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[15 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Overseas Property Investments | ]
Overseas Property Investments

You have probably read many articles and seen shows on TV regarding the large amount of money you can make by investing in real estate. This is very true. However, you need to know where to buy property in order to make the largest return on your investment. Figuring this out is much easier said than done. This can be particularly difficult if you have no experience in the real estate industry. Investing in real estate is definitely something you do not want to jump into until you are sure …

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7 Mistakes to Avoid When Managing Rental Properties

Real estate can be a lucrative business, provided you take necessary measures to make sure you don’t lose money. Unfortunately, many people that start off strong wind up losing a great deal of the income because of improper procedures. Managing properties, whether you own an apartment building or a series of houses, requires more than simply accepting monthly payments from your tenants. There is a great deal of work that needs to go into the entire process if you want to remain successful.
Know the Law
Familiarize with the tenant laws in …

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[30 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Choosing a location for your new home | ]
Choosing a location for your new home

The community of Comox Valley sits close to the middle of the prestigious Vancouver Island on the eastern coast of Canada. Not too long ago, Comox Valley was pretty much a hidden secret where only a few called home. Once word was out about this beautiful area of Vancouver more and more families decided to call the area home. The main settlements found in Comox Valley include Fanny Bay, Merville, Black Creek, Union Bay, Cumberland, Royston, and Courtenay.
The area is growing fast allowing residents to connect easily with other areas …

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[14 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on 4 Tips for Getting Into Australian Real Estate Investing | ]
4 Tips for Getting Into Australian Real Estate Investing

Real estate investing often sounds like something that is only for the wealthy. However, there are relatively easy ways to go about it if you feel that this is a solution for you. Investing in property is a good way to have a steady income, without the hassles of a second job. Following these smart investing tips will help you get started straight away.
Work Out Your Finances
Calculate your income, as well as the value of your assets. It is all too common for potential investors to assume that they do …

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[7 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Why Use a Real Estate Agent to Sell your Home | ]
Why Use a Real Estate Agent to Sell your Home

If you want to put your home on the market but are wondering if you should put it up “for sale by owner” or hire a real estate agent, then you should keep reading.
Advertising and Marketing
When you put your home on the market, if you do this alone, you do not have many options when it comes to advertising. You can place a sign in your yard, put up signs around Ontario and place ads in the newspaper. You can even go online and place ads in online newspapers; but …

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[9 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on What are the Benefits of Buying Property and Renting it Out, in Your Twenties? | ]
What are the Benefits of Buying Property and Renting it Out, in Your Twenties?

Have you ever really thought about investing in your future? Most of us in our twenties can barely think about next week, never mind the next decade. However, if you want to be financially secure for the rest of your life, then it is well worth thinking about. Buying property and renting it out is one of the best investment options to get involved in, but is it worth it at our age? Let’s take a look at the benefits of buying to let, for those of us in our …

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[27 May 2015 | Comments Off on How to sell your home faster | ]
How to sell your home faster

Putting your home up for sale can definitely be an exercise in patience.  It can be weeks, months or even longer before your home finally sells.  That doesn’t have to be the case, however.  There are things you can do to bolster your chances of selling your home faster.
Offer your buyer something extra
Buyers love to feel like they are getting something extra, a bonus.  When a buyer narrows his choices down to a few homes they are considering, they can often be swayed toward buying your home over the others …

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[17 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on 7 Things You Should Know Before You Become a Landlord | ]
7 Things You Should Know Before You Become a Landlord

Some people envision being a landlord as the best gig in the world. What could be better than just sitting back with your feet up watching the cash roll in? Nothing, that’s what! Except, that doesn’t actually happen when you’re a landlord. If you plan on becoming one, here are 7 things you should know first:
1. You Won’t Always Have a Tenant
There may be times your property doesn’t have a tenant. What does this mean? You’re going to have to foot the bill. You need to make sure you have …