Real Estate Investing
Investing in real estate has long been a way for individuals and families to earn supplemental income and enhance their net worth. And, of course, there's great financial potential: if you make the right decisions, you'll reap the financial rewards. Use this guide to get educated, licensed, and set up with houses and real estate resources all from the comfort of your own home.
For those new to real estate investing, there are excellent resources online that provide an ... read more »
The Web hosts resources for both the buyer and seller. If you're looking to move a property, consider listing it on one of the sites below to increase its visibility. If you're a prospective buyer, use the Web to access the breadth of the market and review thousands of listings in your search for the perfect property.
- RealEstateJournal.com, published by the Wall Street Journal, discusses the important things to avoid when selling a property. This comprehensive article is worth a read before you begin.
- For more extensive information about selling a property, visit the findingDulcinea Home Selling Guide.
For property listings ...
is a real estate search engine designed to bring you home listings, local real estate data, trends, and community overviews. After running your search you'll see all the properties that fit your criteria pinpointed on GoogleMap, making for easy comparison. Click a pinpoint for expanded information about the property (and in most cases, a photograph). Trulia is not run by brokers or agents, so you can trust them to bring you unbiased information.
is a map-based property search engine. Use the map on the homepage to find the area you're considering, and zoom in to find available properties. If you're not interested in navigating an onscreen map, you can enter your constraints and search by city. The stunning graphics and Microsoft Virtual Earth map are definite perks, and although listings tend to be skimpy in suburban areas, investors-to-be looking in metropolitan centers will find decent depth.
lists for-sale-by-owner properties. Sellers can list a property and read the "Sellers Resources" section. Buyers can search properties by state and get a list of properties sorted by city and price. Search results list city, price, area, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, and type of dwelling. Click on a property for details and seller contact information.
is a federal government site that lists all of the properties and homes that the government is selling-either because it no longer needs the properties, or because it has seized them. Look up single-family homes, farms and ranches, commercial buildings and land, or state and government properties.
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