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Stop using your own money

I get asked a lot, “How do you continue to invest in deals when you have to put 25% down each time?” The answer… I don’t …

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Starting Her Journey at 45 to Early Retirement in 5 Years

Deena shares how surrounding herself with the right people and never giving up helped her retire her husband from Boeing 10 years early with a …

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Deal of the Year Award: Buy and Hold Investing

Herbert Lewis who is an active buy and hold investor around Baltimore, MD, and has been taking over the market by storm. Herbert recently was …

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Don’t Buy A Property Without Inspecting These Things

Inspecting a property inspected by a licensed professional is one of the most important property due diligence we have as investors. You’ve found a great …

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7 Reasons Why I Now Prefer to Invest Out of State

Here is why investing out Thirteen years and four months ago, I made my first real estate investment purchase. It was a fixer-upper single-family home …

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The Six Best Credits Cards for Travel Hacking Real Estate Investors

In this post, you will learn the credit cards every real estate investor needs in their wallet so that they are travel hack. On February …

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How To Build A Rental Portfolio That Nets $10K Per Month

One of the most common questions I get is: “How can I replace my W2 income with passive income from rental portfolio?” Additionally, when I …

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Increase Your Rental’s Value By Thousands Without Spending A Dime

When I first got into real estate, I learned that there is a difference in determining the value of “investment properties” typically multi-unit properties, versus …

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Investor Interview with Rich On Money

In this article I bring you the interview with Rich Carey. Towards the end of October I attended FinCon in Dallas, TX, which is an …

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The Supported Living Program Investment Strategy

In this article, I’m sharing one of my favorite investing strategies, supported living program, where we are able to provide long term housing to people …

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How We Self Manage 16 Rental Units Without Pulling Our Hair Out

It’s not uncommon for people to act surprised when I tell them that my husband and I self manage 16 of our 18 rental units. We …

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The 5 Most Common Issues – After You Get A Rental Under Contract

Once you get a property under contract the excitement sets in. Excitement can quickly go to the wayside, if you’re not ready for the potential …

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Investor Interview With Brentin Hess From RECN

Brentin Hess is a real estate investor and entrepreneur from Baltimore, Maryland. Prior to becoming a full time real estate investor, Brentin worked as an …

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How To Find Deals That Generate a 20%+ Return On Investment

Most of the country is experiencing a strong sellers market. A sellers market is defined by the amount of inventory, or available homes, there are. …

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10 Common Real Estate Investing Myths

Over the past ten years I’ve learned a lot about real estate investing and real estate investing myths. At times I’ve had to learn the …

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Is Your Home An Asset Or A Liability?

The much debated topic of home ownership, I see questions floating around on Quora and Facebook asking if the home you live in is an …

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Find Investing Success By Asking The Right Questions

We hosted a Meetup event the other night, and I found myself engaged in conversation with a nice guy about new construction and investing success. …

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What To Do With All That Equity?

Among the many other benefits of owning rentals, having the tenant pay down your mortgage and watching the market appreciation increase your value is so …

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How To Determine Fair Market Rent

Determining fair market rent for a rental property is no easy task. Vacancies are expensive so overshooting on the rent could end up costing you …

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How Real Estate Gives Us The Freedom To Travel

I made my first real estate investment in 2007, but didn’t get serious about investing until 2009 when my husband and I sat down and …

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Why You Should Flip Rentals Instead Of Houses

Over the years I’ve flipped a lot of houses, enough that I lost count. They’ve ranged from carpet & paint flips, to down to the …

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Step By Step Guide On How To Get Started Investing In Real Estate

The number one question I am asked the most is “I want to start investing in real estate, where should I start?”. For every person, …

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How To Handle The Stress Of Owning & Investing In Real Estate

Investing in real estate has literally changed my life. There are too many good things about investing so I won’t go there, but one thing …

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Flip & Build Project Update

On January 31st we closed on an interesting property in Everett, WA. It was a package deal for two lots, and one lot had a …

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1031 Exchange Update

A few weeks ago I shared that my husband and I decided to sell our two single family rental properties using a 1031 exchange in …

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My Seven Step Process For Buying A Rental Property

As an agent and an investor, I am always looking for a good deal, either for myself or for my clients. There’s a lot of …

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How To Find Great Out Of State Rental Properties

Up until about 5 months ago, all of my investment properties were in Washington State. As our market has shifted and investors are paying irrational …

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Interview With Multi-State Real Estate Investor Deena Iverson

I met Deena & Dennis Iverson in early 2010, they came to me as a sign call on a fixer (borderline tear down) duplex in …

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Investing In Indianapolis: Area Visit

Up until a few months ago I had never thought much about investing in Indianapolis, or Indiana for that matter. I didn’t know a single …

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Playing Real Life Monopoly

I don’t know about you, but I LOVED playing Monopoly when I was younger. My family complained that I always took it a little too far …

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