Are Short-Term Rentals (Airbnb) a Good Investment?

airbnb risks

I do not have any short-term or Airbnb rentals. However, a lot of people have asked me to write about them because they have become so popular lately. I do not have short term-rentals because I don’t have the time to manage them or have a property manager that wants to manage them either. There … Read more

Clayton Morris and the Morris Invest Fraud Accusations

Clayton Morris Scam

Clayton Morris is a real estate investor who used to be the host of “Fox and Friends” on Fox News. He took about $5,000,000 in referral fees for selling turnkey rental properties. He has also been accused of scamming hundreds of investors by selling properties that were not rehabbed or even built in some cases. … Read more

Is It Better to Invest in Real Estate or Stocks?

stocks vs real estate

I have invested in both real estate and the stock market, and I believe real estate is hands down the better investment. Even with the stock market increasing significantly, I am making more money on my rental properties, and they allow me to retire much earlier than the stock market would. The conventional thoughts are … Read more

BRRRR Calculator

BRRRR Strategy

The BRRRR strategy has been around for many years and stands for buy, repair, rent, refinance, and repeat. The reason the strategy has become so popular is that an investor can buy a rental property, and get most or all of their cash back out using a refinance. They can then use that money to … Read more

How to Retire Early with Rental Properties

How to Retire Early with Rental Properties

We have all been told to go to college, get a good job, invest money in the stock market, and retire at age 65. The stock market is said to be the safest and fastest way to retire early. There are advertisements all over television, the radio, and online. The retirement calculators tell us how much … Read more

How to Find a Great Property Manager

A property manager’s job is not incredibly difficult if they know what they are doing. They find good tenants, they get a lease signed, they collect rent, and they check on the properties once in a while. At least that is what a lot of landlords think when they consider using a property manager for … Read more

When Should a Landlord Use 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

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