7 steps to accurately run ARV comps for your next BRRRR or flip

Monday, February 15

When thinking of using the BRRRR (buy, rehab, rent, refinance, repeat) method or purchasing a fix-and-flip for the first time, it may be intimidating trying to figure out what the correct ARV (after-repair value) is for the property you’re considering. Since the ARV is such an important factor ...


The Realities of Working with a Real Estate Agent as an Investor

Friday, July 24

My husband and I started acquiring properties in Jacksonville, Florida several years ago sight unseen while living in NYC. We recently moved back to Florida to grow our rental portfolio and help others do the same. After speaking with hundreds of investors that I’ve met on BiggerPockets, I reali...


A Guide to Measuring Real Estate Investment Risk Using the Cap Rate

Friday, March 20

As a prudent investor risk is always on our mind, especially given the current market environment. Before delving into any investment, we must fully understand the risk involved. The best way to understand the level of risk we are going to take on is by quantifying it. When we do that, we can c...


How to Use a HELOC to Purchase Investment Properties

Saturday, February 08

Let’s assume you saved up money for over a year, acquired a rental property, and now you’re back at zero savings in the bank. What do you do next? Well, hopefully, if you purchased the property under the appraised value and you put the standard 15 to 20 percent down, the property you purchased h...


How to Easily Manage Rental Properties From Out-of-State

Saturday, January 04

For most investors, managing rental properties from out-of-state seems daunting. However, with some orginization and a capable team it’s actually a very fulfilling role. I currently own several rental properties in Florida while living in New York. I purchased these properties sight unseen, but ...


A Simple Ratio to Analyze Real Estate Investments

Saturday, December 21

There are many questions I often get asked from people that want to get into real estate investing. Two of the most commonly asked questions are, “how do you perform market analysis” and “what are the key metrics you look at that help you determine if a market is worth investing in?” At the momen...