Tag: real estate

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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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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Pros And Cons Of REIT Investments-How To Build Real Estate Wealth

October 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
Pros And Cons Of REIT Investments-How To Build Real Estate Wealth

REIT Pros & Cons Learn how to invest in real estate funds without much cash. Discover whether adding real estate to your investments is right for you in this 2nd part of the Real Estate Investing Series. Part 1 of this Real Estate Investing Series-“Being a Landlord Sucks-Why You Shouldn’t Invest in Real Estate” – […]

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The Pros Of Being A Landlord – Why You Should Invest In Real Estate

October 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Pros Of Being A Landlord – Why You Should Invest In Real Estate

This post is written by John from ESI Money. The Pros of Being a Landlord A while ago Barbara wrote a post titled Being a Landlord Sucks — Why You Shouldn’t Invest in Real Estate. It was an interesting title that showed up in my feed reader. Since I’m a big fan of real estate investing, […]

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Are You Actually Making Money In Real Estate Investing?

October 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Are You Actually Making Money In Real Estate Investing?

One of the best long-term investments you can make is in investment real estate. Those that invest in real estate successfully will not only see long-term value appreciation, but can earn short-term cash flow. While it can be a great investment, it is also complicated. One of the biggest complications in real estate investing is […]

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Why And How To Diversify With Real Estate

October 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Why And How To Diversify With Real Estate

Guest columnist, Joseph Hogue, CFA   Don’t let the headaches of real estate investing keep you from diversifying your portfolio into one of the best long-term assets. Despite what you might hear on the 3am infomercials, real estate investing is hard work. Barbara explained in an earlier post about why she gave up being a landlord decades […]

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My Take On Real Estate Crowdfunding

October 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
My Take On Real Estate Crowdfunding

I have been reading about real estate crowdfunding platforms over the past several months. Many of these platforms seem to market to investors, showcasing high dividend yields in the 8% – 10%/year range. I was intrigued, and tried researching those. After all, if I can obtain 10%/year investing in real estate easily, I can just retire […]

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Real Estate Investing: Here Are 4 Timeless Strategies To Use

September 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Real Estate Investing: Here Are 4 Timeless Strategies To Use

For new investors, getting into the business of buying, selling, and renting homes may seem pretty ambitious. But like any other area of personal finance expertise, real estate investing boils down to some simple basics. With the right strategies, patience, and a willingness to learn, it’s a discipline that can help you make strides on […]

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