Real estate investing is a great way to make money, invest in the long term, and start a successful business venture. It can even be fun and rewarding! But just like any big venture where you’re spending lots of time and money, you need to be prepared before you start. When you first venture into real estate investing, you’re actually...
So, you’re a beginner at real estate investing and you want to get started purchasing properties. It sure would be great to diversify your portfolio and create extra income, but, like so many others, you don’t have huge amounts of capital sitting around. You don’t have a close friend or family member who can help out in the way...
Thinking about buying a rental property? Are you trying to save for retirement, or just looking for a great side project with the potential to turn into more? Investing in a property and renting it out can be a great idea! Here’s why: You’ll get a direct income stream from tenants. Once you get your rental property ready to go and...
So, you lost your job. Now what? Wait around for a new opportunity to pop up in your field of expertise, burning through your savings all the while? Or start a brand-new business of your own—one that allows you to make your own hours and be your own boss? Here are a few ways you can get started with your...
When you’re a real estate investor, it’s not all about making thousands of dollars in passive income and retiring early. There are challenges that come along with the job. Things will not always go smoothly. So if you’re a prospective real estate investor wondering about the downsides of the job, keep reading to find out. You will have finance-related stress. Sometimes...
1. Make sure you have a well-rounded network Every investor should have a well-rounded network that includes the following types of professionals: Other investors Real estate agents Handymen Plumbers, electricians, painters, and other contractors Bookkeepers and other financial professionals Inspectors Appraisers Insurance agents Real estate attorneys Are you missing any of these types of people in your network? You should focus...
Expert tips for beginner property investors. Real estate investing can be a bit of a scary leap. Maybe you’ve been thinking about it for a while, but you haven’t gotten started. Or, perhaps you want to make real estate investing your full-time job but you’ve never run your own business before. It’s not unusual for people to stall for months,...
Beginner investors often find it difficult to finance their first property. First-timers don’t have cash flow coming in from other investments yet, and they might not fully understand the process of financing a property. If you’re trying to figure out how to finance your first investment property, here are some quick tips for getting started. 1. Know Your Credit Information Before...
Financial Independence- what does this term mean to you? Does it mean not having to work for someone else?  Does it mean being able to quit a job you don’t like? Does it mean sitting on the beach with a drink in your hand? There are a wide variety of things this phrase could mean to you depending on your...
aka How to Start on Your Path to Real Estate Investing Success You’ve probably noticed, on a daily basis on the Real Estate Investor Forum Facebook page we share investment property listings we have found while browsing various sites.  These are real estate investment properties we have located by our own search, and that have jumped out at us for one reason or...