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How To Find A Reliable Contractor

July 16, 2019

Behind any good real estate investor is a reliable contractor. Whether your business is built on flipping houses or buying investment properties, a quality contractor is essential. They will help keep your project moving in the right direction and cut off potential problems before they get too big. They will handle everything from simple maintenance […]


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How To Improve Your Rental Property Listing Photos

July 11, 2019

One of the most common places to find new tenants is the internet. There are more rental property listing sites today than ever before. In just a few clicks tenants can find a handful of rentals in their desired market, at their price point and in their timeframe. Gone are the days of relying on […]


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Rehabbing Mistakes To Avoid

July 2, 2019

Anyone can rehab a property, but not everyone will be successful at it. From the outside it would appear that all you need to do is buy a property, throw some money at it and wait for offers to pour in. If you have ever flipped a house before you know that this is not the […]


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The Pros And Cons Of Investing In Student Housing Rentals

June 25, 2019

Some of the best investments require a leap of faith. You have probably heard for a while that to make money in real estate you need to think outside the box. One of the most out of the box buy and hold opportunities is with student housing rentals. On the surface, these may seem like […]


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How to Become a Private Lender

June 18, 2019

Private investors seeking alternatives to the stock and bond markets can find more opportunities in private lending (aka hard money lending). If you understand the basics and perform the adequate due diligence for each deal, you can earn solid returns while minimizing your risk as a private lender. The returns can be sweeter in private […]


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Indications Of A Strong Real Estate Market

June 2, 2019

 As an investor, in a perfect world you would only invest in markets on the way up. Being a little too early on a market, is much better than a little too late. Finding emerging markets takes diligence and the ability to pour through data. It also takes discipline to know when to walk away, […]


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4 Things To Consider When You Are Selling A Property

June 2, 2019

There are a handful of subtle things you should be doing if you are selling your property. Some of these are common sense but all of them can have a tremendous impact on your bottom line. Even in a seller’s market, it is not enough to list your home and wait for the offers to roll […]


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5 Actions To Take When You Apply For A Traditional Mortgage Loan

June 2, 2019

There are many real estate investors who are utilizing traditional lender programs. With interest rates continuing to slide this has become an increasingly viable option.  As popular as lender programs are not every borrower can get approved.  There are still strict guidelines in place and a mountain of documentation that has to be provided.  With […]


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5 Mistakes You Should Never Repeat Twice

June 2, 2019

 Everyone in business makes mistakes. When you are self-employed your mistakes tend to sting a little bit more. Instead of explaining yourself to a boss, there is nobody to blame but yourself. Under the right circumstances a mistake can be used a learning experience. However, if you continue to make the same mistake again eventually […]


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Rental Property Exit Strategies

May 10, 2019

With any investment it is always wise to consider the exit strategy prior to diving in. Things may look good on paper, but reality is often a different story. As Mike Tyson famously said, “everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face.”  How you want the property to go is not always […]


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