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The real estate industry is as hot as it has ever been. Not only are more and more people buying homes, but the amount of investors is also on the rise. When it comes down to it, real estate is becoming quite popular among people from one side of the world to the next.
 
 
If you want to get involved in the real estate industry there are two ways to do it. Some people like to incorporate both options into their lifestyle..
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Benefits of buying a home
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Home buying procedure
How to find a dream home
There are many benefits that go along with buying a home.  Some people think that they are better off without this, but when it comes down to it they are usually wrong.
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The process of selling your home can be a very exciting one. Not only do you have the chance of making a lot of money on the deal, but you will also be looking forward to your new life in your new home.
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Home selling procedure
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If you are going to hire a real estate agent, how do you really know if they are right for you?    Find and Compare Real Estate Agents
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If you are like most people, you will not be able to purchase your next new home with cash.  Unfortunately, this is not the status quo when buying real estate.
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If you have ever thought about getting into the real estate industry you are not alone.  Over the past five years thousands of people have decided to make money by investing in real estate. 
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August 4, 2014
Affordable Housing Draws Middle Class to Inland Cities – New York Times

Affordable Housing Draws Middle Class to Inland Cities – New York TimesArticle from Affordable Housing Draws Middle Class to Inland Cities – New York Times:HTTP/1.1 302 Found Date: Mon, 04 Aug 2014 09:47:39 GMT Server: Apache Set-Cookie: NYT-S=deleted; expires=Thu, 01-Jan-1970 00:00:01 GMT; path=/; domain=www.stg.nytimes.com Set-Cookie: NYT-S=0MoGaQQ4bkOJnDXrmvxADeHCEQCp1Sr/4jdeFz9JchiAIUFL2BEX5FWcV.Ynx4rkFI; expires=Wed, 03-Sep-2014 09:47:39 GMT; path=/; domain=.nytimes.com Location: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/04/business/affordable-housing-drives-middle-class-to-cities-inland.html?_r=0 Content-Length: [...]

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August 3, 2014
Arizona slow to spend aid for housing – Arizona Republic

Arizona slow to spend aid for housing – Arizona RepublicArticle from Arizona slow to spend aid for housing – Arizona Republic:Catherine Reagor and Ronald J. Hansen, The Republic | azcentral.com 11:57 p.m. MST August 2, 2014 Becky Bankert bought a house in 2008 with a 20 percent down payment. But by the end of the [...]

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July 19, 2014
Meeting to encourage affordable housing near transit

Meeting to encourage affordable housing near transitArticle from Durham Herald Sun:Jul. 19, 2014 @ 04:26 PM DURHAM — With light-rail transit on the drawing board following approval of a half-cent sales tax in Durham and Chapel Hill, the Durham City/County Planning Department is co-sponsoring a community meeting to encourage development of affordable housing near rail [...]

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July 14, 2014
12 Negotiating Tips Every Homebuyer Should Know

12 Negotiating Tips Every Homebuyer Should KnowArticle from U.S. News & World Report:Real estate agents bring knowledge and experience, which can be the deciding factor in a bid for your dream home. The old saying is that in real estate, everything is negotiable. But is it really? When you go to buy a house, you’re [...]

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July 11, 2014
Developers turn to crowdfunding to seed real estate deals

Developers turn to crowdfunding to seed real estate dealsArticle from Sacramento Bee:MIAMI – You can support entrepreneurs’ apps, gadgets, clothing creations, restaurants – you name it – through the exploding phenomenon of “crowdfunding.” But what can you show for your investment? A drawer full of T-shirts, tote bags and other tokens of appreciation. Not the [...]

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