Why You May Not Want to Sell Your House By Yourself

December 11, 2019

Every real estate investor looks for ways to save money. One of the most common areas to save on a fix and flip deal is with your closing costs. Reducing, or eliminating, some of the fees will have a sizable impact on your bottom line. However, you need to pick and choose your battles wisely. […]


Sale Pending Facts

December 4, 2019

A pending sale, at least as it relates to a real estate transaction, represents a property that has gone through every step of the closing process, but has yet to actually be closed on. Agreements have been made, contracts have been signed, contingencies should have been met, and everything required by escrow has been fulfilled; […]


Realtor Fees: What Are They & Who Pays Them?

November 27, 2019

As far as I am concerned, Realtor fees aren’t really fees at all, but rather an investment opportunity. You see, while it most certainly will cost you money to align your services with a real estate agent or Realtor, there’s a good chance their efforts will return more than the amount it cost to hire […]


Are You Working With An Investor Friendly Real Estate Agent?

November 13, 2019

It has often been said that the best real estate investors are surrounded by the best team. There are a handful of critical team members that directly impact your success, arguably none more important than your real estate agent. Think of all the roles that your real estate agent plays. Not only do they help […]


The Difference Between a Pre-Qualification and Pre-Approval

November 6, 2019

Getting approved for a loan is much different than it was a decade ago. In the past there were multiple options and programs for every different income type and down payment. Today there is much more documentation required and everything is much more scrutinized. A seemingly innocent document requested at the 11th hour could cause […]


The Impact Of A Foreclosure On Your Credit Report

October 30, 2019

There are few things that have more of an impact to your financial health than a foreclosure. Aside from a bankruptcy, a property foreclosure is one of the worst things that can negatively affect your credit. Not only does it hurt your credit in the short term, but it has a lasting impact that could […]


Understanding Rental Property Cap Rate

October 23, 2019

A cap rate, otherwise known as a capitalization rate, is one of the most important fundamental indicators for determining whether or not a property is worth pursuing. Not surprisingly, cap rates have proven instrumental in building some of today’s most prolific real estate investing portfolios, and there’s no reason it couldn’t help you do the […]


The 1% Rule In Real Estate Investing: What You Need to Know..

October 16, 2019

The “1 percent rule,” has served buy-and-hold investors particularly well for quite some time. Because its ability to serve as a baseline for establishing a rental property’s profit potential, landlords have come to rely on this particular rule to help gauge their interest in an asset. In its simplest form, however, the 1 percent rule […]


Why Investors Should Hope For The Best But Prepare For The Worst

October 9, 2019

Most investors are optimistic in nature. They think they can turn any property into a home run, regardless of how many people are telling them they can’t. This kind of excitement and positivity works great on certain properties, but can also come back to bite them if they are not realistic. When evaluating a property […]


The Biggest Challenges Of Selling An Inherited Property

October 2, 2019

In the world of real estate, you never know what is on the horizon. There are plenty of times when situation is thrown on your lap completely out of the blue with unfamiliar circumstances. Such can the case with inherited properties. Dealing with an inherited property  or a property in probate can be one of […]