How to Make a Foreclosure a Solid Real Estate Investment

One of the best methods of current real estate investment is investing in houses that have been foreclosed. When a house is foreclosed, the owner, or the individual, who has taken out a loan from a lending institution has usually defaulted on their payments for the loan. The lending institution takes possession of the home, and will usually want to sell the home as quickly as they can which usually allows for a lower selling price, interest rates, and down payment.

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Venture Capital Investments in Sports and Entertainment

The venture capital funding world has entered a new sector – this is the always changing sector of Sports and Entertainment. Investments in the entertainment world have been around for a few years already, like the enormous $100 Million investment in the Da Vinci Code film in 2005. And (in a humoristic way) if we remember the book “The Godfather”, also there we can find an “investment” in the famous singer Johnny Fontane, a godson of Corleone’s, who has come from Hollywood to ask the Godfather’s help in getting a movie role that will revitalize his flagging career. Jack Woltz, the head of the studio, will not give Fontane the part, but Don Corleone (The Godfather) explains to Johnny: “I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse.”

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Property Investments and SMSF

If you are an SMSF holder, it is always recommended to have a diverse portfolio. In the case that one of your ventures should go awry, then at least you will still have your other investments to lean back on. If you invest large sums of your money into one stock or property, however, you could be taking a huge risk. Recently, many people have been finding more comfort in investing in some type of real estate, rather than in foreign currency, stocks or shares.

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