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9 July 2018
Flipping homes by buying low, fixing them up and selling high is at its highest level since 2006, There's money to be made, even by newcomers,but here are some things to know before jumping in.
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10 July 2017
A home equity loan can be a convenient source of funding, but using it for something as risky as starting a business should be done with care.
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1 May 2017
VA loans aren't just an affordable way for veterans to buy homes - a little-known provision allows them to be used to purchase rental property as well.
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7 March 2016
For those looking to get into investment property, a good starting place can be a multi-unit dwelling where you live in one unit and rent out the others.
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8 December 2015
You can get a better mortgage rate and terms on a second home for your own use than you can for an investment property, but don't try to pass off the one as the other.
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23 April 2014
It's been a bumpy few years for the housing market, but Americans still regard real estate as the best long-term investment, according to a new Gallup survey.
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13 March 2014
Dreams of buying an investment property or two and becoming a landlord with a steady income stream can be enticing until you get to the nitty-gritty of qualifying for a mortgage loan.
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25 March 2011
In this economy, where many homeowners are desperate to sell their homes, short sales can be a great bargain for the well-informed homebuyer.
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24 November 2008
Following Friday's 60 percent plunge of Citigroup stock, the Federal government again works through the weekend to avert disaster.The stock market took Citigroup on a plunge to $4 per share, leaving Citigroup with a $160 billion lose in value from a year ago.
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11 November 2008
The Oracle of Omaha is buying American stocks.Should you do the same?.
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29 October 2008
Warren Buffett, the richest man in America, was financially exposed to the housing industry, but managed to avoid severe subprime mortgage losses.Banks and mortgage companies should pay attention to the stock market wizard, and take a lesson from his investment philosophy.
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24 October 2008
No pain, no gain.That evergreen is as true in financial planning as it is in the gym.
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30 August 2008
Too busy or too nervous to invest in stocks? Lifecycle mutual funds could be your ticket to a happy retirement.
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23 July 2008
When the stock market is under the horns of the bull, you can quickly pave your way to riches.But when it's under the paws of the bear, you can quickly lose a bundle.
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29 June 2008
Going against the herd can turn bad times good again.
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2 June 2008
When is the right time to invest? The answer is steadily and frequently.
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1 June 2008
Gold is the world's most under-owned asset now.
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25 March 2008
With a recession looming on the horizon, investors need to rethink how they allocate their investment dollars.
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26 February 2008
As economic growth speeds up outside the U.S., it may be the right time to include some foreign equities in your portfolio.Since foreign markets don't necessarily move in the same direction as U.S.markets, it helps keep your portfolio diversified.
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21 December 2007
Are you looking for a Christmas gift that lasts? Look no farther than your own stock portfolio.
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