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Managing Real Estate Broker - Harb DeSa Realty - PA# AB066822 | TN# 344201
What can I do if I don’t qualify for the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act?So, what can a person do to avoid being hit with higher taxes after a short sale if the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act (MFDRA) does not apply to them?  The MFDRA allowed those who sold their primary residence in a...
This is a great article written by my business partner Merrill Beyer III. Enjoy! Did you miss our most recent  Lehigh Valley Real Estate Investor Group Meeting? No problem!  I have summarized below what I had to say about the opportunities for realizing Hidden Profits. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++...
It was supposed to be a simple transaction.  Invest in property, rent it, and have the tenant pay the mortgage.  The young couple had allocated $52,000 of their savings to buy a detached single family house as their first investment rental property.  The couple's goal was to renovate the house, ...
33 Tips to Attract the Best Tenants and Get Them to Pay You More By Tai A. DeSa, Significa Corporation Good tenants come to you not by accident, but by design.  There are good tenants in every price range and in every neighborhood.  A professional landlord will attract quality tenants.  An unpro...
50 Inexpensive Tips to Dramatically Increase the Value of Your Properties  By Tai A. DeSa, Significa Corporation Professional landlords and investors involved in property flipping should constantly seek to improve their property value while keeping costs low.  Below is a list of 50 tips that we ...
 Benefits of a Short Sale It is important to understand the benefits of a short sale to each of the parties involved.  Why would a seller want to cooperate?  Why would a lender accept less than what is owed?  Why would an investor or homebuyer want to wait for a short sale to be approved?  Why wo...
A topic raised in our property investment club (the Lehigh Valley Real Estate Investors Group) is the use of straw parties for property investment buying.  Below is an article we distributed to members of our realestate investment group.     USING STRAW PARTIES FOR REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT By Tai A...
Some pre-foreclosure homes represent great listing opportunities for real estate agents, while other foreclosure listings waste an agent's time.  Before taking a listing for a property involving a short sale, agents should qualify the seller by evaluating the situation.  Below is a useful questio...
Many owners of rental property start off by placing and managing tenants themselves.  A common complaint from these owners is about their tenants.  These real estate investors typically burn out after a few years.  I know I did.  When you're spending time dealing with trivial tenant issues, you'r...

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