Over the last twenty years or so, the number of people who own a second homes has increased greatly. So what used to seem like just a privilege for few is now something that more and more people enjoy. But given the recent economic downturn, the cost of leaving a second home … [Read more...] about Want to Rent Out Your 2nd Home?
Owning a home has long been a primary goal for most people. And the good news is that homeownership has become more available in the past twenty or thirty years. So if you dream of owning your own home, I'd like to share some smaller goals you can work on to achieve it: Organize. … [Read more...] about Goals Toward Homeownership
There are many advantages to owning rental property, including the tax advantages you can enjoy while the mortgage on the property is being paid down. If you manage properly, you can take that rental income tax free all the years you are paying off the mortgage. Then when the … [Read more...] about Recommendations for Rental Property Investors
Just like any other big decision, if you're thinking about getting involved with real estate investing then you need to keep a number of things in mind. Here are 3 things to do and 2 things to avoid so you can be successful. Things To Do Visit the house first. Do a … [Read more...] about Some Words on Real Estate Investing
The housing market has always been a bewildering place, especially for those who have never purchased property before, and the credit crunch/sub-prime lending crisis has only added to the confusion. On the one hand, I have found that many first time buyers are finding great … [Read more...] about Advice on Buying a First Home
If you've always wondered the difference between different types of home sales, you're not alone. People in the industry love to throw around "buzz words" like foreclosure, shortsale, bank owned, etc. But if you don't know what they mean, it doesn't do you any good. Here's a … [Read more...] about Defining Different Types of Home Sales