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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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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... 

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... 

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General Real Estate Tips

Knowing When To Cut Your Losses Knowing When To Cut Your Losses

Buying and selling real estate is one way to guarantee an interesting business career – but it is not without its drawbacks. One of those drawbacks, the significant risk factor, is part of what makes it interesting. But if you can play the game well, you need never become one of the many people who falls under the intense pressure of trying to turn... [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]

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]

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]

Spreading Your Wings – Buying Real Estate Overseas Spreading Your Wings – Buying Real Estate Overseas

For the ambitious real estate investor, one of the most interesting ventures can be the purchase of an overseas property. There are many of us who would like to one day retire overseas, and even quite a few of us who would like to move abroad while we are still some way away from retiring. If we are adaptable individuals, perhaps with one or two foreign... [Read more of this article]

It’s a Fixer-Upper! It’s a Fixer-Upper!

When you are making your first steps towards becoming a real estate developer, it is often helpful to start out with a deal that is financially supportable. Frequently, you will see a house appear on the market that looks like it will need a lot of work – it may have been lying vacant for a time, or may have been damaged by a storm, a flood or some... [Read more of this article]

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