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Managing Real Estate Broker - Keller Williams Real Estate - PA# AB066822 | TN# 344201
We all know that a view adds tremendous value to a home in terms of the experience of the homeowner and in the eyes of a potential buyer.  Tennessee is attracting more and more people, from students to hunters to professionals to retirees.  Some people say The Volunteer State is attractive for ha...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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?...
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...
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...
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...

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