Category Archive: Real Estate investing

When is Housing Going to be Good Again?

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That is a question left to each one’s interpretation. There is an old saying “It’s better to buy real estate and wait, then wait to buy real estate.” Since I have Google alerts set up for about 40 different terms in some way or another. I see many post and articles about real estate. Many of which …

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When Evaluating Properties: Look at the Property Tax

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This past weekend the Chicago Tribune had an article about the taxes that city’s put on their tax payers. For example the City of Bellwood Illinois, with a population of 19,200 has a debit of $99 million. Have of the property tax bill goes to pay for the debt. Is seems that some elected official feel it their part to take on debit to benefit the …

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7 Questions To Find A Good Realtor.

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The first question you should as yourself is what are you doing? Looking for a house to live in or a house to buy and rent out? I will cover buy and rent out. Next question are you going to be doing the leasing or would you prefer to leave it to the Realtor? Now this can be …

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How are Your Repairs Going?

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Who does your repairs? You or a contractors? After a tenant leaves do you paint or just clean up? I have a tendency to repaint the unit. I don’t know what it is about a fresh coat of paint. One color I don’t like to use is white. I feel white is OK for the bathrooms or Kitchen  …

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Tax Lien Sale Time

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For Illinois and Indian this time of year tax liens go up for bid. Why does the county sell your property taxes easy, money. Everything that is on you tax bill needs to be paid like school, roads, and the city government. When you don’t pay the county and city’s don’t have money to run all the services they provide. So written into the …

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Number of Foreclosures up

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Prior to the summer the number of forcloseures were down. Now with summer almost up the number is going up. Why? Back in February the banks settled allegation of robo-signing to the tune of $25 billion. Since then the number of foreclosures have go up. In turn the inventory is down right now. That is what is on the current market …

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How To Find A Good Partner.

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Books have been written about this topic and rewritten. It’s kind of like dating you go out with a person then you realize they are not a fit for you. Finding a partner they can compliment you take a lot of finding what you don’t want. Going back to the dating scene is about 50/50 …

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Gen Y The Next Wave of Renters

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Who if Gen Y? Well that term is subjective no one can agree on the the years. I like the years that the book “The Age Curve” has, so I will use that. Baby Boomers 1946-1964 Gen X 1965-1984 Gen Y 1985-2010 according to the book the last generation was 25 years long has not …

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Economic Indicators From the US CENSUS

Stats from the US CENSUS  Housing Vacancies and Homeownership Homeownership Rate (HR) The homeownership rate in the second quarter 2012 (65.5 percent) was lower than the second quarter 2011 rate (65.9 percent). The homeownership rate in the South was lower than the corresponding second quarter 2011 rate, while the rates in the Northeast, Midwest, and West …

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Pending Home Sales Slip

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