You’ve Bought Your First Property—Now What? Pt 2

This is part two of a two part post. Read Part One >>> Being a landlord isn’t always sunshine and rainbows, especially when you’re just starting out. Whether it’s the maintenance costs, paperwork, troublesome tenants, or some mixture of all three, you’re bound to have questions. We spoke with the Bryan Jenkins, the principal broker […]

You’ve Bought Your First Property—Now What? Pt 1

This is part one of a two part post. After 8/8/18 you can read part two >>> Congratulations, you bought your first property. You spent time researching different markets, analyzing data, and meeting with different turnkey providers to find the best deal. All the hard work is done, right? The work of investing is over, […]

A Tale of Two Cities: The Best of Markets, The Worst of Markets

Charles Dickens was no real estate investor, but his famous opening line certainly applies to today’s markets. A recent article on ZeroHedge highlighted a few major concerns in today’s real estate environment, which, if left unchecked, could spell trouble for investors. But those same issues could also give you an upper hand—so long as you’re […]

Finding Off-Market Properties

It can be difficult to find off-market properties on the multiple listing services, especially when inventory is down and demand is up. People are trying to get out of the market and take their cash to other investments, and off-market homes can be few and far between. But that shouldn’t stop you from finding the […]

Three Ways to Succeed in Equilibrium

If expansion, equilibrium, decline, and absorption were a family, equilibrium would be the middle child—the one accidentally ignored until it inexplicably acted out. Parents are most successful when they can adjust their tactics to meet every child’s specific needs. Unfortunately, that’s usually easier said than done. It requires time, research, and hand-tailored strategies. Below you’ll find […]

You’ll Find the Best Deals with a Turnkey Provider—Here’s Why

Some think market research is one of the most important parts of real estate, but the truth is, investing in the best markets is only half the battle. The best deals are relative. You have to get the very best deal in today’s market conditions, and that takes foresight and knowledge. Market Facts New investors […]

Risky Business Part III: How to Minimize Economic Risks

Editor’s Note: This article is the third of a three-part series. For more information on minimizing real-estate risks, check out Risky Business Part I: How to Minimize Tenant-Related Risks and  Risky Business Part II: How to Minimize Property Risks. Every sensible real estate investor worries about economic risks. Anyone can stumble into a good market at […]

Risky Business Part II: How to Minimize Property Risks

Editor’s Note: This article is the second of a three-part series. For more information on minimizing real-estate risks, check out Risky Business Part I: How to Minimize Tenant-Related Risks and Risky Business Part III: How to Minimize Economic Risks. The saying, “The bigger the risks, the bigger the rewards,” certainly applies to real estate investments. The […]

Risky Business Part I: How to Minimize Tenant-Related Risks

Editor’s Note: This article is the first of a three-part series. For more information on minimizing real-estate risks, check out Risky Business Part II: How to Minimize Property Risks and Risky Business Part III: How to Minimize Economic Risks. All investments come with risk, and real estate is no exception, especially when it comes to tenants. […]