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Family Properties

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Part family story and part urban history, a landmark investigation of segregation and urban decay in Chicago -- and cities across the nation The "promised land" for thousands of Southern blacks, postwar Chicago quickly became the most segregated city in the North, the site of the nation's worst ghettos and the target of Martin Luther King Jr.'s first campaign beyond the South. In this powerful book, Beryl Satter identifies the true causes of the city's black slums and the ruin of urban neighborhoods throughout the country: not, as some have argued, black pathology, the culture of poverty, or white flight, but a widespread and institutionalized system of legal and financial exploitation. In Satter's riveting account of a city in crisis, unscrupulous lawyers, slumlords, and speculators are pitched against religious reformers, community organizers, and an impassioned attorney who launched a crusade against the profiteers—the author's father, Mark J. Satter. At the heart of the struggle stand the black migrants who, having left the South with its legacy of sharecropping, suddenly find themselves caught in a new kind of debt peonage. Satter shows the interlocking forces at work in their oppression: the discriminatory practices of the banking industry; the federal policies that created the country's shameful "dual housing market"; the economic anxieties that fueled white violence; and the tempting profits to be made by preying on the city's most vulnerable population. Family Properties: Race, Real Estate, and the Exploitation of Black Urban America is a monumental work of history, this tale of racism and real estate, politics and finance, will forever change our understanding of the forces that transformed urban America. "Gripping . . . This painstaking portrayal of the human costs of financial racism is the most important book yet written on the black freedom struggle in the urban North."—David Garrow, The Washington Post

The Complete Guide to Real Estate Finance for Investment Properties

The Complete Guide to Real Estate Finance for Investment Properties Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Steve Berges
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118045807
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This practical, real-world guide gives investors all the tools they need to make wise decisions when weighing the value and potential of investment properties. Written for old pros as well as novice investors, this friendly, straightforward guide walks readers step by step through every stage of property analysis. Whether you're buying or selling, investing in big commercial properties or single-family rentals, you'll find expert guidance and handy resources on every aspect of real estate finance, including: * Proven, effective valuation techniques * Finance tips for all different kinds of property * How various financing strategies affect investments * Structuring financial instruments, including leverage, debt, equity, and partnerships * Measurements and ratios for investment performance, including capitalization rates and gross rent multiplier ratios * Future and present value analysis * How the appraisal process works * Primary appraisal methods-replacement cost, sales comparison, and income capitalization-and how to know which one to use * How to understand financial statements, including income, balance, and cash flow * Case studies for single-family rentals, multifamily conversions, apartment complexes, and commercial office space * A detailed glossary of important real estate terminology

Family Fortunes

Family Fortunes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bill Bonner
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118239873
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Selected as one of Motley Fool’s “5 Great Books You Should Read” Advice on managing your wealth from bestselling author Bill Bonner From trusted New York Times bestselling author Bill Bonner comes a radical new way to look at family money and a practical, actionable guide to getting and maintaining multigenerational wealth. Family Fortunes: How to Build Family Wealth and Hold on to It for 100 Years is packed with useful information, interwoven with Bonner's stories about his own family's wealth philosophy and practices. A comprehensive guide that shows how families can successfully preserve their estates by ignoring most of what people think they know about "the rich" and, instead, training and motivating all family members to work together toward a very uncommon goal. This book is a must-read for all individual investors—even those who do not plan to leave money to their children—because it challenges many of the most ubiquitous principles and rules of investing. You might expect a book on family wealth to be extremely conservative in its outlook. Instead, the Bonners announce what is practically a revolutionary manifesto. They explain: Why family money should NOT be invested in "safe, conservative" investments Why charitable giving is usually a waste of money, or worse Why it is NOT a good idea to let children go their own way Why you can't trust wealth "professionals" and why you should never entrust your money to money managers Why giving your children as much education as possible is NOT a good idea Why Warren Buffett and the rest of the rich people asking for higher tax rates are wrong to take "the pledge" Why Wall Street is a graveyard for capital, why most celebrity CEOs are a threat to the businesses they run, why modern capitalism is a failure, and more You will come away with a very different idea as to what family wealth is all about. It is not stodgy. Not boring. Not moss-backed and reactionary. On the contrary, it is the most dynamic, forward-looking capital in the world. The essential guide to passing wealth from one generation to the next, Family Fortunes is filled with concrete, practical advice you can put to use right away.

Real Estate Riches

Real Estate Riches Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tahani Aburaneh
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470937718
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Real Estate Riches by Tahani Aburaneh Summary

If there were one advantage that would make a significant impact on the growth of your real estate portfolio, what would that be? If you are just starting out as a real estate investor, what anxieties or worries might you have? What expertise in particular would help you understand market fundamentals and help you achieve your goal of becoming a successful investor and attaining financial freedom? If you're an experienced investor, what systems do you have in place to support your growth without making costly mistakes? Have you built up a proper support team? If you are a successful real estate agent, with experience in residential property, what could you do to enhance that success in both personal and professional growth? Have you thought about how real estate investing can help you and your business? The answer to these questions lies in a very special kind of relationship-the relationship between the real estate investor and the real estate agent. Real Estate Riches is designed to provide investors with insights into the skills and services that a knowledgeable agent can provide-one who specializes in meeting the needs of the investor by understanding the investor's mindset, vision, and goals to allow them to focus on the larger aspects of their business. Real Estate Riches is also intended to illustrate to the agent what an investor's business looks like-from the different strategies and types of properties the investor focuses on, to the specifics of investment towns, neighbourhoods and streets, to timelines and cycles for growing the investor's portfolio. How do you go about finding that agent with the requisite skills? The answer lies within the pages of Real Estate Riches. Filled with real-life case studies, tips, and the hard-won knowledge that comes from experience, the book is motivational, practical, and useful-and it will be among your wisest investments. "This book really shows professional investors and professional agents how, if done right, both parties can come out with better financial results with less hassle by treating the real estate business like any other business-creating long-term relationships in which each party respects the other's profession and treats each other's time like the important commodity that it is." - Don R. Campbell, Author, market analyst, and investor "Tahani is an inspiration. She shows firsthand how with the right mindset and the right team you can build a future in real estate while not compromising what's truly important." - Philip McKernan, Author of South of 49 and Fire Sale "Tahani's story is powerful, and demonstrates what can happen when you focus on helping people and living your passion. She reveals the 'human' side of real estate, and why it's so important to build a powerful team around you that you can trust." - Greg Habstritt, Founder of SimpleWealth.com and best-selling author of The Real Estate Secret "Tahani gives the novice investor a clear insight into the world of a savvy, investor-friendly real estate agent and the importance of having someone with her experience on your team. Whether you are a seasoned investor or just starting out, this book will be an invaluable tool in your investor toolbox." - Peter Kinch, Owner, DLC Peter Kinch Mortgage Team Tahani Aburaneh is donating the royalties from the sale of this book to www.care.org.

The Weekend Real Estate Investor

The Weekend Real Estate Investor Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James O. Parker
Editor: SphinxLegal
ISBN: 1572485574
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It Doesn't Have to Be a Full-Time Job Do you want to make more money without taking on another job? Have you thought about investing in rental property, but don't know where to start? The Weekend Real Estate Investor shows you how easy it is to use real estate to accumulate wealth-even if you don't have a lot of money to start. The Weekend Real Estate Investor examines how to value a property to determine its real worth, what to look for when flipping properties and when to walk away from a property that just needs too much work. Complete with money-saving tips and tax information to help you maximize your investment, you will learn all you need to know to increase your net worth and immediately start making more money. House Hunters Evaluate properties with an eye on your financial goal. Money Matters Finance your purchases without going broke. Tax Talk Increase your bank account without paying taxes. Deal Disasters Learn when a property isn't worth the price.

Rental Property Investing for Beginners

Rental Property Investing for Beginners Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Maheen Ashraf
Editor: Maheen Ashraf
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Rental Property Investing for Beginners by Maheen Ashraf Summary

Are you interested in Real Estate but scared of failure? Are you afraid that a little knowledge might end up costing you an immense fortune? Do you dream of owning your Rental properties but don't want to deal with the hassles of managing one? If yes, you've come to the right place. Buying a rental home can build you a healthy passive income, supplement your day job earnings, prepare you for a stress-free and early retirement, and give you financial independence. This book will teach you how to analyze rental property investments using professional and unique real estate investment analysis techniques and strategies. Investing in Rental Properties shouldn't be a hassle if you have the perfect guide to show you your way around them. Why Pick This Book? In this book, you will learn about: 1. Pointers to look for when buying properties, how to know if you are getting the best deal. 2. How to buy low, do rehab, and rent high. 3. How to build your real estate team and the important people that will help you in your business. 4. How to analyze and invest in rental properties; when, why, and how you can start this business from scratch. 5. Creative and unique rent solutions and suggestions. 6. Untold excellent tips and tricks for beginners to get assured success in rental properties. 7. All about property and tenant management. This book also features my story and how I went from a middle-class teenager to a successful business woman in real estate. What Does This Book Offer? · It'll completely change your way of viewing your life and investments you make in it. It'll help you get out of your cocoon and step into the world of investment. · It'll help you pave your path and lead a life that wasn't designed or chosen by your parents, your teachers, your influencers, society, or anyone but yourself. · This book will answer all your life-changing questions with tons of brand-new ideas, strategies, concepts, and theories. · It provides the most efficient rental property investment solutions and minimizing hassles in asset management; this book prioritizes to be the single guide that'll help you invest in rental properties from scratch! · It also features an in-depth explanation of every possible question that might arise in any real estate investors' mind. Each chapter features a specific step essential in investment in rental properties and how to get the most out of them with the least possible investment. Whether you are a beginner or a professional into real estate investing, this book will help you navigate every corner of this business and help you create a constant passive income flow that'll last you for a long time, helping you achieve your dream of easy and stress-free retirement. Ready to turn your dreams of being a real estate investor into a reality? Then hit the BUY NOW button!

CFA Program Curriculum 2020 Level II Volumes 1-6 Box Set

CFA Program Curriculum 2020 Level II Volumes 1-6 Box Set Pdf/ePub eBook Author: CFA Institute
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119593603
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CFA Program Curriculum 2020 Level II Volumes 1-6 Box Set by CFA Institute Summary

Master the practical aspects of the CFA Program curriculum with expert instruction for the 2020 exam The same official curricula that CFA Program candidates receive with program registration is now publicly available for purchase. CFA Program Curriculum 2020 Level II, Volumes 1-6 provides the complete Level II curriculum for the 2020 exam, with practical instruction on the Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and how it is applied, including expert guidance on incorporating concepts into practice. Level II focuses on complex analysis with an emphasis on asset valuation, and is designed to help you use investment concepts appropriately in situations analysts commonly face. Coverage includes ethical and professional standards, quantitative analysis, economics, financial reporting and analysis, corporate finance, equities, fixed income, derivatives, alternative investments, and portfolio management organized into individual study sessions with clearly defined Learning Outcome Statements. Charts, graphs, figures, diagrams, and financial statements illustrate complex concepts to facilitate retention, and practice questions with answers allow you to gauge your understanding while reinforcing important concepts. While Level I introduced you to basic foundational investment skills, Level II requires more complex techniques and a strong grasp of valuation methods. This set dives deep into practical application, explaining complex topics to help you understand and retain critical concepts and processes. Incorporate analysis skills into case evaluations Master complex calculations and quantitative techniques Understand the international standards used for valuation and analysis Gauge your skills and understanding against each Learning Outcome Statement CFA Institute promotes the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence among investment professionals. The CFA Program curriculum guides you through the breadth of knowledge required to uphold these standards. The three levels of the program build on each other. Level I provides foundational knowledge and teaches the use of investment tools; Level II focuses on application of concepts and analysis, particularly in the valuation of assets; and Level III builds toward synthesis across topics with an emphasis on portfolio management.

Multi-Family Millions

Multi-Family Millions Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Lindahl
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047042835X
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Multi-Family Millions offers expert advice for investors who want to make the transition from single-family homes to more profitable multi-family units. Successful real estate investor David Lindahl shows you how to find troubled properties that are ripe for quick profits, how to fix or flip those properties, and how to re-sell at maximum value. With a proven step-by-step system for managing each stage of the process, this book shows you how to get started in moneymaking multi-family units?even while you work your day job.

Merchants and Society in Modern China

Merchants and Society in Modern China Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tang Lixing
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1351612999
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In ancient China, as the lowermost class in the social hierarchy, merchants were viewed as greedy and immoral, commanding little respect. But since the sixteenth century, when China entered modern times with the sprout of capitalism, merchants have become a strong force to transform the ancient society. By absorbing methods of anthropology, psychology, geography, and economics, as well as cultural and genealogical studies, this book explores the development and rise of the merchant in modern China. To start with, it examines the golden times of the merchant and the dilemmas facing them in the two-millennia-long traditional society where the "pro-agriculture and anti-commerce" policy was implemented. With the economic development, merchant groups gradually came into being and formed a vibrant social class in the modern era. Major merchant groups, their psychological integration, and the interaction between merchants and capitalism in China are specifically studied. Also, merchants’ role in the communal life is analyzed, including their contribution to the making and expansion of modern communities, which led to China’s social transformation. With a multi-faceted description of Chinese merchants whose development interweaves with the transformation of the ancient country, this book will appeal to scholars and students in economics, history, sociology, and cultural studies. Readers interested in Chinese culture and social history will also be attracted by it.

Alternative Investments

Alternative Investments Pdf/ePub eBook Author: CFA Institute
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119850622
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The complete guide to alternative investments, from experts working with CFA Institute Alternative Investments is the definitive guide to understanding non-traditional asset classes. Alternatives are a disparate group of investments that are distinguished from long-only, publicly traded investments in stocks, bonds, and cash (often referred to as traditional investments). Alternative investments include real estate, commodities, infrastructure, and other non-traditional investments such as private equity or debt and hedge funds. They are attractive to investors because of the potential for portfolio diversification resulting in a higher risk-adjusted return for the portfolio. Alternative Investments and its accompanying workbook (sold separately) lead students and investment professionals through the many characteristics of non-traditional assets, including: Narrow specialization of the investment managers Relatively low correlation of returns with those of traditional investments Less regulation and less transparency than traditional investments Limited historical risk and return data Unique legal and tax considerations Higher fees, often including performance or incentive fees Concentrated portfolios Restrictions on redemptions (i.e. “lockups” and “gates”) CFA Institute is the world's premier association for investment professionals, and the governing body for the CFA® Program, CIPM® Program, CFA Institute ESG Investing Certificate, and Investment Foundations® Program. Those seeking a deeper understanding of the markets, mechanisms, and use of alternatives will value the level of expertise CFA Institute brings to the discussion, providing a clear, comprehensive resource for students and professionals alike. Whether used alone or in conjunction with the companion workbook, Alternative Investments offers a complete course in alternative investments and their role in investment management.

Real Estate Investing Beginners Guide

Real Estate Investing Beginners Guide Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Andrew Peter,David Hewitt
Editor: Andrew Peter and David Hewitt
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If you are want to successfully invest in property so you have more financial independence, then keep reading… Are you unsure of how to get started in real estate investing? Do not know or understand how to finance your property investment? Are you unsure if the market is at the right time to buy? Do you need advice on what real estate strategy to follow? “Real Estate Investing Beginners Guide” will provide you with the knowledge, techniques and tools so you can confidently start your real estate investment journey. In this guide, you will discover: - The best real estate strategies available to suit your goals. - A simple trick you can do to ensure you have a viable deal. - The one method to understanding and mitigating risks. - Why market and property analysis are important - Understanding why some people will fail when investing in real estate. - And much, much more. The proven methods and pieces of knowledge are so easy to follow. Even if you are a beginner to real estate investment, you will still be able to achieve a high level of success. If you want to create wealth, security, and financial freedom through real estate investing then click “Buy Now"

Emerging Real Estate Markets

Emerging Real Estate Markets Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Lindahl
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118045237
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Praise for Emerging Real Estate Markets "In this book, you'll discover how to snatch real estate opportunities at low prices, before their value becomes common knowledge. Buy all the copies on the bookshelf before your competitor does!" --Frank McKinney, "The Maverick Daredevil Real Estate Entrepreneur" and author of Frank McKinney's Maverick Approach to Real Estate Success "I've never seen another real estate book even come close to laying out a profit road map the way this one does. If your local economy is too hot or too cold, Lindahl's guide will show you how to invest in the up-and-coming markets with the greatest profit potential." --Stacy Kellams, President, www.RealEstateCourseReviews.com "Lindahl shows you how to look into the future and see where the next hot real estate markets will be. It's the closest thing I've found to a real estate crystal ball." --Jeff Adams, President, www.FreeRealEstateMentoring.com "The brilliant thing about this book is Lindahl's approach to investing by 'remote control.' He has a real-world system for living in one place and making money from investments in another." --William Bronchick, attorney and coauthor of Flipping Properties "In the crowded field of real estate gurus, Lindahl stands head-and-shoulders above the rest. This book is must reading for any serious investor--beginner or veteran." --Justin Ford, author of Seeds of Wealth and Main Street Millionaire

Introduction to Comparative Political Culture

Introduction to Comparative Political Culture Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dezhi Tong
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 9811315744
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This book starts with four aspects - subject’s cognition, way of thinking, political value and ideology, conducts comparative studies on political culture. Amid using the concept of political culture in western academic circles, it makes comprehensive supplement for this concept, and put forward an updated concept of political culture which is more localized. This new concept, on the grounds of the comparison with political system, takes political culture as the subjective side of political system and incorporates ideology into political culture, thus undoubtedly enriching our knowledge of political culture. On the basis of clarifying the concept of political culture and establishing the comparative dimension of it, this book widely refers to the outlooks of individuals, nations, society and power of political cognition; the modes of objectives, directions and methods of political ideas; democratic awareness, legal concept and system selection of political value; as well as liberalism and republicanism, etc. All these bring substantial benefits to promoting and deepening the comparative studies on political culture. This book can not only be used for the teaching undergraduate and graduates who major in Politics, but also used as the reference book for politics academic research.

Real Estate Investing 101

Real Estate Investing 101 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michele Cagan
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1507210582
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A comprehensive, accessible, and easy-to-understand guide to everything you need to know about real estate investing. Real estate investing is a great way to build a business or make money on the side—and you don’t have to be a full-time landlord to do it. Real Estate Investing 101 walks you through everything you need to know, from raising capital to uncovering new opportunities. You’ll learn the difference between purchasing traditional property and investing in funds such as REITs and interval funds—plus new types of realty investment, like crowd-funded real estate, the senior housing boom, eco-housing, and blockchain technology. With the expert advice in Real Estate Investing 101 to guide you, you can invest with confidence and generate profits.

Estate Planning

Estate Planning Pdf/ePub eBook Author: William P. Streng
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119191750
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Plan ahead: estate planning to secure your wishes Estate Planning is your overview of the estate planning concepts that are necessary to consider when advising your clients about the different facets of wealth transfer planning. This fundamental reference presents the basic estate, gift, and trust planning ideas in a descriptive and accessible manner—allowing you to easily and conveniently access the information you need when you need it. This essential text covers the development of estate planning strategies for your clients, the fundamentals of the federal transfer tax system, relevant federal income tax rules, lifetime donative asset transfers, gratuitous property transfers at death, generation-skipping transfers, special property transfer planning considerations, and post-mortem planning. When done effectively, estate planning enables your clients to make both lifetime and testamentary transfers of assets to beneficiaries of their choice. In the process, strategic, successful estate planning strategies conserve wealth for these beneficiaries, who are often family members of the client. Leveraging the right methods of estate planning can ensure that you achieve your client's objectives. Explore the fundamentals of estate planning as they relate to wealth transfer planning Dive into special property transfer planning considerations, including community property, life insurance, charitable transfers, closely held corporations, etc. Better serve your clients by having access to relevant, easy to navigate information on estate planning best practices Reinforce these new ideas with a comprehensive test bank Estate Planning is your guide to estate planning concepts that help you protect your assets during wealth transfer—and prepare for your assets to change hands as smoothly as possible.

Handbook of World Families

Handbook of World Families Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bert N. Adams,Jan Trost
Editor: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452261571
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Handbook of World Families by Bert N. Adams,Jan Trost Summary

The Handbook of World Families provides a cross-cultural perspective on the family by examining family life in 25 countries worldwide. The countries included in this volume are organized by six world regions including Africa, Asia/South Pacific, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and North America - offering readers the most thorough and balanced cross-cultural examination of world families available. Editors Bert N. Adams and Jan Trost, along with contributions by top family studies experts from around the world, ensure reliable, cutting-edge research and perspectives.

Financing AIDS Housing

Financing AIDS Housing Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Betsy Lieberman
Editor: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9780788143601
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Since the early 1980s, hundreds of nonprofit organizations have overcome myriad obstacles to provide quality, affordable, service-enriched housing for individuals & families with AIDS. This handbook offers a comprehensive menu of potential sources of funding & technical assistance to develop supportive housing for people living with AIDS. Includes: funding sources; AIDS funding: challenges & opportunities; funding examples; technical assistance resources; national AIDS & housing organizations; bibliography; best of the Web; State program contacts; resources cited; glossary; & AIDS Housing of Washington State (the editors).