Real Estate Archives
Real Estate focused articles. Being a licensed Real Estate professional in the State of California for over 11 years now, and primarily working with first-time home buyers, I learned along the way that these tips actually save time and money when it …
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THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO BUYING REAL ESTATE
(4 days ago) The Real Estate transaction might be an overwhelming and sometimes difficult undertaking, but having a trusted professional working your corner will surely make all the difference when it comes to simplifying the process and realizing the dream of homeownership. Do you have any questions regarding the Real Estate process?
5 ways to know when it's the right time to buy a house
(9 days ago) Real Estate is one of the biggest life purchases you will ever make. And as such, It is definitely wise to seek help from professionals, friends and even technology to try and take the guesswork out of it. These 5 tips are by no means absolutes and are meant to help when deciding to buy and live in the home and neighborhood of your dreams.
10 FIRST TIME HOME BUYER TIPS THAT WILL SAVE YOU …
(Just Now) In real estate transactions, buyers can normally ask for credit from the seller to cover non-recurring closing costs (one-time closing fees such as loan origination, and title fees) and customarily, depending on the market, sellers can credit up to 3% of the sale price for this.
5 THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE BUYING A HOME
(7 days ago) A minimum annual income of $102,050 was needed to make monthly payments of $2,550, including principal, interest, and taxes on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage at a 4.36 percent interest rate. Forty percent of home buyers were able to purchase the $414,940 median-priced condo or townhome. An annual income of $85,270 was required to make a monthly
The Ultimate Guide to Buying Your First Home
(5 days ago) The Ultimate Guide to Buying Your First Home “Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world.”
ABOUT THE DEBT FREE JOURNEY
(3 days ago) I’ve been in the IT industry for 16 years and Real Estate and Finance for 20. I managed to earn an MBA in 2010 but in that pursuit also accumulated the most of my debt to the tune of $124K+ in total debts. This blog is our money story . Although it centers mostly on debt and our journey out of it, It’s also our motivational outlet to share
HOW WE PAID OFF $13,473 IN 11 MONTHS
(2 days ago) This year we expect to make double that and if I can manage a Real Estate closing this year, can expect to earn an extra $5K that would be huge toward our payoff. It’s just a matter of consistently working our side gigs and pouring all of that towards our …
HOW WE PAID OFF $41,300 IN 2018
(5 days ago) I continued my Real Estate side hustle and were really Blessed to have friends who entrusted us with selling their properties below. Deal One was a 2 bedroom condo with a view near Beverly Hills, and Deal Two was a charming 4 bedroom family home in the San Fernando Valley.
15 LIFE LESSONS TO SHARE WITH MY 20 YEAR OLD SELF
(5 days ago) The past few weeks were busy, we had family over, I had a bunch of CPE units I needed to finish for my Real Estate license renewal as well as my Infosec Certs, on top of that I had to deal with an IRS audit of 2015 tax returns, I know huh, the luck of the draw i guess. Really wanted to quit through all this BUT that'd be too easy.
OUR DEBT FREE JOURNEY MONTHS 15 & 16
(Just Now) Work on my Real Estate side hustles, I'm currently working on a listing and hopefully a sale which should net me a good amount, enough to eliminate my car and credit card; more on that later. Not give up and continue posting quality content.
GUEST POST AT THE DAD WALLET
(7 days ago) There are endless opportunities in Real Estate in any market stage; up or down, since shelter is one of the basic necessities of life next to food and clothing. 1. You have the opportunity to own your own business. 2. There is the opportunity to earn a decent income. 3. Like any business owner, you have the ability to have a flexible work schedule.
OUR DEBT FREE JOURNEY MONTH 14
(8 days ago) All in all, I’ve been practicing Real Estate sales for more than 13 years and have been in the industry for almost 22 years now. One of the strategies I’m looking to accelerate my debt payments is to up my RE game. I’ll be sharing strategies and …
OUR DEBT FREE JOURNEY MONTHS 17
(Just Now) The overall Real Estate market remained strong for the better part of the year but has significantly slowed in these last months. I was just fortunate to have worked with my clients and get their properties sold before the market turned. In my opinion, there will always be clients in every market, good or bad, it's maintaining the relationships
WHY LA LA LAND IS ACTUALLY A PERSONAL FINANCE STORY
(7 days ago) LA LA LAND is a story of unconditional love, and that for me is the magic of this story; it’s not only a personal finance story, a feel good rocky kind of overcoming all odds story, but it’s a real look at what can happen when human beings love each other unconditionally. 5 …
WHY IS HEALTHCARE SO FLIPPING EXPENSIVE AND WHAT CAN …
(3 days ago) It’s open enrollment this month across all employers in the county. And for us who have full-time employment, it’s a chance to pick and choose what healthcare programs we’ll sign up and agree to pay for in the coming year 2018.
THE BEST TOOL FOR KNOCKING DOWN DEBT
(4 days ago) Side Hustles – we all have our gifts or talents, something we’re good at, we can leverage that to make money on the side that can be put towards paying off our debt, a great resource for that is the site makingsenseofcents where the author provides a ton of ideas and tools to make extra money.; Ask for a raise – this might be a bit tricky but if you play it right, and you know your …
OUR DEBT FREE JOURNEY MONTH 4
(7 days ago) OFFER FREEBIES – Still a ways to go with the free “Ultimate Guide to Buying Real Estate” ebook, but have the auto budget tools up and ready for, so I’d say half a win for this. KEEP TRACKING MY SPENDING – Continue to use Personal Capital, it really is the bomb!!!! It’s so easy, secure, and best of all FREE.
HOW TO LAND A HIGH PAYING JOB IN I.T. WITHOUT BREAKING …
(8 days ago) According to the Global Knowledge 2017 IT Skills and Salary Survey, there is a widespread Skills gap in IT across all industries worldwide, resulting in a shortage of qualified talent across a variety of specializations.. This shortage of talent inevitably leads to higher salaries due to supply and demand; the highest paid areas of which are in Cybersecurity and Cloud Computing; both …
OUR DEBT FREE JOURNEY MONTH 5
(7 days ago) I’m almost done with my Ultimate Guide to Buying Real Estate e-book and hopefully should get that up within 2 weeks, barring any emergencies or travel. I already have the budget tool online and ready to be downloaded from the home page. KEEP TRACKING MY SPENDING . Did I mention that Personal Capital is the bomb!!!!
OUR DEBT FREE JOURNEY MONTH 3
(5 days ago) I’m working on a free ebook about the Ultimate Guide to Buying Real Estate and hopefully should get that up within 2 weeks, barring any unforeseen difficulties. I also want to offer the budget tools I use, that would hopefully help others like myself, so stay tuned. KEEP TRACKING MY SPENDING . Did I mention that Personal Capital is the bomb!!!!
OUR DEBT FREE JOURNEY MONTH 6
(7 days ago) OFFER FREEBIES – I’m almost done with my Ultimate Guide to Buying Real Estate ebook, seriously, and hopefully should get that up by end of month, since we got sidetracked with family visits and other non-emergencies that ate up most my time. KEEP TRACKING OUR SPENDING – Did I mention that Personal Capital is the bomb!!!! It really is.
PROSPERITY DISCONNECT FROM WALL STREET TO MAIN STREET
(9 days ago) A recent article in the Wall Street Journal entitled ‘Americans Are Richer Than Ever, But They Don’t Feel That Way‘ by Steven Russolillo highlights the glaring disparity yet again between Wall Street and Main Street. Work Space . IS IT GOOD OR BAD? Don’t get me wrong, positive economic news such as these are fun to hear and might even make us feel good, but the …
free money Archives
(Just Now) To be debt free and win with money. THERE’S NOTHING MORE EXHILARATING THAN FINDING FREE MONEY… HERE ARE THE BEST WEBSITES TO FIND FREE MONEY ONLINE The sites we compiled below can get you started on a cash hunt that can possibly surprise you and make your day a little brighter 🙂 At first, we were skeptical about these so-called free online …
Financial Planning Archives
(8 days ago) “Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt, U.S. president If you’re one of the many home buyers who were initially on the fence and just recently felt the need
personal experience Archives
(9 days ago) debt free journey, guest post, personal experience, real estate, side hustle. 6 Jul 2017 HOW TRAVEL HELPS OUR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND SHOULD BE PART OF EVERYONE’S ROUTINE “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustave Flaubert This past month we put our debt free journey on hold to travel to the
money talk Archives
(Just Now) Financial Planning, money talk, real estate. 5 Oct 2017 OUR DEBT FREE JOURNEY MONTH 7 “I believe that through knowledge and discipline, financial peace is possible for all of us” – Dave Ramsey . debt free journey, Debt Reduction, debt repayment, money talk. 29 Sep 2017
identity theft Archives
(4 days ago) To be debt free and win with money. “To ensure peace of mind ignore the rules and regulations” – George Ade After the much publicized Equifax breach this past week where 143 million data records have been reportedly stolen by cyber crooks, I’ve put together these practical tips on how to protect ourselves from the upcoming threats of financial and personal harm …
WHAT IS DEBT AND WHY IT'S BAD
(1 days ago) DEFINITION . According to Merriam Webster’s definition, DEBT is an ‘Obligation’ or something ‘Owed’. It’s an oversimplified definition that in today’s world has lost its true meaning due to big business’ efforts in the last 60 years to make it mainstream, acceptable and ‘normal’.
HOW TRAVEL HELPS OUR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND …
(7 days ago) As we take in new sights, sounds, taste, textures, and even weather; we shed whatever energy we have in our routines and forces us to take on a new energy which has the ability to energize us enough to get us going once we return and plug back into our ‘matrix’ if you will.
teens and money Archives
(5 days ago) To be debt free and win with money. “Only 1 in 6 High School Students Nationwide Required to Take Personal Finance Course To Graduate” – Study by NextGen Personal Finance I had the chance to listen to Pat Flynn’s SPI podcast session #234 where 17-year-old Eva Baker of TeensGotCents.com was the guest and I was totally blown away by this young lady.
5 BOOKS TO READ TO BE DEBT FREE
(9 days ago) “Five percent of the people think; ten percent of the people think they think, and the other eighty-five percent would rather die than think.” Thomas A. Edison . I don’t know about you but ever since I realized I had an issue with money, I started finding ways to get myself out of my jam and started getting my hands on books, audio books, blogs, podcasts and anything to help me …
WHY CASH IS GOING MAINSTREAM SOON
(4 days ago) Money c/o 401kcalculator(dot)org . THE CURRENT CYBERSECURITY RISK . I was reading up on my favorite blogs and one of them being krebsonsecurity.com, a Cybersecurity blog ran by a journalist turned security researcher Brian Krebs, and he was reporting in his recent post “Google points to another POS vendor breach”, about how cyber crooks were able to hack into and …
Personal Finance Archives
(6 days ago) Being a licensed Real Estate professional in the State of California for over 11 years now, and primarily working with first-time home buyers, I learned along the way that these tips actually save time and money when it comes time to close on the home of your dreams.
I WISH I HAD KNOWN ABOUT EDUCATION
(3 days ago) That’s a real bargain considering the average cost of tuition and fees for the 2016–2017 school year was $33,480 at private colleges, according to the College Board.. Another growing trend among younger millennials are online boot camps. Most of these boot camps are very cost-effective and almost nearly free; examples are coursera.com and codeacademy.com.