallet-draining monthly expenses. Let’s take a look at how to run a quick financial health check to ensure you are ready to apply for a mortgage.

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Inexpensive Updates That Will Appeal To Buyers

Inexpensive Updates That Will Appeal To Buyers

February 21, 2019 |

While you could spend tens of thousands of dollars or more completing a home makeover, there are more than a few budget-minded ideas that you may consider.

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5 Simple Tips To Make Your Home Showings Easier

5 Simple Tips To Make Your Home Showings Easier

February 20, 2019 |

Your real estate agent will likely give you 24 hours’ notice before bringing over interested buyers to see your home. Sometimes eager buyers may request less of an advance, or even ask for a last minute showing.

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Garage Organization Ideas For Your New Home

Garage Organization Ideas For Your New Home

February 13, 2019 |

Now that you have a beautiful new home with a garage, the fun of organizing can begin. When your garage is well organized, everything is much easier. You can get home projects finished faster, get out the door quicker and better enjoy all your sporting activities.

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How To Keep Your Pets Safe During Your Home Sale

How To Keep Your Pets Safe During Your Home Sale

February 8, 2019 |

If you have pet, you probably wonder what you can do to keep them safe after you decide to put your home up for sale. With all the disruption going on during a home sale, it’s all too easy for pets to get lost, frightened or even injured. Learn how to keep your beloved pets safe during your home sale.

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