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What is a Real Estate Bird Dog?

In the real estate investing world, you may encounter the term “bird dog.” So what is a bird dog and why would you want to get involved in a bird dog program, such as the one that will soon be launched by The Short Sale Gal Kristine Zelazo? Well, that’s precisely what...

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The Pros and Cons of Buying a Starter Home

If you’re in the process of acquiring new investment properties or even buying your own first home, you may consider buying a so-called starter home, but there are a number of drawbacks that you may encounter, many of them financial in nature, making a starter...

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The Pros and Cons of Joining an Investment Group

Are you considering joining a real estate investment groups? These groups are the real estate investor’s equivalent of a mutual fund, as you have multiple investors who pool money, resources and strategies with the goal of increasing their collective buying...

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Do You Need a Property Manager for Your Rental Properties?

If you own real estate investment properties, then you know how challenging it can be to manage those properties and the tenants that are renting or leasing your homes or commercial buildings. In fact, property management can quickly turn into a full-time job! So if...

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The Benefits of Investing in Off-Market Properties

As a real estate investor, the key is to buy properties for below market value, so you can sell that real estate for a profit. One method for achieving this goal is to focus on off-market properties for sale. But what are the benefits and how do you find off-market...

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What’s a Distressed Neighborhood?

Real estate investors are quite familiar with distressed properties, but what is a distressed neighborhood? And how does a distressed neighborhood offer opportunities for large-scale investors or investment groups? Well, that’s precisely what we’ll explore...

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Tips to Succeed as a Real Estate Investor

Finding success in a new career field can be a challenge, especially when that field requires a lot of self-motivation and drive in order to rise to the top. That’s the challenge you’re facing if you’re a real estate investor.  Many get involved...

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A Happy Independence Day from The Short Sale Gal

The Short Sale Gal Kristine Zelazo would like to extend her wishes for a happy Independence Day to all of her clients, colleagues, friends and family. The United States became a free nation exactly 240 years ago today, on July 4, 1776. As you celebrate Independence...

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Why Work With a Real Estate Investing Mentor?

Getting started in any new field, business niche or career can be a tremendous challenge and this definitely rings true for real estate investing. But there is help and that help can come in the form of a mentor who can guide you through the rough patches, helping you...

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