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By : Lisa Udy    99 or more times read
You have heard it a thousand times, so here is one more for the record. You can make money in Real Estate. While there are a myriad of ways it can be done, and while becoming familiar with any of these options will take some time and certainly involves a learning curve, there is no doubt that it can be done. People are doing it every day in their own unique way, so lets take a look at some of the more popular ways it is done.

Foreclosed homes are currently providing an excellent way to get involved. It is likely the most popular due to the number of homes that have been reverted to the bank, and there are more on the horizon. You may need to be very handy, or certainly have the ability to pay for the repairs that will likely be needed since these homes often need some work and the banks sell them as they are with no fixes in the deal.

You might also look in to buying defaulted bank notes. While you are not actually purchasing a home, this is still possible game and can be very tricky. Like anything else, you have to be able to sell the note for more than you paid. There are deals these days with banks holding so many underwater loans. Still, you might end up with a home you didn't want and then must sell.

Renting homes to others is a good idea and a great way to increase your monthly intake, however headaches such as repairs, upgrades, and sadly, even tenants, can make this a bit of a bear and more than you might be looking for. There are opportunities, but you have to have the stomach for being a landlord.

Of course you could always become an agent. Getting your license is the same now, more or less, as it has ever been, although there is a lot of knowledge required to succeed. Still, while some agents are failing, others are doing quite well. If you think you have what it takes, look into getting your license and the other ways you might get started.

Simply investing either alone or as part of a group might be another way to get involved, and you can invest in just about any from of the business you'd like, just be careful who you give your money to. Make sure you are dealing with reputable business people.

You can lose money easier than you can make it, but you certainly can make money in either of these ways and lots more. Be certain you become educated in whichever direction you choose to go so there are no regrets down the road.
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