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Real Estate Con Games – Don’t Bite

People who have been scammed by a real estate con man look back and wonder, “How could I be so stupid?” Don’t be so hard on yourself. It’s not a matter of intelligence, necessarily, but these people know how to push the buttons that incite you to make bad decisions...

Repairs, Improvements, Taxes

If you own your own home or income property, you know that hearing the word “repair” can send chills down your spine. Repairs are expensive—but the potential tax deductions can make all the difference. But what if something falls into the category of improvement? Understanding the difference is important. Repairs...

Low Income Housing Could Mean High Profits

Get ‘em young, says Jason Hartman. In this case he’s referring to educating young income property investors about the Section 8 housing program before conventional wisdom scares them away. While some landlords fear venturing into this segment of the real estate industry due to a perceived increase in risk of...

Home Libraries Lead to Smarter Children

We’re sure you’ve heard it before—children who read and are read to end up smarter. It’s knowledge that has been largely perpetrated by anecdotal evidence, but it is undoubtedly real. Newly published research indicated that the presence of books in a home is having a positive impact on student test...

Where to House Aging Parents

While you may just be getting stated, your parents or grandparents are probably beginning to feel their age. Often, young people are put in the position of making a decision or helping to make a decision about where they’re be spending their senior years. There are a lot of options...

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