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The Top Seven Traits Of A Successful Real Estate Investor

This is a repeat of an article we love from Forbes David Green:   Real estate is said to have made more millionaires than anything else. For those who have successfully made money in it, it’s not hard to see why. With so many different ways to grow wealth investing in real estate, there are…

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Why It’s High Time to Ditch Rent Checks for Good

This is a Reprint of a Bigger Pockets Article from Remen Okoruwa Remen Okoruwa is the co-founder of RentDrop, a payment app making rent payments more convenient and rewarding for landlords and renters.   The best way for tenants to pay rent is always a hot topic among landlords. Some property owners still prefer the traditional method…

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Soaring Home Prices Are Roiling Appraisals and Upending Sales

This is a reprint of an article from the Wall Street Journal.  We have a solution to the Appraisal Problem. Click the link at the bottom of the article. By Nicole Friedman Oct 11, 2021 Jason and Talitha Brooks listed their house in Orange Park, Fla., in June at $320,000. After receiving multiple bids, the couple…

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Biden’s Proposed Tax Changes: What Investors Should Know

Biden’s Proposed Tax Changes: What Investors Should Know   This is a repeat of an article from Amanda Han – A CPA specializing in Tax Strategies Many of you have been anxiously awaiting this information for several months, and it is finally here. We now have more insight into what the proposed tax policies and…

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Biggest Mistakes People Make When Getting Ready to Close

From our friends at National Credit Care   Underwriting. Now that’s a word that makes any mortgage professional get the chills. Let’s say it again…underwriting…brrrr…those blasted pencil pushers just making all our lives more miserable. Over 90% of our clients are seeking a loan approval for a home. This has naturally turned our business model…

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Black Knight Says 1.45 Million Mortgages Remain Seriously Past Due

The national delinquency rate saw a 5% reduction in July and at 4.14% is now down by nearly half since May of last year Delinquencies have now improved in 12 of the last 14 months, with the two monthly increases being calendar-related as opposed to being indicative of worsening performance While overall delinquency volumes continue…

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Should You Diversify Your Portfolio With Housing Stocks?

This is a reprint of a Bigger Pocket Post from Matt Mayre Finding a good deal in the current real estate market can be pretty difficult. Prices are maxed out in most markets and sellers are getting bombarded by offers, many of which are above asking. The science of investing tells us that buying near…

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Home Sales Increased—But Will We Ever Meet Demand?

This is a reprint of a Bigger Pockets Article written by Matt Mayre The housing market has been tight on inventory since well before the pandemic. We’re nowhere near the end of the problem, unfortunately—but the effects of the pandemic finally appear to be tapering off. Home sales increased in July New data released by the…

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