10 costly mistakes real estate investors make

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Whether you buy and flip houses, own a lot of rental property or just dabble in real estate, investing in real property is appealing when the housing market is strong. Like anything, though, there’s a right way and a wrong way to go about it.

Bankrate spoke with established, full-time real estate investors and professionals to identify the common traps into which real estate investors fall. Here’s what we found: