Hedge fund manager Ken Griffin buys Chicago’s most valuable home for $58.5 million



Ken Griffin has just purchased what has become Chicago’s most expensive home ever

Real Estate Investor Taxes What You Need To Know



The new tax laws do not appear to have a short term negative impact for investors. In fact it’s more likely a near term boom for investors. For one thing, if the now defunct homeowner mortgage interest

4 Tips for the New Real Estate Investor



Becoming a real estate investor has lots of advantages, one advantage of investing in the real estate business is that even in times of economic hardships, it will always give better returns than stocks and other types of investments

What Homeowners Should Know About Building a Financial Portfolio



When investing for your future, it’s vital you plan and understand what’s involved in building an investment portfolio for your finances. Investing can be a minefield where your blood pressure rises with a falling market

Fund That Flip flips rehabbing investment market on its head



A new investment platform called Fund That Flip is making waves by connecting qualified investors to vetted rehab projects, giving them the opportunity to invest in rehab loans on the most promising residential properties.

Take Control of Your Closing Costs and Win



Mortgage lenders are well known for piling on garbage fees as part of closing costs. As an investor, you need to take action to minimize these costs. If you don’t, the questionable charges can easily balloon up to more than $6,000 on a $200,000 house investment. The government has attempted to control these costs but […]

Tax Lien Investing Pros and Cons



Tax lien investing has long been a popular method of investing in real estate but it should not be taken lightly. Although potential returns are huge, so are the risks. Approximately $425 billion in state and local real estate property taxes are owed across the U.S. each year. Of that, about $6 billion goes delinquent. […]

Atlanta Metro Home Sales Down Drastically Year Over Year



While there are always some areas that do better than others across a large metro area like Atlanta, Georgia, the fact is the vast majority of metro Atlanta has witnessed a double-digit drop in sales compared to the same period in 2013, according to Realty Trac.

Benefits of Investors Getting a Real Estate Agent’s License



Whether an investor should get a real estate agent’s license is ultimately a personal decision. Some investors believe it’s critical to the long term success of their investment business and others think it’s a waste of time and money. If you’re an investor, I don’t recommend that you get your license to help the public […]

How to Find Your Real Estate Niche In Todays Market



Whether you’re a beginning investor or a seasoned pro, it’s essential to occasionally back up and look at the real estate market from the 30,000 foot level. It’s very tempting to try to be a ‘jack of all trades’ in the real estate business but that is seldom a good strategy. It results in people […]

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