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Below you will find all real estate investing articles written by our Houston mentors. Feel free to contribute comments or email the mentors with further questions about their article topics.

Real Estate Virtual Assistants: Focus on the Big Ideas and Delegate the Rest

Real Estate Virtual Assistant

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

Residential vs. Commercial Real Estate Investing: Why we chose residential


Let me start by saying that when I refer to residential, I am referring to both single-family and multifamily property. This covers houses and all size and shape of apartment buildings. By commercial I mean strip shopping centers, warehouses, mid-rise and high-rise buildings. Each has its merits and can be very profitable. In fact, while … read more

How Owning 22 Rental Properties Can Retire You Faster Than $1M in a 401K


*Note: This is an update to the “How 15 rental houses can retire you faster than a million dollar 401K” article we posted a few years ago. You can view the original article and the accompanying comments on it here. Or…Saving Your Way to Retirement vs. Building Cash Flow To Retire First let me say … read more

Flipping Houses vs. Real Estate Investing (They Are Two Different Things)

Flipping Houses vs. Real Estate Investing (They Are Two Different Things)

Flipping Houses vs. Real Estate Investing: They Are Two Different Things When you think about making money, you have to think about helping and serving others. Why? Because that is where money comes from. Other people. You just want to choose the vehicle to serve other people that most quickly and effectively takes you where … read more

Steve Davis & John Ridgway: Houston’s December Case Study Overview

Steve Davis & John Ridgway: Houston’s December Case Study Overview

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Software For Landlords


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

Infographic: How Real Estate Investing Works

How Real Estate Investing Works

If you’re looking for an easy and reliable way to accelerate your retirement, then you really ought to consider becoming a landlord. Right now, more than 30% of US homes are currently rented and demand for quality rental properties is only predicted to grow in the coming months.  Since the market is still saturated with … read more

National Apartment Association Owner Of The Year 2011


Lifestyles Unlimited, the nationally renowned Education and Mentor Group for Real Estate Investing, congratulates member Ira Gross. Ira has been selected the 2011 National Apartment Association Independent Owner of the Year, 101-500 units category. Mr. Gross joins a fine group of elite owner-operators from Lifestyles Unlimited who have received this coveted award. Ira is a … read more

Why Investing in Houston Real Estate Makes a Lot of Sense ~ Texaplex Houston

Texaplex - Why Texas is Great for Real Estate Investing

The original “Texaplex” video by David Winans showcased why the Texas economy is the best in the country. It was immensely popular, with over 110,000 views on YouTube! Now, he has released a new video about Houston that shows why Houston is so strong. All the reasons that make Houston’s Economy roll full steam ahead … read more

Texas Cities Remain Top Single Family Housing Markets


Reed Construction Data covers the trend of increasingly healthy markets in major Texas cities such as Houston, Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio. Dallas and Houston have recently been reported to have more multifamily permits than New York City! The trend has been attributed largely to “college and oil patch towns” that avoided both the housing … read more