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How to Buy and Manage a Long-Distance Rental Property


Ethan Roberts is a real estate writer, editor and investor. He’s a frequent contributor to InvestorPlace.com, and his work has been featured on Money.msn.com and Reuters.com. He was one of five contributing editors to TheTycoonReport.com and has also written for MarketGreenhouse.com and SeekingAlpha.com. He’s been investing in real estate since 1995 and a Realtor since […]


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Due Diligence: 10 Steps to Take Before You Buy


Rick Sharga is executive vice president of Auction.com. As one of the country’s most frequently quoted sources on foreclosure, mortgage and real estate trends, Sharga has appeared on NBC Nightly News, CNN, CBS, ABC World News, CNBC, FOX and NPR. He has briefed government organizations such as the Federal Reserve and Senate Banking Committee and […]


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Short Sales: 4 Things Buyers Must Do


This is the second in a two-part series. Click here for part one. When the value of a property falls so much that the home is worth less than the mortgage, it causes a quandary for both the bank and the borrower. A short sale — in which the bank agrees to accept less than […]


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The Short Sale Primer for Real Estate Investors


Thanks to the housing crisis of the last decade, most consumers are familiar with real estate terms like “foreclosure” and “subprime,” even if they don’t fully understand them. But one term that might not be as familiar is “short sale.” Yet short sales provide a good opportunity for novice real estate investors to buy real […]


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