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  • Security Matters: Why Attracting Tenants Is About More Than Service
    by Larry Alton on September 22, 2017 at 5:19 pm

    When it comes to recruiting top-quality residents, a nice property isn't all that matters. Here's why cyber security is so important. View the full article: Security Matters: Why Attracting Tenants Is About More Than Service on The BiggerPockets Blog. This content is Copyright © 2017 BiggerPockets, Inc. All Rights Reserved. […]

  • How I Bought a Fixer-Upper Fourplex for $1 Down: A BRRRR Case Study
    by Brandon Turner on September 22, 2017 at 11:00 am

    Most low and no-money-down real estate stories are vague & unattainable. Learn the DETAILED true story of how an investor landed a 4-plex for just $1 here! View the full article: How I Bought a Fixer-Upper Fourplex for $1 Down: A BRRRR Case Study on The BiggerPockets Blog. This content is Copyright © 2017 BiggerPockets, Inc. All Rights Reserved. […]

  • 7 Situations That Cause Investors to Pivot ( & How to Play the Cards You’re Dealt)
    by David Greene on September 21, 2017 at 8:30 pm

    Markets shift, our personal lives change. In short, I've learned it's much better to play the hand you're dealt than to stubbornly stick to a strategy. View the full article: 7 Situations That Cause Investors to Pivot ( & How to Play the Cards You’re Dealt) on The BiggerPockets Blog. This content is Copyright © 2017 BiggerPockets, Inc. All Rights Reserved. […]

  • 5 Reasons to Utilize Your Equity & How to Safely Invest It
    by Dave Van Horn on September 21, 2017 at 6:00 pm

    How to safely utilize the equity in your properties, combined with other investing strategies, to build wealth without taking on unnecessary risks. View the full article: 5 Reasons to Utilize Your Equity & How to Safely Invest It on The BiggerPockets Blog. This content is Copyright © 2017 BiggerPockets, Inc. All Rights Reserved. […]

  • BiggerPockets Podcast 245: Creating Wealth that Lasts Generations with Bestselling Author Ryan Holiday
    by The BiggerPockets Podcast on September 21, 2017 at 6:02 am

    Are you in this business to make a quick buck—or are you looking to build generational wealth for you and your family? If the latter is true for you, don’t miss a moment of this powerful show with bestselling author Ryan Holiday. Ryan, best known for his books, such as The Obstacle Is the Way: [...] View the full article: BiggerPockets Podcast 245: Creating Wealth that Lasts Generations with Bestselling Author Ryan Holiday on The BiggerPockets Blog. This content is Copyright © 2017 BiggerPockets, Inc. All Rights Reserved. […]

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  • 6 Reasons Why Money Doesn’t Make You Rich
    by Robert Kiyosaki on September 18, 2017 at 7:05 am

    If you made $108 million dollars, would all your money problems be solved? If you answered yes to this question, there’s a chance you don’t understand that having more money doesn’t solve your money problems.  It just brings new ones. Take for instance the story of Antoine Walker. In 1996, he was drafted by the […]

  • 4 Real Estate Investment Strategies For New Investors
    by Adam Winters on August 16, 2017 at 9:44 pm

    What are the best ways for beginner investors to get started in real estate? There is more than one way to invest in real estate. What you choose may depend on your immediate needs, long term goals, your aptitudes, and resources. The following info-graphic by Offer Climb Houston and Offer Climb Phoenix breaks down these […]

  • The Top 3 Residential Real Estate Trends of 2017
    by Marco Santarelli on August 8, 2017 at 7:05 pm

    Due to seasonal changes in demand, the housing market is difficult to pin down. And with today’s ever-changing political and economic climate, it’s even more exhausting trying to get a clear picture of what’s to come. That being said, so far in 2017 one thing has been very clear: supply is low, demand is high. […]

  • Is Crowdfunding the Future of Real Estate Investment?
    by Marco Santarelli on August 1, 2017 at 7:05 am

    Since the Great Recession, crowdsourcing and the sharing economy have become increasingly popular, especially among younger people who were especially hard hit by the collapse. Millennials have been using crowdsourcing to fund artistic endeavors, art projects, and now — real estate. New commercial real estate crowdfunding firms have emerged with a bang, with estimates placing […]

  • Top Ten Tax Deductions for Real Estate Investors
    by Brandon Hall on July 11, 2017 at 6:22 am

    I wanted to take the time to write about the top ten tax deductions available for real estate investors.  Though some of this may seem relatively elementary, I’ve included a few gold nuggets for even our most experienced clients. Real estate investors are always asking what expenses landlords can deduct.  Because the answer to that question […]

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  • SolarCity agrees to pay $29.5 million to settle allegations of lying to government
    on September 22, 2017 at 5:52 pm

    SolarCity, the solar energy company that was acquired by Tesla last year, will pay $29.5 million as part of a settlement with the government, which accused the company of lying to the government about the costs of solar energy systems. While that’s the way the Department of Justice framed the settlement, SolarCity tells a different story. […]

  • Matic Insurance Services partners with Roostify to streamline homeowners insurance
    on September 22, 2017 at 3:05 pm

    Roostify, an automated lending technology provider and HousingWire 2017 Tech 100 winner, announced a partnership with Matic Insurance Services, a digital homeowners insurance agency for mortgage borrowers. The integrations brings one of the final steps in the home-buying process online. […]

  • Is Wells Fargo facing a strong Fed penalty?
    on September 21, 2017 at 10:25 pm

    During the press conference on Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen answered a question outside of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting news. Yellen expanded Wells Fargo perhaps facing a Federal Reserve penalty after its massive account sandal. Looking at her answer, there’s a possibility. […]

  • Message from housing finance groups: Congress must work on GSE reform
    on September 21, 2017 at 9:15 pm

    Initial talks from the Trump administration on reforming Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are not happening as quickly as originally anticipated due to a growing backlog of things to accomplish in Washington D.C. Despite the slowed-down timeline, some of the biggest housing finance groups joined together to remind housing officials to stay focused on reform. […]

  • Freddie Mac: New home sales set to take over in 2018
    on September 21, 2017 at 8:59 pm

    Going into 2018, Freddie Mac predicted new home sales will continue to grow, even becoming the primary driver of home sales. This gradual increase in new homes, combined with gradual increases in mortgage rates, will help reduce rapidly-rising home prices next year. While Freddie Mac forecasts home prices will continue to increase, it will be at a slower pace. […]

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