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FHA No Flipping Rule Waived (Again)

If you like good news and happiness, check this out… So back in January 2010 we reported (and rejoiced) that the FHA had decided to suspend the 90-day anti-flipping rule for 1 year. The now-infamous rule was originally intended to prevent shady speculators from defrauding the government, but it also stifled the purchase and renovation […]

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Who’s Getting Rich Off Rich Dad?

So have you ever been to one of those hotel real estate investing seminars over an evening or weekend? No, not your local REIA or Meetup group.  I mean the ones we see advertised all the time in newspapers, late night TV or now even Facebook actually: “Free Home Buyer Seminar!” “Real Estate Secrets Revealed!”… […]

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Battle of the REI Blogs? (Please Help!)

There’s a nifty little contest going on RIGHT NOW called “Battle of the REI Blogs” …and I’m in the running! My buddy Patrick invited me to duke it out among the top 11 real estate investing bloggers on the interwebs (what an honor!).  And the ultimate victor will be whoever’s blog is #1 in the […]

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Landlords Are Charging How Much? (How to Find Out)

Here’s a cool, new resource a whole bunch of folks will find useful… Want to know what landlords are asking for rents in the areas where you invest?  Maybe you’re a landlord and want to spy efficiently on your competition?  Or a virtual investor trying to quickly ascertain rents from afar? Enter PadMapper.com… Their tagline […]

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