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8 Things to Consider Before Investing in Turnkey Real Estate Properties

Fixer-uppers aren’t for everyone.Sure, some real estate investors create equity by renovating properties. But hiring, managing, and negotiating with contractors comes with its own headaches. And...
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12 Tips for Being a Great Tenant That Landlords Love for...

It’s all too easy to fall into the trap of thinking of your landlord as an adversary, someone whose interests clash with your own....
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7 Alternative Real Estate Investments Most People Ignore (and How to...

Quick, name three ways to invest in real estate.You probably jumped straight to real estate investment trusts (REITs), long-term rental properties purchased through a company...
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15 Best Cities to Buy a Rental Property for Investment in...

"I want to buy a rental property, but the numbers don't work in the city where I live."It's a common conundrum for would-be rental...
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Real estate comes with incredible benefits for investors.As a source of passive income, it never dries up or matures, but instead provides ongoing income...
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5 Ways to Pull Equity From Your Home: HELOCs, Loans, Refinancing...

In the aftermath of the Great Recession, pundits loved to gripe about "homeowners using their homes as ATMs." Sure, just because you can take out...
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10 Best American Vacation Towns to Live In Year-Round

While many major population centers are blessed with beautiful surroundings, big cities also have many drawbacks, such as soul-crushing traffic and long commute times, pressure to...
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14 U.S. Cities With the Worst Traffic & Longest Commute Times

How's your commute?If you're like most Americans, you probably drive to work in a car you own or lease. It takes a little less...
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House Hacking: 10 Real Estate Strategies to Live for Free

According to Business Insider, Americans blow an average of 37% of their after-tax income on one expense: housing. Imagine what you could do with...
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24 Most Affordable Cities to Live in for Renters – Find...

How much does your apartment cost? Depending on where you live, your answer is likely to vary - a lot.According to RentJungle, the average San...
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How to Pay Rent With a Credit Card – Should You...

Can and should you pay your rent with a credit card? It depends on several factors like your motivation for doing so, the intermediary you’re using (cheaper is not always better), and which credit card you plan to use. Learn why you might want to pay your rent by credit card, when you should think twice about it, and how to get the best deal if and when you do.
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Home Equity Loan vs. Line of Credit (HELOC) – Which Is...

You have several options to pull equity from your home, the two most common being home equity loans (second mortgages) and home equity lines of credit (HELOCs). Like any other debt, each of these come with their own risks and advantages. Here’s what you need to know about home equity loans and HELOCs before signing on the dotted line for additional debt.