It is important to note that “CMA” (Comparative Market Analysis) and “BPO” (Broker Price Opinion) are considered the same type of document in the view of the NC Appraisal Board and NC Real Estate Commission. The new ”BPO Rule” addresses requirements for BPOs/CMAs for a FEE. The NC Real Estate Commission has produced an excellent excerpt on the new BPO_Rules effective [...]
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This book can help you take control of your own investments in a way that is just not possible through the stock market. You can legally invest in raw land or income producing properties such as condominiums or shopping centers.
In addition to opening up the possibilities for significant profits, you can invest in properties that are much more personal and real to you than some investment in a mutual fund. I cannot quantify the value of this but there is certainly something there that makes investment in real estate very attractive to many of us.