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The Door of Opportunity

To those who have learned how to read the economic trends, it has been painfully obvious for quite some time that significant inflation is on the horizon. Platinum Properties Investor Network has long supported a strategy of fighting inflation through rental real estate that is financed with fixed-rate...

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Heroic Investing Show – Six Months and Going Strong

The first blog went live at Heroic Investing back on June 2 of this year, which means we've been going at it for a little over six months now. Sometimes it's nice to step back and see how far we've come, while planning how far we intend to go. What exactly is it we want to accomplish? Like the tag line...

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Know Thy Self

When engaged in the business of living our lives, it is critically important to know yourself in all things that you do. In the context of personal relationships, we must learn about ourselves to develop healthy relationships with others. Harmony requires that we be up-front and honest. In an ideal...

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Taking Stock: Why the Stock Market Can Be Dangerous in the Current Environment

Conventional wisdom has long held that the way to become wealthy over the long-term is by compounded investment in the stock market. The reason for this was quite clear when one looked at the chart of historical returns. By making very modest investments at regular intervals over a long period of time,...

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Is Your Tenant Actually A Plaintiff In Hiding?

The time to consider the legal status your new income property purchase should take is before you even close your first deal. Your basic options are sole proprietor, partnership, limited liability company, or corporation. Unless you have high hopes of losing all your personal assets to a lawsuit, cross...

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Vaccinating Against the Gold Bug

Gold is a well known commodity that has generated a tremendous emotional attachment for many people and investors. Phrases such as ‘gold plan’ and ‘gold standard’ have become commonplace in the contemporary vernacular. One of the most significant population migrations in the United States, known...

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Why Rent to Own is the Ultimate Income Property Play

From the viewpoint of the real estate investor, a rent to own transaction is an excellent strategy to extract even more money from an income property. The key to the whole thing is that only a small percentage of people who sign a rent to own agreement ever actually follow through with the purchase,...

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Defense Wins Championships

In the world of sports metaphors, there is a very popular cliché that states: “Defense wins championships.” The upshot of this statement is that a high-powered offense may be fun to watch, but it is a stout, consistent defense that creates the stability necessary to win the championship. In the...

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Inside Real Estate Arbitrage

The principal “arbitrage” opportunity in real estate is realized by locking in a fixed cost of borrowing (which can be re-financed in the future if interest rates drop) and generating cash flow to cover your costs. In this situation, you have a very limited downside risk because of recurring cash...

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The Four Factors of Income Properties

Four principal factors drive the opportunity for income property investing. In most investments, such as stocks and bonds, there are only one or two factors like appreciation or dividends that drive the value of the investment. Income property is unique, because it is a multi-dimensional asset that...

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