Episode #10: If I were given a time machine and could start over again as a real estate investor, here’s what I would do. I’ve invested for over 16 years, and I’ve bought hundreds of properties. That basically means I’ve made MANY mistakes. So, this was a fun question that I hope will be helpful [Continue Reading]
Archives for January 2019
As a beginner real estate investor, have you ever been overwhelmed by the variety of strategies available? An endless supply of blogs, podcasts, and videos give you dozens of amazing ways to make money in real estate. But if you’re stuck in analysis paralysis from too many choices, even the best strategies won’t do you much [Continue Reading]
Ep #8: If you have extra cash, should you use it to pay off debt or save it to buy rental properties? This is a common question, and here I give my recommendation and also share what I’ve done.
Real estate investing is an I.D.E.A.L. investment. But the umbrella of real estate investing contains many different ways to make money (i.e. strategies). As a new investor, these numerous choices can be overwhelming. So in the rest of this article, I will explain what I think are the 15 best real estate investing strategies. These strategies [Continue Reading]
Episode #5: Is health insurance keeping you at a job for security? As a real estate entrepreneur, I’ve been self-employed for 16+ years, and here’s what my family and I do for health insurance. UPDATE AS OF 1/2019: Since recording this video, our family also considered lower-cost alternatives to the ACA (“Obamacare”) exchange like catastrophic [Continue Reading]
The one percent rule is an analysis tool used by real estate investors to quickly screen potential rental properties. I briefly covered the one percent rule in How to Run the Numbers Using Back-of-the-Envelope Analysis. But in this article I’ll go into more depth about what it is, when to use it (and when not to!), [Continue Reading]