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Real Estate As a Hedge Against Inflation

President Obama and his economic advisors continue to state the Great Recession is over. It is a thing of the past, the danger has been averted and “Happy Days Are Here Again”. The stock market is soaring and the banks will pay out record bonuses this year. I am just so glad that the oligarchy that now comprise our governing and business elites have determined that all is right with their world.
But I am not of that world. Like millions of other Americans, I don’t feel that the Great Recession is over and done. As a real estate professional, I see business owners and residential tenants struggling to pay their rents. Vacancies are not being leased. And 10% of our work force is unemployed.
I see our Congress and the President locked in an epic struggle about healthcare that will likely produce more of the same. Every other advanced …

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Property Magazine: The Best Way to Promote Your Property

Nowadays, lots of people are getting interested in selling and purchasing real estate through searching online. Due to the fact that there is the existence of the internet, real estate investment has enhanced their promotional strategies. And for the reason that the internet is the implication of recent communication technology, it is therefore a perfect way of promoting and advertising your real estate properties.
Of course, advertising your property online has the greatest chance for it to be sold as billions of people are truly internet users. And because of that, you are rest assured that in a single moment, more and more prospective buyers will just contact you or send you an email. This will result for saving your money, effort and as well as time compared to manual advertising such as house to house property promotion.
You can also choose to promote your real estate property through placing …

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So You Think Bigger is Better? Better Think Again

The misconception “bigger is better” is never more revealing than when the home buyer prepares to sell the house later down the road. Buying a bigger or the largest home in the neighborhood often proves to be a poor judgment call for the buyer.
When it comes to purchasing real estate, location, location and location should always be at the forefront in the buyer thought process. Even if you find the prime location and community, buying the largest home in that community may turn out to be a serious mistake.
In addition to location being a key factor in your buying decision, square footage is another consideration. Many home buyers, especially engineers, look at price per square foot of a home.
Let’s say a neighborhood community is made up of 100 homes. The area is a master planned community with parks, tennis courts, a good school district, close to shopping, …

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Four Benefits to Investing in Income Property

Investing in real estate is an excellent way to diversify any investment portfolio. There are four major benefits when investing in income property. And over time, each of these benefits become more and more valuable. We’ll cover how each aspect can reap great rewards for your real estate investment.
Capital Appreciation
Capital appreciation is the increase in value from the price of the real estate increasing. In other words, as the property rises in value your investment value also rises. Add to that increase the effect of leverage and real estate can offer large returns. For example, suppose you purchase an apartment building for $500,000 and take out a loan for $400,000. Now, assume that in five years the value of the apartment increased by $100,000 to $600,000. The capital appreciation on your investment is $100,000. The return is $100,000, which equates to a 20% increase in value. However, the …