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The Best Real Estate Books On Investing & More

Since I am an avid reader and reading has helped me become successful, I thought it was time to post some of my favorite books. It is no secret that reading is one of the most important things you can do if you want to be successful. It focuses your mind, relaxes you, educates you, … Read more

The Top 10 Mistakes New House Flippers Make

Flipping houses can be a very lucrative business, but it is not easy to get started. House flipping is often glamorized by television and companies trying to sell house flipping training programs. The television and real estate investing gurus make flipping houses look easy when there is so much more involved than what they show you. … Read more

What is House Hacking?

House hacking involves buying a multifamily property, living in one unit, and renting out the other units. House hacking can be a great way to start buying rental properties because you can buy with low-money-down owner-occupant loans and still collect rent right away. House hacking can make it much easier to buy multiple rentals quickly … Read more

How to Get a Loan to Finance a House Flip

House flipping is my primary business, although I am also a real estate broker, blogger, and landlord. I flip from 20 to 30 houses per year, and there is no way I could do that without great financing. Many people ask me why I do not just pay cash for all of my flips. The … Read more

What is the Role of a Property Manager?

Manage rentals

Rental properties are a great investment, but managing them takes work, especially if you do not use a property manager. I own more than 20 rental properties (commercial and residential), and I managed my rentals until I had 7. My rental properties at the time were single-family properties and relatively easy to manage, but they … Read more

Is it Better to Flip or Buy-and-Hold?

I complete 20 to 30 fix and flips every year, and I also own 20 long-term rental properties. I have certain guidelines I use to determine if I will flip a house, or hold it as a rental property. There are many factors I take into account, but I have much stricter criteria for my … Read more

Is Real Estate a Good Investment?

real estate investment

I believe that real estate is one of the best investments to gain wealth and security. However, many people feel it is risky and does not produce great returns. I think many of those risks are overstated and many of the advantages of real estate are glossed over when people downplay real estate as an … Read more

How to Become a Real Estate Investor

become real estate investor

Real estate investing has changed my life. It has given me the money and freedom that I never thought I would have when I was younger. My rentals provide a steady income whether I work or not, and my flips provide large chunks of cash I can invest in more rentals. There are many ways … Read more

How to Get Started Investing in Rental Properties

condo as rental property?

Rental properties are a fantastic investment when they are bought below market value and with plenty of cash flow. However, It is not easy to get started investing in rental properties quickly. I think rental properties are such a great investment that I have bought 20 rental properties and I plan to purchase 100 total. … Read more