9 Tips for Getting a Second Mortgage

9 Tips for Getting a Second Mortgage People usually apply for a second mortgage or home equity loan when they need money for debt consolidation, to pay for home remodeling and home improvement or to buy a Rental Property. Second mortgages are generally categorized as fixed interest rate home equity installment loans (HELOANS) and adjustable … Continued

Charlotte Real Estate - Some of the Nations Ugliest People

Thinking of Moving to Charlotte? It Has Some Of the Nation’s Ugliest People!

Thinking of Moving to Charlotte? It Has Some Of the Nation’s Ugliest People! According to an article by Peter Schlesinger below! This may be one of the downsides to living in Charlotte, one of the nation’s fastest growing cities! http://www.travelandleisure.com/americas-favorite-places/least-attractive-cities photo credit by GuywithCrazyIdeas on Youtube   Regardless of how the people look, it’s one … Continued

Miami Beach Real Estate: Key Investment Points

We recently partnered with a Miami based investor and this is our take away from that wonderful yet trying (every deal has its ups and downs) experience… Sun, sand, nice beaches, palm tree-lined beach fronts, classy homes, glitzy fashion districts. People have plenty of reasons for moving to Miami, particularly Miami beach, including the sunny … Continued

The Case for the Real Estate Virtual Assistant

Hands up who wants an assistant to help them with the bill paying, basic word processing, new website content, phone answering, appointment scheduling and calendar maintenance. You can even train this assistant to go beyond administrative support to client development and marketing support. Does it sound a little far-fetched? Well, it is a service we … Continued

Money Managing During a Rehab Flip

Money management during any real estate investment venture is an essential and vital skill. If this is your first time flipping a property it is probably more important on the first flip than any other as you need to fully realize how much things cost and how quickly those expenses can add up. Easily a … Continued

Hard Money for Real Estate Investing

Real estate investing is one of the most common uses of hard money funds. Real estate investing is a cash intensive financial activity. In order to take advantage of ongoing projects, investors often require more operating capital than conventional banks are prepared to provide on short notice. When conventional financing takes too long or is … Continued

Beware! Don’t Put Your Retirement in the Hands of Your Employer or the Stock Market

Beware! Don’t trust your retirement plan with your employer or you could end up like the people below (keep reading)… According to an article in bizjournals found here… “Duke University faces allegations that it allowed employees to be charged “unreasonable and excessive fees.” A class-action lawsuit was filed on behalf of more than 20,000 Duke employees, alleging that … Continued

How To Make Your Money Work For You

How To Make Your Money Work For You There are many ways to manage your finances to get the most out of your money. Here are just a few tips for everyone from experts to those just starting out on their own. Manage your money the right way, and you’ll definitely profit from it. Tip … Continued

A New Approach to Suburban Home Marketing

A New Approach to Suburban Home Marketing The American dream is changing, and real estate professionals are doing their best to keep up in order to sell homes. Many buyers still want a big house in an uncrowded neighborhood, especially if they have a family, but there are conditions attached now. Long commutes into the … Continued