Secrets to the Timeshare Presentation

Timeshare presentations include free cheap vacations, free gifts or free meals, including champagne breakfast, not so fast. They are not really free. Because of the high pressure sales it is essential that you do your homework before attending a timeshare presentation, and don’t buy on a whim. Understand the true meaning of a timeshare and […]

Home Inspections for Home Buyers

Are home inspections for home buyers necessary? In light of the endless possibilities of home defects it is in your best interest to use a home inspector before you purchase a home. Large defects are very costly but small defects can become costly, if not repaired in a timely manner. Once you have closed escrow, […]

Reverse Mortgage Pitfalls Require Senior Homework

Understand the reverse mortgage pitfalls so you know the limitations for your heirs and yourself as homeowner: I have spoken to a few senior citizens who obtained Reverse Mortgages, but felt nothing but regrets afterwards. Perhaps they did not read the fine print in a brochure that is required by FHA to read before they […]

Non-Owner Occupied Rental Real Estate As Investment

REAL ESTATE AS INVESTMENT Some investors prefer real estate as investment for long term investing, even though the work is difficult and the costs are very high. Even with property management its hard work. Property management firms are expensive, and when they quit you have to do the work until you find the next manager. […]

3 Big Problems When You Buy Real Estate to Flip For Profit

When You Buy Real Estate to Flip For Profit it is Tricky Flipping real estate for profit seminars, advertising, and marketing is going on in my town and all over the internet and television. Since I have experience in long term real estate investing and I have friends who have tried to flip for profit, […]

Should You Sell Your Home With a Real Estate Agent or Sale by Owner

Sell Your Home With a Real Estate Agent and Avoid Major Mistakes Here are major issues you may face selling your home by owner: Real estate agents know the process and documents you need to execute the entire selling process properly. The real estate agent will understand how to fill out all the real estate […]

Owner-Occupied Real Estate Now and in The Future as A Personal Investment

Owner occupied real estate now and in the future Your owner-occupied real estate now and in the future, is one of the best long-term investments one can make. Time has shown that owner-occupied real estate can produce tremendous long-term returns. In a few areas of the country the tremendous returns have even been short-term. In […]

Sell Your Home Tax-Free if You Meet IRS Qualifications

You May Qualify to Sell Your Home Tax-Free You can sell your home tax-free if it is sold within Internal Revenue Service(IRS) tax exclusions. The exclusions cover the price of an average home if you are single and live in an area of moderately priced homes. The tax exclusion you are entitled to doubles if […]

How Does Refinancing Work? Your Home Refinance

How does refinancing work, when it comes to refinancing your home? Should be the first question you and your spouse ask yourselves before you decide to refinance your existing home loan. ¬†Recent reports show that some homeowners are borrowing to the constant enticement of lower home loan rates. Considering the continuing low-interest rates on home […]