3 Myths About Remote Real Estate Investing

Wednesday, August 15

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, remote real estate investing has come a long way, thanks to technology. Before the internet and apps and FaceTime and all that fun stuff, investors were taking on a pretty big risk if they chose to buy rental property outside their local market.Today...not so ...

Don’t Have Enough for a Down Payment? No Problem, You can Still Invest

Monday, August 13

When buying a new rental property, you have two options: you can pay for it in full, or you can borrow the funds using a mortgage or other type of loan. If you go with option B, you’ll quickly discover that most lenders require a down payment of at least 20% to secure the loan. On a property pric...

Real Estate Investing Terms to Know

Friday, July 13

Every industry has their own jargon that’s used. If you’re involved with stock trading, you may hear words like bear market or blue chip, while in the tech industry, phrases like content curation and website optimization are common. Real estate investing has its own lingo too, and if you’re just ...

5 Questions to Ask Your Lender Before Buying Investment Property

Friday, June 29

If you plan to finance the purchase of a rental property, choosing the right lender to work with can have a major impact on the overall success of your investment. Different lenders offer different options for investors, so don’t go into it assuming that the scenario would be the same across the ...

Should You Buy Rental Property in a Retirement Community?

Monday, June 25

Retirement communities that cater to the 55+ crowd bring up an interesting question for real estate investors: is it a good idea to buy property there? There’s a lot to consider when you’re evaluating a niche property like this, and reviewing some of the pros and cons is one way to help you make ...

3 Things to Keep in Mind About Cash Flow

Friday, June 22

I’m betting cash flow is a phrase you hear thrown around a lot. Sounds about right, since this is something that every single buy-and-hold investor I know is concerned with. That money that they’re making (or losing) each month on their rental property is of primary importance, and often the best...