Beginning Real Estate Investing - Four Tools You Must Have by Tom Dunn
... The last tool that I feel someone who is beginning real estate investing shouldn’t try to do without is a personal computer. There’s so much information available on the internet today, much of it free or low cost, that I can’t imagine not using a PC for beginning real estate investing. Proper use of your personal computer, and the resources it opens up to you, will shorten your learning curve considerably. There are other tools that I think are important for beginning real estate ...
Foreclosure Investing Is Dead...Or Is It? by Tom Dunn
... If you educate yourself properly, and develop the right attitude, you will be able to succeed at a level many folks can only dream about. On top of that, foreclosure investing can be great fun, especially when it’s done right. If you're thinking about beginning real estate investing as a business, understand that it can take you to some wonderful places. Or eat you alive. After all, would you decide to become a doctor because you watched an hour of ER?
Carefully Consider the Real Cost of that Fixer Upper by Raynor James
... assume you make some change to heating or air conditioning in the home. In an older home, you may be forced to also update all of the electrical wiring. The same goes for plumbing where older pipes may need to be replaced with new ones to meet code. Obviously, these can be expensive fixes and run your cost in upgrading the home through the roof. What was one a tremendous real estate deal quickly becomes a money pit. Flipping a home that needs some cosmetic repairs can be very profitable.
PDAs and Handheld PCs by Tim OConnor
... For example, a Real Estate markets more than property. He or she markets themselves; therefore being updated and mobile has become a necessity. Mobility for any “self-employed” contractor could make the world their office. PDAs and Handheld PCs are becoming more popular for the “mobile” generation. HP has made the iPaq line of Handheld PCs which are integrated with WiFi and Bluetooth technology for mobility. Now how does this help with mobility? With WiFi and Bluetooth you could print ...
How To Find Discount Realty Services by B Shelton
... With real estate prices rising across the country, the so-called average real estate agent's commission of "about 6%" can cost you upwards of $10,000. Wouldn't you like to find a way to keep some of that money in your own pocket? The obvious answer is to sell your house yourself, and the Internet has made that easier than ever. Web sites devoted to FSBO (for sale by
owner) homes allow owners to list their homes on sites that are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Retirement Planning Calculator - Who Needs Them by Tom Turner
... These are all very basic, but they do not offer the real meat of the subject. So, what do you need to think about when using a retirement planning calculator? You need to decide what it is you really dream about. You should never settle for just getting by. Why should you plan to survive? You should plan to thrive in your retirement life. Retirement planning calculators are meant to help you determine basic calculations of numbers and percentages.
Make Money with No Money-When Will Opportunity Knock? by Jack Reynolds
... and made sure each increase was a mere 30% then as your calculator has already told you, you will have well over 1 million dollars within the 47th compound. Of course, you will graduate to real estate as quickly as possible because that is where the real leverage and compounding is. It works thoroughly and easily providing you stick to the rules. I know you would enjoy the things a million dollars can buy. Your family would praise you for ever. Its only a specified number of months away.
Make Money Fast and Easy By Compounding It by Jack Reynolds
... Of course you could find a buyer fairly quickly for this bicycle. You did 4 roughly similar transactions over the month and you double your money. You may be wondering how in the humphrey's are you going to make the aforementioned $400,000 buying and selling bicycles. Well you won't. You are going to ramp up your inestment objects to match your current seed capital account. Very quickly you will get into land and then real estate which is where the real compounding is using leverage.