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The Biggest Challenges Most New Investors Face

Posted by CT Homes // July 19, 2019

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Your perception of real estate is often different from reality. From the outside you can buy any property, make some improvements and walk away with a handsome profit. The reality is that it is difficult to get good deals, make the right updates, find a buyer and close in your timeframe. Additionally, there is almost […]


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Find New Deals Without Spending A Dime

Posted by CT Homes // July 12, 2019

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The best way to build your pipeline is to increase the number of leads you generate. If you have been in real estate for some time you have probably heard that investing is a numbers game. The more leads you generate the more chances you have of turning a lead into a deal. Real estate […]


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How To Improve Your Rental Property Listing Photos

Posted by CT Homes // July 5, 2019

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One of the most common places to find new tenants is the internet. There are more rental property listing sites today than ever before. In just a few clicks tenants can find a handful of rentals in their desired market, at their price point and in their timeframe. Gone are the days of relying on […]


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What To Learn When A Deal Falls Through

Posted by CT Homes // June 28, 2019

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One of the hardest things for any investor to experience is losing a deal. You may spend weeks, even months, chasing after a property only for it to fall out unexpectedly. As much as this stings, it is a part of the business. Every investor loses a tough deal or faces an unexpected setback from […]


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The Pros And Cons Of Investing In Student Housing Rentals

Posted by CT Homes // June 21, 2019

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Some of the best investments require a leap of faith. You have probably heard for a while that to make money in real estate you need to think outside the box. One of the most out of the box buy and hold opportunities is with student housing rentals. On the surface, these may seem like […]


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How To Find A Reliable Contractor

Posted by CT Homes // June 14, 2019

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Behind any good real estate investor is a reliable contractor. Whether your business is built on flipping houses or buying investment properties, a quality contractor is essential. They will help keep your project moving in the right direction and cut off potential problems before they get too big. They will handle everything from simple maintenance […]


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How To Handle An Eviction

Posted by CT Homes // June 7, 2019

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If you own rental property long enough eventually you will be faced with an eviction. Every landlord thinks evictions will never happen on their properties, but they are more common than you may think. Your tenant can be great for eight months and then out of the blue be hit with an unexpected financial setback. […]


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Online Rental Advertisements That Generate Interest

Posted by CT Homes // May 31, 2019

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There are many ways to generate interest in your rental property. Without interest it is difficult to find the right tenant or to fill a vacancy when you want to. On the flip side, the more interest you have the more likely you can find the best possible tenant. With all the real estate rental […]


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Debunking The Most Common Real Estate Investing Myths

Posted by CT Homes // May 24, 2019

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The real estate investing business is full of misinformation. With the business growing in popularity over the years more people have become “experts.” With the influx of information, theories and rationale it is difficult to decipher what is real and what is fake. If the person providing the information is passionate enough it is easy […]


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When To Use These Financing Options

Posted by JD Esajian // May 17, 2019

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The starting point for any prospective deal is financing. How you plan on financing the transaction dictates just about everything else you do. Financing determines your offer price, the closing date, contract contingencies and earnest money deposited. On some deals the financing option is cut and dry. On others there are a handful of options […]


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