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As many of you are aware, over the past several years, we have seen many changes and transitions within the mortgage industry and there is still a carryover from the mortgage crisis in 2008. The market has shifted from away from the wall street investors which was the main contributing factor to the crisis, so…

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I recently received an email from one of my friends who works in real estate. He fears we are in a bubble and it could collapse at any time. The following is his message.   Hi Tom, I had a good call with my friend John today – he and his son, Luke, have been…

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Today’s REI Classroom Lesson Coach Collard explains why it’s important to be knowledgeable and experienced in multiple areas on real estate investing before fine-tuning and sticking with just one niche. REI Classroom Summary By expanding your knowledge and expertise to different types of real estate investing, you’re better able to prepare for shifting markets. Listen…

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Today’s REI Classroom Lesson In today’s lesson, Bob Diamond elaborates on how tax liens can provide passive investments. REI Classroom Summary Bob Diamond goes over how tax liens work, including tax benefits and what happens if payment isn’t made on the property. Listen to this REI Classroom Lesson Real Estate Investing Classroom Show Transcripts: Mike:…

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Today’s REI Classroom Lesson Nav Athwal elaborates on why Trulia, Zillow, and other online real estate search engines were created and how the real estate world utilizes them now. REI Classroom Summary By agents and brokers working in tandem with online real estate search engines, buyers and sellers are given transparency over values and trends.…

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Today’s REI Classroom Lesson Tim Norris explains why it’s important to have self-insurance, for those “just in case” moments. REI Classroom Summary Learn more about the risks if you don’t self-insure, especially before one of your properties sells and is occupied. Listen to this REI Classroom Lesson Real Estate Investing Classroom Show Transcripts: Mike: Welcome…

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Today’s REI Classroom Lesson From the hospitality and leisure market to the fact that it’s an election year, Steve Rozenberg talks to us about factors we can look at to predict the strength of the housing market for 2016. REI Classroom Summary When you look at the statistics and trends from 2015, it’s looking optimistic…

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Today’s REI Classroom Lesson Jon Iannotti explains more about terms and how they’re working in any market. REI Classroom Summary Jon Iannotti goes over agreeable contract terms and how important they are when getting a deal finalized. Listen to this REI Classroom Lesson Real Estate Investing Classroom Show Transcripts: Mike: Welcome back to the FlipNerd.com…