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Risks to Avoid When Using Leverage in Real Estate

Leverage is the use of various financial instruments or borrowed capital to purchase and/or increase the potential return of investment—the term is used on both Wall Street and in the Main Street real estate market. The easiest example for real estate is a mortgage, where you’re using your own money to leverage the purchase. In most cases, a 20% down ...

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Tips: How to Increase Your Property’s Value Before Selling

Sure Tips on How to Increase Your Property's Value Before Selling

When it comes to putting up your property for sale, it is important to know that the property’s value is directly proportional to the amount of money it will command in the market. A dilapidated house with dirty and shrunken features will not command the same market price as a beautifully house with a nicely mowed lawn. According to real-estate ...

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Enhancing Your Real Estate Investment For Sale

Firms launch N20b trust fund to boost real estate

There comes a time during the course of any real estate investment when it becomes clear that selling off the property is the best course. When that time comes, getting the most out of your piece of real estate is crucial to seeing the big payoff at the end of the real estate investment experience that you have been expecting ...

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Why You Need A Property Manager For Your Rental Property

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If you have just purchased a stellar investment property and have decided to rent it out, do you think you would require the services of a property manager? This article sheds light on the importance of a property manager. One of the primary decisions to make is whether or not to use a real estate agent. Using a property manager ...

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Former Miss Universe, Jennifer Hawkins sells Merewether investment property

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Jennifer Hawkins has sold off another investment property, no doubt given the looming rebuild of her forever home on the Newport waterfront. Hawkins has pocketed $731,000 for her three-bedroom house in the Newcastle beachside suburb of Merewether, sacrificing what records show was a weekly rental return of $530. Hawkins had bought it eight years ago for $620,000. The former Miss Universe ...

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