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January 20, 2012
Positive cashflow is one of the most important aspects of real estate investing. Whether buying, selling, trading, or renting properties it is crucial to keep expenses to a minimum to produce profits. Otherwise, properties will become money pits and investors will end up spending more than they earn.
Finding properties that produce positive cashflow can be tricky, especially in today's real estate market. Although there are plenty of great deals, there's much more to investing than locating cheap homes for sale.
Many investors are turning to bank owned homes because these properties are usually priced below market value. While this can be a good strategy, investors need to carefully weigh the pros and cons.
September 27, 2010
There is plenty of property for sale, but in this day and age most people are leery of investing in real estate. With unemployment rates continuing to soar and increased lending restrictions, taking the plunge of buying investment property can be a frightening thought.
The types of property for sale range from residential homes to commercial real estate. Millions of foreclosure homes and bank owned properties are sitting vacant with low price tags to entice buyers. Even reduced prices and multiple incentives haven't been sufficient to stimulate much action in the real estate market.
January 28, 2009
1031 Exchanges are a type of real estate transaction which allows investors to exchange property while deferring taxes. There are many rules and regulations associated with 1031 Exchanges. Adhering to the guidelines requires the assistance of a Qualified Intermediary (QI).
1031 Exchanges must meet specific protocol outlined in Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code. When entering into a 1031 Exchange, real estate investors are required to reinvest 100-percent of the equity into like-kind property of equal or greater value.