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Do-it-Yourself (DIY) vs Turnkey Investing

Do-it-Yourself (DIY) vs Turnkey Investing

Regardless of where you choose to invest, there are two opposite ends of the investing spectrum when it comes to your involvement and required resources. DO-IT-YOURSELF (DIY) Do-it-yourself real estate investing puts all the risk and responsibility squarely on your shoulders. Typically that involves everything from sourcing the property, acquiring it, funding it, renovating...
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Survey Finds Investors Thrive in Changing Market

Survey Finds Investors Thrive in Changing Market

A recent survey by Visio Lending found that real estate investors are optimistic about the next year of investing. With home prices rising and foreclosures decreasing, investors are adjusting their strategies for buying investment properties by searching further from home and at higher price brackets, the survey revealed. Of the nearly 700 respondents, 34...
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Economic Impact of Every Home Sold  [INFOGRAPHIC]

Economic Impact of Every Home Sold  [INFOGRAPHIC]

Every time a property is sold, the surrounding economy gets a boost.  Local businesses and industries benefit at every stage of the process from the sale to post-sale purchases.  These include aspects like home construction costs, real estate brokerage, mortgage lending and title insurance. Hawaii leads the way with a $177,000 boost to their...
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How to Track Your Real Estate Portfolio | Podcast

How to Track Your Real Estate Portfolio | Podcast

In this episode we talk to Joel Grasmeyer, a real estate investor, engineer, and entrepreneur who started PropertyTracker.com in 2004 to create user-friendly, yet powerful tools for real estate analysis. Some of the topics we discuss include: Read the rest of How to Track Your Real Estate Portfolio | Podcast  » For more articles...
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Financing Your Real Estate Investments | Podcast

Financing Your Real Estate Investments | Podcast

In this episode we talk to Aaron Chapman, an 18 year veteran in the mortgage industry with a focus on real estate investors. Some of the topics we discuss include: The investor’s mindset and why that’s important. The landscape of mortgage loans for investors. What is loan sequencing. Mortgage loan products available today. Qualification...
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Market Spotlight: Cash Flow in Kansas City | Podcast

Market Spotlight: Cash Flow in Kansas City | Podcast

In this episode we take a look at Kansas City, MO and why it’s such a great market for real estate investors.  Most investors are not even aware of the incredible opportunities available to them there.  So we’ll dive in and take a look at why it’s a great market and what you can...
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Asset Protection for Real Estate Investors | Podcast

Asset Protection for Real Estate Investors | Podcast

The number one problem most real estate investors face today is knowing “how to protect” not “what to protect.”  Caught between attorneys, tax professionals, and self-proclaimed gurus, the average real estate investor finds himself awash in the quagmire of information and ideas with little coherency. In this episode we talk to asset protection attorney...
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How to Retain Your Good Tenants

How to Retain Your Good Tenants

Good tenants are hard to find.  Add to that the cost of advertising for new tenants, the cost of cleaning and restoring the unit, and the loss in rental income during the vacancy, you want to make sure that your best tenants don’t move out any time soon.  Here are a few tips to...
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Announcing our NEW Podcast!

Announcing our NEW Podcast!

We’re excited to announce the launch of our highly anticipated new podcast: Passive Real Estate Investing. This is the show where BUSY PEOPLE like you learn how to build substantial passive income, while creating wealth for the long-term. Take the guesswork out of real estate investing by gaining expert knowledge and advice as Marco...
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Choosing Your Market

Choosing Your Market

Many investors frequently make the often damaging (or fatal) mistake of buying property with little to no consideration of the neighborhood and market the property is in. This can be one of the greatest mistakes an investor can make because if you buy in the wrong neighborhood or market, you’ll be stuck with the...
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