I'm just holding and waiting to see how this texas market holds up for a while. Applicants for rentals are plentiful. Meanwhile, I'm broadening my horizons outside of RE for the ducks of it. What are you all doing? Me and my hubby have gotten into flipping cars, checking out estate sales for anything that may re-sell for a decent profit (mid century still seems to be popular), etc. Done a little bit of day trading, but I just don't enjoy it. I'm ready to sink my teeth into something new and exciting. I may need to attend a meet-up to see what everyone is up to. Anything outside of RE blowing your skirt up?
I teach high school math 🤷♂️
@Keith A. I got a second part time job within my field for a different local company. I typically work overnights and at the second company when one of their people goes on vacation or calls out sick on my days off I get a 13 hour shift.
It doesn’t compare money-wise to OT at my regular job but it’s been a nice fill in and it’s also at a lower tax rate than the OT is.
The best part is that for 90% of the shift I’m free to be on my phone, tablet , or computer, or do anything I want! Mostly I read and expand my knowledge.
I became a notary years ago, and still do loan signings. It wills in the down time, and you get to meet new people to talk about real estate. It's fun.
I recommend giving audiobook narration a try. You can get your start through ACX. Pick books you enjoy and get paid to read them! For instance, when I started I only narrated books about real estate, stock market and crypto. Narrating those kinds of books gave me the knowledge and confidence to start me RE journey.
Flipping cars for my W2
Construction & Property Management lol
@Nicholas Connell interesting.... but how on earth would i start something like this and how much does it pay lol
My wife and I also flip cars and go to estate sales!
Try finding a car to Turo. I do decent with very little work Turo two of my vehicles.
My main business is the plumbing business. But I also own and operate a backhoe for excavation and trenching.
No. I'm focused.
@Keith A. Carpentry! I like trying to build furniture and such (from scratch, not from Ikea). Just learning, but it's a great creative outlet.
Look into acx.com
Get a decent mic (blue yeti)
Starting out maybe $20 an hr or royalty shares.
Again if you’re interested, just go to acx.com - they will answer all your questions.
working trade shows. People always need help manning a booths at busy conventions.
I’m looking into getting into Turo as well. How do you like it?
I’m kind of doing a brrr strategy with it. Bought a truck cash. Renting it out. Getting a used car loan on it.
2nd car just added.
Advice. Don’t buy a perfect car. It will get nicks and dings no matter what. Don’t get greedy-go for the decent insurance they offer. Give good pick up and drop off instructions
@Beau Watson hey I would love to do something like this. What direction would you point me to?
This is so cool! I’m going to look into this further. :)
Thanks for the tips!
Chasing a 4-year-old around the house and backyard.
@Keith A. Just finished my 40th flip and helped my son with around $170k equity and pretty tired of flipping! Managing my units and just did the yearly student turnovers and watching my stock portfolio more intently and making decisions there
MOST important stuff is my family, two year grand daughter and my second Granddaughter coming next month named Madison! Why I work is to better help my FAMILY! FOE….Family Over Everything!