Leverage, Cash flow and Appreciation

This article is being reposted from sfgate.com and originally appeared on January 13, 2012. Leverage, cash flow and appreciation are the basic economic benefits of owning rental property. These are bolstered by a variety of tax benefits that help the rental property owner from the first day of … [Read more...]

What is a Good Real Estate Investment?

This article is being reposted from Zillow.com and originally appeared on January 13, 2012. A “good real estate investment” can mean different things to different people. For this article, the definition of a good real estate investment is: A real estate ownership interest, whether a personal … [Read more...]

Achieving Financial Freedom

This article is being reposted from REIClub.com. Imagine a life where you don’t need to worry about money, and you can have everything your family needs. A life of financial freedom is attainable.The secret is to follow a set of proven principles and techniques and apply them to your own life and … [Read more...]

Top 10 Reasons Real Estate Investors Fail to Take Action

This article is being reposted from creonline.comand originally appeared on September 18, 2012. One of the biggest fears faced by real estate investors is the fear of failure. I’ve seen a lot of novice real estate investors fail. Most of them fail to get started and never get out of the gate … [Read more...]

July Home Prices See Biggest Yearly Increase Since 2006: CoreLogic

This article is being reposted from DSNews.com and originally appeared on September 25, 2012 . By: Tory Barringer Home prices in July saw the biggest nationwide year-over-year increase since August 2006, CoreLogic reported Tuesday. According to the company’s July Home Price Index (HPI), … [Read more...]

Why Should I Invest in Real Estate?

This article is being reposted from About.com. Compared to other investments, real estate can provide much better yields. By James Kimmons, About.com Guide Most of the 1990's, The Standard & Poors Index posted earning yields of 5% to 6% on average. At the same time, the dividend yields of the … [Read more...]

The Cost of Waiting for Prices to Fall

This article is being reposted from The KCM Crew and originally appeared on February 11, 2011. Many purchasers have been sitting on the sidelines waiting for home prices to hit bottom. They want to guarantee that they are purchasing at the best possible price. Like them, we also believe that … [Read more...]