Underwriting Made Easy for Short Term Rental Investors

Saturday, November 19

I’m a banker turned real estate investor. Here is a simple way to calculate if an overnight rental will be profitable or not. Underwriting is a critical part of investing successfully in real estate. In the beginning of my investing career, I let emotional decisions guide me (even though I was ...


How to Boost Your Short Term Rental Listing in Airbnb’s Algorithm

Sunday, November 06

How to Boost Your Listing in Airbnb’s Algorithm (straight from Airbnb) In a closed session at Vacation Rental Management Association (VRMA) International Conference Airbnb revealed the four methods to boost your short term rental listing in their algorithm.  I have always heard speculation around...


STR Investing Lessons Learned in the Last Three Years

Sunday, October 23

I’m an investor who owns 10 STR properties. Here are the lessons I’ve learned after three years. In a short amount of time, I’ve built my real estate business from one short term rental property to ten all beautifully renting. But it hasn’t been easy, here are the main lessons I’ve learned in t...


Top Books All Real Estate Investors Should Read

Saturday, October 08

I’m a real estate investor who never stops learning. Here are my top three books I recommend all investors or would-be investors read. I have always had a love for reading books of the self-help variety. This has been a great way for me to learn and grow as an investor over the years. Here are...


How to Begin the Process of Replacing Your W2 Income

Sunday, September 25

With less than three years in real estate investing I was able to replace my W2 income. Here’s how you can do the same. Dreaming of leaving your day job behind? It can be done; I am mere months away from officially retiring from my W2. Although I never had the goal of leaving the world of banki...


What to Consider When Buying Income Properties Out of State

Saturday, September 17

I am a real estate investor who owns investment properties in three states. Here’s what to consider when buying and managing properties out of state. Sometimes you may find that the best deal on an amazing property is not located in a market that is close to you. This is what I discovered while...