Archives for April, 2009


Managing the day to day First and foremost in managing the day to business of your Vacation Rental Property is developing the right procedures.

I am a firm believer that with this year comes with it a promise to change who we are as investors and the opportunity to ...

Remember the T.V. ads a few years ago from one of the major telephone companies? Every time they appeared on the screen I reached for ...

With mortgage rates are hovering near all-time lows, lots of Americans are taking advantage of refinance and home buying opportunities.

The fascinating thing about real estate investing is how many aspects there are to it. One of the latest new trends is loan modification, and ...

One of the reasons most people run away from Real Estate investing is because once you have had the “pleasure” of a few bad landlord experiences ...

Unfortunately, experts are warning that mortgage failures will set new records in 2009 as regulators seize banks with increasing frequency. According to data tracked by ...

In today’s crazy and opportunistic real estate market, more and more investors are looking to take their knowledge and experience and either break into commercial ...

Here’s the basic definition of a contingency: it’s a condition or event that must be fulfilled before a real estate contract is binding on all ...

“Fannie Mae” is the nickname for the Federal National Mortgage Association. Although it has the “Federal” name in its title, it’s actually a separate, chartered corporation ...

(part 2 of 3) So now you know what a loan modification is, and you have questions, right? Here are the ones I get all the ...

I was a checking out from a local grocery store, a worker, who could not have been older than 16, asked me if I wanted ...

Over the last 6 years, so many people, mainly new investors, purchased apartments, large and small. These new investors helped kept the economy going strong ...

Keep your place full with little effort. Over the years I have tried many different ways market my own vacation rental and have experimented with ...

I work with investors all across the country that are trying get ahead and make a living by investing in real estate by trying to ...

For the fifth time in a year, rate shoppers learned an important lesson this week: When mortgage rates plummet unexpectedly, they often recover just as ...

When Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae announced their new lending rules last year, I started telling everyone who would listen that they need to start ...

New Investors. Try not to swallow the story you are told hook line and sinker because you believe that the person offering you the "Deal ...

Last year, we purchased via short-sale a 200 unit apartment rehab project that was just 20% occupied at the time of close. At the very ...

Learn How to Sell

Selling is a major part of your Real Estate business. I mean think about it, you are always “selling” in one form or another.

This is Part 1 of a 3 part series. Getting Ready to Go

When choosing the right mortgage lender or broker you are looking for someone who is trustworthy and someone you feel comfortable with. This way you ...