Crucial Summer Homebuying Tips for Real Estate Investing

Posted by Currahee Property Solutions LLC // June 4, 2018

Summer. It’s hot. The real estate market is also hot. It’s the time of year when everyone wants to buy and everyone is selling. For real estate investors who want to get in on the frenzy, there are a few things that you need to know so that you don’t get caught up in the […]

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4 VA Loan Myths That Hamper Veteran Home Buyers

Posted by Currahee Property Solutions LLC // May 7, 2018

Misconceptions about mortgage options can keep veterans from exploring their hard-earned home loan benefits. Part of the original GI Bill of 1944, VA home loans — mortgage loans guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) — have soared since the housing crash. During a time of tight credit and tough lending, this long-cherished program backed a […]

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What’s the Difference Between a Promissory Note and a Mortgage?

Posted by Currahee Property Solutions LLC // April 2, 2018

Buying a home can sometimes feel like learning a new language. Pre-approvals, appraisals, and the fact that “concessions” don’t involve hot dogs at a baseball game can be more than a little bewildering for first-time home buyers. If you’re in the market for a mortgage, the more you know, the more confident you’ll be with […]

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Buying a House Without Your Spouse: Community Property Edition

Posted by Currahee Property Solutions LLC // March 5, 2018

One of the more beautiful sayings in Spanish in my opinion is “Mi casa es su casa.” That translates to “My house is your house.” That sentiment has a lot to do with the intention behind community property laws. Nine states have laws that say things you buy when you’re married become property of the […]

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Who’s Doing Your Taxes? (How To Choose The Best Accounting Firm)

Posted by Currahee Property Solutions LLC // February 5, 2018

Your best friend Tisha might appear to be somewhat of a “tax expert,” but with no formal education, no professional experience, and no accounting related licensure, you in fact are taking a huge gamble by having her do your taxes. For this article, I will examine the concept of “who is doing your taxes” by […]

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Evaluating Rental Returns on Investment Properties

Posted by Currahee Property Solutions LLC // January 8, 2018

Maybe you’re looking at the first building block of your real estate empire.  Or perhaps you’re in good financial shape and just want to purchase a home that can earn you a little passive income.  Whatever the case, you’ve found yourself in the market for your first investment property. When you buy an investment property, […]

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What You Need to Know About Buying a Home During the Holiday Season

Posted by Currahee Property Solutions LLC // December 4, 2017

While you may assume it’s not an ideal time to be looking, there are some advantages to buying this time of year. If you’re house hunting over the holidays, you’re likely a serious buyer with an immediate need.  Perhaps you have to relocate for a new job opportunity, or there’s been a change in your […]

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5 Ways to Invest in Income-Producing Real Estate

Posted by Currahee Property Solutions LLC // November 6, 2017

If you’re reading this, you probably already understand the value of home ownership and the long-term buildup of equity that comes alongside it.  While a home is a great tool for building financial security for you and those who matter most, there are also several ways to invest in income-producing real estate.  The barriers to […]

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Helpful Maintenance Tools for First-Time Homeowners

Posted by Currahee Property Solutions LLC // October 2, 2017

You’ve closed on your house and are about to move into your own version of the American Dream.  Congratulations!  And while you may be obsessing about moving logistics, furniture, and any touch-ups the house may need, there’s one area new homeowners shouldn’t overlook – the garage. It may seem like an afterthought with first-time homeowners […]

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4 Unexpected Ways to Reduce Risk in Real Estate Investment

Posted by Currahee Property Solutions LLC // September 5, 2017

When you hear the word “risk” as a real estate investor, what comes to your mind?  You’re probably thinking about big things.  The risk of buying a bad property.  A lemon.  You think about due diligence and ensuring that your property isn’t a dud.  But there’s so much more to real estate investment risk than just […]

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