The best time to invest in real estate was 20+ years ago. The second best time is now. If you’re young and in your 20s or 30s or 40s, in 20 years you’ll be glad you invested today. Based on my decades of experience, I know how true this is. And I know that leases with an option to purchase are the … Read more about How to find Rent to Own Properties for Lease Options
There are always sellers in the marketplace. There might not always be a lot of sellers motivated to sell on a lease option agreement but there will always be more than you need if you know how to find them! Today, the broad market is slowly changing from a seller’s market to a buyer’s market. This … Read more about How to Find a Seller Now
One part of sandwich lease option investing that doesn’t get much attention is managing the tenants and the property. A big part of the reason this doesn’t get much attention is because this investment strategy is mostly passive income. Meaning once you have the deal in place, there isn’t much … Read more about Tips for Managing Sandwich Lease Options
As an investor, you have an arsenal of options available when it comes to your real estate investing strategy. You will be wise to consider several before deciding which best fits your current and future needs. There are several variables that go into your decision: Investment funds you have … Read more about Rent to Own Properties for Today’s Changing Market
What a great question to consider! The number of variables going into this answer would easily fill a book. Just to narrow this down, lets’ define cashing out as selling your real estate holdings to use the cash for another purpose. Maybe it’s retirement and you want to move your money into a super … Read more about Cash Out or Reinvest When You’re Rich on Paper?
Brick and mortar retail is melting down. However, this doesn’t mean that commercial properties are crashing in general. Although online retail continues hammering away at brick and mortar, some retail malls are showing promise when repurposed into multiuse communities offering homes with convenient … Read more about The Diversity and Phases of Commercial Property Investing
An unexpected $75,000 inheritance from a relative drops into your bank account 3 days before you’re going to close a real estate deal. You think it’s a great thing. But it’s not. In the mortgage-lending world this sends up red flags that will likely delay the final loan approval by at least two more … Read more about Seasoned Funds and Paper Trails – Financing Dos and Don’ts
When it comes to disclosures and tenant agreements, the assumption is that the landlord knows much more about the property and he or she is more astute about business contracts. Many renters don't think of a rental agreement as a business contract that but that is exactly what it is. Being a … Read more about Disclosures and Tenant Agreements (And Mistakes to Avoid)