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Time Doesn’t Stop When You’re Renovating Time Doesn’t Stop When You’re Renovating

When you buy a house for the purposes of renovating it, there may well be a simple... 

One Man’s Misfortune Is Another Man’s Opportunity One Man’s Misfortune Is Another Man’s Opportunity

If you were offered a deal that sounded as though it was unbeatable, and it turned... 

Pouring Your Money Into A Black Hole Pouring Your Money Into A Black Hole

The “fixer-upper” is a grand tradition of real estate. Many houses go on the... 

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Buying To Rent – How To Make Sure It Works Buying To Rent – How To Make Sure It Works

One of the most popular ways of making money in the past few decades has been the... 

Being A Good Landlord Is Harder Than It May Appear Being A Good Landlord Is Harder Than It May Appear

When buying a house or apartment with the intention of letting it out to tenants,... 

The Dos and Don’ts Of Renovation The Dos and Don’ts Of Renovation

It is important when renovating a house to bear in mind that there is a big difference... 

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General Real Estate Tips

Don’t Let Your Heart Rule Your Head Don’t Let Your Heart Rule Your Head

One of the classic rules of business is that you cannot let your emotions cloud your judgement. If you do, you end up making decisions based on a biased view and not on the facts of the situation and the potential upside of any deal. The danger of this is that you can take a situation which is pitched in your favor and end up turning it into a failure.... [Read more of this article]

Buy And Sell – Profit Is The Key Buy And Sell – Profit Is The Key

The real estate sector can be a very lucrative place to do your work, and at the same time carries major risks. This risk / reward balance is one reason why it is one of the major places for speculators to make their money. If you get it wrong, you can end up losing nearly everything you own. Get it right, however, and you can end up a millionaire or... [Read more of this article]

How Conservative Should You Be? How Conservative Should You Be?

When investing in property, if your goal is to make a profit you have to take into account what kind of profit you want to make. Some people will say that it is easy to make a profit, if by profit you mean a small one. Buying a house cheap, and doing the minimum necessary to renovate it, may well see you make some money on the deal because you have... [Read more of this article]

You Can Do It Right, Or Cheap, Or Quickly… You Can Do It Right, Or Cheap, Or Quickly…

The importance of turning a maximum profit in a minimum time frame is as important in real estate as it is in just about any other sector of the business world. And of course, when you create a profit margin this makes for three immediate variables. How quickly can you do something, how much must you spend and how few mistakes can you make while doing... [Read more of this article]

The Wrong Side Of The Tracks The Wrong Side Of The Tracks

Most of us have heard someone – often our parents, but probably more often a character in a TV show – describing another individual as being “from the wrong side of the tracks”. It is one we hear, and repeat, without necessarily giving any thought to what it means. We as humans, have a tendency to do that – but what does it mean? Well, to... [Read more of this article]

Do Your Sums And Make Sure They Add Up Do Your Sums And Make Sure They Add Up

When someone tells you that there is good money in real estate, they are not going to be telling you anything new. We all know that there is profit to be made there, and no-one will get any medals for breaking the stunning news that it can be a lot of money. What we need to be careful with is when someone describes something as a “can’t miss”... [Read more of this article]

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