Using rent payments to rebuild your credit

Using rent payments to rebuild your credit Q: How can I set up a lease-to-own on a three-unit property and have it count on my credit report? A: I’m delighted that you asked this question, for several reasons. There are many, many folks out there who are trying to recover their finances and their credit …

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Three tips for staging your home to sell

Today’s buyers are looking for turnkey homes. That is, they want to move right in without having to do a lot of work. Buyers with busy lifestyles pay a premium for listings that are in prime condition. Staging can make the difference between a listing selling or not, the time it takes to sell, and …

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California Activists Call for Foreclosure Moratorium

Two California divisions of the Occupy Wall Street movement – Occupy LA and Occupy Santa Cruz – are beginning to focus their efforts on halting foreclosures. Mario Brito, leader of Occupy LA, announced a plan this week to pressure both banks and government officials to impose a foreclosure moratorium, according to the Associated Press. Brito’s …

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Property Management 101

I discovered this interesting and well-worded opinion article on Property Management Daily: The secret to acquiring wealth is real estate. The economy may rise and fall, but real estate will remain one of the most reliable investments a person makes. The reason for this is simple: everybody needs someplace to live. With a demand like …

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