#AskBP 088: How to Use the 50% Rule When Evaluating Rental Properties?

by | BiggerPockets.com

In this episode of the #AskBP Podcast, Scott Trench talks about one of the “rules of thumb that many real estate investors talk about – the 50% rule. Scott talks about what this rule means exactly, and how it is applied to various parts of the country. You’ll learn what the rule is meant to protect you from as an investor, and cases in which the rule might not apply. Don’t miss this episode on a controversial BP topic!

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Brandon Turner

Brandon Turner is an active real estate investor, entrepreneur, writer, and co-host of the BiggerPockets Podcast. He began buying rental properties and flipping houses at age 21, discovering he didn’t need to work 40 years at a corporate job to have “the good life.” Today, with nearly 100 rental units and dozens of rehabs under his belt, he continues to invest in real estate while also showing others the power, and impact, of financial freedom. His writings have been featured on Forbes.com, Entrepreneur.com, FoxNews.com, Money Magazine, and numerous other publications across the web and in print media. He is the author of The Book on Investing in Real Estate with No (and Low) Money Down, The Book on Rental Property Investing, and co-author of The Book on Managing Rental Properties, which he wrote alongside his wife, Heather, and How to Invest in Real Estate, which he wrote alongside Joshua Dorkin. A life-long adventurer, Brandon (along with Heather and daughter Rosie) splits his time between his home in Washington State and various destinations around the globe.

2 Comments

  1. hi there… i am new to this and i have a question….i have listed to a few podcasts of a investment company call Morris invest… and i was wondering if anybody knows anything about it….. your opinion would be very appreciated….. thank you..

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