Investment Property

Investment Property

Is it Better to Buy a New or Old Investment Property?

In this edited extract from their book, A Military Guide to Property Investing, Lachlan Vidler and Tori Colls share the five key reasons they believe established properties are a better option than new properties. It’s one of the greatest debates in residential property investment – which provides superior investment potential: new or established property? We […]

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‘Liar loans’ on the rise as risky mortgages drive house price boom

Australian home prices have surged almost 20 per cent over the past year, and investment bank UBS has warned that a record level of “liar loans” as buyers “chase the market” could be one reason why. Key points: A record 41 per cent of loan applications contain factual inaccuracies The most common fudges are under-representing living […]

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Here’s An Affordable Housing Plan That’s Already Working

Every week newspapers across the country are filled with stories of the crisis in American housing. This week, on Wednesday, in recognition of how great the need is and how large the problem has become, the Biden administration issued a major housing initiative. Certainly in Hawaii we are feeling it. Average home prices are hitting […]

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Investment property lender LendingHome to rebrand as Kiavi

Fix-and-flip mortgage originator LendingHome is rebranding in the coming months as Kiavi, a name that represents the unlocking of value in the nation’s aging housing stock. The new name is the English phonetic representation of the Italian word “chiave,” which means “key.” “As we look ahead, we see an opportunity to continue to expand the […]

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3 Ways To Invest In Real Estate With $500 Or Less

You don’t need a pile of cash to start investing in real estate. In fact, just about anyone can invest in real estate with as little as $10. Crowdfunding has opened up this asset class to investors that don’t want to put up a large amount of money to buy a property or spend the […]

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$10 Minimum With 8% To 15% Returns

Groundfloor, an alternative real estate crowdfunding platform that allows non-accredited investors to invest in high-yield, short-term real estate loans, is releasing a new batch of loans to investors on Wednesday. These loans have a minimum investment of only $10 and have returns that range from 8% to 15%. The Investment Platform Groundfloor provides short-term, hard […]

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Building FIRE with Real Estate Investing

The point of early retirement isn’t to sit on a beach sipping margaritas for the rest of your life. It’s to let you choose meaningful work on your own terms, without stressing about income from it.  Before the notion of FIRE (financial independence, retire early) took off as a trend, I was working as a […]

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How to rent out a property

Renting out a property might seem like a simple venture, but it could work out to be more complicated than people think. Investing in property is often thought of as the ‘less risky’ investment choice, so it’s no surprise that it’s the go-to for many savvy investors ready to make their money work for them. […]

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What Is a VA Purchase Loan?

VA purchase loans are mortgages issued by private lenders and backed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). With a VA home purchase loan, eligible U.S. veterans, active-duty service members and surviving spouses can buy a home for their personal occupancy. Like other types of VA loans, VA purchase loans feature exclusive advantages for […]

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Planet Home Lending Opens Branch in Wilmington, North Carolina

MERIDEN, Conn., Aug. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Planet Home Lending, LLC, a national mortgage lender and servicer, has opened a new branch at 1608 Queen St., Wilmington, NC (NMLS #2162069). Mortgage industry professional Dawn Bailey (NMLS#692052) is Branch Manager of the new location and is joined by Mortgage Loan Originator Heather House (NMLS #1328615) and Loan […]

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