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General Real Estate

Best Rehabbing Tips to Stay on Budget

Buying an under-priced house that needs fixing up, and then doing the rehab and reselling it is a great way to make a profit in real estate investing business. While it all looks good at the outset, there are pitfalls along the way that can eat up your profits.

2 Most Common Problems Keeping You from Buying a Home

Today is probably the best time to buy a home in a lifetime, but there is a problem. You may be experiencing the frustration of talking to banks today, it seems like the lending standards and credit scores required to qualify change every day. Home prices are more affordable than they’ve been in decades and mortgage rates are at all time lows. Even if you were able to qualify 3 years ago, and even if your credit score has not changed, you may not be able to qualify today. There are 2 main reasons why people are not able to buy a home, but there is also hope and the American dream of home ownership might still be within your reach.

Top 7 Benefits of Home Ownership, Part 3

Would you like to know how you can make a quarter of a million dollars by sleeping? Well, keep reading. The last few years have been really difficult for the real estate market, and many people are wondering if now is really a good time to buy a home or not. Many other people want to buy a home, but are stuck in the rent trap because the banks continue to tighten their lending standards and shut people out who would have qualified only a few short years ago. This article will discuss the Top 7 benefits of owning a home versus renting. In Part 1, we saw that homeowners enjoy steady payments helping them fight against inflation and the wonderful tax savings we can have by being able to deduct the mortgage interest from our regular income. Then, in Part 2, we looked at the benefits of building equity. In Part 3, we’re going to put it all together and see the phenomenal difference the tax benefits and equity build up can make on your family wealth. So, now we are ready for benefit #5:

Top 7 Benefits of Home Ownership, Part 2

The last few years have been really difficult for the real estate market, and many people are wondering if now is really a good time to buy a home or not. Many other people want to buy a home, but are stuck in the rent trap because the banks continue to tighten their lending standards and shut people out who would have qualified only a few short years ago. This article will discuss the Top 7 benefits of owning a home versus renting. In Part 1, we saw that homeowners enjoy steady payments helping them fight against inflation and the wonderful tax savings we can have by being able to deduct the mortgage interest from our regular income. Now, we’re going to look at the benefits of building equity. We’re now ready for benefit #3.

Top 7 Benefits of Home Ownership, Part 1

The last few years have been really difficult for the real estate market, and many people are wondering if now is really a good time to buy a home or not. Many other people want to buy a home, but are stuck in the rent trap because the banks continue to tighten their lending standards and shut people out who would have qualified only a few short years ago. This article will discuss the Top 7 benefits of owning a home versus renting.

The New EPA Lead Rule

The rules for renovating pre-1978 homes are changing and failure to comply can carry stiff penalties. If you’re a rehabber, flipper, or landlord this may affect your business...

Power of Networking

Equinox Advantage believes in the power of a great sphere of Influence!

Ten Characteristics of Successful Real Estate Investors

In my years in the foreclosure and real estate business, I bet I've met over 1,500 investors. These people have been at all levels of knowledge and experience. Some have become amazingly successful, while others have lost steam or experienced drastic failure. I watched people who are successful and I've noticed that there are certain characteristics that come with real estate investing success.

How To Think and Act Differently

We are all born with some level of creativity. In some people it grows, in others it withers and dies. Here are some ideas on how to think a bit differently.

What If A Seller Calls With A Listed House?

It is common for a seller to call us that has a house listed with a Realtor. There are two possible options, one ethical, one that may get you into trouble, which one will you do?

Marketing Is A Four-Letter Word!

Why do we shy away from the most important aspect of our business? Marketing is the lynchpin of all business endeavor, and those who learn that will always lead the pack.

Anatomy Of A Foreclosure

There are certain steps that Foreclosures follow in most states. If you are going to play the game, you got to know the steps.

Rehab Diary - Or Why Should I Listen To Ron

To Rehab or Not to Rehab.... That can be a tough question, until you read this Diary.

Simultaneous Closings Vs Option to Purchase

As a selling technique, which is better for you a Simultaneous Closing or an Option to Purchase to agreement? Here I show you the choices.

Flipping Is Illegal !!

Oh No! All this time you've been telling me I could make a killing buying & selling (flipping) houses and now you?re telling me it's illegal, Ron?

The Three-to-Five-Year Holding Plan (Military Strategy)

The issue at hand is whether buying real estate and having to sell it within three to five years would in fact be enough time to recoup and actually make a profit, while at the same time ensuring that when they did sell they would be relatively comfortable in knowing that they indeed would make a fair profit for taking the supposed risk.

Toxic Black Mold

Mold spores are everywhere and cannot be avoided. They float in through your open windows and doors, or come inside by riding on your clothing or your pets. Real problems in homes and buildings rarely occur unless there has been intense flooding, usually in basements, sometimes from leaky roofs, or where there has been an extensive plumbing problem.