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I want to show you how to trade currency the right way. This is an excellent opportunity for all the people that want to earn a second income from home.

  • A Plan: When you're attempting to go trading, you're going to need a plan. You don't get in front of your computer and just start trading. You need to have very distinct plans that state, I'm going to do A, B, C than D. If you don't have a plan, than you have to wing it on the fly. You never really get to access what really works because you're trying something new and different each time. As well, the energy you used to create the new strategy each day, takes away from the energy of applying it, making you less productive. Be smart and have a daily plan you implement that follows steps.
Government tax foreclosure sales give you access to dozens of homes that have been foreclosed. When an abundance of foreclosure properties exist, such as the case at the present time, great deals can be found at reduced prices. Prices are reduced because there are so many foreclosed homes in the market now needing owners. Also, some of the properties may need a little "fixing up." These are the times to take advantage of tax foreclosed properties owned by the government because you end up getting so much more value for the price you pay.
One of the most important aspects of the American legal system - and a backbone of American commerce - is that the courts treat corporations much like separate persons. The government offers this opportunity as an incentive to those who want to participate in business endeavors and take full advantage of the special legal and financial perks extended to entrepreneurs and other business-minded citizens. Unfortunately, many conduct business but fail to understand the real purpose of incorporation. They think it is a way to feel more official, to secure a brand name, or to appease banks or investment partners. They miss what is perhaps the main goal of incorporation, namely to put distance between an individual and negative legal and financial consequences.
renttoown.jpgIn real estate, one of the best ways to make money as a creative real estate investor is to work with rent to own options. Doing so can be a source of income from several directions. First, you receive money up front from your buyer, followed by monthly cash income. Finally, the purchase price should easily bring you a profit on the property. Best of all, with this sort of real estate option, your buyer will pay you more than the property value for the home. It sounds too good to be true, but evaluate exactly how a rent to own option works.

So many times I get the question "How do I get started wholesaling properties?"

OK, here is the answer. I will give you the actual first step. And the best thing about it is that you can start implementing it RIGHT NOW! No preparing stuff, no setup steps, no excuses - you are ready now!

shapeimage_2.jpgAs a real estate investor, I’ve done it, seen it, or heard it all. The news is filled with doomsday predictions daily, and Real Estate investors are bailing left and right. The good news is, there is still money to be made in real estate, and with less and less real estate investors in the market, there’s even better deals to be had, and more money to be made than before. 
buypropertynomoneydown.jpgThe number one question we're continuously asked by new investors is “how do I get started investing in real estate without a bunch of money in the bank?” It’s a legitimate question. Let’s face it, most people that begin investing in real estate more than likely aren’t happy with their current financial situation in life, and are looking for and expecting more. Therefore, most of those people don’t have $10,000 - $40,000 in the bank to spend on their first property. Even if you happen to have excess money in the bank, maybe you don’t want to use it to acquire your investment properties. Whatever the situation, investing in real estate with no money down is a very important part of growing your real estate empire. 
flipprofits.jpgThere are countless changes, upgrades, and updates that can be made to any given property. What separates successful, long term real estate investors from the rest is the ability to maximize their resources (time and money), and in turn, their profits. This has become more important due to the relatively thin profit margins available in today’s real estate market compared the margins available over much of the past decade. Thinner profit margins leave a much smaller margin of error. In order to assure a much greater chance of success on a flip property, it’s absolutely crucial to maximize every ounce of your available resources for your flip project. No matter their timeline or their bankroll, investors doing flips always have limited resources because time equals money due to mounting carrying costs, and the more money expended on renovation equals less available profit on the back end. Therefore, it is crucial for each real estate investor to understand how to maximize their profits from a flip project. So let’s get started. You’ve followed the formula here and the tips and suggestions here, and you’ve identified a potential flip property. Now on to the planning stage.
investinbadmarket.jpgI recently wrote an article elsewhere on the site discussing investment strategy as it relates to finding potential rental properties. In that article I discussed the inverse relationship between rental properties and renovation / “flip” projects, and I received a lot of emails asking for elaboration on the subject. After clearing it with our company’s other lead partner, I’ve decided to answer the call for more elaboration, and describe in detail our company’s investment strategy. While you’ve already learned elsewhere on this site how our company evaluates “flip” properties and rental properties (see link above), this is how we put it all together. When I was starting out in real estate, one thing I looked everywhere for was real world success stories, and how individuals and investment companies got where they were. My thought was, if not necessary, there’s no reason to re-invent the wheel. The problem is, a majority of the time you can only find that type of information in books, and I didn’t feel like having to pay for it. Secondarily, I’ve always wondered, if you’re so good at real estate investing, why are you writing books instead? But I digress. Here is our strategy, free of charge, to the loyal readers of

findflip.jpgFlipping properties isn’t the same business as it used to be. Even as short as two years ago, “lipstick” alterations (meaning cosmetic changes such as paint and etc.) would yield massive returns. There’s no question that the market has changed, however. Discussions about the changing real estate market are on every news channel, every real estate website, and even within these pages of Flipping properties has become more of an art form now. It requires not only the transformation of a formerly ugly property to something of uniformly appealing taste (appealing to uniform taste is harder than it sounds), but also an efficient maximization of renovation dollars. The reality of today’s real estate market means that the margins on flipping properties is smaller. A prudent investor must buy for a good price, spend efficiently on the renovation, and then list below the market price in order to sell quickly and avoid carrying costs, which can become devastating the longer a home goes unsold. 
privateinvestors.JPG Whether you have lots of money and great credit starting out, or no money and lousy credit starting out, either way, if you truly want to make a serious bid at building a property empire then you cannot discount the importance of learning how to find investor partners and equally how to find private lenders to help fund your real estate investing. As you go along in your real estate investing career, as long as you pay attention and get educated about real estate investing, you will find that the skill you possess in spotting value and valuable money-making opportunities in real estate will far, Far, FAR surpass your ability to get all the money you need to do all these many deals you come across- UNLESS...
appraisal.jpg As an Certified Appraiser I can tell you that the most common mistake that many beginning real estate investors make is that they pay too much for property. Fact is overpaying for property is often cited as the number one reason why so many newcomers fail to make it as profitable real estate investors. That’s because most beginning real estate investors are woefully under capitalized, and they don’t have the deep pockets that are needed to subsidize their overpriced real estate investments.
shortsalequestions.jpgOur Bradenton, Florida real estate market has seen a rise in foreclosures and short sales. A short sale occurs when a lender is willing to accept less than the loan balance in order to avoide taking the home back in foreclosure. Many investors work the pre-foreclosure market and have an interest in buying property by means of a short sale. A few days ago I sat in on a conference call with a bank Loss Mitigator who answered questions about SHORT SALES. He has worked 11 years in the Loss Mitigation Department for a major lender. The call was an opportunity for a group of investors to ask questions. Here's the questions and answers:
foreclosuretimeline.jpgThe most important issue in the entire foreclosure process is that of how long it will take from the first payment being missed to the eviction of the homeowners. It is also an issue that most foreclosure victims have no idea about, and spend more time worrying about than any other aspect. Without knowing if or when the process has started, when the sheriff sale will be conducted, and how long they have after the auction until they are removed from the property, homeowners feel they have little control over the situation. Having a firm idea of the time frame of the foreclosure process, though, will allow them to put together reasonable plans to stop it with the time they have available.

creditcard.jpgThere are obviously a countless number of ways to invest money these days, however one is so fascinating we decided to test it out here at It’s called credit card arbitrage. It involves utilizing funds garnered from no interest credit card offers, and investing the money in various traditional avenues. Here’s how it works....

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