Prostitute High Heels

There’s a Prostitute in My Rental Property!

  There’s a Prostitute in My Rental Property!     You’ve probably heard the saying… “Pimpin’ aint easy”… And after my recent experience I can verify that this is 100% true. Especially when you don’t even know you’ve been pimpin’ to begin with! I’ve been a real estate investor (please note this is just a Read more about There’s a Prostitute in My Rental Property![…]

Strategy Change

Changing Real Estate Investing Strategies

Earlier this year I found myself in a rut. A real estate investing rut. I had my head down focusing on buy/hold rental properties for so many years, I never really took a step back to consider my overall strategy and general position as an investor. In addition to this rut, a couple new factors Read more about Changing Real Estate Investing Strategies[…]

House Flip Case Study

Funding a House Flip – Numbers, Notes, and Q&A!

  Investing in a House Flip   For a long time my investment strategy has been “buy and hold” rentals. Specifically, small multi-family properties. This has been a slow and conservative way to building wealth through real estate. I’ve read about people that “flip” houses for quick profits, and it never really interested me in Read more about Funding a House Flip – Numbers, Notes, and Q&A![…]

More equals less ROE

When More Equity = Less Return

  Congratulations! Your investment property has risen in value!   Before we go out celebrating, let’s talk quickly about return on equity. Having more equity doesn’t necessarily mean that you have more money working for you.   In fact, as your property value increases, your return on equity decreases.   Wait a sec… What the Read more about When More Equity = Less Return[…]

4 x Fourplexes (Part 2): Investment Timeline and Numbers

  4 x 4’s… Part 2: Investment Timeline and Numbers     But first, 2 quick stories:   1. Yesterday I found 2 x new fourplex properties for sale in my target area. These are GOOD deals. Since I’m not in a position to buy, I forwarded the listings and numbers to 3 friends and Read more about 4 x Fourplexes (Part 2): Investment Timeline and Numbers[…]

4 fourplexes

How I Bought 4 x Fourplexes in 12 Months – (Part 1)

How I Bought 4 x Fourplexes in 12 Months – (Part 1)       **Quick Note: This is a long post. If you truly want to learn about my real estate, just call me, buy me a beer, and I’ll meet you and tell you all about it. And if you’re nice I’ll even Read more about How I Bought 4 x Fourplexes in 12 Months – (Part 1)[…]

First Investment Property

My First Investment Property, Age 18

15 Years Ago…   I was 18 years old and barely out of high school when I bought my first investment property. Actually, I should really say “stumbled upon” my first investment property. It was a family deal, driven mostly by my parents. Now before you go thinking that I was born with a silver Read more about My First Investment Property, Age 18[…]