Homebuilder confidence weakens as cost concerns mount

As cost and labor concerns continue to grow, homebuilder confidence retreated to 64 points in June, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde said while demand for single-family homes remains sound, builders continue to report rising development and construction costs, with some additional concerns over trade issues.

BiggerPockets Money Podcast 77: Entrepreneuring Your Way to Financial Freedom With Pete Mockaitis

Guest Pete Mockaitis grew up in the cheapest place to live: Danville, Ill. He watched his mother work her way up the local credit union ladder from teller to CEO, simply by doing more than necessary—repeatedly. He adopted her work ethic, became an entrepreneur, and found his way to early financial freedom. Here’s how.

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7 Weekly Financial Fixes That Take 30 Minutes or Less

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Finances on autopilot? Dedicate 30 minutes a day for one week to bettering your money situation. You’d be shocked how much they can dramatically improve in so little time. No gimmicks, just a simple structure for financial security.

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Should You Pull Your Money Out of the Real Estate Market?

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Today I’m talking about how to figure out when it’s a good time to pull your money out of the real estate market. I’m going to be perfectly transparent: I think the time is now! Let me explain why that’s the case.

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Contract Assignment 101: The Beginner’s Guide to Wholesaling Real Estate

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Contract assignment is when one party transfers a contract’s rights, responsibilities, and benefits to another party. Sound complicated? Get the details (and learn how wholesaling real estate through contract assignment can earn you money) here!

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Why Is Getting Started in Real Estate So Hard?! (& How to Overcome 4 Common Barriers)

Getting started in real estate investing can seem so hard. This is why many put it off for such a long time despite knowing about the ways in which it can change their lives and finances. Here are some of the top reasons would-be investors fail to seize the opportunity to invest and how to overcome these obstacles.

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