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)
As soon you show interest in real estate investing, you’ll be introduced to the strategy of rehabbing and flipping houses. It’s such a powerful strategy that many investors start this way. It doesn’t take long to learn the basics such as buying distressed houses for about 70% of the after repaired … Read more about How to Rehab or Flip a House – the WOW Factors
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) took affect the first of the year (2018) and is the biggest tax reform legislation since the Tax Reform Act of 1986. It has caused confusion in the real estate sector because it changes some tax deductions for homeowners. These should not be confused with the gains … Read more about How the New Tax Laws Affect Smaller Real Estate Investors
The rental market is booming and every landlord is winning! If you’re not winning as a landlord in this robust market, maybe this really isn’t your thing. If you are winning or want to win, now is the time to take it to the next level! If you’re a Mom and Pop business with 2 or 3 rental properties, … Read more about How To Be A Landlord – Advanced Tips
There are TONS of buyers out there who can’t buy a house. And there are many ways for investors to make money. What’s not intuitive is that there are ways for investors to earn money helping buyers that are coming up a little short of being able to purchase a home. One of these ways is with … Read more about Cooperative Lease Options (Wholesaling)