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Craigslist & Real Estate. Tips for users

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I am a realtor and leasing agent in the downtown condo market in Minneapolis, MN. I have found over and over that Craigslist, with 50 million American users, is a wonderful way to help people find terrific rented condominiums at prices they can afford.

However, the Internet inherently carries some risks. The anonymity of the virtual world occasionally can promote wrong behavior. When that happens, real people are affected.

In a common ploy, Craigslist operators will lift actual addresses and photos of properties listed for sale on MLS-driven web sites.

Real Estate Investing In Multi-Family Apartments

Real Estate Investing In Multi-Family Apartments

Some investors find investing in multi-family apartments rewarding as they yield more long-term returns. An average individual investor cannot invest in multi-family apartments by himself; they make use of specialized REIT'S to do it for them or form a partnership with an experienced associate as it takes up time and needs an experienced person to see to the due-diligence, to take control and manage the property wisely.

Spring Clean Your Way to a Better Business

Spring Clean Your Way to a Better Business

Whether you are new to the real estate investment word, or a seasoned veteran like me, it is always a wise idea to take some time to re-evaluate, clean up and organize your real estate business. You will be surprised how a little spring cleaning can go a long way to improving your business and even boosting your profits.

Follow this simple spring cleaning advice and give your business the boost it needs for great success and profits.

The Basic Economics of Property Rentals

The Basic Economics of Property Rentals

Regardless of the prevailing market conditions, real estate holds tremendous potential for investors of all types. After all, everyone needs a place to live, and as it becomes harder for many individuals to meet the current mortgage borrowing standards, those people will become renters. Furthermore, there are many individuals and families who are simply not willing or interested in purchasing their own homes.

5 Ways To Build Your Buyers List

5 Ways to Build Your Buyers List
By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Kate_Jenkins]Kate Jenkins
For those who are interested in doing wholesale investing, having a source of buyers is vital to success. The wholesaling process itself requires quick action, which is virtually impossible without at least having an idea of where you can sell the properties. Therefore, it's vital to have a source of buyers; but where do you obtain a list of viable buyers?
The last thing you, as a wholesaler, wants is to be stuck having to pay for a property because you were unable to find a buyer.

Student Housing Opportunities

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Submitted 2010-11-19 08:52:15

However distant real recovery may seem to us today, no recession or housing depression in the history of the U.S. has outlasted the nation’s resourceful population. As housing prices stabilize and employers begin to hire, lending rates are bound to start looking up as well. No matter what the economy does, parents continue to find ways to send their children to college. Post-secondary enrollments often increase during tough economic times—and the current downturn is no exception to the rule—as young people with poor employment prospects attempt to acquire marketable skills.

3 Ways To Profit From Foreclosed Homes

3 Ways To Profit From Foreclosed Homes
ByJudson Voss
February 17 2010
In today's real estate market it is difficult to hide from the fact that foreclosed homes are quickly becoming a large part of the available inventory on the MLS (Multiple Listing Service). Real estate investors who in the past have primarily looked to other sources for their deals are turning more and more to foreclosed homes and working with banks as a way to profit.
I find that many new investors get very excited about the prospect of finding a really great deal on a foreclosed home and they are giddy with the thought of making big money on these homes and will soon

Is Investing in Distressed Property Worth It?

There are many ways to invest in real estate, but in the end like all investments it is about the return on investment that you expect to make later that should decide if the investment is worth it or not. With the current state of the real estate market a lot of properties are worth less than they were previously valued a few years ago. Some of these properties can be run down due to being vacant such as in the case of a foreclosure and in some instances the previous occupant just may have not taken care of the property like they could have.

Getting your real estate investment property ready for sale

Getting Your Real Estate Investment Property Ready For Sale

Getting Your Real Estate Investment Property Ready For Sale
ByJohn Emmanuel

The purpose of any real estate investment property is to sell it and make a profit at some stage, whether it is immediately after renovation or sometime later after it has been rented out for a while.

Whatever the time lapse between acquiring the property and selling it you need to start thinking about resale from the very beginning. Seasoned investors know this all too well and they often factor in resale in their decision making processes.

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