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How to Get Started with Residential Real Estate Investing

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 20, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Over the long term, investing in residential real estate is one of the most productive and effective ways to grow your wealth. However, to actually find success in this field, there’s a whole lot that you need to learn first. Make sure you check out these savvy ways that you can get started with residential real estate investing.

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Topics: Buying, residential real estate, Finance, investment property

How to Refinance your Property’s Mortgage Loan

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 13, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Whether you are looking to reduce payments, lower your interest rate, change mortgage companies or take out cash for a large purchase, a mortgage loan is a productive way to save money—but only if you take the right steps. Start by consulting this guide to figure out exactly how to refinance your mortgage.

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Topics: residential real estate, Finance, Mortgage, Refinancing

Why Homeowner’s Insurance is Essential for Property Owners

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 2, 2017 10:00:00 AM

There are many incredibly important steps that a prospective buyer must take on their way to purchasing a new home. Some are familiar, others aren’t. Nevertheless, they must all be undertaken with the utmost attention and deliberation when considering the consequences. Just think about what can go wrong if you don’t have a homeowner’s insurance policy to fall back on!

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Topics: Finance, property insurance, Mortgage, insurance, homeowner’s insurance

Setting a House Sale Price that will get your Property Sold

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 30, 2017 10:00:00 AM

If you’re looking to get your home sold in a timely manner, it’s important that you set a reasonable, attainable sales price to interest and attract potential buyers. Depending on your individual property, there are several factors that can determine your house sale price.

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Topics: residential real estate, Selling, Finance, house sale

How an Interest Rate Hike Can Affect Homebuyers and Owners

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 9, 2017 10:00:00 AM

In December of 2016, the Federal Reserve decided to increase the key overnight bank lending rate by a quarter of a percent for only the second time since the 2008 financial crisis. It may not seem like much, and it may only be a short-term deal, but this will produce major consequences for the housing market and affect long-term loan rates for homes.

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Topics: Buying, residential real estate, Finance, interest rate

A Buyer’s Guide to Financing a Commercial Building

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 22, 2016 9:30:00 AM

One of the most important steps to buying commercial property is securing the necessary payments and funding to complete the transaction. With an undertaking of this magnitude, it’s essential that you practice due diligence in financing your commercial building. Whether you’re an investor, business owner or landlord, use this guide to learn how you can finance a commercial real estate property.

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Topics: commercial buildings, commercial property, buying commercial real estate, Finance, commercial real estate

Measuring the Necessity of Renters Insurance

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 14, 2016 9:30:00 AM

When renting property, a landlord or the homeowner will usually cover maintenance expenses and resolve most problems. However, what happens if there’s a robbery or a fire? Contrary to popular belief, some accidents that may arise aren’t the responsibility of the landlord. For protection from those incidents, there’s renters insurance.

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Topics: lease, Renting, Finance, insurance

Easy Ways to Cut Expenses when Owning Rental Property

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 15, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Owning rental property is usually a sound financial investment. Besides all the money you’ll save by becoming your own landlord, there are still costs and expenses that people never even think of when they take on this responsibility. But if you have the right knowledge to make informed financial decisions, it won’t be difficult to yield a lucrative return on interest. When it comes to owning rental property, just follow these tips and you’ll be saving money in no time.

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Topics: Renting, Finance, Mortgage, investment property, Summer, rental property

How to Make the Most of a Mixed Use Property

Posted by Devin on Mar 13, 2015 7:00:03 AM

As a first-time investor in Long Island real-estate it can be difficult to decide which type of property you would like to invest in. Buying commercial property in the right location can yield significant returns, but the initial cost may be too great. Residential properties might not be as profitable as commercial properties, but they do have their perks for the right investor (more personable, community-driven individuals). If you're undecided about which type of property you would like to acquire, or if you are exploring options on how to invest in both commercial and residential then you may want to check out a mixed use property.

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Topics: Finance, commercial real estate

The Necessary Evil of Commercial Space Insurance

Posted by Devin on Jan 8, 2015 11:37:18 AM

Commercial space insurance one investment that after you send the check out, you hope to never have to see any of that money again. It is a necessary business expense. Through the course of business, no matter your industry, there are things that could go wrong and devastate your company. Fire, natural disasters, accidents, water damage, litigation and theft, are all examples that can hurt your business. Businesses who think commercial space insurance might not be necessary are leaving themselves vulnerable to these very expensive vicissitudes of life.

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Topics: Finance, commercial real estate

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