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Buying a Duplex? Read This First

The Pros and Cons of Buying Out of State Rental Property in 2020

How to Grow an Enviable Property Portfolio

How to Do a Comparative Market Analysis (Plus Examples)

Does It Make Sense to Buy a Rental Property with Cash?

How to Invest $50k in Real Estate and Turn It Into $100k

What is a Class B Property and Are They Good Investments?

What is a Class C Property and Should You Invest In Them?

Everything You Need to Know About Real Estate Property Classes

What is Real Estate Underwriting & How Does It Work?

The Top Real Estate Investor Software of 2020

What Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know About Cash Flow - Book Summary & Review

The Different Types of Rental Properties & Which Is Best for You

How to Buy & Own Multiple Rental Properties

What is a Rent Roll and Why Is It Important for Real Estate Investors?

Buying a House with Tenants: Pros/Cons and Where to Find Them

Real Estate Investors - How Many Mortgages Can You Have?

The Top Real Estate Investing Acronyms and Terms To Know

Tax-Free Wealth - Book Summary & Review

What You Need to Know About Taking Out a HELOC on Your Rental Property

What to Know Before Doing a Cash-Out Refinance on Your Rental Property

The Fastest Growing Real Estate Markets To Watch in 2020

How to Use Your Self-Directed IRA to Invest in Real Estate

What Is Rental Property Depreciation and How Does It Work?

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Real Estate Investing - Book Summary & Review

Selling a Property with a Tenant in Place? Here Are Your Options

Building Wealth One House at a Time - Book Summary & Review

How to Successfully Refinance a Rental Property in 2020

Should You Create an LLC for Your Rental Properties in Another State?

The 2020 Clear and Simple Guide to Turnkey Real Estate Investing

What Does “Turnkey” in Real Estate Really Mean?

Caught in the Middle? The Potential Impact of COVID-19 on Millions of Rental Home Owners

Why Investors Are Flocking to Huntsville's Real Estate Market in 2020

What is Equity in Real Estate and How Can You Grow It?

A Free and Simple Rental Property Analysis Spreadsheet

States Without Property Tax in 2020? No, But Here Are The Best & Worst

How Real Estate Leverage Can Be An Investor’s Best Friend

6 Insanely Inspiring Real Estate Investing Success Stories

Here’s How You Can Tell If It’s a Buyer’s or Seller’s Market

The Clear & Complete Guide to The 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange

How to Find a Real Estate Mentor Who Will Set You Up for Success

How To Finance and Purchase Multiple Rental Properties

The Charleston Real Estate Market: Still a Good Investment in 2020?

What's Attracting Investors to Nashville's Real Estate Market in 2020?

The Columbia, SC Real Estate Market: Stats & Trends for 2020

The Jersey City Real Estate Market: Stats & Trends for 2020

What Are The Best Real Estate Markets for Cash Flow?

The Toledo Real Estate Market: What to Know for 2020

The Dayton Real Estate Market: Stats & Trends for 2020

Why Investors Love the Austin Real Estate Market in 2020

11 Must-Hear Real Estate Investing Podcasts in 2020

The San Antonio Real Estate Market: A Smart Investment in 2020?

How To Adjust The Price on Your Listing (Plus Pricing Strategies)

The Greensboro Real Estate Market: A Smart Investment in 2020?

What You Need to Know About Springfield's Real Estate Market in 2020

Jackson's Real Estate Market: A Hidden Gem in 2020?

Why Investors Have Their Eyes on Winston-Salem's Real Estate Market

The Minneapolis Real Estate Market: What to Know for 2020

The Baltimore Real Estate Market: Stats & Trends for 2020

What's Attracting Investors to Louisville's Real Estate Market in 2020?

A Simple 10-Step Plan for Buying Your First Rental Property

What The Recent Stock Market Volatility and Drop in Interest Rates Means for Real Estate

South Bend’s Real Estate Market: The Investors Guide for 2020

Should You Invest in Southwest Florida’s Real Estate Market in 2020?

A Look at South Florida Real Estate Market For 2020

Tampa’s Real Estate Market: Market Stats & Trends for 2020

The Gary, IN Real Estate Market: What Investors Should Know For 2020

Is Savannah’s Real Estate Market One to Watch in 2020?

The Augusta Real Estate Market: Still a Good Investment in 2020?

The Athens, GA Real Estate Market: What to Know For 2020

What's The Outlook for Little Rock's Real Estate Market in 2020?

Is Mobile’s Real Estate Market Looking Attractive in 2020?

The Montgomery, AL Real Estate Market: A Smart Investment in 2020?

Confessions of a Real Estate Entrepreneur - Book Review & Summary

The Millionaire Real Estate Investor - Book Summary & Review

Rich Dad Poor Dad - A Quick Book Summary and Review

Is Real Estate a Liquid Investment? No, BUT...

IRR vs ROI: What’s The Difference & Which Should You Use?

Pros & Cons of Getting a Mortgage Under an LLC for Rental Property

Why You Should Consider Long Distance Real Estate Investing

Real Estate Asset Management vs Property Management: What to Know

How to Avoid Capital Gains Tax When You Sell a Rental Property

The Top Real Estate Investor Websites to Bookmark in 2020

How Much Profit Should You Make on a Rental Property?

How To Finally Become A Real Estate Investor This Year

How to Set Up Filters and Get Alerts for Properties on Roofstock

Virtual Tours

Virtual Offers

How To Do A Real Estate Market Analysis Like a Pro

The Top 25 Cheapest States To Buy A House In 2020

11 Top Ways to Find Off-Market Properties in 2020

Why Investors Still Love Florida’s Real Estate Market in 2020

A Look at Jacksonville’s Real Estate Market For 2020

The Orlando Real Estate Market: What Investors Should Know For 2020

The Georgia Real Estate Market: What to Know For 2020

The Kansas City Real Estate Market: Investor's Guide For 2020

Milwaukee’s Real Estate Market: What’s Attracting Investors in 2020

Can Birmingham’s Real Estate Market Keep It Going in 2020?

The Pittsburgh Real Estate Market: Stats and Trends for 2020

The Raleigh Housing Market: Still a Smart Investment in 2020?

Evaluating The Cincinnati Real Estate Market in 2020

Why Oklahoma City's Real Estate Market Is a Good Investment in 2020

Should You Invest In The Columbus, OH Real Estate Market in 2020?

Why Charlotte's Real Estate Market Is a Strong Investment in 2020

Cleveland’s Real Estate Market: A Hidden Gem in 2020?

What Investors Love About The Memphis Real Estate Market in 2020

How to Become a Landlord: The 6 Essential Steps to Follow

Your 2020 Guide to The St. Louis Real Estate Market

5 Myths About Out-of-State Real Estate Investing - Debunked

The Complete Guide to Selling Rental Property & Avoiding a Tax Hit

What Are The Best Cities to Invest in Real Estate in 2020?

The Pros and Cons of Investing in Section 8 Real Estate

Why You Should Invest in Real Estate Young (and How to Do It)

How to Do a Rental Property Analysis Like a Savvy Investor

The Real Estate Pro Forma: What Every Investor Should Know

Cap Rate vs. Cash on Cash Return: What Each Number Tells You

How to Use a HELOC to Purchase Investment Properties

How To Build The Ultimate Real Estate Investing Team

What The Price to Rent Ratio Tells You About an Investment Property

8 Ways To Invest In Real Estate With Only $20K

What Is Vacancy Rate & Why Is It Important For Real Estate Investors?

How To Calculate And Use Gross Rent Multiplier

What Should You Do With $50k? Here’s One Investor’s Suggestion

What Is The 2% Rule and Is It a Smart Investment Strategy?

How to Build a Real Estate Empire Using 6 Proven Steps

10 Pro Tips to Help You Find Great Investments on The Roofstock Marketplace

How to Do a Property Valuation: The Complete Guide

Commercial vs. Residential Real Estate: Which Should You Invest In?

What’s The Difference Between Cap Rate and ROI?

What is The BRRRR Strategy and Should You Do It?

What California’s New Rent Control Law Means for Investors

How to Find Great Real Estate Deals in 2020

What is The 50% Rule in Real Estate Investing and Is It Foolproof?

Is Detroit a Real Estate Investors Dream in 2020?

Which Rental Property Expenses Do Investors Need to Account For?

How to ACTUALLY Get Started in Real Estate Investing

Here's How to Deal with A Bad Property Management Company

The 21 Best Property Management Companies in Chicago for 2020

Why I Invest in Buy and Hold Real Estate (and You Should Too)

45 Fascinating Real Estate Facts & Stats For 2020

What is Real Estate Cash Flow and How Do You Maximize It?

The 5 Pros and 3 Cons of Real Estate Investing

The 12 Best Property Management Companies in Kansas City for 2020

What You Need to Know Before Creating an LLC For Your Rental Property

The 19 Best Property Management Companies in Houston for 2020

The 21 Best Property Management Companies in Dallas for 2020

10 Must-Read Real Estate Investing Books for 2020

The 17 Best Property Management Companies in Memphis for 2020

The 17 Best Property Management Companies in Birmingham for 2020

The 22 Best Property Management Companies in Pittsburgh for 2020

How to Find Good Tenants - A Simple Playbook for Success

The 18 Best Property Management Companies in Indianapolis for 2020

Here Are The Best Real Estate Investing Courses You'll Find Online

What is a Good Cap Rate? An Investor’s Perspective

10 Reasons Investors Have Fallen in Love with SFR Real Estate

How to Write a Successful Rent Increase Letter [Free Template]

The 20 Best Property Management Companies in Atlanta for 2020

The Importance of IRR In Real Estate Investing

Why Single Family Rentals Will Still Have Strong Demand in 2020

Passive Real Estate Investing in 2020: Everything You Need to Know

What Is Cash on Cash Return and How Much Should You Target?

Why Investors See The Chicago Housing Market as an Exciting Opportunity

Financing a Rental Property: The Power of Other People’s Money

11 Must-Know Facts About Residential Real Estate Investing

The Top 7 Landlord Friendly States of 2020

Houston’s Housing Market: A Real Estate Sleeper in the Big State

Why Investors Are Flocking to The Indianapolis Housing Market in 2020

The Atlanta Housing Market: Still a Smart Investment in 2020?

Roofstock vs. HomeUnion: A Head-to-Head Comparison

IMN Single-Family Rental Forum 2019 Recap

Why Investors are Big on The Dallas Housing Market in 2020

What Is Turnkey Real Estate (And Is It Right for You)?

March Employment Brief - What It Means for Single-Family Rental Investors

Five Trends Real Estate Investors Must Watch This Year

New Program: Bring Your Own Property to Roofstock’s Marketplace

How to Make Your Rental Property Appealing to Millennials

3 Key Strategies for Single-Family Rental Investors in 2020

Just Getting Started? Here's a Rental Property Investment Strategy

How to Get Started in Real Estate Investing

Single-Family vs. Multifamily Rentals - What to Know for 2020

How Ironclad is the One Percent Rule in Real Estate Investing?

Our First Tenant Turnover Experience: How Much It Cost And What We Learned

Why Buy Now – 7 Reasons To Invest In Single-Family Rentals

How to Keep Great Tenants in Your Rental — Even if You Live Far Away

When Is It Time to Sell Your Rental Property?

10 Tips to Help Your Investment Property Bid Come Out on Top

How I Picked My Investment Property: Sarah Park

Real Estate Markets Attracting Big Companies

5 Tips to Protect Your Rental Property During Hurricane Season

How to Spot an Up-And-Coming Real Estate Market

5 Smart Ways to Save For an Investment Property Down Payment

Go-to Real Estate Partners Every Investor Needs

30 Real Estate Submarkets to Watch in 2018

Market Spotlight: Pittsburgh

4 Hot Real Estate Topics from NAREE 2018 Spring Conference

The 10 Highest-Growth Real Estate Markets of 2018

10 Reasons I'll Buy More Rental Properties in Indianapolis

How I Picked My Investment Property: Jason Pabon

Residential Real Estate Industry Insights from Q1

Follow These 5 Tips to Succeed in SFR Investing

3 Things We Like About the Columbia, S.C. Real Estate Market

Single-Family Rental Investment Forum Recap: State of the Industry

Phoenix Investment Property Market Spotlight

23 Essential Real Estate Investing Tips from Successful Investors

New Study Examines The Rising Demand for Single-Family Rentals

From Owner to Investor: How to Build a Real Estate Investment Portfolio

Single-Family Rentals Offer Strong Investment Alternative to Stocks and Bonds, With Far Less Volatility

The Beginner's Checklist for Residential Real Estate Investing

Experts Share 6 Tips to Help Maximize Rental Property Income

Roofstock Marketplace Spotlight: Historic Mansion Now Available at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Tax Tips for Real Estate Investors - In Plain English

Roofstock CEO Gary Beasley discusses "Real Estate as a Service" 

5 Real Estate TED Talks for Current and Potential Investors

4 Important Lessons I Learned During My First Year of Owning Rental Property

Top Rental Markets Millennials Move to Faster Than Anywhere Else

Federal Bonus Depreciation and Section 179 of the New Tax Code

New Survey Reveals Top Picks for Amazon HQ2 Location

The Pros and Cons of a 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange

Common Misconceptions About IRC 1031 Exchanges

Buying Rental Property vs. Investing in a REIT, Part II

Buying Rental Property vs. Real Estate Investment Trust Funds - Part 1

The Five Hottest Florida Real Estate Markets to Sell Property In

How to Pick the Right Real Estate Income Property

When Should You Hire a Property Management Company?

What Investors Should Know about the Millennial Housing Market

Pros and Cons of Renting Your Income Property to Pet Owners

5 Reasons to Buy an Out-of-State Income Property

Why Winter Can Be the Best Time to Buy an Investment Property

How Institutional Investors Can Help Expedite Houston's Recovery

How Much do Property Managers Charge? Fees, Costs & What to Expect

3 Questions to Ask About Investment Property Locations

How to Pick an Investment Property Neighborhood

5 Expert Tips on How to Choose an Excellent Property Manager

What Does a Property Manager Do? What Services Do They Provide?

How to Better Understand Renters of Single-Family Houses

Your Real Estate Investing Questions, Answered: Q&A with Roofstock CEO Gary Beasley

Guest Author: The Ultimate Roofstock Review, Part I

The Roofstock Agent Referral Program: Commonly Asked Questions

An Intro To Roofstock with The Stacking Benjamins Show

How to Manage Your Property Manager

Gauging Rental Property ROI: Qualitative Factors

How to Calculate Investment Property ROI

Choosing the Best Rental Property Management Company

8 Things Every Rental Property Investor Should Know

Buying Rental Invesment Property on Roofstock: What Happens Next?

How to Sell a Rental Property Through Roofstock

8 Reasons to Invest in Rental Properties Remotely

Los Angeles Single-Family Rental Market Now Open on Roofstock

6 Roofstock Tools to Find the Right Investment Properties

Interview: Roofstock CEO Gary Beasley on NBC Bay Area

New Market Launch: Memphis

Star Power: Put the Roofstock Neighborhood Rating to Work

5 Investment Property Tax Deductions You Should Know About

Studs Over Stocks: Five Reasons to Invest in Rental Property

5 Things to Consider When You Become an Income Property Investor

4 Advantages of Purchasing an Investment Property

The Benefits of Single-Family Investment Rental Properties

Single-Family Rental Conference Recap

Gary Beasley Interview on KNBR's "Protect Your Assets" Radio Show

New Market Launch: Indianapolis

Chairman & Co-Founder Gregor Watson's interview with Cheddar

New Market Launch: Dallas

Advantages of Investing in Single-Family Rental Properties

Three Basic Single-Family Rental Investment Strategies

How to Use a Self-Directed IRA to Invest in Real Estate

Top Cities in the Single Family Rental Market

Why Investing in Real Estate Online is the Next Frontier

New Market Launch: North Carolina

New Market Launch: Las Vegas

Single-Family Rentals: Primary Drivers of the SFR Market

An Introduction into Single Family Income Property Rentals

New Markets Launch: Riverside-San Bernardino and Miami

9 Simple Steps to Invest in Real Estate through Roofstock

Single-Family Rental Investment Diligence - Digging into the Data

The Benefits of Financing Your SFR Investment Property

The Roofstock Rental Property Certification Process Explained

How Roofstock Makes Buying an Investment Property Simple

Official Public Launch of Roofstock SFR Marketplace

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