Category: Getting Started

Using Leverage in Real Estate by Avoiding Risks: Building Wealth

April 14th, 2019
Archimedes made the comment, "Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum strong enough, and I can move the world." "Leverage real estate to buy more properties. Invest in real estate with leverage." You’ve probably heard the phrase many …Read more  »

3 Business Structure Mistakes Real Estate Investors Make

December 24th, 2018
Starting A Real Estate Investment LLC Why have an LLC? There are mainly two reasons why you want any kind of business structure: Pay less tax, and protect your assets. LLCs can be especially helpful if there are multiple owners of …Read more  »

Why Governments Want You to Pay Less Taxes

September 5th, 2018
How To Lower Property Taxes On Your Home?? There is an entire political discussion around taxes: are they fair or unfair? Are you paying your fair share? During the last election cycle, President Trump received a lot of attention when …Read more  »

The Two Types of Financial Optimism

August 7th, 2018
I’ve frequently written about how savers are losers. And it’s true. In an economy that runs on debt and thrives on inflation, there is nothing more financially dangerous than thinking your savings will provide a secure financial future. Well, almost nothing. …Read more  »

The One Percent Rule – Quick Math For Positive Cash Flow Rental Properties

April 25th, 2018
The one percent rule is an analysis tool used by real estate investors to quickly screen potential rental properties. In this article I’ll go into more depth about what it is, when to use it (and when not to!), and …Read more  »

Why Real Estate Will Always Be More Desirable Than Stocks

March 20th, 2018
For most of my post college life, I’ve had a drastically larger exposure to real estate over stocks. I needed a place to live so I figured it was better to pay down a mortgage than to pay someone rent. …Read more  »

12 Big Risks In Turnkey Real Estate Investment

March 11th, 2018
What Are The Risks In Turnkey Real Estate Investment Even with turnkey real estate investment, there might be some risks along the road, but this article will give the you an idea of how to deal with these bumps without …Read more  »

Why Boomers Will Continue to Struggle

March 7th, 2018
Headlines such as this break my heart: “With $15 Left in the Bank, a Baby Boomer Makes Peace With Less.” But I predict that we’re going to see more and more like this in the coming months and years. That’s …Read more  »

My Rental Retirement Strategy

February 15th, 2018
This article was inspired by a series of posts by fellow early retirement bloggers about how to live off your wealth during retirement.  They called this a retirement draw-down or withdrawal strategy, which, by the way, could be very different …Read more  »