How Hard Is It to Become a Real Estate Developer?

How Hard Is It to Become a Real Estate Developer

I have worked in the real estate industry as an agent, broker, landlord, house flipper, and educator. While I have done many things in the real estate business, I have never been a true developer. Some may call flipping houses developing, and I have done some minor development—but nothing major. I think of developing as … Read more

How to Find a Mentor for Real Estate Investing

How to find a mentor

Many people feel they need a mentor to succeed as a real estate investor. The truth is a mentor can be a massive help, but I don’t think it is absolutely necessary to be successful. Many people have become successful real estate investors without a direct mentor. Finding a great mentor can be time-consuming and … Read more

Is It Smart to Buy Rentals When You Are Young?

invest when young

There are many challenges to buying rental properties when you are young, but there are also many advantages. The biggest challenge to buying rental properties is getting enough money to pay for down payments, repairs, and reserves. However, there are many ways to buy rental properties with little money down, and it is easier to … Read more

Why Reading Books Makes You More Successful

reading and success

It is not a coincidence that some of the world’s richest people are also avid readers. They read books, reports, newspapers, and anything else they can get their hands on. There a couple of common phrases you may hear: “Readers are Leaders” or “Readers are Earners.” I am a big believer in reading as well, … Read more

How to Find Private Money for Real Estate Investments

private money lenders

I have completed a lot of house flips and bought many rental properties. Over the years, I have established many private-money relationships. Some of the people who work with me are amazed at how much money people are willing to lend me! I was able to attract private-money lenders by being trustworthy, being transparent, and … Read more

How to Create Passive Income with Real Estate

How to Create Passive Income with Real Estate

I love passive income because it is money that you make without working. Examples of passive income are cash flow from rental properties, stock dividends, interest from loans, royalties, money from businesses, or other investments that you are not spending time on. A lot of people will argue that there is no true passive income … Read more

Does Rich Dad Poor Dad Teach Real Estate?

Robert Kiyosaki’s book Rich Dad Poor Dad was a huge motivator for me to invest in real estate. However, it did not teach me how to actually invest: just that I needed to. I hear all the time how great the book is, and I agree that it was a great book, but I don’t … Read more

How to Remodel a House

How to Remodel a House

I have flipped almost 200 houses in my career, and I will pass that 200 mark later this year. I have also bought close to 30 rental properties that have ranged from 800 to 68,000 square feet. Over the years, I have learned a lot about how to remodel homes. In fact, even as a … Read more

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