Boost Your Retirement Income with Real Estate

U.S. News and World Report has an article about how real estate can diversify your investments, and generate more money during retirement. Of course, the rental income needs to cover the mortgage, insurance, taxes, upgrades, maintenance and repairs. The IRS Income Tax Schedule E, can help assess the profitability for an individual property. The article is available here.


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What Next After Your Mortgage is Paid Off?

The Washington Post, responding to a reader’s question, has some advice for what to do when your mortgage has been paid off. Apart from paying your property taxes, and making sure the lien the lender placed on your home when you bought it is removed, there’s not much of note to consider or plan for. You might also get some money back. Here’s the article.