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Landlording at 85mph

By Brady Ernst, 14 days ago.

I wanted to change up the pace with this post a little bit and move from numbers and facts about my early investing career and share some of the crazy tenant stories I have experienced...
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Pro Tip for Investing While Working a Full Time Job

By Dante Nava, 18 days ago.

I am not what you would call a successful real estate investor, yet. I am however working at/towards it. In an effort to have something that would serve multiple purposes I decided to ...
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Part 4 - So You Want To Be A Developer?

By Karen Margrave, about 1 year ago.

In the first 3 installments of this series of blogs, I have tried to take you along with me on what it is we, as developers/contractors/real estate agents, think about when we are doing a...
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Firing Do's and Don'ts

By Andrew Syrios, 14 days ago.

One of the things about running a business is that regardless if it is a real estate business or not, you are going to have to fire people. It's probably the worst part of being the "...
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Today is the beginning of the rest of your life!

By Alton Williams, 16 days ago.

I just received the rent from my rental property and as plenty of people know, this is a great feeling. I would much rather enjoy receiving rent than a paycheck and although I really ...
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A Spreadsheet Jump Started My Investing

By Ryan Ball, 19 days ago.

Life changing events: getting married, having kids, putting together a spreadsheet. Maybe the last one does not fall into the category of life changing events but it absolutely helped...
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Investing in Detroit Real Estate from Abroad? Don't Get Scammed!

By Drew Sygit, 17 days ago.

Not just Detroit real estate — if you’re investing in real estate at all, read this first. There are a lot of good reasons why international investing is difficult. Generally, we...
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Burning your ship.

By Travis McCamish, 18 days ago.

In Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill told the story about the burning ships. "He was about to send his armies against a powerful foe, whose men outnumbered his own...
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Plans for the weekend

By Dante Nava, 19 days ago.

So my business cards came in this week. I'm excited. I told a bunch of people at my day job about what I'm doing and passed several business cards out to people I work with. I even gav...
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For rent: The true cost of vacancy

By Susan Gillespie, 19 days ago.

Don’t forget about these common vacancy-related expenses Are you looking for another reason to buy a rental property? Add this to your list of benefits: It’s a good time t...
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Online Tax Lien Auction Analysis - Pinal County AZ

By Jerry K., 19 days ago.

I have good data on Pinal county Arizona for 2014 Tax Lien auction. I've begun to do a little deeper dive into the results. I was able to get the Property Use code so it helps ana...
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How to Market Yourself and Your Business with BiggerPockets

By Joshua Dorkin, over 5 years ago.

BiggerPockets is not only a community for sharing knowledge, for networking, and making deals, but it is also a marketing platform for people in the real estate space.Here are several eas...
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03.30.14 Tenant goes missing

By Michele Fischer, 24 days ago.

So to what lengths would you go to find a missing tenant? The back story: Our one bedroom has been rented by a single retired (fixed income) guy for about three years. H...
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Gimmicks Used in Real Estate Advertising

By Frank Iglesias, 20 days ago.

To grab our attention there are many gimmicks in advertising that people use to sell houses. FSBO and agents alike have been known to entice buyers by throwing in paintings or a free ...
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Reviewing Rental Property Financials - Most Common Items I've seen

By Albert Bui, 20 days ago.

A Common Question I'll get is "Is this good property to invest in?" or " Here are the tax returns from the seller to verify the rents on this property, how will it affect my finan...
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