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Dr Anthony Do & Michael Nguyen, Rx Delivered Now

What’s the inspiration behind Rx Delivered Now? Rx Delivered Now was founded by myself, a licensed pharmacist and software engineer, and Michael Nguyen in 2020, during the peak of the pandemic. It all started when Michael's wife, Dr Phuong Do, also a phar...

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Republic
Christian Zimmerman, Qoins

What’s the inspiration behind Qoins?  Being first generation Latin American, I was fortunate to be given the opportunity to go to college. Unfortunately, I also made some financial mistakes and took out personal loans and an overpriced car note. Six ...

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Republic
5 common crypto scams and how to avoid them

Learn how to keep your digital assets safe in the ever-changing world of crypto.

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Roofstock
What to know before becoming a Section 8 landlord

Becoming a Section 8 landlord can provide a reliable stream of income for rental properties. Find out how the program can work for you and your tenants.

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Roofstock
The importance of debt to income ratio for investment property

Debt to income ratio is one of the most important metrics that loan officers use when determining the details of your property financing.

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How to find professional Section 8 property management

Understand the differences among property management companies and find one that is qualified to manage your Section 8 properties.

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Roofstock
What to know about FHA loans for an investment property

Not sure what type of loan will work for your property purchase? Learn more about the advantages FHA loans can offer on your next investment.

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Roofstock
What to know about VA loans for an investment property

Learn about the ins and outs of financing an investment property, including whether VA loans provide a viable option.

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Roofstock
What does pre-foreclosure mean in real estate?

Understand the pre-foreclosure process and determine whether a property in pre-foreclosure offers a solid investment opportunity for you.

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Roofstock
Comparing Offerpad vs Opendoor vs Roofstock Offers

Understand how an iBuyer may offer advantages and determine which one is the best option for selling your real estate investment property.

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Holdfolio
How To Syndicate A Real Estate Deal In 5 Steps in 2021

Are you an up-and-coming syndicator? Discover exactly what it takes to form a real estate investment syndicate with our actionable five-step process.

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Propel(x)
The Importance of Due Diligence when Investing in Startups

Due diligence is critical when considering to invest in startups. This blog post outlines the reason, cost and process of due diligence.

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Roofstock
Why some investors buy negative cash flow rental property

Understand how the purchase of a rental property with negative cash flow can still make sense for your real estate investment portfolio.

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Republic
How we pick startups

Less than 5% acceptance rate: we carefully select startups from thousands of applications. “A much higher screening process.”— Jason Calacanis about Republic The selection and review process: 1. Initial screening We first look for strong positiv...

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Republic
Abraham Kamarck, True Made Foods

What’s the inspiration behind True Made Foods? I always hated ketchup. It’s basically red corn syrup. As a father of four, I had dreams of my kids never eating ketchup. That dream did not last long. I got tired of fighting battles over ketchup at the dinn...

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ShareStates
Correspondent Lending: A New Opportunity for Direct Lenders

While last year’s coronavirus pandemic disrupted businesses across the nation, including the real estate sector, Sharestates has responded with

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Republic
Investing in the success of video games

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First National Realty Partners
CAM Recollection: An Investor's Guide by FNRP

What is CAM reconciliation in commercial real estate? This guide by FNRP covers what you need to know.

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First National Realty Partners
A Guide to Distressed Assets in Commercial Real Estate

What are distressed assets in commercial real estate? This investor's guide by FNRP covers everything you need to know.

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Republic
John Emery, Alpine-X

What’s the inspiration behind Alpine X? The Alpine-X mission is a commitment to the democratization of skiing. Our focus is on creating a wide range of experiences that can be enjoyed and shared by everyone, regardless of their background or skill level. ...

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First National Realty Partners
What a Credit Tenant in Commercial Real Estate

This guide by FNRP outlines & explains what credit tenants are in commercial real estate investing & why you need to understand them.

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First National Realty Partners
The Real Estate Cycle Explained

This guide by FNRP outlines & explains each of the 4 phases of the real estate cycle so investors can make informed decisions.

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First National Realty Partners
Commercial Real Estate Property Rating

What is a property rating in commercial real estate? This investor's guide by FNRP covers the ratings & why they're important.

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First National Realty Partners
Investing in Commercial Real Estate Post-COVID

COVID-19 resulted in major drops in interest for commercial properties, but now we're seeing a huge rebound.

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First National Realty Partners
Investment Value: A CRE Investor's Guide by FNRP

What is investment value in commercial real estate? This investor's guide by FNRP covers what you need to know.

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First National Realty Partners
Net Lease vs Triple Net Lease in CRE Investments

What's the difference between a net lease & a triple net lease in commercial real estate? FNRP outlines what you need to know.

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GROUNDFLOOR
We Made the 2021 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 List!

We are thrilled to announce that Groundfloor ranked on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 List for the second year in a row.

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Republic
Parikshit “Rumi” Guhabiswas and Kc Princess Guesdan, Bowr

What’s the inspiration behind Bowr? Bowr came from our own personal frustration while buying furniture. We couldn't understand why brands controlled all the choices like color selection and size, instead of meeting the needs of their customers. We were al...

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Roofstock
How to accurately determine market value in real estate

In this article, we’ll discuss how real estate is valued, the difference between assessed and market value, and explain how to determine fair market value in real estate.

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Roofstock
Short-term rental vs long-term rental: The pros/cons of each

In this article, we’ll discuss short-term rental vs. long-term rental, and the pros and cons of each, to help investors decide which rental strategy may make the best choice for their goals.

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Roofstock
What is bonus depreciation and how does it work in 2021?

In this article, we’ll take an in-depth look at real estate bonus depreciation, including an example of how to use bonus depreciation to reduce pre-tax income, and discuss how long the 100% bonus depreciation will last.

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Roofstock
What happens to real estate during periods of inflation?

On this article, we’ll take a look at how and why inflation occurs, and what happens to real estate during periods of inflation.

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GROUNDFLOOR
Asset Management Monthly Update, October 2021

We are pleased to present details about loan repayments and asset management activities from last month, October 2021.

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Roofstock
The basics of real estate: The beginner's 2021 guide

Looking for a quick crash course in the basics of real estate? We've got you covered in this new guide.

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EquityMultiple
Multifamily REIT Dividends vs EquityMultiple Investments

If you’ve ever wondered why it may be beneficial to invest in private real estate, rather than counting on public REIT dividends, this article is for you.

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Hedonova
10 best investments in 2022

Ranked according to historical returns, risk and the amount of capital flown to these asset classes.

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First National Realty Partners
Capital Reserves in Commercial Real Estate Investments

Investors should know the importance of capital reserves for major expenses. FNRP outlines what you need to know.

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First National Realty Partners
4 Steps to Evaluating CRE Investment Opportunities

Are you interested in investing in commercial real estate? Read more about the 4 steps to evaluating CRE investment opportunities.

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First National Realty Partners
Real Estate Sponsor Fees: An Investor's Guide by FNRP

What are sponsor fees in CRE investments? FNRP outlines what you need to know about real estate sponsor fees.

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First National Realty Partners
Terminal Cap Rate Defined in Commercial Real Estate

FNRP outlines what terminal cap rate is in commercial real estate investing & how to calculate this metric.

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First National Realty Partners
Single Net Lease Definition in CRE Investments

FNRP outlines the definition of single net leases in relation to commercial real estate investments.

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Litigation Finance Insights
Litigation Finance Industry Outlook: Q3 2021

Several high-profile funded matters in the United Kingdom and Australia were publicly disclosed during the third quarter.

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Republic
Oscar Pedroso, Thimble

What’s the inspiration behind Thimble? Getting an education was a big deal in my household. Neither of my parents attended college, so it was even more important that my brother and I grow up with opportunities to succeed. After college, I taught math at ...

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Republic
Term notes: Investing in debt instruments

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Republic
Revenue sharing notes: Investing in debt instruments

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HappyNest
Saving vs. investing: Which should you be prioritizing? - HappyNest

Saving vs investing – which is better for your financial future? We're giving you some helpful tips on how to think about this question.

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ShareStates
Newburgh, NY is still on the rise

Over the past 18 months, Sharestates has noticed an increase in loan applications and closings for properties located in the city of Newburgh in Orange County

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Roofstock
4 common types of real estate investors

All real estate investors are not the same. Learn more about the four common types of real estate investors and find out which one you are.

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Roofstock
How to find the assessed value of property

Find out how to determine the assessed value of your property and incorporate it with other metrics to determine overall valuation.

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Roofstock
20 real estate side hustle ideas to earn extra income

Ready to put your real estate knowledge to work? Here are plenty of ideas for monetizing your skills and insights in the industry.

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