The Cost of Convenience: How Lack of Knowledge Hurts New Investors

July 24, 2020

Tamar HermesExpertise:12 Articles Written Follow author We are living in a time where everyone wants everything fast and easy. But convenience can come at a high cost, especially with real estate. Besides being busier than ever, people are looking for ways to dive into real estate and get deals done fast, but they may not have all […]


Don’t Skip This Step When Buying Foreclosures at Auction

July 17, 2020

Aaron AmuchasteguiExpertise:2 Articles Written Follow author    Save for Later At a recent auction in El Paso, Texas, I noticed many bidders pulling property information from the internet as trustees called out addresses. Many of them used Google Street View to look at homes as they were auctioned off. More likely than not, this was the first […]


Everything You Need to Know About Down Payments

July 10, 2020

Payments Nathaniel HovsepianExpertise:15 Articles WrittenFollow author Throughout the home buying process, you are going to hear many terms that you may not be familiar with. A Realtor may talk to you about a home’s after repair value or about what they found doing a comparative market analysis. Your lender might talk to you about your debt-to-income ratio or the latest mortgage interest rates. Fortunately, […]


The Easiest, Most Effective Way to Target Your Marketing (& Stay Within Your Budget)

July 3, 2020

Christopher GillExpertise:12 Articles WrittenFollow author Over the years, I’ve worn a number of different hats in the real estate investing industry—from real estate broker to wholesaler, from flipper to urban developer. Real estate, just like pretty much any other industry, is largely hinged on one small, but very important truth: “You must connect your product or service with people who […]


Mapped: Best Markets for Section 8 Housing—2020’s Top Recession-Resistant Strategy

June 26, 2020

G. Brian Davis Expertise: Landlording & Rental Properties, Real Estate News & Commentary, Personal Finance, Real Estate Investing Basics The United States officially entered a recession in February 2020. Traditionally, a recession is defined as two adjacent quarters of economic contraction, as measured by shrinking gross domestic product (GDP). The recession ends when GDP hits bottom and starts growing […]


Real Estate Ride Along: Buying, Renovating, & Selling a 6-Unit Multifamily Property

June 19, 2020

In this episode of “Real Estate Ride Along,” Chris Lopez and I walk a six-unit multifamily building that is just five minutes outside of downtown Denver in the West Colfax neighborhood. We really like this area for several reasons. There’s a lot of new development here. Watch the drone footage in the video, and you’ll see lots of development going on. […]


The 5 Biggest Risks of Buying Foreclosures at Auction

June 12, 2020

David OsbornExpertise:1 Article WrittenFollow author After the housing crash in 2008, home building was a dying business—one that my partners and I needed to replace with a new source of revenue. With our experience, flipping foreclosures seemed like a relatively easy way to make money. Considering how fast home values fell, we thought we’d be able […]


5 Ways Coronavirus Has Changed My Investing Plans

June 5, 2020

Tamar HermesExpertise:8 Articles WrittenFollow author Two months ago, I was flying high in real estate. I’ve always kept in mind that investing carries some risk, but it did not seem feasible that anything wildly significant would change anytime soon. Enter COVID-19. Overnight the world changed, and so did my investing plans. Here are some strategies that I’m […]


Looking for a New Place? Use This Time to Create Your Wishlist

May 29, 2020

BY SUSAN KELLEHER ON 17 APR 2020 If your move is delayed, evaluate the features of your current home so you know just what you want in your next one. Now that many of us have spent several weeks living inside, we’ve become quite familiar with our homes — in some cases, maybe too familiar. If you were […]


Coronavirus & the Real Estate Market: 4 Challenges Investors Face Today (& How to Overcome Them)

May 23, 2020

Matt Faircloth Expertise: Real Estate Investing Basics, Real Estate Deal Analysis & Advice, Mortgages & Creative Financing, Landlording & Rental Properties, Business Management, Personal Development, Flipping Houses, Commercial Real Estate A lot of you out there want to get involved with real estate investing or ramp up your existing portfolio. But how can you manage it in […]