Rental property is typically the first type of real estate that a new investor looks at when trying to build wealth and diversify a portfolio. But many get discouraged when they realize their credit score doesn’t exactly qualify as “excellent.” Learn more
How long do I have until I must leave my home? The foreclosure process can seem daunting. But in this article, we’ll detail everything you need to know about the process.
At the top of the list of confusing real estate terms is “escrow,” the name for a process that plays a huge role in a real estate transaction but which many people have trouble fully grasping—including current home purchasers who have paid into escrow wit
In the course of any property transaction, whether you’re the buyer or the seller, you’ll come across a document known as a Section 32. This document, also known as a Vendor’s Statement, is provided by the seller and must be given to the property buyer. I
It’s easy to confuse a homeowners association (HOA) with property managers.
They are both involved in the management of housing communities. It could be helpful to view a brief description of both HOAs and property managers to see how the functions of ea
Many people may wonder why they should invest in real estate through crowdfunding rather than traditional real estate investment vehicles. Main reasons why real estate crowdfunding a great alternative to traditional real estate investment
The only two inevitable things in life are death and taxes, right? Well, sort of. Savvy real estate investors have more loopholes than most to reduce their tax burden. Here’s exactly what you need to know about capital gains taxes—and how to pay as little
The most common way of financing the purchase of real estate is a mortgage. For the novice, here are some things that you need to know about mortgages.
Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are a key consideration when constructing any equity or fixed-income portfolio. They provide greater diversification, potentially higher total returns and/or lower overall risk
Families are one group that is protected from housing discrimination under this Act. Learn how Fair Housing defines a family, the actions that are considered discrimination, and a family’s rights if they feel they are being discriminated against.