While many investors understand the basic pros and cons of owning multiple properties, few consider the financial advantage of controlling (without owning) multiple properties. For most people, it’s counterintuitive that merely controlling properties is financially superior to outright … Read more about Pros and Cons of Owning Multiple Properties
As a huge believer in the lease to purchase investment method, I’m adamant about writing the lease option forms and contracts in an ethical and straightforward manner. Even if you’re working on your first lease option deal, you have much more knowledge and information about the process than the … Read more about Lease Option Forms and Contracts
Generally, the answer to the question “are lease options legal in my state?” Is YES. However, as with many things in real estate, there are state and local regulations that apply. For instance, recent legal changes in Texas (a few years back) shortened the lease option period to six months. Some … Read more about Are Lease Options Legal in My State?
For the most part, the answer to the question Should I Get a Real Estate License? Is Yes. But you should first consider the benefits versus added costs and time. Success breeds success and that is what has happened within the real estate investment community over the past eight or nine years. Today, … Read more about Should I Get a Real Estate License?
For most people, the purchase of a home is the single largest investment that will be made in a life time. Your first purchase can especially be a financial challenge when you need closing costs, the down payment, and an acceptable the credit score to get a mortgage. If you are facing these types of … Read more about How to Find Rent to Own Properties
The sandwich lease options concept is pretty straightforward and easy for most investors to understand. However, there are a lot of details that go into the paperwork that needs to be drawn up. Here, I bring to your attention some of the most important requirements that go into sandwich lease … Read more about Sandwich Lease Options – Paperwork Organization
It's almost impossible to know all the positives and negatives of a home by spending a short time there. In hot markets, some buyers spend mere minutes inside a home before deciding whether to make an offer to purchase. Before making the biggest purchase decision of your lifetime, a rent to own … Read more about Rent to Own Properties Remain Attractive
Hopefully, as a real estate investor, you find yourself in the enviable position of needing to decide whether to cash out or reinvest the appreciated value of your existing properties. Many investors that made the leap at the bottom of the market (around 2012) are now in the desirable position of … Read more about Cash Out or Reinvest?