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Real Estate Investing – 3 Huge Profit Pulling Strategies Used by Masters at the Art of Real Estate

Posted on September 27, 2018 in Uncategorized

Real estate and stock market investments are often treated as two of the best ways of investing money. However, what you are looking for is not just any investment, but investments that can give you good returns. So the most important part of good real estate investment is to get hold of such properties which can give you good returns. Now, how can you get these potential profit-making deals?

Real estate investing is really an art and, like any art, it takes time to master the art of real estate investing. If you want to accelerate your results, just follow someone who has already mastered the art. If you are you struggling wrapping your brain around a specific investing strategy, here is a list of strategies used by masters at the art of real estate, that can make investing profitable for you:

1. One strategy is to incorporate wholesaling into your real estate business plans. What is Wholesaling? Wholesaling is quite simple. A wholesale investor is the middleman. It is simply finding a bargain property and passing it on to a bargain hunter. That bargain hunter will be an investor who will either purchase the property to resell it or purchase it to hold it for rental income. Wholesaling real estate is quickly emerging as one of the hottest investing options in today’s market because it is risk-free and it has the potential to be an enormous cash cow.

2. Another strategy is short selling property. As the closure is high, the short-selling is still a popular investing strategy. This strategy works well, as the seller is in financial hardship and looking to close the deal as quickly as possible. Also short selling the property may be preferable to alternatives, such as foreclosure or “deed-in-lieu of foreclosure”.

3. One more strategy is to purchase non performing paper and defaulted notes from banks at a discount. By buying non-performing paper and defaulted notes, you can become the bank. The homeowner then makes their mortgage payments to YOU instead of Bank of America. The key to investing in foreclosures is to start early. You want to procure them without bidding against the hordes.

With any investment, you must know your exit strategy when you buy. What do you plan to do with the investment? Knowing this allows you to make all types of decisions, from how much to offer, to what kind of financing to use, and more.

Don’t let the many ways to make money with real estate investing be one of the excuses that stop you from getting started. There many strategies to consider but if you are a beginner it’s important that you understand all of your options and then narrow it down to an investing strategy that best suits your needs.

Southbank – A Beating Heart For the Arts

Posted on September 21, 2018 in Uncategorized

The Royal Festival Hall has proved to be a serious encouragement to the Arts. When it was built over 50 years ago in 1951 nobody expected such growth to the level today where over 3 million people a year watch nearly a thousand paid performances of classical music, jazz and dance.

Many more see art exhibitions and hear readings of literature. Add to this, hundreds of free foyer events and educational programmes in and around the performing arts venues. These are all to top world standards and this draws people to feed their spirit. The growing number of people, who come to warm themselves on the enthusiasm and excellence of artists, has drawn shops to the area now known as the South Bank Centre.

Artists and audiences alike have supported the growth as much as bodies who distribute funds for building projects. There has been controversy over the architecture and some exhibits – notably the ‘Polaris’ comprised of 3000 car tyres which caused the death (by burns) of an arsonist who wanted to burn it. However the numbers who come continue to rise.

There have been constant building works – not least of which is the refurbishment of the Royal Festival Hall itself Yet art – being at the heart of the place – continues to draw more and more people to a complex of Arts buildings on the South Bank of the River Thames. The new Hungerford foot Bridge has made it more accessible to pedestrian traffic from the rest of London’s centre.

Europe’s Largest Arts Venue
The Royal Festival Hall, the Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Purcell Room, the Hayward Gallery and the Poetry Library, make the SBC Europe’s largest venue for the arts. Nearby, the National Theatre, incorporating the Cottlesloe, the Olivier and the Lyttleton have contributed to the growth of London’s West End Theatres. SBC have put on some of the world’s most notable plays.

The British cinema has also got some remarkable outlets. The National Film Theatre and the BFI IMAX are both operated by the British Film Institute. They present the film aspect of the arts. IMAX has the UK’s biggest cinema screen and a sophisticated projection system and also a state of art sound system (surround sound would be an understatement). That make this the newest experience cinema has to offer in london. 3D cinema.

Modernised means that although you still wear glasses, they are polarised rather than being separate red and green lenses. The fascination for 3D persists since the earliest days of the cinema nearly a century ago.

The National Film Theatre, has a tradition and reputation for presenting a range of classic, independent and foreign language films. Hence cinema is internationally represented in the South Bank Centre for the Arts.

This friendly stretch of the river is great to walk through, extending eastwards from Westminster Bridge, past The London Eye, the Tate Modern and the new Shakespeare Globe Theatre to the East. The views of the Thames at night are memorable and great to photograph.

You might think it’s all overwhelming however there is a great sense of peace in the South Bank which also has some calm restaurants to rest and eat great food. It’s good to be away from the busyness over the river for a while. Even so there is always an undercurrent of that enthusiasm while artists and swing gang volunteers build sets, organise concerts and exhibitions and breathe life and art into the Art Centre.

Discover the Art and Culture of Paris

Posted on September 13, 2018 in Uncategorized

Paris is most populous city and as well as the capital of France. It is located in the centre of the Basin Paris, on the edge of the river Seine. Its inhabitants are called Parisians.The city is divided into 20 districts. The Paris metropolitan area has largely developed during the twentieth century. It is one of the most populated European cities. Paris became one of the first homes in Europe for education and the arts. It is also the largest city of the whole Christian world. In Europe, it is known as capital of the arts and pleasures. Paris has played a major role in political and economic history of Europe during the second millennium. Two islands on the Seine is the heart of Paris: Island of the City to the west and the Ile Saint-Louis to the east. The city extends from both sides of the river. The city is the economic and commercial capital of France. The city attracts nearly three million visitors per year. Paris also occupies a prominent place in the world of fashion and luxury.

Sightseeing

Paris is the ninth most expensive city in the world regarding the price of real estate. One of the first attractions of Paris is the Eiffel Tower. Paris is now the most visited capital in the world. It is in first place which is known for the beauty and vitality. The most famous monuments are located in the centre of this city and on the banks of the Seine. Notre Dame, the Louvre, Invalides, Pont Alexandre III, Grand Palais, Quai Branly Museum, the Eiffel Tower and Trocadero are the major attraction of tourists. There are many ancient monuments in Ile de la Cité. The Notre Dame Cathedral is built mainly from twelfth to thirteenth century. It is the symbolic core of Paris. The Pont Neuf, at the western end of the island, is the oldest bridge in Paris. The chapel of the Sorbonne in the heart of the Quartier Latin, was built in the seventeenth century. The Louvre, royal residence, was embellished in the seventeenth century and reworked several times thereafter. The Hotel des Invalides, with its famous golden dome, was built in the late seventeenth century on the outskirts of the city by Louis XIV committed to offering a hospice for wounded soldiers. The Montparnasse Tower and the basilique du Sacré-Cœur at the top of Montmartre are significant landmarks in the Parisian sky. This is one of the emblematic sites of Paris and welcomes many visitors.

Communication

In addition to a dense network of bus lines and metro, the city is served by the tram line T3 and more modestly by line T2 mainly located in the Hauts-de-Seine. Paris is also served by the RER suburban rail network that facilitates relationships across the Paris area. Six major railway stations serve this city and TGV connects all other cities and neighbouring countries. Paris is Europe’s second largest city in air passenger traffic in 2009 and the fifth in the world in 2008.The city is surrounded by a ring road, one of the busiest expressways in Europe with 270,000 vehicles per day. Parking is difficult in Paris and the municipality is promoting public transport.

Climate

Paris enjoys maritime climate. Winters are mild; summers are relatively mild, although the average temperature is one degree higher than in the suburbs. Average temperature is 18 ° C in summer and 6 ° C in winter with frequent rainfall in all seasons. Development of urbanization causes an increase in temperature and a decrease in the number of foggy days.

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