What are the Four Investor Quadrants?

Wednesday, June 01

Making decisions sporadically and without a plan has never produced quality results. The same is true for making real estate investment decisions and choices. You need to be analytical throughout the investment process, starting with educating yourself first on the real estate investing, various ...


The PIGs of Real Estate

Monday, May 02

When you hear the word “pig”, you may be thinking of an animal that is associated with filth, mud or dirt. When people use the term “pig” in a derogatory way about someone, they typically refer to that person as being very messy. Ironically, pigs or swine as they are also called are actually kn...


What is Debt Vs Equity Investing?

Wednesday, March 09

What is one of the more common ways to invest in real estate? That would be to buy a house, build up some equity in it and hope that it appreciates. But contrary to popular belief, this investment option is not as secure as investing in debt. So, for folks that prefer less risky investments, th...


What is Passive Real Estate Investing and how do I begin?

Wednesday, February 02

Alina Trigub, the founder of SAMO Financial, had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Allen Lomax of Steedtalker Capital during the 106th episode of Creek Side Chats, a podcast designed for real estate entrepreneurs. During this episode, Alina shares the courageous and inspiring story that piloted h...


The beauty of J-curve in Private Equity Funds

Sunday, January 02

When most people hear the term “J-curve” they instantly realize that it has something to do with the letter “J”. But what makes this letter so special when it comes to real estate investing? J Curve Well, it turns out that the shape of the letter “J” offers a fairly accurate representation of t...


What are different types of investment strategies

Thursday, December 02

Typically, investors that are either employees with W-2 jobs or busy business owners, fall into two categories: Category I – growth investors: They plan to retire down the road, maybe 5, 10, 20 years in the future, and for the time being they are typically looking to increase their portfolio to ...