You’ll Find the Best Deals with a Turnkey Provider—Here’s Why

Some think market research is one of the most important parts of real estate, but the truth is, investing in the best markets is only half the battle. The best deals are relative. You have to get the very best deal in today’s market conditions, and that takes foresight and knowledge. Market Facts New investors […]

Risky Business Part III: How to Minimize Economic Risks

Editor’s Note: This article is the third of a three-part series. For more information on minimizing real-estate risks, check out Risky Business Part I: How to Minimize Tenant-Related Risks and  Risky Business Part II: How to Minimize Property Risks. Every sensible real estate investor worries about economic risks. Anyone can stumble into a good market at […]

Risky Business Part II: How to Minimize Property Risks

Editor’s Note: This article is the second of a three-part series. For more information on minimizing real-estate risks, check out Risky Business Part I: How to Minimize Tenant-Related Risks and Risky Business Part III: How to Minimize Economic Risks. The saying, “The bigger the risks, the bigger the rewards,” certainly applies to real estate investments. The […]

Risky Business Part I: How to Minimize Tenant-Related Risks

Editor’s Note: This article is the first of a three-part series. For more information on minimizing real-estate risks, check out Risky Business Part II: How to Minimize Property Risks and Risky Business Part III: How to Minimize Economic Risks. All investments come with risk, and real estate is no exception, especially when it comes to tenants. […]

“When Did You Decide to Buy Someone Else A House?”

When I was in my mid 20’s I was looking at purchasing a really old (1930’s) two story Victorian in rough shape for like $15,000 (a strategy I would never recommend).  The tenant was paying like $600 per month, and she declared with great pride that, “I have lived in this home for 29 years […]

Could the Real Estate Boom Bust?

Between 2008 and 2012 many of our clients bought homes well below the previous market highs. In fact homes were selling for what building lots were selling for previously. It wasn’t uncommon to buy 2005 homes for $45,000 that had sold for $160,000 previously. The cash on cash returns for many of our clients rested […]

Don’t Kill Your Cash Flow and Return on Investment (ROI)!

Don’t Kill Your Cash Flow and Return on Investment (ROI)! The money in real estate is made up front, you make it when you buy, not when you sell! Buying right from motivated sellers, estate sales, bank foreclosures (REO’s), HUD, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, as well as auctions is a good way to make sure […]

Why Real Estate Investing Is the Money Doubling Business and Albert Einstein’s Rule of 72!

  Real Estate Is the Money Doubling Business, and Albert Einstein Say’s You Need to Get Involved! Real Estate Investing is an exciting business right now due to historic once a century pricing, a Congressional Bail Out that allows banks to sell their foreclosures at artificially low pricing, and interest rates that are also historically […]