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Real Estate Investing Requires Perserverance For Success

  I would be remiss if I’d not say that I have not given this real estate blog my all as of late. Between the site crashing, our Mecklenburg County’s Property Tax Revaluation Appeals, the annual State/Federal Tax Filings, and the day to day challenges of life itself, I have found it a challenge to… Read more »

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Home-Ownership Rates: A Real Estate Investors Key to Cyclical Trends

Home-ownership Rates across America reached record highs during the turn on the century with the help of government backed financing and the inherent greed of the individual: whether that came from the homeowner, lender,  government official, or any other party/influence along the lines.   Not surprising, it is not a right but a privilege based on… Read more »

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Real Estate Investing: Are You Mentally In The Game

If you’ve been following along with my trials & tribulations in the world of real estate investing, then you know that I am not immune to the challenges we face as real estate investors. Heck, my blog here was zapped at the beginning of the year which is requiring rebuilding -talk about taking the wind… Read more »

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Are You The Problem – A Real Estate Investor’s Challange of Succeeding With Real Estate

I met with a fellow friend and real estate investor the other day to discuss challenges we’re working on with our real estate investments.  It was a very productive meeting that actually lasted 3 hours.  The topic was not improved tenant screening, creative financing techniques, marketing programs, nor systems for efficiency or guaranteed success.  The… Read more »

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Landlording: The Art of Screening An Applicant

One key facet to being a successful landlord is effectively screening your future residents. Failure to choosing a stable, on-time,  rent paying citizens of our society will only cost you time, money, and un-needed aggravation.   I don’t care whether one is filling a $300/mo or a $3,000/mo rental nor if the applicant is a $7/hr… Read more »

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Are You Scared: Prosperity Requires Action

Sometimes one just has to step back and put the realities of it all into perspective. Yes -there are serious headwinds against us in the world of real estate.  Yes -the finance (lending) industry is on its heels (too) & effectively correlates to our ability to buy and create liquidity in our real estate operations. … Read more »