Warranty Deed vs. Quit Claim Deed

When you’re in the process of selling (or purchasing) a house, you will most likely, encounter several kinds of documents: all with different names and with different uses and functions. Two of the most misunderstood documents are the warranty deed and the quit claim deed. Many think that these two forms are alike, but they […]

What Is The Definition Of Cap Rate, And Why Does It Matter?

In commercial real estate, cap rate, or capitalization rate, is used to determine the values of income producing properties such as apartments of five units or more, office buildings, strip malls and other such properties. The cap rate can represent extremely different things to different people in respect to their interests in commercial real estate. […]

What You Should Know About Foreclosure Investing

If you are interested in a way to get involved in the real estate industry you should look into foreclosure investing. Many people avoid this type of investing because they are not aware of the details that go along with it. By simply learning about foreclosure investing, you will be able to join this industry […]

Why Real Estate Investing Is A Process

One thing that many people do not realize is that learning to invest in real estate is a process. They don’t realize that because they often only see the end result a prosperous person with a Midas Touch, or a person who always finds themselves in an avalanche of great deals. They think the person […]

Buy Investment Property Without Seeing It

Why would you buy investment property without seeing it? It’s a numbers game. Whether or not you see the property before you make an offer isn’t nearly as important as making sure the numbers make sense. A man in California used to just send out offers on a hundred MLS listings at a time, offering […]

Are FSBO’s Worth The Time & Effort?

Many people have asked whether or not FSBO’s are really worth the time and effort involved in the sale. The simple answer is, Yes! It stands to reason that the FSBO industry is based on some amount of success or else it would never have grown to the size it currently is. And the industry […]

Why Would a Lender Do a Short Sale?

There are many ways to lose a home but signing away ownership in a manner that destroys credit, embarrasses the family and strips an owner of dignity is one of the hardest. For owners who can no longer afford to keep mortgage payments current, there are alternatives to bankruptcy or foreclosure proceedings. One of those […]

Group Buying For Real Estate

Group buying is back, and is coming back in a big way. For many in China the only way they will by things is through group buying, especially via the Internet when they feel like they are getting a deal. Even Facebook has now launched a group buying feature for members so that they can […]

Its All About Presentation!

A solid and relevant real estate education course should not just teach you about the mechanics of flipping houses but about what really separates successful real estate investors from those who never seem to get off the ground. How you present yourself and your business both on and offline can make all the difference in […]

Powerful Lead Sources For The Rest of 2012

Those real estate investing companies looking for powerful new sources of buyers and investors will find plenty if you look far enough afield. While CNN Money predicted that 2012 will really turn the corner this year for it making more sense to own than rent, much of the home sale volume in the US will […]