Category: Real Estate Investing

  • 3 Things to Consider Before Investing in Vacation Rental

    Purchasing a beautiful villa overlooking the ocean or a cozy log cabin in the mountains takes on a whole new meaning when your purchase is a planned investment. Renting out vacation properties can be a lucrative business, but there’s a lot more to it than putting out a “for

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  • Real Estate Investor Rights 101: As-Is Property Sales

    There is one type of seller that every real estate investor will deal with at one point or another: one who insists on selling their property “as-is.” At first glance, it might seem like you’re getting the short end of the stick, but this post will explain why sometimes

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  • Real Estate Crowdfunding 101: A Guide for Investors

    Home flippers and investors are taking notice of the emerging popularity of real estate crowdfunding platforms – and for good reason. With property values continually on the rise, crowdfunding has become a lucrative pathway to funding home flips and investment projects. The Basics: Since the passing of the JOBS Act in

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  • 3 Market Trends All Savvy Real Estate Investors Should Know

    Scottish-American industrialist Andrew Carnegie once said, “Ninety percent of all millionaires become so through owning real estate.” Of course, as a real estate investor, you know this. You also understand how important it is to know and adhere to present trends. To help, here’s a handy list of three

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  • 2016 is a Great Year to Invest in Real Estate - Here's Why

    Financial downturn undoubtedly took a concerning toll on global financial markets during the second half of 2015. With international tensions running high and trends reversing, many are battening down the hatches in preparation for the bearish markets to come in 2016. In America, ultimately we are very concerned with maintaining

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  • 3 Ways to Build a Well-Rounded Real Estate Portfolio

    The real estate market can be quite unpredictable at times, and it’s often during times of uncertainty where many investors reap the most rewards. However, times of uncertainty can result in significant losses as well. So, how do you balance it all out? You create a well-rounded real estate

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  • Will Multi-Generational Home Buying Impact Real Estate Investors?

    There are many factors affecting the way people buy homes. In recent years, the concept of multi-generational living has resurfaced. What does that mean exactly? The US Census describes multi-generational households as those consisting of three or more generations living together. So how will this trend affect real estate investors?

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  • 5 Free Real Estate Investor Tools from Bigger Pockets

    When you invest in real estate, your objective is simple: use everything at your disposal to ensure that your investment will pay-off. Luckily, investor site Bigger Pockets offers a variety of free real estate investment calculators and other tools to simplify the process and save you hours of complicated math.

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  • Beginner's Guide to HUD Homes for Real Estate Investors

    So you’ve been shopping around for a new investment property, and you’ve been wondering about HUD homes. They seem like a no-brainer for an investor; multi-unit properties at a great price. But what’s the catch? Let’s take a look at the benefits and challenges associated with

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  • 3 Key Loan Financing Tips for Real Estate Investors

    There are lots of financing options available to real estate investors – but what’s the best way to secure a loan? Should you use a broker or a direct lender? And most importantly, what special circumstances do you need to consider and be prepared for as you research funding options?

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