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From the first decision to invest in real estate to actually buying your first rental property, there is a lot of research to be done. This may be daunting for the first-time investor. Owning property is a tough business and the field is littered with obstacles that can eradicate your returns. Here are the top
Buying a house with the intention to rent it out may be a good bet in San Antonio, with its booming population and low unemployment rate. With excellent job growth, particularly in lower paying jobs, population growth and relatively low home prices make investments in single-family homes as rental properties a good opportunity, not to
Recent declines in the stock market have many people looking for safer investments to protect their hard-earned dollars. While real estate investments have not recently yielded the kind of returns the stock market offers, it is rare that real estate declines in value, as has been the case for stocks during the 2000-01 time frame.
Individuals who purchase real estate rental properties, who actively participate in the decision-making process, such as determining who the tenants will be and what repairs should be made, may be able to reduce their taxable income by up to $25,000 per year under existing tax laws. The active real estate investor may deduct up to