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    The New Way to Sell on Ebay

    A great tool for selling your properties is Ebay. Ebay could be one of
    the best places to have a presence on because other than Google, Ebay is
    the largest search engine in the world. People on Ebay are already
    searching for something to purchase.

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    The Power Behind Having Your Own Website

    When advertising your properties online, one of the greatest and most
    powerful tools you can have is your own website. Having your own website
    has a great number of advantages, and is something to consider if you
    are very serious about selling real estate.

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    How Much Does That “Free” House Really Cost?

    Suppose I just inherited a house that, if fixed up, would sell for about $150,000. Also suppose, that there is a single mortgage on the property with a balance of about $150,000. The house was originally built in 1983. It is in good shape, but it has not been modernized. At the very minimum, paint, flooring, some bathroom, and some kitchen refreshing would be required. The monthly payments are $1,211 per month, including taxes and insurance.

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    Are You Standing on the Real Estate Sideline?

    I have noticed a certain malaise amongst some real estate investors lately. The symptoms that I’ve noted include a loss of appetite for analyzing properties, a loss of appetite for continuing education, and a loss of appetite for creating and applying solutions that work in today’s marketplace.

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    Why Is Your Fix and Hold Offer Wrong?

    If you’re a real estate investor like myself, you’ve most likely attended many seminars, workshops and the like. If these courses involved fix and flip real estate, they have undoubtedly included a formula to make offers to buy investment properties to rehab and resell.

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    Why Is Your Fix and Flip Offer Wrong?

    In the old days of a few years ago (smile), calculating fix and flip real estate offers was fairly simple. All you had to do was determine the after repaired value, give yourself a margin of error/profit, subtract off the repairs, and your offer was normally good to go.

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    What is a Short Sale, and What Are The Exit Strategies Available For Real Estate Investors?

    A short sale is a process, whereby the lien holder(s) accept(s) “less than what’s owed” to release their lien(s). A lien is a charge (or encumbrance) against a property making it security for the payment of a debt, judgment, mortgage, or taxes. This process is normally facilitated between lien holders of notes and a third party–called a debt negotiator–and us the real estate investor.

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    The Importance Of Using Correct Paperwork In Short Sales Real Estate Investing

    When I first started investing, most of my transactional paperwork was purchased from various national authors from Webinars and boot camps. It was pretty much true that these authors said “make sure you have your local attorney adjust these forms or make your own.” However, like most folks, I was directly using the forms included in my generic paperwork set from my various workshops.

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