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5 Unconventional (and Possibly Crazy) Tips for Real Estate Investing Success

By DIG Online | May 22, 2019

By Anna Mills, President, Toledo REIA Let’s get a little crazy. You came here looking for investment tips, but I don’t want to say the usual “make your money when you buy” or “use an investor friendly CPA” tips. I want to get more unconventional.

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The April Newsletter is now available

By Andrea Felice | April 30, 2019

Click here to read the DIG April Newsletter.

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Understanding Hard Money/Private Money

By DIG Online | April 25, 2019

by Ian Walsh Hard money and private money are very misunderstood by many investors.  Many people would like to learn how to buy their next flip, cash out of a current project or take out a bridge loan to help leverage their business. True hard money and private money are very similar.  It really depends…

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Buying a Foreclosed Home: Your Way Into the Real Estate Market? by: Broderick Perkins

By DIG Online | April 16, 2019

Buying a foreclosed home is fraught with risks. Before you jump on the bandwagon, learn whether you’re a good candidate to do so, as well as the risks and benefits of buying at each stage of the foreclosure process.

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An Intro to Wholesaling by Tom Zeeb

By DIG Online | April 4, 2019
Property and Mortgage deeds sit on top of plans

I was asked a basic, but very important question today: “Tom, I don’t understand what you mean by ‘wholesaling’. How exactly is it that you make money doing this?” An excellent question. Let me explain the basics in a nutshell. Here’s how it works: 1. I market for motivated sellers looking to sell their property.…

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Rym Benchaar of GrowthSpace on Finding Sellers with Digital Marketing

By DIG Online | March 25, 2019

Drive around pretty much any part of the country for long enough and you’ll see signs advertising “We Buy Homes for Cash.” They must be somewhat effective – why else would we keep seeing them? – yet we have to wonder how much more successful they’d be with some different messaging. Rym Benchaar wonders the…

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How Do I Start Acquiring Vacation Rental Properties?

By Andrea Felice | March 12, 2019

Going on vacation can be very relaxing. Acquiring vacation rental investments? Not so much. There’s a lot of work that goes into investing in rental properties, and vacation rentals are no exception. Here are some of the things you’ll need to do to get started.

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Interview: Paul Sloate of Green Drake Advisors on Upcoming Market Changes

By DIG Online | February 22, 2019

These are uncertain times. Markets have been volatile, with December 2018 marking Wall Street’s worst month since the Great Depression. The news tells us the economy is doing well, but home sales are down and new manufacturing orders have seen a substantial drop. So where does all of this leave the real estate investment world?…

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How to Invest in Turnkey Properties

By DIG Online | January 22, 2019

It’s hard to overstate the advantages of investing in turnkey properties. For people who are too busy to take on what amounts to a second job, investing in ready-to-rent properties saves time. For people who hope to see a fast return on their investment, turnkey properties provide a quick source of cash. But neither of…

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Financing: HELOCs vs. HELs and How to Leverage Your Assets

By DIG Online | January 9, 2019

As we’ve written before, there are many different ways to secure real estate financing. You can work with a bank, network with other investors and investment clubs, seek out hard money lenders or work out an owner financing arrangement. Yet there’s one more way to finance your real estate deals. You might be sitting in…

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