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In college I once ate a whole pound of sharp cheddar cheese. The dare, of course, was to eat two pounds, and I failed miserably. I just couldn’t get past the first pound of cheddar, and to this day, I still have trouble enjoying a nice bowl of mac ‘n cheese. I’m sure you have […]
Home ownership can be a true joy. The thought of holding your very own keys in your hands and being able to point and say “That’s my house”. That’s until it’s time to pay property taxes. The average property tax in California is $3100 per year whereas in places like New Jersey and Connecticut, it […]
On April 5th, 2012 Congress passed the JOBS act of 2012. With the stroke of a pen everyday people gained access to private investment markets that had once been the domain of “accredited investors,” people with incomes greater than $200K or assets greater than $1Million. Since the new law has been signed into place, real […]
Are you looking to boost your portfolio returns through crowdfunding – especially real estate focused? For the last several years Lending Club and Prosper have allowed everyday investors to profit from consumer lending. But in the last 15 months, a new type of crowdfunding platform registered with the SEC. GroundFloor is the first company qualified […]
Real estate investment has always been a game for the big dogs. With a high barrier-to-entry and a history of backroom deals and greasy palms, many investors would never even think of real estate investment as a viable option. Leave that for the big wigs, right? Not necessarily. Like many forms of investing, that stigma […]
Real estate has traditionally been one of the most sought after investment vehicles for its passive income potential, appreciation, positive cash-flow, and tax reducing deductions. However, real estate investing is also viewed as one of the more difficult investments to start due to the high risk and high up-front costs required to start. I want […]
Ask any personal finance expert for advice on becoming financially independent, and the likelihood of you hearing something along the line of, “Consider creating multiple sources of income” is high. Because let’s face it, it’s almost impossible to achieve financial freedom without having a healthy cash flow. And having multiple sources of (passive) income is […]
When you think of real estate investments rental homes, commercial properties and foreclosures come to mind. Those certainly are the most common. But what about land? A large plot of land is getting ready to go up for sale next to me which has put this type of investment on my radar. Like anyone looking […]
Many people have all the knowledge and nerve to be investors, but they lack an equally important part: the money. Getting the cash together to get started or to expand in real estate can be very difficult, especially when you’re young. Once you overcome that startup hump, you’re in business, but what a hump it […]
Most investors wait until they’re in their forties, fifties, or sixties to begin capitalizing on real estate. While there is nothing wrong with investing at those ages, there is an underlying belief among many young folks that it is not possible to participate in the real estate business until a later age. This just isn’t […]
Buying a house will likely be the biggest purchase you ever make. It’s not a decision that you should take lightly and it’s not a purchase you should make on a whim. Buying a house can either be an incredible experience and (hopefully) a great investment or it can be the culprit of bankruptcy and […]
Does it make financial sense to flip a house in college and start investing in real estate? Not often, but for some, it can be lucrative.
Most financial advisers, television shows about money, and even colleges teach people to invest money in the stock market. Real estate is rarely mentioned as a vehicle to invest your money, except when buying a personal residence rather than renting one. I feel investing in real estate with rental properties is one of the best […]
Getting started investing in real estate in college is a great way to build wealth, but you need to be smart about your housing and tactics.
It is wise to consider investing in real estate. With this sudden surge in the buying market, an investor can make a serious return on his or her investment. Furthermore, when compared to stocks, a person will not see the day-to-day fluctuations that frustrate the stock trade investors. Sadly, many new investors lose a lot […]
Over the last two centuries, about 90 percent of the world’s millionaires have been created by investing in real estate. For the average investor, real estate offers the best way to develop significant wealth. As with any and all forms of investing, it is best to get started early with real estate so you can put […]
Your mortgage is your key to owning your own home at some point. As long as you are paying your mortgage every month, you are able to maintain ownership of your property. The problem is your finances might have changed at some point and you will not have the ability to pay your mortgage. Even […]
Real estate has long been one of the most popular methods for wealth generation. Most people consider their primary residence a substantial investment. Some folks have chosen to “flip” houses by buying homes in need of repair, repairing them, and then selling them for a profit. Others have chosen to become landlords and bought one […]
I’m the first to admit that I’ve been critical of Robert Kiyosaki at times. But, regardless of some of his business behavior, Kiyosaki has still given us some great investing advice. Today I wanted to take the time to share with you three pieces of advice that Robert Kiyosaki has recently shared, and highlight why […]
Today I want to take a tangent and discuss real estate — specifically real estate agents. I have a good family friend that is looking to buy their first home, and their experience hasn’t been easy. That’s not to say that buying real estate is ever easy, but dealing with a real estate agent should […]