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10-Step Foreclosure Buying Process

Understanding the foreclosure process is a must for real estate investors who hope to pursue this profitable & tricky investing opportunity. The folks over at FortuneBuilders put together this handy infographic outlining the 10-step foreclosure buying process in order help develop a strategy that works for you.  Happy...
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Biggest Exports from Every U.S. State

What are the biggest exports from each U.S. state?  That question was recently settled by howmuch.net when they took data from the Census Bureau and then generated an economic snapshot of each state’s exports.  Interestingly they found that the airplane manufacturing supply chain stretched completely across the nation….the...
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Build Mom a She Shed

We suppose it’s only fair….we’ve all heard about “man caves” but now we’re hearing more and more about these cool “she sheds.”  Well, With Mother’s Day quickly approaching (did you get her a card?) what better way to help mom celebrate than by building her a “she shed.” ...
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Cinco de Mayo Explained

It seems like each year we hear more and more about America’s Cinco de Mayo celebrations – especially with the increased commercialization of Mexican food, beer, culture, etc.  But what is Cinco de Mayo exactly?  Well, for starters, it is not Mexican Independence Day (that’s 9/16), but rather...
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Marriott Getting into the Homesharing Business

When you think of Marriott you generally think of the large hotel chain known for their hospitality….but a competitor to Airbnb doesn’t come to mind.  Conde Naste Traveler recently reported that Marriott, in recent announcement, said they have begun a trial program in the U.K. where they will...
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Homeownership & Rental Vacancy Rates Hold Firm

The U.S. government is reporting that the national vacancy rates in Q1 2018 were 7.0% for rental housing and 1.5% for homeowner housing. The rental vacancy rate of 7.0% was virtually unchanged from the rate in Q4 2017.  The homeowner vacancy rate of 1.5% was 0.2 percentage points...
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Slaying Home Buying Myths

You don’t need a perfect credit score or even a large down payment to buy a house.  Heck, with creative financing the dream of homeownership is within a much closer reach than most people realize.  However, today’s infographic from Keeping Current Matters attempts to slay the myths about...
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