Real Estate

USDA Rural Development Programs: Grants, Loans, Guarantees

USDA Rural Development Program Overview

Article Summary The United States Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development provides grants, loans, and loan guarantees to help rural communities, along with providing technical support and other resources. Access to grants, loans, and loan guarantees is dependent upon the qualifications of each program offered under the Rural Development agency. In addition to providing …

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VA Ebenefits Military Veteran Benefit Portal

Prosperopedia.com is dedicated to helping people understand what they can do to be prosperous, to save money, build wealth and enjoy an abundant life. For those who have served in the armed forces of the United States of America, there are benefits that come with being veterans of those institutions. Access to those benefits is …

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Greenbelt Land Qualification for Lower Property Taxes

Greenbelt Laws Can Lower Taxes for Qualifying Agricultural Properties

If you’re thinking of buying a rural property, you might want to consider the local greenbelt laws in the area where you’re planning to buy. It may be worth making sure that your property and the way that you intend to use it will qualify for greenbelt exemption from local property taxes. For instance, I …

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Zillow Zestimate Accuracy Predicting Home Values

How Accurate are Zillow’s Zestimate Home Value Estimates?

Article Summary Zillows Zestimate home value estimates are calculated using a combination of historical transactions for each piece of real estate (nearly 100 million homes and lots) included in its database and a proprietary algorithm developed by Zillow that uses hundreds of data points to predict real estate values for properties in each of the …

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Construction Hard Money Loans Investment

How to Invest in Construction Hard Money Lending Backed by Real Estate

One of the benefits of working hard and getting ahead is having the opportunity to invest some of your hard-earned money into something that will produce more money. As my career developed, my businesses grew over a 10 year period, and I found myself having more and more cash available, it occurred to me that …

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Zillow: the Real Estate Information Portal and Marketplace

The real estate industry has changed a ton in the past two decades, especially when it comes to access to information and tools for both buyers and sellers of land, homes, and other property. If you’ve done much with real estate in the past decade, you’re probably familiar with Zillow. Zillow started out as a …

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