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”

Have your Cake and Eat It, Too: How this busy Mom does it all

Being a mom is all-consuming. Being a business owner is also all-consuming. I get asked almost every day how I can do it all. This question really just makes me want to laugh out loud! When people asked me for advice on how to balance and do it all, I feel like a total impostor.Continue reading “Have your Cake and Eat It, Too: How this busy Mom does it all”

4 Key Ways to Build Wealth in Real Estate

There are so many reasons to invest in real estate! Talk to 10 investors, and you will get 10 different answers. Some will say that they appreciate the extra cash the investment brings in each month. Others will say that they appreciate the appreciation (see what I did there?) and like to see their propertiesContinue reading “4 Key Ways to Build Wealth in Real Estate”

3 Steps to Kickstart Your Real Estate Investing Journey

We all know people who are crushing it in real estate. But for some reason, we doubt our ability to do the same! When I talk to hopeful investors, I hear the same reasons repeatedly. These “reasons” are really just excuses—justifications that people use to avoid getting into the business. These include fear of theContinue reading “3 Steps to Kickstart Your Real Estate Investing Journey”

5 Remodeling Materials I Swear By (Perfect for Flips, Rentals—You Name It!)

Remodeling a house can be a huge undertaking! Especially for an inexperienced investor or homeowner who has no clue how to choose materials and selections. There are so many things to consider in terms of remodeling materials. From the budget, to the tastes of the buyer, finishes, color schemes, textures—it’s enough to make anyone’s headContinue reading “5 Remodeling Materials I Swear By (Perfect for Flips, Rentals—You Name It!)”

15 Questions to Ask Your Property Manager

Your property manager has an important job to do: take good care of your investment.  They do this by putting quality tenants in your property and keeping them there by taking care of them and the property.  They have the challenge of taking care of both the tenant and the property owner, but they ultimatelyContinue reading “15 Questions to Ask Your Property Manager”

12 Questions for Your General Contractor

Before undergoing a renovation, whether it is for your primary residence or an investment property, finding the right contractor is so important!  We have all heard stories about contractors running off with money for materials, with no materials to show and the contractor gone without a trace. Or the story your friend told where theirContinue reading “12 Questions for Your General Contractor”