When Does a Lease/Purchase (Rent-to-Own) Make Sense?

Friday, June 08

Have you ever dealt with bad renters? Late payments? Stains on the carpet? Calls late at night about a stopped toilet? Sometimes being a Landlord is not a fun game, especially when you have a nice home and bad tenants.Have you taken advantage of the recent low interest rates and refinanced y...


Winning the Commercial Real Estate Game

Friday, June 01

Can you win at the game of commercial real estate? The game of commercial real estate can be won in many ways. It’s more of an essay test than true or false. There’s definitely more than one correct answer. A large percentage of the world’s billionaires earned their wealth through real estate...


Don’t Rely Excessively On Appraisals

Friday, May 25

An appraisal is a valuation of a property by an independent appraiser. The appraiser does an evaluation of the home, considers the home in comparison to others of comparable type and so on. Once completed, the appraiser then issues a written appraisal value of the home. Many home buyers make th...


4 Dangers in Flipping Houses

Saturday, May 19

If you have recently purchased some real estate for investment purposes, you are in good company.  Recent reports suggest that as many as 25% of these purchases are made by "investors"  who plan on using the property for investment purposes only.  If you hope to “flip” the property, you need to b...


Cheap Homes – Five Ways To Save Thousands

Wednesday, May 09

How do you find cheap homes? Here are too many ways to list here, but here are five basic principles to learn. Understand these, and you can save thousands of dollars on your next home.1. Cheap Homes Are In Cheap TownsYes, there are still beautiful towns in this country where you can see a good ...


3 Real Estate Investing Pitfalls to Avoid Like the Plague

Wednesday, May 02

So you’ve seen your umpteenth infomercial with the guy in his neatly pressed button-upped white T-Shirt, grinning ear-to-ear, waving his rock-solid no-money-down rags-to-riches real estate investment course for 3 easy payments of a gazillion dollars (but only if you call now). And now, you are t...