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Should You Sell Your Investment Property?

Posted by CT Homes // January 3, 2020

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Take a minute and consider how much your investing business has changed over the past twelve months. There is a good chance that you have probably undergone some subtle, and not so subtle, changes in philosophy and direction. It is always better to be a step or two ahead rather than chasing outdated trends and […]


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Buying Rental Properties in Poor Locations

Posted by CT Homes // December 20, 2019

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One of the things that makes real estate investing so great is that there are different options for different tastes. A situation that you would may personally be staunchly opposed to, someone else may see value in. It doesn’t make either of you right or wrong, it simply boils down to personal evaluation. One of […]


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Why You May Not Want to Sell Your House By Yourself

Posted by CT Homes // December 6, 2019

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Every real estate investor looks for ways to save money. One of the most common areas to save on a fix and flip deal is with your closing costs. Reducing, or eliminating, some of the fees will have a sizable impact on your bottom line. However, you need to pick and choose your battles wisely. […]


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How To Successfully Purchase A Rental Property Purchase

Posted by CT Homes // November 22, 2019

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A rental property purchase is not the same as a fix and flip project. With a fix and flip deal, you are focused on generating short term profits whereas a buy and hold rental may be in your portfolio for several years. It is essential that you know everything about your rental market, the property […]


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How To Be A Better Landlord

Posted by CT Homes // November 8, 2019

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Investing in rental properties can be one of the most difficult things you do in real estate. It can also be one of the most profitable if executed properly. Being a landlord is not exactly rocket science. You find a property, make subtle improvements, get good tenants and collect rent checks. Your rent checks should […]


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How To Attract Tenants To Your Rental Property

Posted by CT Homes // October 25, 2019

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Having a quality rental property is not enough to attract tenants. In hot markets good rentals may be a dime a dozen. You need to come up with ways to have your property stand out from the crowd. Instead of massive upgrades throughout the property you are better off making subtle, but impactful, changes. Updating […]


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The Biggest Challenges Of Self-Managing A Rental Property

Posted by CT Homes // October 11, 2019

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There is no greater long term investment in real estate than a quality rental property. The right rental will not only provide short term cash flow in the way of surplus rents received, but can give you the potential for appreciation years down the road. All the while you can take advantage of many tax […]


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The Impact Of A Foreclosure On Your Credit Report

Posted by CT Homes // September 27, 2019

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There are few things more impactful to your financial health than a foreclosure. Aside from a bankruptcy, a property foreclosure is one of the worst things that can negatively affect your credit. Not only does it hurt your credit in the short term, but it has a lasting impact that could take years to recover. […]


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The Short Sale Process – 5 Major Points Distressed Sellers Should Know

Posted by CT Homes // September 13, 2019

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A lot has changed in the world of real estate over the last decade.As difficult as it may be to believe, the mortgage collapse was over ten years ago. One of the defining terms shortly after the collapse was “short sale”. There is a good chance that even if you were in real estate you […]


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7 Red Flags Cash Buyers Include in Their Offers

Posted by CT Homes // September 12, 2019

At face value, working with cash buyers should be easy and simple. Unfortunately this is not always the case. Over the years, we’ve seen competing cash buyers include certain terms in their offers that should be seen as Red Flags. Whether you’re thinking of selling your own property to a cash buyer or you’re listing […]


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