Archives for October, 2014


A friend’s hunting for a condo as we speak. He sent me photos and details of the unit he’s looking at, asking for my opinion ...

1031 exchanges have many benefits for real estate investors. Watch this quick video on why you should defer your Capital Gains.

[caption id="attachment_16423" align="alignleft" width="210"] Solo 401k rules allow non-recourse financing[/caption] Leverage is not a new concept to seasoned investors, who understand the advantages of obtaining ...

Certainly, winter is the slowest selling season, for the obvious reasons. Since the main focus is on holidaying, staying warm, etc and not on buying ...

The highest and best counter is the dread of many real estate investors. Well, perhaps not really dread, but they certainly aren't particularly pleasant. They serve as ...

Mortgage money obtained from banking or institutional sources, called conventional mortgage money, usually takes between 45 and 90 days to fund. Institutional lenders need not ...

Welcome back. Let's pretend that as a successful manufactured home investor you have just successfully purchased another manufactured home inside a local manufactured home park.

When you co-sign a loan for someone, you are taking on risk on with no return. When lenders refuse to give a loan to someone ...

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="176"] Self Employed 401k and Required Minimum Distribution[/caption]

I believe quite strongly that a seller-provided pro forma is all but completely useless. I've even gone so far as to call them "pro-fake'as". After all, ...

If I offered you a seller financed note on an investment property that is due to collect 100 payments of $400 a month at 8% ...

Setting Goals - One of the themes of this real estate investing article is that I hope you’re catching on to is that there is ...

The Sandwich Lease Option is another lease option strategy that some real estate investors have had success with. However, there are more risks here than ...

There is no doubt that when looking to make a real estate investment, choosing a hard money loan is a great option. However, many people ...

Welcome back, As I make my way farther and farther into my thirties I see more and more younger faces coming into the understanding and ...

We had a two-unit upper/lower unit in Hamtramck that always rented to polish folks in the neighborhood. For as long as I can remember Hamtramck ...

Since the official start of the ongoing “Credit Crisis” back in the Summer of 2007, Private Money loans (debt, equity, and / or mezzanine) and ...

Private lenders have been around for, well, ever: as the saying goes, lending money is the second-oldest profession.  In advanced economies today, private or “hard ...

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