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Foreigners Buying Australia Homes Need Closer Watch, MP Says
Australia tightened rules on foreign investment in real estate in 2010, requiring offshore buyers to purchase only new properties, and introduced penalties to enforce the changes. It also said temporary residents must obtain approval from FIRB to buy …
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Advice for a new generation of buyers and sellers
DeSimone, 40, is a real estate broker with his own company in New York and a weekly column on the real estate website Zillow. His new book is called "Next Generation Real Estate" …

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Vacation Rental Home Investment Property

Many real estate investors still dream of owning that mountain home or beachfront villa in their ideal vacation destination. Vacation Homes are typically not considered by most investors as a  traditional real estate investment. The common refrain from investors is that you can’t make a vacation rental home investment property pay for itself. The thought is that renting out your second home for a few weeks a year can help defray your expenses, certainly , but the bigger question is can you have your vacation rental home earn a profit like …

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Buying Income Property In Denver

By: Skyler Moore
How would you like to walk to the mailbox and collect a check every month from real estate that you owned? Depending on the type of property and financial position, it could be a few hundred dollars, to thousands of dollars per month. The Denver real estate market has begun a slow recovery since the decline in housing values that started in mid 2000 for the Denver metro area. The Notice of Election in Demand (NED) list has shown signs of improvement of the past few years.
The NED …

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Tax Deductions Investment Property

Tax Deductions for Investment Property
As a Landlord, Rental Property Owner or Vacation Home Owner it is important to prioritize end of the year tax planning and tax deduction for your investment property business. You can keep more money in your pocket by taking advantage of available tax benefits and by tapping into new tax saving opportunities. Follow these top year-end tax tips and strategies for rental property owners.
Identify your rental investment property’s short life assets to depreciate them faster. Assets like air conditioners, refrigerator, carpets, clothes dryer, etc can be …

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Evaluating Denver Investment Property

Skyler Moore

Investors all across the country have been burnt by purchasing a proforma, rather than an investment property.  I personally have seen this happen over and over again in the Denver market for both residential and commercial investment properties.  Sure property values have dropped, which has caused real estate owners to become upside down, but often the proforma numbers they were given were set up for failure.
Evaluating real estate is quite simple once you know what you are doing, it just takes some experience.  One of the first things that …

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Refinance Upside Down Property

The Federal Housing Finance Agency has extended the government’s Home Affordable Refinance Program by 12 months.
HARP’s new end date is June 30, 2011.
Originally known as Making Home Affordable, HARP aims to help homeowners refinance their mortgage who may otherwise be ineligible because of falling home values.
There are 4 basic HARP criteria every borrower must meet:
1. The existing home loan must be guaranteed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac.
2. Your home must be a 1- to 4-unit property
3. You must have a …