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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 03/20/2013

Rent-to-own deals can be tricky for buyers and sellers

It can be a way to finance the purchase of your home, but be wary of the pitfalls.

By Justin Pierce  |  05:30 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 02/27/2013

Good deals can be had when purchasing a renovated home, but be wary

Good deals can be had, but be wary.

By Justin Pierce  |  05:30 AM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 02/13/2013

That foreclosure might not be such a good deal

Good deals can be had, but know the pitfalls and price them into your offer or maximum price.

By Justin Pierce  |  05:30 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 01/16/2013

Before you buy a home, check comparable prices in the neighborhood not just the region

Before you buy a home, check comparable prices in the neighborhood not just the region.

By Justin Pierce  |  05:30 AM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 01/02/2013

Take caution at a real estate auction

There are many traps and pitfalls that the buyer needs to navigate in order to win an auction.

By Justin Pierce  |  05:30 AM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 12/12/2012

Selling a home to a real estate investor

Behind those signs that offer a quick, cash closing is usually someone who will offer about 50 to 60 percent of what the home is worth.

By Justin Pierce  |  05:30 AM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Flipping houses can come with its share of headaches

What initially appeared to be a slam dunk turned out to be our real estate investor’s worst deal since he began flipping houses.

By Justin Pierce  |  05:30 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 11/14/2012

In real estate investing, patience and persistence pay off

It can sometimes take months to close a deal.

By Justin Pierce  |  05:30 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 10/31/2012

Real estate investors are optimistic about housing market

More than two-thirds of investors plan to buy a lot more homes during the next 12 months.

By Justin Pierce  |  05:30 AM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 10/17/2012

Finding money to flip houses

There are many sources of cash and financing out there for investing in real estate.

By Justin Pierce  |  05:30 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 10/03/2012

Estimating the cost of your home renovation project

Before diving into a flip project or a home remodeling project, do some homework and get real about the material and labor costs.

By Justin Pierce  |  05:30 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 09/19/2012

How to work with a contractor

When it comes time to bring in a professional, you need to take a few simple steps to protect yourself and your project.

By Justin Pierce  |  05:30 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 09/05/2012

A real estate investor’s guide to negotiating

Real estate negotiating is all about finding common ground.

By Justin Pierce  |  05:30 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 08/22/2012

A real estate investor’s guide to buying a home

Tips from a professional who buys a house a month.

By Justin Pierce  |  05:30 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 08/08/2012

Persistence and patience are prerequisites for real estate investors

Persistence and patience are prerequisites for anyone investing in real estate.

By Justin Pierce  |  05:30 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 07/25/2012

Real estate investor learns lessons early on flipping properties successfully

Justin Pierce lost more than $10,000 on his first deal, but the lessons he learned were priceless.

By Justin Pierce  |  05:30 AM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Former Marine turns real estate investor

Justin Pierce shares the story of how he started investing in real estate.

By Justin Pierce  |  05:30 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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