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Real estate investor uses credit cards, high-interest loans to finance his projects.
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How To Use the Brrrr Method for Real Estate Investing

Investing in real estate is one of the best ways to achieve financial independence. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy to get from point A to point B. How do you decide in which properties to invest? Where do you get the money? And, just as important, how do you build your portfolio once you have taken care of that initial investment?

You need a strategy — especially if you’re just starting out as an investor. The BRRRR Method is just that: a specific, tested, and sustainable investment strategy that can get you from point A to point B and beyond. Let’s break it down, step by step, and compare it to some other popular investment strategies.

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What is a Hard Money Loan and How Can It Be Used?

You’ve probably heard about hard money loans and how they’re a popular choice among real estate investors. While these loans may not be for everyone, they are still ideal for specific situations.

Usually considered short-term bridge loans, hard money loans are mostly used for real estate-related transactions. The money lenders aren’t banks, as in traditional loans. Instead, they are individuals or companies. Another significant difference between conventional and hard money loans is that the latter don’t rely on the borrower’s credit but the estate’s value instead.

In this article, you will learn what a hard money loan is, who can use it, and how to make the most of it.

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Six Ways to Increase Cash Flow as a Fix and Flip Investor

Did you know you can make money and still go out of business? Profits are important, but not nearly as important as cash flow — positive cash flow.

Some businesses sell products and services and then get paid on terms. If they have problems collecting, their books will show a profit, but they will not have money to pay their bills. Fix and flip investors often run into cash flow issues if there are delays with projects being completed or slow closings. For fix and flippers, cash generally comes in only when they sell their flips. If there are delays between closings, this could cause unattended financial pressure. To stay cash flow positive, here are six strategies to consider.
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How to Succeed in Real Estate by Managing Your Contractors

If you are a real estate investor looking to fix and flip homes for profit, one of the significant problems you would encounter is managing your contractors. After going through the arduous process of locating a property and obtaining the necessary finances to purchase it, what lies ahead is the task of renovating it. Since renovations and repairs are unavoidable in the real estate business, the most challenging task is to hire the best contractors to ensure that the projects are completed on time and within budget.
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What is Private Funding for Real Estate?

If you want to invest in real estate, you need to get a sense of all your funding options before you get started. The truth is, there are many options beyond getting a conventional loan. One of those options is private funding.
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