Fast Talking Tax Lien Sellers Post 217


Craigslist: FL Tax Lien On Sale 10/7/2015 Legal Notice — Florida Tax Lien Sales — Daily News You can invest in tax lien certificates from anywhere in the world. When you own a tax lien certificate, you have a certain right on the property, but you don’t own the property yet. Tax year is […] . . .

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How To Increase Your Rate of Return. Post 216


How Do You Increase Your Rate of Return? http://kclau.com/investment/increase-return/ ******************** Coach Mitch’s REFLECTIONS™ Editor’s Note: I commented on this article about increasing yield. You started to allude to where the real returns within investment are, in your own business. Businessmen know that the best return is created when they invest in themselves, e.g. their knowledge, their […] . . .

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Why don't wannabe real estate investors invest? Post 215


Coach Mitch’s REFLECTIONS™ Aside from winning the lottery or marrying into money, investing in real estate seems to be thought of as a way that the average American can gain wealth. They are correct! Most people I speak with are fascinated by the idea of being real estate investors, but only very few actually do […] . . .

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62,000 Tax Foreclosures in Detroit. Post 214


Mass Tax Foreclosure Threatens Detroit Homeowners AP March 30, 2015 Homeowners sit … waiting for their cases to be heard to avoid foreclosure from tax debts in Detroit on Jan. 29. This year, Wayne County officials sent out 62,000 foreclosure notices to city homeowners behind on property taxes. In Detroit, tens of thousands of people […] . . .

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Coach Mitch's "Golden Rule" for real estate investing. Post 213


[Ed.] This is part of a story from the Lubavitcher Rebbe Imagine a group of people contemplating a piano. They have never seen or heard of a piano in their lives, nor, for that matter, any other musical instrument – they live in a world in which the very concept of music is unknown. “It’s […] . . .

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Coach Mitch's Best Landlording Ideas. Post 212


Coach Mitch’s REFLECTIONS™ I read Mr. Landlord. Recently a good question was posed: What changes have you made in your rental business in the last three years? I list my suggestions first and have cherry picked many of the others. There’s a lot of good stuff here. When I ran a large Real Estate Investors […] . . .

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Property Taxes create poverty and foreclosures. Post 209


Coach Mitch’s REFLECTIONS™ Editor’s note: The below newspaper articles are related and I comment on them as a group illustrating a trend. Property Taxes create Poverty Property taxes in the US are onerous, especially in the northeast. On average, every year, about 2% of the properties in a community will go tax delinquent because people […] . . .

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City criminalizes landlords. Post 211


Schenectady Gazette NY City cracks down on landlords who miss inspections The crackdown on apartment inspections has begun. Using public documents, city building inspectors have made a list of properties likely to be rented out. Starting with the Union Street area, they sent out 120 letters this week to the owners of those properties. In […] . . .

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Rental Certificates hurt taxpaying landlords. Post 210


Schenectady Gazette Letter to the editor ~ March 24, 2013 In 1967, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that, despite a city claiming that these inspections are for health and safety conditions, warrantless inspections of rental units are unconstitutional and violate landlords’ Fourth Amendment rights. Since 1981, New York courts have consistently ruled that cities and […] . . .

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Property Taxes are Cruel and Unusual Punishment. Post 208


The Patriot News January 3, 2015 Central PA: State court voids tax sale of Perry County property Saying the law wasn’t followed to the letter, Commonwealth Court has overturned the tax sale of a Perry County property. The tax bureau first tried to notify Tufarolo that his property was targeted for sale by sending him […] . . .

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