Real Estate

3 Money Management Rules For Investing in Property

Investing

Investing in property is a good way to make money and a lot of people are getting into it these days. But if you believe everything you hear you probably believe that it’s easy money and nothing can go wrong as long as you’ve got the cash to buy a property in the first place, but that’s not true. Like any other business owner, landlords can fall on hard times ...

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What’s The Cheapest Way To Get On The Property Ladder?

According to Zillow, the average price of a home in America is $257,990 (as of publishing this blog post). Some families barely make that amount of money in ten years. Mortgage down payments typically sit between 5% and 20% of a property’s value. That could still mean saving up roughly $12,000, which is no easy feat for most people. But of course this is all averages. Getting on the property ...

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Signs it’s Worth Investing in that Up-And-Coming Area

Managing Investment

It seems like everyone, and their dog thinks that investing in real estate is the way to go if they want to make decent returns, and quite often they are right, but it is by no means a given. In order to be a successful real estate investor, you need to be able to sort the wheat from the chaff and be able to spot the good deals from the ...

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Overview of the Advantages and Disadvantages of a Timeshare

Timeshare

If you are like many people, you may spend a good amount of time contemplating what you will do for your annual vacation. You may also have reached a juncture at which you are thinking about purchasing some sort of vacation property. In this regard, you may be considering the purchase of a timeshare. There are some pros and cons associated with time shares that you need to weigh and ...

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What To Look For When Considering A Retail-Leasing Hotspot

When Considering A Retail Leasing Hotspot

Are you thinking about leasing your next commercial venture within an established retail precinct? There are some things to think about if you are starting out or have several businesses on the go already. The following considers what to look for when leasing in a hotspot area and how best to assess which location is best before you buy commercial property. Unless you have the capital built into your business ...

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How Demographics Serve As Final Judge of Real Estate Worth

Real Estate

James Dondero has become one of the most successful credit-focused hedge fund managers in the United States by using his profound understanding of the credit markets and fundamental analysis of asset value to make prudent, long-term-oriented decisions. Part of his investment strategy has focused on U.S. real estate, a space in which his firm, Highland Capital Management, has enjoyed considerable success.   But, for Mr. Dondero, it’s not all about ...

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Real Estate Markets and Housing Trends to Watch in 2017

Real Estate

With rental affordability increasing and home values continuing their post-recession ascent, home ownership is proving to be a strong investment. As more buyers, investors and sellers consider today’s real estate conditions, many wonder if markets in their area are on the rise. To assist, Zillow announced its annual predictions of the hottest housing markets for the year ahead. Where Home Values Are Accelerating In 2017, the hottest housing market(based on ...

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