Title Insurance provides investors, home buyers and/or mortgage lenders protection against losses resulting from unknown defects in the title that existed before the closing of a real estate transaction.
All retirement arrangements give you the opportunity to fund your future with profits from investments in a tax-free or tax-deferred environment. However, a self-directed retirement account lets you leverage your real estate knowledge and benefits from a variety of alternative investment opportunities.
The main focus of retirement planning business has always been about helping real estate investors make more money. Of course, real estate is an excellent field in which to do investments — no surprising there. In this course, Tom Rutkowski of Innovative Retirement Strategies explains how you can use permanent life insurance as a tool for investing in real estate, detailing the principles behind this method of putting your money to work in two places at the same time.
Short term portfolio lending and hard money lending are terms use to describe private money lending practices that are asset-based, meaning that the borrower receives their funds secured by real property, not by the credit standing of the borrower.
In this mini-course, aimed at the beginning investor (but not at all unhelpful to even the seasoned investor) Dave Foster provides an overview of the complete cycle of a real estate investor’s career from the first steps embarking on a career of real estate investing to the strategic planning needed to exit at the end.
Perhaps one of the most significant forces acting to minimize profit made in real estate, taxes are the mandatory expenses paid to local, state, and federal governments. Paying them is unavoidable if one is to remain in good legal standing and avoid any sort of penalty from the IRS.
It is no secret that real estate offers the best opportunities for wealth-building investments. However, getting started can be pretty daunting for someone who doesn’t know where or how to begin. That is where having an experienced and knowledgeable mentor can make all the difference between success and failure.
The art of “flipping houses” (i.e., buying distressed properties, rehabilitating them and selling them) is one of the most exciting and profitable forms of real estate investing, but certainly not for the faint of heart.