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Fundamentals

5 Must-Have Investor Fundamentals

| Jared Garfield | Article | Sponsored
It’s no secret that many markets are beginning to overheat. This is not a time to invest without knowledge about core real estate principles. While you want to avoid bad deals passed off as great deals, you do want deals in the right markets that continue to outpace other investment ...
Hard-Money-Loans

Hard Money Loans

A Hard Money Loan (HML) is an effective financing tool for many real estate investors. Many investors have heard of these loans but may not understand their benefits or proper use. When most people hear the term HML they believe it is only for people with poor credit. Others that ...
Lending-Partnership

The Lending Partnership

| Aaron Chapman | Article | Sponsored
When a real estate investor experiences the shift in mindset from consumer to business owner, the investor becomes vastly different from the average home buyer. Your new or expanding business is based on the ownership of cash-flowing assets. No longer are you spending money for a commodity. No longer are ...
Code-of-Ethics

Ethics in Property Management

| Lisa G. Noon | Article | Sponsored
Renting an investment property that you own, or finding the perfect single-family house to rent requires making some big decisions, and the help of a professional property manager is critical either way. First, there’s expert knowledge of the market to think about. What are the current rental rates? Will the ...
Portfolio-Diversification

Portfolio Diversification

| Stacy Brown | Article | Sponsored
All investing carries a certain amount of risk. But diversification helps mitigate the risks that are specific to the industry or place. Portfolio diversification works by spreading your investment dollars across different markets, which may include geographical, asset class, or risk profile diversity. Common methods of diversification include buying property in different ...
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Veterans Buying America

| Jeff Edwards | Article | Sponsored
When it comes to success in the United States military, training is certainly imperative. However, some of the most inexplicable acts of gallantry displayed throughout the history of war have occurred when motivated individuals followed their instincts and took the initiative. The same can be said of those who have ...
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Service Before Self

| Jeff Edwards | Article | Sponsored
Military service requires every individual who takes the oath a certain willingness to embrace service and sacrifice self. For many, dreams of a college education are put on hold while they embrace the rigors of life in uniform. Others postpone entrepreneurial aspirations in exchange for low pay, mediocre food, and ...
Loan Turned to Own

Loan Turned to Own

| Jeff Edwards | Article | Sponsored
Making it clear that the United States would care for its veterans, Abraham Lincoln coined what would later become the Veterans Administration motto by saying, “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and for his orphan.” With these words in mind, veterans who ...
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Rebuilding Rural America

| Jeff Edwards | Article | Sponsored
From sea to shining sea, rural America has taken its hits over the past century. Often, when economic times are hard, citizens will move to cities looking for work and higher wages. Moreover, the lure of new adventures is often enough to take the best and the brightest from rural ...
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From Serving America to Owning a Piece of It

| Jeff Edwards | Article | Sponsored
When real estate entrepreneur Andy Williams set out to pursue his vision to see veterans buy America, he knew he would need to connect with his fellow veterans to achieve it. Veterans Buy America is the brainchild of Marine veteran Andy Williams and with veterans like Steve LeBlanc joining him ...
One Marine, One Navy Pilot and One Vision to Buy America

One Marine, One Navy Pilot and One Vision to Buy America

| Jeff Edwards | Article | Sponsored
When U.S. Marine veteran Andy Williams met Navy pilot Stuart Grazier, it didn’t take long to realize they were two men with the same vision. Andy, founder of Recon Realty, had blazed a path through real estate ever since purchasing his first property while deployed to Iraq. He had breached ...
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Veteran Plots Rally Point to Help Soldiers Transition into Civilian Life

| Jeff Edwards | Article | Sponsored
As old as warfare is in the course of human history so has been man’s need for shelter. And if Marine veteran Andy Williams has anything to do with it, those who excel in the first shall solve man’s problem with the latter. Two years ago, Think Realty profiled Andy ...
Are You Ready For The Georgia Super Tuesday Auction?

Are You Ready For The Georgia Super Tuesday Auction?

This content is sponsored by Auction.com. Learn more about Auction.com here. So you’ve been watching all the real estate shows on television and you’re ready to head to the auction to buy your first property. While I must admit that Georgia live auctions are extremely exciting, you need to be prepared ...
Online-Auction

Going Once, Going Twice, Sold: How To Win An Online Real Estate Auction

*Sponsored Content Online real estate auctions are growing in popularity, and not just among investors looking for distressed properties. As the flood of post-housing-crisis foreclosures slows to a trickle, online real estate auctions are gaining more traction among homebuyers looking to purchase a primary residence, too. That may mean more competition, ...
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Pay No Taxes on Investment & Owner Occupied Properties

*Sponsored Content Taxpayers are earning record gains on both their investment real estate and personal residence, which means potential record taxes. But did you know you can avoid all taxes on a sale through creatively combining Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Sections 1031 and 121? When you both live in and ...
Certificated and Uncertificated LLC Security - Know the Difference

Certificated and Uncertificated LLC Security – Know the Difference

You want the best protection possible for your assets. You want to use the strongest entity available. But if you live in a weak asset protection state (like California) and set up your LLCs in a strong state (such as Wyoming), which state law applies? Unfortunately, the old standard lawyer ...