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How to Start Flipping Houses (And Actually Make Money)

House-flipping is often portrayed as a foolproof path to quick riches. While this inaccuracy can create unrealistic expectations, flipping houses can definitely be profitable if you do it right. And that’s the trick: the people most successful at flipping houses are generally the most experienced. That said, they all started somewhere. There’s nothing like completing […]

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How Your Rental History Might Finally Help You Qualify For a Mortgage

Even if you previously had a mortgage application rejected, you may want to try again. Fannie Mae recently announced changes to their underwriting process. The new calculations will include your history of rental payments. That’s great news for anyone that’s been a reliable tenant for years while saving for a house. This new process should […]

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The 5 Best U.S. Housing Markets For Investors (And 5 Best For Affordability)

To say that the U.S. housing market has been hot in 2021 would be an understatement. Sale prices are soaring and bidding wars have become the “new normal.” Buyers and investors are also tripping over themselves to plunk down big money on properties they haven’t even seen in person. If that all sounds crazy to […]

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The Current State of the Housing Market, Explained

The COVID-19 economy has brought on some pretty wild market fluctuations. Stocks collapsed during the early stages of the pandemic, then quickly recovered. Oil crashed, then soared. Commodity indexes surged as inflation took hold in 2021. Perhaps most glaring of all is the state of the U.S. real estate market. Prices are exploding, bidding wars […]

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