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The traditional way of buying up real estate rental properties is to buy an existing piece of real estate, fix it up and rent it out. But a new trend is emerging: Investors are building new properties with an eye on renting out completely fresh homes for investment income. In the United Kingdom, ...
Americans are carrying a staggering amount of student loan debt. According to a recent report, 44.7 million people in this country have student loan debt, adding up to a whopping $1.56 trillion. And that debt has implications beyond education — in a 2017 survey by the National Association of REAL...
Approximately 40 million Americans move homes every year, whether they’re upgrading, downsizing, or simply want to be closer to a job or family.  Those who have been through the house hunting process know that it can be intense. The stress level is often even higher for people living in markets w...
What’s the best way to join an economy as it’s booming? For many investors, that answer is simple: real estate. There’s only so much land to go around, after all, and if the economy grows, real estate is bound to increase in value.But infrastructure might provide an alternative that provides a mo...
To say it’s been wet in Maryland is a bit of an understatement. In 2018, Baltimore experienced its wettest year on record, with nearly 72 inches of rain falling on Mobtown. Last year’s rain totals were almost double the average for Baltimore, and it appears 2019 is ready to continue that trend. S...
So you've decided to rent out the property you own, now you need to decide whether to take on the responsibilities of being a private landlord or outsource those duties to a professional property manager. We cover the pros and cons of each option so you can make an informed decisions and set your...
 Listing a property for sale can be quite the challenge. From determining a fair price to advertising your listing online, creating a successful listing is a very detailed process. Additionally, your listings will be in competition with similar properties in the area, because you are all vying fo...
 Real estate investment is a very attractive business venture for entrepreneurs around the country. Although the potential for success is incredibly high, there is also considerable risk involved. This is due, in part, to the volatility of the housing market. Before deciding whether to take the p...
In the U.S., people are on the move, and more of them are moving out of New Jersey than any other state. According to a recent study by moving company United Van Lines, about two-thirds of New Jersey moves are outbound. (On the flip side, Vermont has the highest percentage of inbound moves at 73%...
There are lots of interesting places in the U.S. to live — and some remarkable spots for a vacation home as well. Maybe you’ve always wanted to escape to a place on the water, or next to a great ski mountain. Or maybe you would like to retreat from the big city to a small town oasis. Forbes named...

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