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…