Top 12 Real Estate Technology Companies   Recently updated !

  I truly believe that in the next 10 years real estate will be the major industry that gets disrupted by technology.  Obviously housing conditions will fluctuate as will different markets and interest rates.  The housing styles will also change like they always have. The fact that we are still buying houses in 2016 the […]

Top Real Estate Technology Companies

How To Buy And Finance Apartments

How To Buy And Finance Apartment Buildings

Investing in apartments can be overwhelming.  The purchase price is usually extremely large and the debt service is more than you can service on your own. However, I firmly believe there isn’t a safer investment. Unlike the vast majority of other commercial investments, people have to have a place to live.  Thereby obviously making it […]

Are We In Another Real Estate Bubble?

Regardless of what people say – housing is emotional.  Most people are overly optimistic about not only their neighborhood but the value of their house. Yes, a house is an investment – because it’s a huge financial obligation and liability if you took out a mortgage. However, it’s easy to get attached to this investment […]

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10 Commandments To Buying An Investment Property Infographic

Top 10 Commandments To Buying Your First Investment Property

I get asked all the time for advice on buying your first investment property.  I thought I would do something different and create an infographic for my top 10 tips! If you like it and think it’s valuable – share it!   Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code below): Twitter

70 Ways to Make Extra Money

All my friends call me a “hustler” and I take that as a compliment. When I was 13 I took on my first side-hustle.  When I was 16 I was able to my first truck in cash. I’ve used “side hustles” for extra cash to: Giveaway to charities Buy Houses in Cash Pay my for […]

70 Ways To Make Extra Money On The Side

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Are Women Better Real Estate Investors?

For whatever reason, the vast majority of real estate investors tend to be men.  However, does this mean they are more skilled than women at real estate investing? A study by U.C. Berkely found female investors outperformed male investors by approximately 1% per year. Source: There have been similar studies by a variety of institutions […]

The Income Required To Be Middle Class In Every State

It doesn’t matter if you are a Republican, Democrat, Libertarian or Independant.   We can all agree that a strong middle class is extremely vital to the economy.  This of-course leads to a strong real estate market, which is why I’m posting it on my site.   The United States is a large and diverse […]

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7 Reasons You Should Get Pre-Approved For A Loan

  I will never forget the first multifamily property I bought. I waited until just the right time.  I found an excellent triplex in an excellent area.  However, it was on an offstreet so most people didn’t notice that it was for sale. The financials were crazy awesome – this was going to be a […]

My New Favorite Budgeting Tool That Is Completely Free

  Like most people I have tried out a ton of free budgeting tools like:   Spreadsheets Mint You Need A Budget   But they never did exactly what I needed it to. Specifically, I’ve been looking for three primary functions for a budgeting tool: Completely Automated – I can link accounts and everything will […]

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3 Free Spreadsheets To Make Tax Time Easy .xls

Want to make tax time easy? Of-course you do! Even for the hyper-organized tax time can be a headache. You are constantly gathering documents, organizing them, and then reorganizing them. I am a W-2 employee, own a business and own rental property. This year I created some checklist to help me organize my files.   […]