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The Return of Real Estate – Fortune Magazine

The Return of Real Estate – Fortune Magazine

This week’s issue of Fortune Magazine proclaims the “return of real estate”.  I didn’t think I would see an article like this from a mainstream publication so soon – especially from one of the most trusted financial magazines.  Could this mark the beginning of more good news to come? “Forget stocks. Don’t bet on...
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Atlanta Investment Property with Seller Financing

Atlanta Investment Property with Seller Financing

We just released our latest real estate investment opportunity in Atlanta, Georgia.  These are fully refurbished single family homes within the greater Atlanta market.  The properties are delivered tenant occupied and managed by our professional management firm. The properties provide investors with a positive cash flow of $300 to $500 per month (assuming a...
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Real Estate Investing Myths

Real Estate Investing Myths

There are various myths about real estate investing that never seem to die no matter how much you try to kill them!  Hopefully, the information provided below will help you avoid falling for these untruths. Myth #1: You Can’t Make Money in Real Estate Without a Lot of Money. It’s true that you usually...
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Finding Good Tenants

Finding Good Tenants

Ideally, you’d have tenants who paid promptly every month, never complained, and lived in your property for a long time while maintaining it in pristine condition. But that ideal seldom happens for the simple fact that we’re dealing with human beings. They move, get sick, marry, have different temperaments and needs, and so forth...
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Why Real Estate Investors Love Inflation!

Why Real Estate Investors Love Inflation!

Investors love real estate because it acts as a hedge against inflation. This occurs for several reasons: One, on an historical basis, housing prices rise just as fast or faster than the rate of inflation. Two, although investors can’t always raise rents to account for inflation (due to fixed-rent leases of one year or...
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What is a Short Sale?

What is a Short Sale?

You may have heard the term “short sale” and wondered what it referred to – and what kind of opportunities these types of transactions offer in the real estate market. Let’s define a short sale first. A short sale can occur when a home owner’s debt on a property is greater than the amount...
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Diversification in Real Estate

Diversification in Real Estate

You normally hear the term “diversification” from financial planners and stock brokers. But you don’t hear the term used so often when it comes to real estate investing. The goal of diversification, regardless of the investment, is to reduce the investor’s overall risk. Diversification in real estate is easily achieved by purchasing income-producing properties...
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Real Estate Is a Business!

Real Estate Is a Business!

Real estate is a business – plain and simple. You’ll need to plan, analyze, negotiate, write offers, manage, market, and sell just like any other form of business. A business does not stay in business for very long if it’s not producing a profit! In real estate, there’s a certain level of commitment required,...
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Real Estate Lease Options

Real Estate Lease Options

In simplest terms, a real estate lease option is the right to control a property without the obligation to buy it. As a real estate investor, when you have such an option, you have the opportunity to buy a property during a set period of time, but you aren’t required to do so. The...
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Active vs. Passive Investing

Active vs. Passive Investing

In real estate, there are two basic concepts of investing – active and passive. Passive investing is typically your buy-and-hold form of investing. Simply put, once you’ve purchased a solid income property, you sit back and let it appreciate over time and have your tenants literally pay down your mortgage each and every month....
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