Aly Yale

Aly Yale, Contributor

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Aly J. Yale is a freelance writer and journalist from Houston. She currently covers real estate, mortgage, and finance topics for publications like Forbes, Bankrate, The Balance, and The Simple Dollar and previously spent time at The Dallas Morning News, NBC, and PBS. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the Bob Schieffer College of Communication at TCU.

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  • Dec

    13

    2019

    5 Tips for Finding Good Contractors (and a Few for Avoiding Bad Ones)

    Want to find the best contractors (and avoid the worst) on your next fix-and-flip project? These tips can help you do it.

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  • Dec

    13

    2019

    Why Winter’s the Best Time to Buy Your Next Investment Property

    Buying your next investment property this winter could come with serious benefits.

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  • Dec

    11

    2019

    Home Flipping: Which DIY Projects Can Save the Most Money (and Which Pose the Most Danger)

    Not all DIY projects are created equal. Want to make sure you save the most (and avoid injury)? Choose your projects carefully.

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  • Dec

    11

    2019

    There’s a Shortage of Affordable Single-Family Rentals -- And It Has Rents Rising

    A shortage of single-family rentals is driving up prices. Here’s how you can take advantage of it.

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  • Dec

    7

    2019

    The Short-Term Rental Investing Market: Where STRs Are Going and How Far They’ve Come

    Considering short-term rental investing in 2020? Here’s what you need to know about the short-term rental market -- and who your competition is.

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  • Nov

    25

    2019

    Buying a Home vs. an Investment Property: Here's What to Look for

    Buying real estate as an investment is different than buying it as a home. Here’s what to think about in each situation.

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  • Nov

    22

    2019

    Preventing the Eviction Process: What to Do if a Renter Won't Pay Up

    Evicting a tenant is difficult and expensive. Use these methods to avoid eviction and get that renter to settle up.

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  • Nov

    22

    2019

    7 Home Technologies Short-Term Rental Investors Need on Their Radar

    These seven home technologies can protect your short-term rentals from bad renters, water damage, house parties, and more.

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  • Nov

    12

    2019

    Not Getting the Flipping ROIs You See in Stats? Here’s Why That’s OK

    Worried you’re not seeing the same returns on investment as those home-flipping reports say? It’s not you; it’s the numbers.

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  • Nov

    12

    2019

    Home Flippers: Here’s How to Estimate Rehab Costs Before You Buy

    It’s important you know how to estimate rehab costs if you’re going to flip houses (and turn a profit). This simple four-step process can help …

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  • Nov

    12

    2019

    Where to Find House Comps in My Area

    Buying an investment property? You’ll want accurate house comps to help you assess the property and determine your offer.

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  • Nov

    10

    2019

    Accounting for Landlords: Tips, Tricks, and Tools to Get it Right

    Overwhelmed by the accounting aspects of being a landlord? These tips and tools can make it easier.

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