7 ways to invest more like Warren Buffett

7 ways to invest more like Warren Buffett What it takes to be a 'superinvestor' Warren Buffett once wrote about the “superinvestors of Graham-and Doddsville,” referring to the successful investors who followed the investing approach taught by famed economists Benjamin Graham and David Dodd. Buffett himself became a “superinvestor” by following this approach, but he … Continue reading 7 ways to invest more like Warren Buffett

What HGTV Doesn’t Tell You About Flipping Houses

~ THIS!! ~ What HGTV Doesn’t Tell You About Flipping Houses (Image credit: Natalie Jeffcott) So you want to make a cool $100,000? Popular HGTV shows lead you to believe the secret to getting rich quick is to start flipping houses. From Chip and Joanna Gaines, to Tarek and Christina El Moussa, there are plenty … Continue reading What HGTV Doesn’t Tell You About Flipping Houses

Investing in Affordable Housing

~ what do you think? ~ Why I’m Investing in Affordable Housing for the Long Haul by Gus Ross | BiggerPockets.com By Gus Ross updated April 30, 2018 Commercial Real Estate When you get started in real estate, it is best to choose a focus. That’s what I did. I decided I wanted to help … Continue reading Investing in Affordable Housing

FHA-Financed Duplex

~check out this article from Bigger Pockets writer Brett Lee~ An FHA-Financed Duplex is an Ideal First Investment Property: Here’s Why The hardest part of getting into real estate investing is where to start. I’ve been there, and it’s stressful because it’s a big decision. I made a lot of rookie mistakes just like most new … Continue reading FHA-Financed Duplex

Pay Off Your Mortgage or Invest That Money?

What’s Better Financially: Paying Off Your Home Mortgage or Investing That Money? “…if your house is your largest investment, you’re in trouble.” —Robert Kiyosaki My household has finite income. It turns out this is a common problem. When you have a limited amount of money coming in each paycheck, it can be very easy to … Continue reading Pay Off Your Mortgage or Invest That Money?

Experts reveal the best ‘investments’ they ever made

~ I might be biased, but #6 is the most important...just kidding all these are fantastic. Family, dreams, pursuits all cannot be matched! ~ Experts reveal the best 'investments' they ever made See what these money pros consider to be their best money move The idea of investing your money — and potentially increasing its … Continue reading Experts reveal the best ‘investments’ they ever made

The $750 Newbie Lesson We Learned Before Landing Our First Investment Property

~ Great advice and insights if you are looking to start investing ~ The $750 Newbie Lesson We Learned Before Landing Our First Investment Property If you will recall, in the last article, we had figured out our first round of funding via a HELOC on our primary residence. Now that we had that, it … Continue reading The $750 Newbie Lesson We Learned Before Landing Our First Investment Property

Good Advice for Real Estate Partnering

5 Tips I Wish I Knew Before Partnering on a Real Estate Deal As an active real estate investor, it is likely only a matter of time before you joint venture, team-up, or partner with another investor, friend, or family member. Many investors will choose to utilize a partner for a variety of reasons; some … Continue reading Good Advice for Real Estate Partnering

The Pros & Cons of Using a New LLC for Every Property Purchase

~ hope these tips help clear things up for you! ~ The Pros & Cons of Using a New LLC for Every Property Purchase There is so much conversation on LLCs—from the basic stuff such as what are they and why should we use them to more complex topics like which state we should register in … Continue reading The Pros & Cons of Using a New LLC for Every Property Purchase

Financial Planner’s Advice to Clients who invest in Real Estate

I'm a financial planner, and there are 5 things I tell my clients who want to invest in real estate  There’s always been some kind of starry-eyed dream around the idea of making a big payoff in real estate investing. I’d say about half my clients have floated a real estate idea in one form … Continue reading Financial Planner’s Advice to Clients who invest in Real Estate