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If you are buying, fixing, and flipping single-family houses – particularly starter homes – then you need to know about the Prohibition of Property Flipping Rule created by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to prevent egregious predatory flips within the Federal Housing Admini...
06/04/2019
No. Well, maybe. Yes, if done a certain way. A loan insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is buyer-friendly, and it could be the ideal way for a relatively new investor to start their long-term path to wealth. First I’ll explain some of the benefits of an FHA loan, and then I’ll poi...
06/01/2019
The mistakes that experienced investors make can be different that the mistakes that novices make.  Below are 12 common mistakes I see from those who own multiple units. 1.  Not raising rents.  I was shocked when a landlord told me that his tenant in a particular house was only paying $250 a mont...
05/30/2019
These are all mistakes that I have made, so I’m not pointing fingers. I urge you to learn from my mistakes. 1. Rushing to buy. In 2004, I called myself a full-time real estate investor yet I had never owned any real estate. With my hard-earned money burning a hole in my pocket, I bid sight unseen...
05/29/2019
I hear a number of people, from investors to agents to sellers, mix up these terms and situations. I will clarify the meanings while providing some insights on how to buy each. Definitions Short Sale (per REALTOR® Magazine): A short sale occurs when the net proceeds from the sale of a home are no...
05/26/2019
So many people ponder whether they should flip houses, or buy and rent out houses. We will examine the pros and cons of each strategy later in this article. Before deciding between those two distinct strategies, there are three questions to consider first:  Why do I want to invest in real estate?...
05/25/2019
The most important investment you can make is in yourself. Many people who created wealth in real estate did it through their actions during the evenings and on weekends. Below are some tips to maximize your experience.Know what you want to accomplish during the seminar. Are you there to learn ab...
05/23/2019
People tend to buy a neighborhood more so than just the house.  It makes sense to live in a growing area that is bolstered by rapid job growth.  Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley was named in 2019 by Site Selection magazine as one of the top five fastest growing regions with under one million people i...
05/08/2019
Imagine waking up with the eastern sun streaming in through your master bedroom's triple window and then sauntering into your massive kitchen to brew your favorite flavor of coffee.  With the coffeemaker percolating, imagine turning on your favorite band's music and hearing it waft about the room...
04/25/2019
Normally to have a million dollar view from your home, you have to pay a million dollars or more.  The estate at 425 County Road 788 provides panoramic mountain views from multiple directions.  This is a home that is worth the long commute from work.  Built personally by the owners over an eight ...
03/05/2019
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