Do You Need a Degree to Become a Landlord?

In our lives, we play many roles in the housing market. We rent, we mortgage homes, and we purchase them — but how do we make the ultimate move, from lender to investor? Do we need certifications, or a particular accreditation, to become a landlord ourselves? There has never been a better time to start asking this question. The financial sector has been experiencing an almost year-long economic boom, with the rate of US wages rising to their highest level in a decade and the construction industry Read more […]

4 Opportunities In Real Estate That Will Allow You To Earn Almost Immediately

The real estate industry is going to continue to boom with the US economy being as strong as ever. The expendable income that many people have allows consumers to drive up home prices in particular areas. Real estate allows a person to earn both passive and active income depending on where you would like to start earning. A proactive approach is going to be necessary as making money is going to take research as well as hard work. The following are opportunities in real estate that can allow a person Read more […]

The 10 Dumbest Green Buildings on Earth

While any structure built in a way that lessens its footprint is welcomed, some of the buildings that people try to turn green simply make no sense. LEED certification, in all its greatness, does not take the building’s intended purpose into account; this leaves us with some hilarious, unabashedly self-contradicting buildings. Here are the ten of the most laughable green buildings: 1. BP’s Helios House Gas Station – Los Angeles, Cal. Yes, there is an LEED-certified gas station. It’s actually Read more […]