Real Estate Business

You can make a lot of money by starting a real estate business, whether as a real estate agent or as an investor. Learn what it takes to become a real estate professional and start your own business, and how to succeed by using the latest technology, smart marketing, and proven real estate valuation methods.
Does Rent Stabilization Help or Hurt Tenants?
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Find Out If Real Estate Agents Hate You for Being a Lookie-Loo
Real Estate Portfolio Sheet
The Real Estate Portfolio That Cash Flows
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Understanding Real Estate Investment Analysis
Methods to Calculate and Negotiate Commercial Rent
Unimproved Land
Top 3 Types of Real Estate Property
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What Does Estate for Years Mean in Real Estate?
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How Does a Commercial Triple Net Lease Work?
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Here's the New Agent's Guide to the Broker Price Opinion (BPO)
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RESPA Doesn't Cover All Loan Types
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What Is the Bundle of Legal Rights of a Property Owner?
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4 Common Types of Commercial Leases
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How to Calculate the Land to Building Ratio
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Zoning and Land Use Codes—Are They Necessary?
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What Is a Contingency in a Real Estate Contract?
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What Can an Unlicensed Real Estate Assistant Do?
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What Is a Special Warranty Deed?
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Unimproved Land in Real Estate
comparative market value (CMA)
The Real Estate CMA
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How to Price Office Space
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What are Real Estate Encumbrances?
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What is an Amendment to a Real Estate Contract?
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Learn About the Elements of a Legally Valid Real Estate Contract
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Landlord and Tenant Share a Split of Expenses in Modified Net Leases
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Learn About the Real Estate Referral Agent and How They Earn Fees
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Guide to Real Estate Contract Amendments and Addendums
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The General Warranty Deed Explained
Investing in real estate rental properties
Periodic Tenancy in Real Estate Explained
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The Pros and Cons of Condo Ownership
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What Is Fee Simple Ownership?
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How Real Estate Agents Get Paid
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Commercial Real Estate Gross Lease is Also Known as Full-Service Lease
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What Is Real Estate Farming?
Improvement Location Report
When You Need an Improvement Location Certificate in Real Estate
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Referral Fees in Real Estate Brokerage
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What a Bargain and Sale Deed Conveys and When It's Used
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A Look at How Earnest Money Is Handled in Real Estate
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Real Estate Mediation and Arbitration for Disputes
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Real Estate Office Risk Management Requires Detailed Record-Keeping
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Learn What "Procuring Cause" Is in Real Estate
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What Are Fiduciary Duties in Real Estate?
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Capitallization Rate in Real Estate
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What Is an Acceptable Loan to Value (LTV) Ratio in Commercial Lending?
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What is Defeasible Fee in Real Estate?
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What Is Improved Land?
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How a Commission Split Works in Real Estate
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Leasehold Estates in Real Estate
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What Is a Real Estate Independent Contractor?
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What Are the Different Types of Commercial Loans?
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What's the Difference Between a Real Estate Agency and Sub-Agency?
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What Is a Duplex Property?
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Can You Use Another Person's Land for a Road?
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How an Agency Is Created in Real Estate
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Learn About Real Estate Agents as Independent Contractors
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What Types of Loans Are Regulated by RESPA?
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Is a Survey Always Necessary for a Real Estate Closing?
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How to Use a Lease Purchase to Buy Property
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The Definition of Vicarious Liability in Real Estate Agency
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How Real Estate Agents are Compensated: Commissions and Different Models
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How Straight-Line Depreciation in Real Estate Saves Taxes