3 Reasons Real Estate Investing Hasn’t Worked For You

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Real Estate investing is not as hard as some people may think. Maybe you have invested in the past, and it didn’t work out for you so you gave up. Or maybe you haven’t started yet because you don’t think you have the time, skills, or money.

Whatever your reasons are, I encourage you to look again at this great opportunity. I have been investing in real estate for over 20 years and the income that it brings me allows for an amazing lifestyle. I have helped many people over the years and have found that there are common reasons why it isn’t working for some people.

Not Taking Control

I meet so many investors that end up getting teamed up with the wrong people.  Every year I see investors lose large amounts of money because they invested in projects that went belly up.  This quite often is because the people selling the projects were just out to make a buck for themselves, they didn’t care at all about their investors.  Readmore

Tax Deed Auctions – What You Need to Know to Avoid Costly Mistakes

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Real Estate investing is not as hard as some people may think. Maybe you have invested in the past, and it didn’t work out for you so you gave up. Or maybe you haven’t started yet because you don’t think you have the time, skills, or money.

Whatever your reasons are, I encourage you to look again at this great opportunity. I have been investing in real estate for over 20 years and the income that it brings me allows for an amazing lifestyle. I have helped many people over the years and have found that there are common reasons why it isn’t working for some people.

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Cheap Real Estate – A Good Investment?

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Risks With Cheap Houses

Up until the U.S. housing crash of the 2007-2009 period, investing in cheap real estate was considered a sure way to make a profit since the market had gone up every year over several decades. But what the housing crash taught me as a real estate investor is that there are no guarantees in any market. It also taught me that real estate is tied to several economic factors that need to be taken seriously. One of those factors is unemployment statistics. As I point out in this recent article in the Globe & Mail,  If you buy to rent out in a stressed market like Detroit, you have to be aware that those markets have high unemployment rates compared with the national average.
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5 Ways to Avoid Flipping Properties Nightmares

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Flipping is Easy Money, Right?

Money PitAnyone that has been a real estate investor as long as I have has been through some of the nightmare issues that can plague landlords. We’ve all heard those flipping properties horror stories. The ones about the midnight-move tenants, the renovations that ate your entire profit and then some, and my personal horror story – one of my properties developed into a grow-op.

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Is Your Future Secure? Real Estate Investing for Long Term Wealth

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I enjoy teaching real estate investing and get such a good feeling when a family benefits from the information that I provide. My hope is that you will find this information helpful and you may be able to use some of this information to help you secure your family’s future by investing in real estate.

If you are one of the people that answered ‘yes’ to the question, Is Your Future Secure, congratulations! A secure future means different things to different people, but in general, most people want to know that they can retire with enough money to live comfortably. Maybe even be able to travel a little bit, but most people just want to know that they can put their kids through university and then not have to worry about paying the bills.
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