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Smart Real Estate Investing Tips for Retirees Smart Real Estate Investing Tips for Retirees

By Tiffany Raiford

Are you a retiree interested in entering the realm of real estate investment? While it might seem like an easy way to make some money (buy a property, flip it, hold onto it, and finally list and sell it for more than you purchased it for) it's not always that cut and dried, especially in Texas. Inside, we offer some advice on making a smart and simple entry in to the world of real estate investing

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Understanding Home Preventative Maintenance Agreements Understanding Home Preventative Maintenance Agreements

By Tabitha Naylor

A home preventative maintenance agreement is very similar to a home warranty and protects the major systems that are within your home, such as the heating and cooling system. Inside, we highlight some of the maintenance agreement that will impede the breakdowns of systems

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Pros And Cons Of A Rent To Own Pros And Cons Of A Rent To Own

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

Begin the path to homeownership while renting a home. Try a rent-to-own lease option. This option helps those who need time to build up credit or amass a down payment. Take a look at the pros and cons of a rent-to-own purchase option in Texas, and see if it's right for you.

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What is The Secondary Mortgage Market? What is The Secondary Mortgage Market?

By Tabitha Naylor

When you go to a bank or lending facility to finance your home with a mortgage loan, you and the lender are doing business on what is referred to as the primary mortgage market. There is also a secondary market where the lender will recoup the funds they lent to you through third-party investors. Inside, we highlight how this process works

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Understand Your Home Warranty Understand Your Home Warranty

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

Repairs or replacements of appliances or heating systems can be difficult and costly for new homeowners throughout Texas. Learn how to take the worry out of any unexpected appliance or mechanical system repairs by purchasing a home warranty.

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Understanding Quitclaim Deeds Understanding Quitclaim Deeds

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

A short legal document conveying rights to real estate to another is known as a quitclaim deed. Find out how this type of deed is used and what rights are conveyed with it in the Lone Star State of Texas.

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5 Reasons You Need A Buyer Agent 5 Reasons You Need A Buyer Agent

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

A home buyer's agent puts the buyer's needs first and works solely for the homebuyer, not the seller. Learn these five reasons why you should hire your own buyer's agent and avoid the listing agent when entering the largest transaction of your life.

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The Difference Between A Mortgage And A Deed Of Trust The Difference Between A Mortgage And A Deed Of Trust

By Tabitha Naylor

A deed of trust is a contract that involves three parties. A mortgage loan is a direct agreement between the lender and the borrower. But the difference between these contracts run deeper than just the number of parties involved. Inside, we review the finer points of both.

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How a Rent-to-Own Works How a Rent-to-Own Works

By Mary Lamphere

While harder to find than traditional sale or rent options, a rent-to-own arrangement could be a great option if you are fully aware of how it works and what the potential risks are if you are unable to adhere to the terms of the contract. Inside, we review the basics of a rent-to-own contract.

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Secrets of Successful Real Estate Investing Secrets of Successful Real Estate Investing

By Tabitha Naylor

The falling global stock market saw many investors get badly burned, eating away a lifetime of savings, and severely impacting retirement funds. Inside, we offer some smart real estate investing tips that can help you steer clear of any future losses.

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