How to Buy Cheap Homes to Live
and How to Invest in Real Estate
real estate website for buyers, sellers and investors.
The house to the left is in a beautiful mountain town and
was bought for $17,500 about ten years ago. You can read that
story on our page on buying a
home in Anaconda, Montana. Prices went up quickly after this
purchase, but they dropped again after the boom years. There
are still nice towns with good homes under $50,000, but now this
website also covers affordable housing at higher prices and information
on investing in real estate.
New Pages - News - Tips
Houses Versus Condos in Southern Florida - April
11, 2014 - Whether you are moving to southern Florida to retire
or for work, or just looking for a second home in a warmer environment,
if you are buying rather than renting you have a choice to make.
Will you buy a house or a condominium? There are advantages and
disadvantages to each, and you'll find them explained below.
Our comparison is based on six... Continue
Ten Ways to Increase Rental Income - January
27, 2013 - If you own a few rental houses, an apartment building,
or other residential income properties, you would probably like
to increase your net income. Who wouldn't? And the obvious way
to boost your profit is to just... Continue
Creative Real Estate Investing - November 11,
2013 - How I bought and sold my first piece of real estate is
a story I've told before, and probably somewhere on this website.
But it is worth retelling briefly here, because it does demonstrate...
Partners? - When investing with partners, be
sure your plans and theirs work well together. Suppose you want
to buy an apartment building to sell it for a profit in two years,
for example, and your partners want to hold it for long-term
income. You're going to have problems. Or they might plan on
every partner putting up more cash for renovations while you
think financing the work is a better idea. Discuss all the possibilities
beforehand, so you know that their goals and yours don't conflict.
Neighborhood Safety - Just how safe is the neighborhood
you're considering moving to? Use online crime maps and ask the
local police. Is the area stable, is it getting safer, are crime
rates are increasing? Rising crime rates is of course bad for
you and for the future value of your house. Walk the area during
the day and again at night (or drive it), to see how the streets
are after dark. Areas that are safe during the day are sometimes
full of criminal activity at night.
Cheap Homes Guide
Versus Condos in Southern Florida - Which make more sense?
Cost of Buying a Home - How to properly compare your options.
Inexpensive Homes and Other
Criteria - Theaters, restaurants; just updated.
Where to Find Cheap Homes
- Houses under $50,000.
Cheap Houses: More Places
- Homes under $30,000.
Cheapest Houses for
Sale in the U.S. - Less than $1,000?!
The Cheapest Homes - Our
latest update, covering dozens of cities and towns.
Mobile Homes: A Decent Option
- There are a few you may not have thought of.
Buying a Condo in Florida
- We had to cancel the contract because...
Buying a House Without
a Loan - How to do it.
How to Find Cheap Houses
for Sale - Six distinct ways to buy cheap.
Really Cheap Housing
- Ways to keep renting or buying inexpensive.
Selling a Home
How to Sell a House -
An entire e-book now free on this site.
Selling a House - What
to do about the kitchen.
to Sell Your House without a Realtor - Tips and possible
Selling a House
in This Market - Six suggestions for tough times.
Real Estate Investing
Ways to Increase Rental Income - There are two basic approaches.
Dirty Trick - How to avoid paying too much for rental property.
Real Estate Investing - My story and other examples...
Houses and Other Real Estate - Without investing a dime?
Upper Homes - The most important thing is...
Mobile Homes in Your Park - A safe, high-return strategy.
of Real Estate - Examples of what to invest in and how.
Estate Negotiation Technique - Use time to your advantage.
a Hard Money Lender - It's a lucrative way to invest.
Psychology of Real Estate
Investing - A couple examples to learn from.
Renting Out a Condo - Part
one of our experience buying a rental condo.
Investing in Real
Estate - Index of all related pages; updated for 2013.
100 Ways to Profit
from Real Estate - Read the entire list right now!
Three Real Estate
Investment Ideas - For questionable markets.
Real Estate Investment
Tips - Eighteen tips for investors.
Tips for Flipping a
House - Six suggestions.
Investing Tip of the Week
Motivating Potential Tenants - If you are in
a hot rental market, you might try showing a rental unit to several
prospective tenants at once. This creates a competitive atmosphere,
and sometimes one of them may even offer higher rent than you
Real Estate Financing
- The terms defined from A to Z.
Loan Pre-Approval - Pre-approval
can help get your offer accepted.
Mortgage Points? - Should
you pay them or not?
Other Real Estate
- School busses, houseboats and more (updated for 2013).
Estate - Index of our pages on other countries.
Renting or Buying
in Cape Town - Real estate in South Africa.
Living in Thailand -
What you need to know.
Living in New Zealand
- Where to live; whether to rent or buy.
Living in Malaysia -
Some of the housing options, visa tips, and other information.
Amsterdam Real Estate
- The newest addition to our international pages.
Cabins for Sale - Cheap
- Updated for 2012, examples and ideas.
Cheap Land for Sale
- Some examples from around the country.
News and Opinion
Estate Dishonesty - The industry needs to clean itsefl up.
Buy a Home Using Government Advice?
- Look at these examples...
FHA Inspection - A Sham?
- Our experience and thoughts about the system.
The Benefits of the
Housing Slump? - There are some good ones...
Market Volatility - Does
your home's value change by 10% daily?
A Good Time to Buy a Home?
- Find out how to decide.
Expensive Homes - The most
expensive small towns in America.
Find Pet Friendly Condos
- How to do it and what to look for.
Hold a Proper Moving Sale -
A how-to guide to doing it right.
Buying a New Home - What
you need to know.
Cash Real Estate - The
trend toward cash sales of houses and condos is here.
Find Your Own Inexpensive Houses
- How to research; updated for 2013.
Cities With Inexpensive
Houses - Affordability based on price-to-income ratios.
Worth a Visit
Real Estate Profits - http://www.everywaytomakemoney.com/real-estate-profits.html
Rent Rooms Profitably - http://www.howtorentrooms.com
Unusual Ways to Make Money - http://www.unusualwaystomakemoney.com
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