Category: Real Estate

Can You Really Make Money Investing In Real Estate?

April 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Can You Really Make Money Investing In Real Estate?

It’s been a decade ago since the infamous home mortgage crisis tipped off the Great Recession in 2008, and maybe you’ve been skittish to invest in real estate as a result. So that means you should never invest in real estate, right? If you share this sentiment, it might be time to adjust your point […]

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The High Cost Of Low-Fee Real Estate

March 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
The High Cost Of Low-Fee Real Estate

Real estate investment opportunities are frequently marketed to investors by advertising their low-cost fee structure. Phrases such as, ‘fees paid by sponsor,’ ‘sponsor pays all deal related fees,’ or ‘no fees paid by investor’ sound great, but does the sponsor really pay all those fees? Unfortunately, it’s very common for private investment sponsors or platforms […]

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Maximizing Your Real Estate Return Without Losing Your Shirt

February 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Maximizing Your Real Estate Return Without Losing Your Shirt

Investing in real estate seems like the most stable way of making money and earning an income that will ensure a comfortable retirement, but, as with anything, delving into real estate does have its share of risks. It’s essential to ensure success by following some common sense rules and doing your due diligence in choosing properties for […]

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The Real Estate Bubble Looks Eerily Like Early 2006

The Real Estate Bubble Looks Eerily Like Early 2006

We called the real estate bubble top in late 2005, just before it began to burst in early 2006. So did Jim Stack, a newsletter writer in Whitefish Montana. Now Jim has a Housing Bubble Bellwether Barometer that’s flashing a sell signal after going up 80% last year. All our alarms are going off as […]

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How You Can Invest In Real Estate Using A Self-Directed IRA

January 22, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
How You Can Invest In Real Estate Using A Self-Directed IRA

What is a Self-Directed IRA? An Individual Retirement Account (IRA) is a type of savings account that is designed to help you create a healthy nest egg for your retirement while offering multiple tax benefits. However, regular IRAs limit your investments the more traditional assets options such as to mutual funds, stocks and bonds. Whereas […]

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Three Behavioral Bias Mistakes In Regards To Real Estate Investing

January 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Three Behavioral Bias Mistakes In Regards To Real Estate Investing

Right now, you could be making several dangerous investing mistakes… and you likely don’t even realize it. You see, stress causes our brains to react with powerful emotions. These unconscious, instinctive reactions can lead to big mistakes – even for the savviest of investors. And investing in real estate is probably one of the most stressful, […]

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How Blockchain Technology Can Improve Real Estate

December 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
How Blockchain Technology Can Improve Real Estate

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last couple of years, you’ve surely heard of blockchain technology—albeit you may not understand it. Like technological advents of the past, e.g. the personal computer and the internet, blockchain technology may soon become a cornerstone of our day to day lives, especially as it pertains to […]

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The Importance Of Life Insurance As A Real Estate Investor

December 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Importance Of Life Insurance As A Real Estate Investor

You probably already have life insurance through a job or privately purchased, but you may not know just how important it is for your real estate investment business. If you are investing in real estate, it’s important to know about life insurance, how it can benefit you, where to get it, and why you need it. […]

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Your First Rental Property: Exactly How Should You Screen A Tenant?

November 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Your First Rental Property: Exactly How Should You Screen A Tenant?

People who have never owned a home before tend to wish for home ownership more than any other group of people. Why? Owning a home comes with many responsibilities and potential financial risk. Plumbing might freeze and bust during winter, requiring immediate repair. The refrigerator could stop blowing cold air, causing food to ruin until […]

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How Interest Rates Affect Real Estate Prices

November 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
How Interest Rates Affect Real Estate Prices

The profitability of rental properties in the US is affected by interest rates. Usually when a central bank decides to tighten monetary policy, it slows down economic activities because businesses rely on credit to grow. But for real estate investors, a rising interest rate environment may be an opportunity to buy assets at a cheaper […]

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