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Invest in Property? Yes, You Most Probably Can Afford It!

Many people say they want to invest in property but no where near as many take action and become a real estate investor. Of course there are many reasons that people provide for not taking action – not just in property investing – but in anything that requires some effort. Lack of time, lack of knowledge and lack of money are the big three reasons, or excuses, that are offered.
People people perceive property investing to be only for the wealthy, but in reality many would be investors are in a position to buy now and they don’t even know it! The fact is that many people do not even have a good grasp of their current financial situation in terms of assets, income and expenditure and without this knowledge it is indeed difficult to assess readiness to invest in property.
So in order to help you overcome the ‘reason’ …

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How Does Real Estate Investment Software Make You Money?

Real estate investment software can make money for any agent or investor engaged in real estate investing. First, because it significantly reduces the amount of time it would take for anyone to create a rental property cash flow analysis or marketing package manually. You benefit because the software calculates all the cash flows and key rates of return and then creates the required reports for you automatically.
The investment software knows what data is required to create a sound cash flow analysis and/or marketing report. Just fill in the forms. The program will work behind-the-scenes making the calculations, processing the data, and then post it into the APOD, Proforma Income Statement, Rent Roll, Executive Summary, graphs, and other reports.
There are no formulas to learn, no spreadsheets to format, no calculations to make, and in fact, no functions of real estate investing to understand. So the results are immediate, correct, …

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Terminology You Should Know When Buying, Selling Or Investing in Real Estate

Common Property Terminology you need to know when selling, buying or investing in real estate.
For newcomers to property investing or home buying, the jargon can get slightly confusing. I have compiled some commonly used words and terms to help you on your property journey.
Cash flow positive:
This is when you have a cash-flow positive investment where the incoming are more than your outgoings after tax-deductible items have been claimed. You receive more rent than your mortgage repayments, plus you are still ahead after taking into account items such as interest on the loan, maintenance, insurance, land tax, rates etc.
C.G.T:
Capital Gains Tax is the tax you pay when you sell an investment property and you have made a profit.
Cooling Off Period:
This is the period of time given to purchasers to legally withdraw from buying a property. The length of time varies in each of the …

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Real Estate Investment Tips

Real estate investing is defined as the purchase, ownership, management and rental, of properties for the idea of obtaining a profit. However there are a lot of people that are finding it difficult to invest mainly because it does require a lot of disposable cash that they do not have. Well if you are looking at becoming a real estate investor you need to be sure that you are determined and flexible. There are also a few other tips that you should now that will help you become a successful and profitable real estate investor.
One of the very first things that you should take time to consider is if you are looking at either making a long term or a short term decision. With the current status of the economy today a lot of investors are leaning more towards the long term investment because as they continue to make …

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Why You Should Invest in Property

The basic reason you should invest in property is to make a very positive step for securing your future and that of your family. Real Estate is possible the most used investment tool the world over, yet most people don’t recognize it as an investment. Even more astonishing is that most people are instinctively good at real estate, they are practically experts already, they just lack some basic tools to get them on their way.
Owning your own home is often described as the great dream of a family, but that is limiting to me. It seems to say that once you have your own home, then you’ve reached the pinnacle, and you should sit back and be proud of your accomplishment. Once you’ve paid off the bank loan on your property you now own the property outright. You may have even made some capital gain with a recent valuation. …