Why Photographs for Your Listing Are Important

To market your property, you are going to need to have some choice photographs. Before whipping out the camera, however, you need to give some thought to the process. Why Photographs for Your Listing Are Important One of the most important things that will set your property out from others is photographs. When a buyer […]

What Is a Final Walk-Through?

The notion of a “final walk-through” seems to confuse both buyers and sellers of homes. Here is an explanation of a walk-through. Walk-Throughs What is a walk-through? What is its purpose? Is it important or just a formality? Can it be used to re-negotiate the terms of the contract at the last minute? Let’s look. […]

Why Buy Pre Foreclosures?

Have you ever heard of the term pre foreclosure? Do you think that this means the same thing as a foreclosed property? If you answered yes to these questions you are not alone. But at the same time, if you answered yes you are not familiar with the advantages of buying pre foreclosures. Pre foreclosures […]

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 […]

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 […]