No real estate investor intentionally sets out to be mediocre. No one wakes up and says, “You know, I really just think I’m not going to try today”. However, the fact remains that some real estate investors are much more successful than others. How does that happen? It really comes down to having the right habits, and being able to act on knowledge of the real estate market. What are the habits of the most successful real estate investors? Let’s take a quick look. Investment Plan Highly successful real estate investors always have a plan. They never fly by the...Read More
Looking for a way to ensure your retirement is comfortable? Interested in building a portfolio of real estate that ensures you always have a constant stream of income? Buying the right types of properties, and following a few simple tips, will help ensure that you’re able to grow that portfolio and safeguard yourself against the vagaries of the economy over time. The tips below will help ensure you’re able to make smart decisions about your real estate investments. Do You Have Positive Cash Flow? One of the most important tips here is to make sure that you actually have positive...Read More
Have you already gotten into real estate investing? If so, it’s time to refocus on your goals, clarify your vision and double down on planning for the future. Whether you own one property or many, the following considerations are absolutely crucial and should be taken into account immediately. 1. Where Do You Stand? One of the most important things you need to do, and perhaps the first step to consider, is evaluating where you stand right now. What do your numbers say? Chances are good that no major changes have slipped past your notice, but it’s likely that there have...Read More
You may have reading about real estate investing and dreaming of rolling up your sleeves and getting started on all of those hot properties in the Plano or North Dallas areas. After all, you read that Dallas and surrounding areas like University Park, Southlake and Frisco are all considered some of the best investments for 2017. Then, just as soon as visions of burgeoning wealth appear, the dream fades and your reality comes crowding in…the full-time job with its commute, the household responsibilities, and maybe even the pressures of family life. Just where, you ask yourself, will I get the...Read More
When you hear the words “real estate investing”, you most likely automatically think about buying multi-family housing units, or perhaps office or retail space. While those are tried and true investment options that work for many people, there’s also the possibility to make money in residential real estate, as well. These options range from the conventional rental situation to other choices, and we’ll explain some of the most frequently used methods below. Choose Your Method There are quite a few options for making money in residential real estate, but two of the most common are flipping and renting. In one,...Read More