The #1 Problem Beginners Face

Tuesday, March 31

As a new investor, it's highly likely that your number 1 problem is a (completely legitimate) fear of failure--as would be the case when starting in any new business. You’ve done the researchYou’ve learned everything there is to know about real estateYou have a deep understanding of the marketpla...


Investing in real estate through an REIT – Is it right for you?

Tuesday, April 24

An REIT, or Real Estate Investment Trust, is a company that facilitates investment in income-producing real estate. REITs are an industry standard investing channel and must meet certain guidelines to operate as an REIT.Because of the offered stability, track record of high payouts, and potential...


The Magic Of Depreciation For Investors

Tuesday, March 20

One of the greatest advantages of investing in real estate is depreciation, as many investors know. Along with other deductions such as insurance, property tax and maintenance, depreciation can greatly lower your federal taxable income taxes.But how does depreciation really work?When to Use Depre...


Unleash the Marketing Power of your Unique Selling Position

Wednesday, March 14

Attracting good tenants who will stay on is a vital aspect of real estate investment as it will keep the vacancy low and turnover costs down. When you develop a cohesive rental community, your residents often pitch in and help you find like-minded renters in the future. Capitalizing on your Uniqu...


Active Investing Vs. Passive Investing: Which Method Is Right For You?

Monday, March 12

When discussing real estate investing practices, the idea of active versus passive investing is often one that is the root of many heated debates amongst investors. Like many other investment practices, there are strong pros and cons for each method, however, understanding the complexities of eac...


Diversification : Key To Manage Risk In Your Real Estate Portfolio

Thursday, March 08

Diversification is essential to mitigating your risk as passive real estate investor. Chances are you became a passive real estate investor because you did not have enough time to devote to your investment business or because you do not have the knowledge required to become a successful active in...