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The 10 Real Estate Twitter Accounts You Should Be Following

Join us as we continue our tour of real estate social media. We’ve already covered RE meme accounts and RE Reddit threads (x2), and we’ve arrived at our next stop: RE Twitter. Twitter has been and continues to be a valuable source for real estate news, advice, and how-tos. Here are the top 10 accounts you should be following.
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An Update on Interest Rates: June 2022

Take a deep dive into the current state of interest rates and what it means for real estate investors.
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Investing in the Crazy Real Estate Market with a Small Amount of Money

Today’s housing market is not exactly friendly to the new real estate investor. Unless you have enough money to put a significant amount down on physical property, you may want to consider other avenues of real estate investment. Fortunately, opportunities still exist in this crazy real estate market to make profitable investments with a small amount of money. Continue reading to learn more about other real estate investing options.
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5 finance related meme accounts you should follow

In our day and age one of the best ways to bond and laugh with others is through sharing internet memes. Fortunately for the real estate finance minded person, no shortage of quality meme sources exists. We too can share in the creativity, community, and culture of hilarious internet memes.
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Top 5 Resources for Beginner Real Estate Investors

Real estate investment currently presents one of the best opportunities to build wealth. But, jumping into the this financial asset class can be intimidating for beginner investors. These five resources will better equip you to tap into these opportunities.
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What you need to know about inflation and real estate

Consumers can feel the strain of inflation on checkbooks and wallets. Prices have increased more than 7%. Energy is probably the biggest individual component of the increase and housing prices could also rise as much as 5% over the upcoming year.
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What is Equity Crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding is an exciting emerging option that could open the doors to higher-quality assets for everyday investors with lower costs and higher liquidity.
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How should I spend my year-end bonus?

Save? Spend? Invest? The three ways you can spend money (and a year-end bonus from your employer). What's the smartest thing to do with your extra income?
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5 Financial Resolutions for the New Year

Financial security is a marathon, not a sprint. It requires building life-long habits and focusing on financial healthy, the dividends of which are measured in years or decades, not a few weeks in January. But, many of us like to use the New Year as an opportunity to see where we are, and plan for the future. Here are five financial resolutions for the new year.
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5 Iconic Christmas Real Estate Properties

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear... or by making a list of some iconic real estate assets that boast Christmas cheer.
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Can You Invest in Christmas Trees?

About 30 million live trees are sold every year in the United States. Most of them are sold the weekend after Thanksgiving, and, according to the American Christmas Tree Association , the average live tree costs about $78. Consumers spend over $2 billion on Christmas trees annually.
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What Types of REITs Can You Invest In?

Almost 1,100 REITs are available in the U.S. alone. While we think residential real estate is the best real estate investment, the world of real estate investing offers numerous options that fit investors with different risk tolerances and financial goals. The most popular categories of REITs include residential, retail, office, and mortgage.
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5 Unique REITs that You Should Know About

The world of real estate is much wider than housing and retail space. Virtually any enterprise that requires the use of land and/or buildings is a potential opportunity for real estate investors.
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Real Estate Investing Trusts 101: An Introduction to REITs

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are a great way to diversify your portfolio in an accessible way. A REIT is a corporation that invests in real estate on behalf of its shareholders and passes the proceeds on to them. REITs can be private, public, traded on a stock exchange, or non-traded. 
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Why you should purchase a house in your 20s

Buying a home isn’t for everyone. Homeownership makes more sense in some professions than others, and it usually isn’t advisable to buy a home unless you’re planning to stay in your city or geography for at least a few years. But for young professionals with stable jobs, starting a family, or planning to live in the same area for a while, a house is more than just another appreciating asset. A house is an important part of your net worth, a stronghold against financial risk, a source of passive income, and a financial milestone worth being proud of.
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Why your portfolio should include private real estate

Diversification is key to mitigating downside risks and improving long-term returns. Real estate is one of the best ways to diversify your portfolio.
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SEC Regulations: What Do Reg A and Reg D Mean?

The SEC regulates securities to protect experienced and inexperienced investors and maintain market integrity.