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LivePlan Review – In Depth Review of LivePlan

This is a no BS review of LivePlan. I’ve read some of the others out there and they seem like straight sales-pitches. You’ll see what I like and dislike about the service and I’ll provide

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Investor Carrot Review

Disclaimer: This is a product that I personally have used and first tried it around 2015/2016. I love this product so much that I’ve decided to review it. If you click on one of the links and sign-up

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Using BRRR to Build a Rental Property Empire

It’s impossible to buy a bunch of rental property, right? You just need too much money for down payments to keep buying. Wrong. Buying rental property is a very capital intensive process and it’s

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Cash on Cash Return (simplified)

If you’ve spent more than 4.7 seconds reading about real estate investing, you’ve heard the term “cash on cash return” tossed around like chicken nugget. It’s really important

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I Invested $1,000 in Fundrise and Here’s What Happened – Fundrise Review

I set up my account and invested an initial $1,000 into Fundrise back in 2016. I did it just to try it out and invest a few bucks, but I loved it so much I decided to review it.   Important NoteIt's

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How to Effectively Manage 30+ Out of State Rentals

Below is a guest post by Anton Ivanov. He is a real estate investor and entrepreneur with a 35 unit rental portfolio spread out across 4 states. He is the founder of DealCheck – the leading real

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RealtyShares vs Fundrise

A lot of people ask me which is better, Fundrise or RealtyShares… …and it’s tough to say. Both are amazing crowdfunding platforms, both have great services, and both are big players in

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Why I Stopped Taking Security Deposits

I’ve recently made the decision to stop taking security deposits. I know, I know, I’m crazy, right? Clearly, I am a little bit, but I have some solid business reasons behind it. Why Landlords

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Roundup 10

How to Protect Yourself From a Real Estate Crash Avoiding Bubble Trouble 14 Ways to Make More Money by Doing Less

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Search Engine Optimization for Real Estate Investors

There are three ways to drive traffic to your lead generation website – paying for ads, social (Facebook, Instagram, sharing, etc), and search engines. With Facebook, Google, or Bing ads, your traffic

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