How “Red Tape” Actually Keeps Things Together

Business
Since time immemorial, people have been mocking the changes humanity makes. Sometimes it’s no doubt justified too, as humanity picks up bad habits that prove hard to shake off. We hear a lot about regulations, for example - the “red tape” that is “killing business” - and people long for simpler times. Before these regulations, the thinking goes, business was more straightforward. And more straightforward means “better”, doesn’t it? To hear a lot of these criticisms, you’d think there was someone sat on a throne with a wand, shooting down opportunity and individuality. “They’re having fun, that can’t be allowed!” *ZAP!* “Their boss is charismatic and plays by his own rules! End this madness NOW!”. It’s pretty obvious, though, that if regulations exist, there must be reasons for them. After…
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All You Need To Know About Property Investment In 2016

Business
For anyone looking to make some considerable cash on the side, a long term investment might be the answer. There are a huge number of different kinds of investments out there, and they each have their pros and cons. One particularly powerful option, however, is property investment. Property investment is something which a lot of people have considered at some point or another. If you have the capital available, this is easily one of the best investment options available to you. However, it is also the kind of thing that you do not want to rush into. Before you try to invest any amount of money in something like property, you need to make sure that you understand the whole process. With that in mind, it is a good idea…
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Don’t Be a Real Estate Dope! Avoid These Deadly Investment Mistakes

Business
Don’t fall for the myth that real estate investment is something that anyone can do with ease. In fact, an alarming amount of real estate investors still make some of these basic mistakes. Make sure you’re not making any of them! Getting a property that’s too far away So you’ve heard that a property on the other side of the country was going to make you a lot of profit. You went ahead and bought it, and you’re now looking to rent it out. But if you’re not within reach of the property, then this could pose some problems. After all, you’re supposed to be a landlord now, right? Do remember to take distance into account, even when a deal looks really good. Getting a property that’s too close ...that…
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Investing In Property Is Like A Game Of Monopoly, Here’s How To Win

Banking and Finance
By the time you reach your early thirties, you will have heard stories about how easy it is to make money buying and selling a property. Are these stories accurate? According to your friend they are? They made hundreds of thousands just by purchasing and selling on one house! What about your cousin twice removed? Rumor has it they rent out property they own and make enough to afford a luxury holiday every year. Don’t worry these aren’t pipe dreams and they could come true for you if you just take a chance. Your first step is deciding what type of property to purchase. House, Office Or Land? You will need to decide whether you want to purchase residential property, commercial property or just a plot of land. If you…
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Selling An Investment Property: The Information You Need

Banking and Finance
If you’re looking to sell an investment property, you’ve come to the right place. It isn’t always an easy task, and there are plenty of things you need to know before you tackle the task at hand. If you want to make sure that all your hard work in your investment pays off, you can’t afford to make any mistakes. So, let’s take a look at a few bits of information that might just prove crucial when selling your investment property. The Property Inspection When it comes time to sell, your property is going to have to undergo a property inspection. We could generate an entire article on this topic alone, but we’ll keep it to the basics for now. Think about any work that needs to be done. Why…
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Attention All Landlords: This Is How You’ll Maximize Your ROI

Business
Investing in real estate is one of the most popular forms of investment available. After all, people will always need homes to live in. Therefore, it’s one of the few sectors that offers guaranteed longevity. The industry will always last. But if you want to last within it, you need to ensure that you’ve taken the necessary precautions at all times. Hard work gets rewarded in this life, and going the extra mile in your investment endeavors will pay dividends. Return on investment is the name of the game. Here’s how you can become a master. Have The Right Team Behind You From your perspective, profit is the key. But there’s a strong chance that you aren’t an expert in the field, especially if it’s a side venture. Therefore, if…
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3 Quick Tips In Investing In Commercial Real Estate

Banking and Finance, Business
Investing in commercial real estate requires more than patience and diligence. You have to devote a lot of time in terms of researching and expanding your network of contacts. If you are someone who plans to make it big in the real estate commercial industry then you may want to follow the tips below: Get Bigger Places: Always remember that the more units you buy the more an apartment becomes affordable. This means that if you had to choice, you should go for an apartment having ten units than an apartment having only five units.  Do Not Rush:  Make sure your home doesn't need any repairs. Have a company like Houston Restoration Services inspect it.Do not expect to be able to sell a commercial unit soon since it takes longer…
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Will 2011 Census Data Influence Real Estate Investment Market?

Business
Recent news from the real estate industry has indicated that the market is heading toward a slow, yet certain improvement. Since the property industry bubble essentially caused the global economic recession in the United States of America some four years ago, it only makes sense that the current pick-up seen in Australia is sure to boost morale and raise spirits. However, factual data on the market is pointing toward mixed signals, which we explore in what follows below. Facts and figures from the 2011 census in Australia has just started to trickle in. One set of jarring results is the one which pertains to the connection between religious affiliation and community development. According to a piece of news recently run by news.com.au, the most ‘godless’ suburb in the entire country…
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Be a PRC-licensed Real Estate Salesperson!

Business
Interested bloggers can easily become PRC-licensed Real Estate Salespersons by complying to the following: 1. Submit to a copy of latest resume. PRC (Philippine Regulation Commission) requires that an aspiring licensee must have completed at least 2nd year of college (any course). 2. Be able to secure an NSO certificate of birth and an NBI Clearance. 3. Attend the Real Estate Seminar that will be conducted by PAREB-PMRB (Pasay Makati Real Estate Board) starting January 18 (either weekday or weekend track). Please note that PMRB is PAREB's best board for 2011 and is known to prepare topnotchers for the Real Estate Licensing Exam for Brokers. Aspiring Real Estate "Salesperson" licensees are not required to take an exam. A 12-hour seminar (1.5 days) is adequate. As a licensed real estate salesperson,…
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Income Properties: Best Way to Make Long-Term Money

Banking and Finance
If you are interested in making money, stop wasting time on fast-cash promises on the internet. The most popular way to make money for all of modern history has always been the real estate industry. Why? Because mankind has a few basic needs - food, clothing, and shelter. Food and fashion are not high profit industries - but shelter, real estate can make you massive money. Buying income properties has always been a secret cash cow for investment experts like Warren Buffet, Donald Trump, and Jason Hartman. These guys realize the stock market is unstable and unpredictable, but real estate is always appreciating slowly over time, a very steady financial investment. Not only can income property investors borrow the cash for their purchases, but their tenants can pay for the…
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