5 Things I Didn’t Expect About Being a Female Real Estate Investor

I went to an all-girls high school and was the first in the history of my school to be accepted to the United States Military Academy at West Point. This acceptance would lead to four years of military school and five years of service in the Army following graduation. Many of my classmates, teachers, andContinue reading “5 Things I Didn’t Expect About Being a Female Real Estate Investor”

3 Things Newbie (& Wannabe) Real Estate Investors Should Be Doing Every Single Day

When I talk to a new real estate investor or someone who wants to be a real estate investor, they tend to be completely overwhelmed by all the resources that are out there. There are dozens and dozens of podcasts, thousands of books, and a lot of people who want to give you advice. It’s not easyContinue reading “3 Things Newbie (& Wannabe) Real Estate Investors Should Be Doing Every Single Day”

Create a Strategic Plan in 4 Steps (& an Hour or Less!)

We’ve all heard the term “strategic plan,” but many of us don’t think it applies. Let me be the first to tell you that it does! Whether you have a goal to create a $35 million real estate portfolio or want to buy one single family home every year until you retire, you need to have aContinue reading “Create a Strategic Plan in 4 Steps (& an Hour or Less!)”

Park Manor Flip: By the Numbers

This was a relatively straight forward flip. It was quick and easy. Inexpensive, and there were almost no surprises.  We purchased the property from a wholesaler for $175,000. I used hard money at an interest rate of 12% per year. The loan had a term for six months, and I paid 2.5 points on theContinue reading “Park Manor Flip: By the Numbers”

How to Find a Real Estate Coach You Love (Hint: It’s a Lot Like Dating)

You might not come across “the one” the first time (or second, or ninth…), but when you do, everything you went through becomes worth it. The general purpose of dating is to find the person you want to marry or spend your life with. You want this person to make you better, understand you, andContinue reading “How to Find a Real Estate Coach You Love (Hint: It’s a Lot Like Dating)”

3 Reasons You Should NOT Hire a Coach as a Newbie Investor

I believe that everyone can benefit from a coach. Whether you are a health care provider, business owner, professional athlete, or real estate investor, a coach can help you in a variety of ways. They can help you achieve things faster than you ever thought possible. A coach can get you through the rough times.Continue reading “3 Reasons You Should NOT Hire a Coach as a Newbie Investor”

Corporate Rentals: Are They Worth Investing In?

Should you invest in corporate rentals? Short answer: only if you like cash flow! Corporate rentals are apartments, units, or houses that are most commonly used by business travelers. These units typically come fully furnished and have all the basic necessities a traveler would need for a short-term stay. Corporate rentals’ lease lengths fall somewhere betweenContinue reading “Corporate Rentals: Are They Worth Investing In?”

3 Reasons Newbie Investors Should Hire a Coach

As a new investor, real estate can be very daunting. There is so much to learn: various strategies to pursue, financing options, deal structures. Then, there’s the challenge of finding the deal, running the numbers, and doing your due diligence. No wonder so many people never buy their first property! If you’re a new investor and youContinue reading “3 Reasons Newbie Investors Should Hire a Coach”