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Student Housing: A Bankable Investment

24 June 2014

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If you have the up-front capital to invest in a property, there is some serious money to be made in student housing. For years, small-time investors have been looking at buy-to-let investments as simply a way to make a little extra money here and there, with no real long-term financial gains. However, those who have […]

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Becoming a Landlord: How to be Profitable and Well-Regarded

24 June 2014

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If you’re fortunate enough to be in a position where you are able to rent out a property to tenants, don’t hesitate to establish yourself as a landlord. Renting out a house or a flat can be an extremely profitable enterprise and some landlords are even able to make this their primary source of income. […]

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Seven Tips To Keep Your Real Estate Investment From Depreciating In Value

3 January 2014

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Seven Tips To Keep Your Real Estate Investment From Depreciating In Value

Real estate has long been considered one of the best sources of investment income. The stock market is always in flux, creating a possibility for a sweeping loss. Savings bonds, money markets, and CDs offer security, but with a low return on investment. Conversely, real estate gives the investor tangible property with the chance for […]

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7 Common Mistakes People Make When Starting A Home Remodel Project

13 November 2013

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7 Common Mistakes People Make When Starting A Home Remodel Project

A home remodel project can take one weekend or several months to complete. Many homeowners hire contractors to create a unique addition to the house or rip out an outdated kitchen. Before you start a remodeling project, you must research contractors and the overall concept. Common mistakes that occur when starting a project can cost […]

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6 Tips for Investing in Real Estate

30 September 2013

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Investing in real estate is a good idea whether it is for residential or commercial purposes. It can, however, be quite daunting to invest in property because there are so many factors to consider. If you’re looking into investing in the property market, do your research! These 6 important tips will help you make great […]

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Holding On to Your Home: How To Avoid Repossession

20 April 2012

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With over 100,000 properties repossessed in the last two years, the prospect of losing your property if things go wrong is no myth. We are constantly being warned that repossession is on the rise but how many of us would know what to do if our home was at risk? Repossession does not happen overnight. […]

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Time is running out for holiday home tax relief

7 August 2011

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Although capital allowances are not necessarily a widely talked about subject, you may be more interested than you think after hearing that you might be able to offset your costs on your furnished holiday let, though things are about to change so now is the time to act. The changes to capital allowances on furnished […]

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September goal update and new site launch

1 September 2009

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It’s the first of September, so I just wanted to take stock of what I have left to do for the rest of the month. My goal is to have 50 Infobarrel articles written of at least 450 words in length by the end of September. I have already done 19, so that leaves 31. […]

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Facing foreclosure site finally sold off

1 August 2007

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Casey Serin formally of iamfacingforeclosure.com has sold off his domain for $50,000. He did have one offer at one stage of $20,000 and a share of future revenues but he didn’t go through with that deal. The content was not included in the transaction, making it a fairly decent sale for just a domain. It […]

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Don’t let your possessions own you

18 June 2007

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I have started a new category to my blog on Mobile Living. It is to write about my experiences working while traveling around the world. I finally bought a PDF version of the the “4 Hour Working Week” by Tim Ferrris from Powells. I am not sure why, but Amazon weren’t selling an electronic version. […]

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