How Can Rehabbers Lose Money in Real Estate Investing?

Rehabbers in real estate investing purchase properties that need repairs. By making the necessary repair investors create equity in the properties when they are sold to end-buyers who live in them. Buy right, sell right and the money flows in – or does it? Besides the usual issues of paying too much for a property and over-rehabbing it, there are other “problems” an investor faces that can kill his business.

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The Pros and Cons of Investing in Gold: Is It Too Late to Make Money Off of Gold?

Investing in gold seems to be almost trendy, but is it a good idea? As the financial crisis deepened, gold shot up in the market, making it one of the hottest commodities in the past year. Currently commanding $1,400 an ounce, gold is worth double what it was in 2008, and the trend doesn’t seem to be going anywhere…it’s up 25% since January of 2010.

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The Hidden Keys to Financing Certain Homes in Real Estate Investing

In many areas of the country developers bought tracks of rural land and developed these into new home subdivisions. New homes cropped up across the landscape and were sold with financing from conventional lenders. All in all, these projects were successful if done pre-2007. Projects after this time period were often fueled by rampart investor speculation and many homes were completed but large percentages of these were never occupied, or only occupied for a few years as the market fell and these homeowners abandoned their homes.

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