Archives for “Due Diligence”


This article is designed to help provide the newbie mobile home investor with some foresight to notice some not-too-common red flags that you will find ...

I bought a fixer upper a few years back and on the first day I showed up after closing I realized I was missing some ...

Once a contract is signed, the due diligence clock starts and an investor usually has a specified period of time before the down payment goes ...

We all hear from friends and family that real estate is the best investment out there, but is that really the truth?  In this article, ...

Most of the tax planning advice that financial advisors give you really doesn’t help lower your adjusted gross income, which is what you have to ...

A CPA friend of mine recently sent me a list about LLCs that he had sent out in a newsletter. I let him know that ...

Here's a goose bump-inducing fact for you: Florida is home to more than 80 species of mosquitoes – more than in any other state or ...

One of the keys to a successful life is your ability to negotiate and convey your “side of the story” to others.  I learned this ...

If you’re an active real estate investor or have attended several real estate meet-ups to learn more, investing in real estate using your retirement funds ...

You have to know what you are doing. To be successful in identifying, acquiring, and selling real estate investment properties you need to have a ...

I recently received an offer on one of my duplexes that I could not pass up. SOLD MY CASH FLOW INVESTMENT!  Now what? I ...

Who does not like free stuff? I know I do for sure! You ever run across an investing term and go- Huh? Or sit-in on ...

What does it mean to choose a niche in real estate?  Most newbie investors, myself included, become overwhelmed with the choices and strategies available in ...

Here is a FREE COPY of a standard construction contract template (editable form) that we start with before starting any new project with a contractor. Working with ...

Guess who I got an email from? The dignitary from Africa needing to get eighteen million dollars out of the country and not only that, out of all ...

“What gets measured, get’s results”. All real estate investors talk about establishing strong Cash Flow, but how many really know how to define, determine, and measure ...

The financial world today in 2016 is unlike any other period of time in global history. We’ve seen wide-ranging price fluctuations since 2007 in all ...

Why Is The Break Even Point Important? The break-even analysis is used buy investors of income property (and sometimes used by lenders) to show how susceptible ...

Today we’ll be talking about mistakes that investors should avoid. The economy has been volatile for a few years. The stock market took a major nosedive, ...

Does Your Tenant Have Renter’s Insurance? Here’s A Quick Video Explaining Tenant Insurance...

Every time you turn you hear of new ways to find real estate deals.  But, there are a few things which remain relatively constant, from ...

Booms usually get off to a slow start. Once they get going, they’ve got their own momentum. As prices rise, fever sets in. It’s interesting to ...

Important Investing Rule

Investors don't make the mistake I made when I let a more "experienced investor" take over a partnered deal. I ended up with less profit ...

If you've ever seen a pro forma that is worse than the actual 12 month operating history, please let me know, because I'm pretty sure ...

The 2% Rule - The 2% rule states that any rental an investor buys should rent for 2% of the purchase price. For example, an ...