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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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Indications Of A Strong Real Estate Market

Posted by JD Esajian // May 10, 2019

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As an investor, in a perfect world you would only invest in markets on the way up. Being a little too early on a market, is much better than a little too late. Finding emerging markets takes diligence and the ability to pour through data. It also takes discipline to know when to walk away, […]


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Rental Property Exit Strategies

Posted by JD Esajian // May 3, 2019

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With any investment it is always wise to consider the exit strategy prior to diving in. Things may look good on paper, but reality is often a different story. As Mike Tyson famously said, “everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face.”  How you want the property to go is not always […]


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How To Handle A Real Estate Crisis

Posted by JD Esajian // April 26, 2019

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If you are in the real estate investing business long enough eventually you will face a business crisis. Your tenant may cause damage to a rental property, a deal maybe lost at the 11th hour or a rehab may have unexpected issues. How you act when these present themselves will not only determine the immediate […]


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Common Traps Investors Should Avoid

Posted by JD Esajian // April 19, 2019

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No two real estate investors are the same. You may have similar styles & tastes but there is always something about you and your business that makes you start at the same point but where we go from there is completely up to us. There is no sugarcoating the fact that investing is difficult at […]


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Student Housing Rentals

Posted by JD Esajian // April 12, 2019

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In the world of real estate, you never know where your next big opportunity will come from. You may invest a certain way for years and then out of the blue be presented with something more appealing, and profitable. It is important to keep an open mind and be willing to at least explore every […]


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