Real Estate

Deconstructing Retirement Goals Using Real Estate

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A topic I have always found interesting rental real estate.  Other than my primary home I currently own zero properties, but that is something I would like to change. I was recently introduced to the Bigger Pockets podcast, a fantastic source of information and inspiration about the real estate business. To date I have binged-listened to about two dozen episodes …

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Why a 30 Year Mortgage is Better

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Some financial gurus out there make a valid point about mortgages – 15-year mortgages always pay off in…15 years.  So you may be considering why a 30-year mortgage is better in most cases. It all has to do with risk and protecting your monthly cash flow. 15-Year Mortgage Versus 30-Year Mortgage It is true that in almost all cases a …

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Tiny Houses Prefab: Ready-Made Shelter on Wheels

The tiny house movement has really taken off. Many models are now available as tiny houses prefab units that are flat shipped to you for assembly. This is inspiring a lot of people who want to downsize, declutter, and live a little further off the grid. There are designers and builders who specialize in these smaller homes on wheels. Let’s …

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How to Buy a Home With Bad Credit

Buying a home is a stressful process. It can be even more stressful for those individuals and families that have bad credit and may struggle to find a mortgage broker that is willing to work with them – or to find a broker that will not charge extreme rates of interest on the loan. Repairing bad credit can take years …

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Finding Ideal Rental Property

Over the last few weeks I have stepped up my search for my first rental property. What started as sort of a passive search (oh, if a good deal falls in my lap I may look into it) has now become a daily routine of checking real estate websites and multiple listings. I’m officially ready to become a real estate …

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