• June 28, 2022

How to save money

It is important to learn to save money, otherwise you will never improve your situation. You may already have high debt on your home and just want to start paying it off; the ideas in this article will also help you do that. This article is primarily for people who have no assets or savings…

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Understanding the opportunity cost of investing in property

While most investors got into real estate investing because they understand the opportunities to make money through leverage and capital growth or high returns, I still see and hear from many who don’t fully understand opportunity cost. Remember that anyone who enters a property generally does so to generate money or income; the number of…

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Six Economic Principles of Real Estate Valuation

Real estate valuation is the process of estimating a single price that one would realistically pay to own a particular property. The residential property valuation method that is most familiar to brokers and agents, of course, is comparative market analysis (or CMA). This property valuation process involves estimating value based on sales prices of other…

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Some financial aspects of property and real estate investments

Properties or real estate are not considered truly liquid investment instruments since individual properties or real estate are not exchangeable. Therefore, identifying land or real estate in which to invest can require a great deal of time and effort, and much depends on how familiar investors are with the particular segment of the market corresponding…

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Mold – Real Danger or Hype?

Mold… Mold… Mold. It can be the biggest hype or the biggest threat. Say mold, and it can send chills and palpitations to the heart of anyone with a financial investment in real estate. This includes bankers, sellers, buyers, landlords, and homeowners. Why is there more advertising now than 30 years ago? Because along with…

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Luxury apartments: the next big thing

The unpredictable nature of the real estate business has seen many ups and downs in property sales. While many believe that the real estate industry is a bit down across the country, certain cities have been able to defy the odds and post positive results. In India, the city of Kolkata witnessed an increase in…

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How to list a house FSBO

Did you know that today only a third of all home buyers use a real estate agent? Did you know that a seller can use MLS listings on their own, without an agent? In today’s real estate market these are absolute facts! It’s now much easier and more profitable to sell your home as a…

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Recent Obama Changes Favor Student Loan Borrowers More Than Ever

Federal student loans are backed by the United States government. They are not based on the credit history of the borrowers, since most of the people who apply and receive them are just out of high school and do not yet have a credit history. They have lower interest rates that result in smaller monthly…

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Ten things to see and do in the Netherlands

Holland is more than tulip fields, dykes, windmills and bicycles. Learn more about the country, experience Dutch life as it happens, walk through its streets and walk with its history, culture and people. So plan your trip, pack your bags and head to these places and activities in the Netherlands. 1.) Amsterdam If there is…

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Foreclosure Real Estate Purchase Agreement – What to Expect

A foreclosed home is one where the homeowner was unable to pay their mortgage loan, so the lender took over ownership of the home through the foreclosure process. These bank-owned properties are also known as REO (real estate ownership). The process in Arizona is similar to other states and will be the basis of this…

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