Purchasing a vacation property is much different than purchasing an income property. For starters, vacation properties have off-seasons and therefore should never be purchased as primary investment properties. There will be periods of time where your vacation home isn’t making money and that’s a tough truth for most investors, who are used to a steady … read more →
If there is one trait I notice in almost all successful real estate investors, it’s that they’re not afraid to invest in themselves. They’ll attend a seminar even if it destabilizes their bank accounts. When they find resources that will help them grow, they dive in. I love the way Ryan Holiday signs off his … read more →
Being a landlord can be a fun career, as well as very financially rewarding. Now, more than ever, it’s also much easier than it has ever been. With the technology that is available to landlords, you can keep better track of all of your tenants and properties. Here is a look at some of the … read more →
Creating seamless interactivity between the property and the buyer As a property investor, your prime focus to get potential buyers and renters to view your properties is via marketing. However, read any blog or industry newsletter and they’re teaming with reviews plugging a new and ever-more impressive and expensive marketing tool to help your property … read more →
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure When major appliances break in your rental homes, it can wreak havoc on your finances. While you’re not the ones using these appliances, they are still your responsibility. Worse, the appliances you’re responsible for are often the most expensive to replace: furnace, hot water heater, … read more →
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By Karen Davis and Jeff Smith, Mentors in the Houston Office There are many reasons (erroneous we believe) why people don’t want to get involved in real estate investing. However, if you do want to get involved, there is no reason why you can’t. Most people who hesitate to get started are afraid at some … read more →