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Home to the now-famous Bakken Shale Oil Formation, North Dakota is enjoying a huge energy boom since the introduction of advanced extraction techniques like horizontal oil drilling and hydraulic fracking make drilling the site much more profitable than it was even 10 years ago. The city of Williston is home to the Williston Basin, an area of 150,000 square miles that holds one of the world's biggest oil fields.
Rental property can be the ultimate income investment, bestowing all sorts of nifty benefits, such as monthly income, tax advantages, and a profit over the original purchase price on well-maintained properties. Over a span of several years, this can turn into a pretty sweet deal -- all for a 30% down payment, and a certain amount of sweat equity. Before you can get to all the hard work and rewards, however, you will need to do some serious number crunching.