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Flipping a House With No Money Down: Possible?

Flipping a House With No Money Down: Possible?

The rock has been lifted, and renewed confidence in the U.S. housing market, along with positive signs of growth, are providing a prime environment for fixing and flipping homes. However, many real estate investors strapped for [...]

Year-End Tax Tips From Top Real Estate Investors

Year-End Tax Tips From Top Real Estate Investors

Successful real estate investors know making money on deals isn’t enough. Saving money on taxes is key to building and leveraging wealth. There are a slew of tax-saving strategies you can use all through the year. [...]

Are Big Banks Keeping Home Buyers from Your Door?

Are Big Banks Keeping Home Buyers from Your Door?

How many offers on a house have you lost because potential buyers couldn’t qualify for a bank loan? Maybe you’ve fixed up your property to perfection. Priced it according to fair market value. Advertised in all [...]

Why Top Real Estate Investors Prefer Private Funding

Why Top Real Estate Investors Prefer Private Funding

What if you could fund all your real estate deals without ever applying to a bank? That is the way prosperous investors roll. They buy, sell and wholesale properties almost exclusively with cash from private loans. [...]

10 Ways To Find Private Money for Real Estate Investing

10 Ways To Find Private Money for Real Estate Investing

Money talks when you are buying real estate. The last thing you need when moving on a deal is trouble with a bank loan or lack of cash. Take it from experienced investors who never fret [...]

Could Using A Mortgage Broker Make You a Stronger Investor?

Could Using A Mortgage Broker Make You a Stronger Investor?

Financing is the biggest stumbling block for many hopeful real estate investors. Suppose you have decent credit and just enough cash for a down payment on a property, but the loan officer delays getting back to [...]

Fix Your Personal Finances for Good: Set Obtainable Goals

Fix Your Personal Finances for Good: Set Obtainable Goals

There is a problem with fixing personal finances. You decide once and for all to get out of debt and get in control of your budget. Then you follow all the tried and true personal finance [...]

Missing Out on Deals Because You’re Missing Proof of Funds?

Missing Out on Deals Because You’re Missing Proof of Funds?

When you find a good deal on a house, you know it. But so does every other smart real estate investor and homebuyer. If you don’t have the paperwork in hand to move forward on a [...]

Hard Money Rehab Loans: What You Should Know

Hard Money Rehab Loans: What You Should Know

Home rehab loans seem more expensive upfront—but fix and flip pros know from experience that leveraging their money with high interest private lenders pays more than the lower mortgage fees of conventional lenders. The big advantage of [...]

Sleep Well at Night With a Solo 401K Plan

Sleep Well at Night With a Solo 401K Plan

Financial freedom feels impossible when you are at the mercy of a creditor, a banker or the IRS. The strain of dealing with bad debts, high-interest loans or taxes and penalties, adds to the pressures of [...]