An overview of investing in multi-family homes

Street with multi-family homes

When you start investing in real estate (and if you are not convinced that you should – read this introduction and a follow-up articles), the typical path for you as an individual investor usually starts with smaller-scale options: individual houses or condo apartments, pre-construction investment, etc.  But, sooner or later, investing in multi-family homes will start looking more and more interesting. Initially, this task seems very daunting – especially if you are an individual investor who does not have access to unlimited investor funds (like REITs do) – the prospect of you individually owning an apartment building is absolutely unimaginable.  But multi-family homes don’t need to contain 200 apartments.  Aside from “legal” definitions, assigned by federal corporations dealing with mortgage […]

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Lose Weight for good and Ditch Diet Plans that Don’t Work

lose weight without trying too hard

Extreme Weight Loss Programs that Don’t Actually Help you Lose Weight Trying to lose weight?  Ever wondered (or counted) how many extreme weight loss and diet plans are out there? In a desperate attempt to lose weight fast and look better, a lot of people implement and stick to some brutal restrictions when it comes to what, how much or when they eat.  The choices are endless – type the word “diet” in your favorite search engine and get amazed with how many diet plans you can utilize. The varieties range from simply esoteric to borderline crazy. There are diet plans that limit any food intake to one specific item for some period of time (grapefruit diet, watermelon diet, lemon […]

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Kettlebell Swing

Kettlebell swing

Ever heard of a kettlebell swing?  You’ve probably seen it done by someone in your gym and thought that this exercise seemed easy and funny and almost ineffective, compared to monstrous heavy-weight lifts. But things aren’t always what they seem – and sometimes, the smallest changes you can make to your routine may lead to the biggest results. Did you know that kettlebell – a relatively portable and compact piece of exercise equipment – can profoundly affect your strength and performance in many major exercises that require bulkier and heavier gear, while also giving you a heck of a cardio workout and improving your endurance? Kettlebell workouts spark more and more interest over recent years, with their popularity fueled by […]

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