Winter is the Best Time to Buy for Landlords

Now is one of the best times to buy home and scoop up a rental property. Home prices in the US are lowest during the winter months each year so it only makes sense for landlords and real estate investors to scoop up as much real estate as possible during this time. Real estate investors Read more…

Washington DC Real Estate Investment Professional

Just starting to get your feet wet in the real estate investment game? Bought a property or two but now you want to start building a portfolio? Have no idea where to start? You’re in the right place. Whether you’ve bought a home before for yourself or if you’ve never owned real estate, getting into Read more…

The Key Numbers to Analyzing Investment Properties

When it comes to investing, it’s all about the numbers, right? If the numbers just don’t add up, there’s no point investing. The whole idea is to gain profit from either buy and hold properties or flipping properties. If you are considering buying and holding properties, meaning you are looking for a cash flow income Read more…

5 Most Important Real Estate Investment Terms

The real estate world is kind of like the legal world, full of confusing terms and legal jargon. But, if you’re planning on investing in property throughout Northern Virginia, DC, or Maryland there are five really important real estate investment terms you need to know. These five terms play a very important role in your Read more…

The Purpose of the Final Walk-Through on an Investment

The final walk-through on a home or property purchase is essential to the buying process. However, many investors avoid this final step, assuming everything went to plan. But, you know what happens when you assume? So, what is the purpose of the final walk-through, regardless of whether the home is vacant or if this is Read more…

Millennials Are Set Up to be the Wealthiest Generation

Mixed reviews of millennial’s financial habits everywhere you turn. One study says they are saving for the future while another says that millennial’s are actually quite at saving. The naysayers may find it difficult to see the accomplishments and potential of the generation of those in this generation may be farther ahead of the curve Read more…

Flipping Isn’t the Only Investment Option

Investing in real estate doesn’t have to be the late-night infomercial or reality show. Many of these shows present investing as a rich quick scheme with a profitable venture but these investors typically only focus on flipping properties. This is the only way to make a buck in investing. Many investors are just getting started Read more…

Can I Buy an Investment Home Without a Down Payment?

There are a lot of opportunities for real estate investments throughout Northern Virginia, DC, and Maryland. As an expert in real estate investments, I’ve helped hundreds of people find and purchase their very first investment or even their 10th investment property throughout the area. Because I know the laws, regulations, and how to find the Read more…

Never Do These 5 Things When Investing in Real Estate

If this is your first time investing in real estate you are probably doing a lot of research, and that’s a good thing. You want to be well informed before jumping into the real estate market and building your portfolio. But, even experienced real estate investors can find themselves falling victim to these five deadly Read more…

Do’s and Don’ts of Flipping Houses in Northern Virginia

Flipping investment properties is now just not for the expert but amateurs and novices are getting involved in buying up great deals, flipping them for a profit or renting them out for monthly cash flow income. Whether you’ve done it before and you have a little bit of experience or this is your first time Read more…

What Should I Fix or Do If I’m Having an Appraisal?

There are many reasons you might want an appraisal; a refinance, new home purchase, or maybe you’re considering selling and you need to know about what the home is currently worth. Appraisals can range anywhere from $300-$800 depending on the fees and the type of appraisal you’re getting. I recently helped a friend of mine Read more…

Real Estate Investments for Retirement – Your Options 

Real estate investments for retirement is becoming more and more popular As housing markets continue to stabilize IRA investors are taking note of placing real estate into their retirement portfolios. As with everything involving real estate and investments, you have to do your homework. Not only do you need to do your due diligence in buying Read more…

The Real Estate Developer’s Guide to Creative Real Estate IRA Investing

  While many people want to use the power of a self-directed IRA for real estate investing, they often feel they can’t get started because they don’t have enough money in their plan. Thankfully, there are several creative ways to bring your real estate transaction to fruition even when your situation is less than perfect. Read more…

Rental Real Estate Investment Education for IRA Investors

Is a rental real estate investment the best option for your self-directed IRA? The answer depends on each IRA investor’s unique circumstance. While some rental real estate investors appreciate they can “touch” their investment, others are stressed by the amount of responsibility that comes with being a landlord. Rental real estate investment education begins with Read more…

Rental Real Estate Investing and IRA Prohibited Transactions

Shelter Your Real Estate Investments from Taxes and Fund Your Retirement Using your self-directed IRA to hold your rental real estate investments can be an excellent way of both sheltering the investment from taxes and funding your retirement. However, the IRS has many strict rules about self-directed IRA’s. Failure to follow these rules can result Read more…

How to Create No-Hassle Passive Real Estate Income during Retirement

Passive Income in Retirement is the Goal The ability to create reliable passive real estate income during retirement is what separates the securely retired from the rest. Income that requires no effort on the part of the investor is typically considered passive, but what does that truly mean from day-to-day? Consider some of these non-real Read more…

Make More Money in Real Estate

be rewarded by investing in real estate In order to do well and make more money in real estate investing, you’ll need to do some homework first. It’s worth the time you invest, before investing your money in becoming a successful real estate investor. Location location location! Do proper research before real estate investment. Start Read more…

Buying Tips for Real Estate Investors

KNOWLEDGE IS KEY Many people are hesitant to purchase real estate for a variety of reasons. From the legal issues and tougher financial requirements, to the current real estate climate, there are so many things to think about about when purchasing real estate. Becoming more informed will help you make the best decisions about this Read more…

Tips About Real Estate Investing

To get started on your journey to becoming a successful real estate investor, read on… You should first choose the type of real estate you want to invest in. You might decide that you like flipping real estate or you may prefer to purchase property as an income producing asset that appreciates over time. Hire a Read more…