House flipping is awesome, right?
I mean – it’s exciting, rewarding, liberating, and it can make a lot of money.
However, it also can be dangerous if you don’t follow certain steps or if you do those steps out of order. If you’ve ever watched one of those “flipping shows” – you know exactly what ...Read More →
I feel obligated to write an article with reference to surfing since I have finally decided to take that leap and learn the sport. I mean, I do live in Venice Beach, so it would be a waste to not know how to, right? Check out my new board! In the picture.
It’s almost sad how often I relate random situations to ...Read More →
This past January I was on a long road trip and I decided to add North Dakota as part of my visit. It was mainly out of curiosity as I had heard about the Bakken Field oil boom and how it was changing the state economically.
Interestingly, when I tried to book a hotel in either Williston or ...Read More →
We’re supposed to love what we do. “Follow your passion,” they say! Passion and love for the craft are what drives us in whatever we pursue. If you’re on this site, it’s a no-brainer to say you’ve got some love for real estate. Yet this passion, when misaligned with our fundamentals and intuition, can take us down a wrong path in a ...Read More →
During the Civil War, Atlanta was the site of a major battle that sealed the fate of the Confederacy. Once again, Atlanta is at the center of a major struggle. This time the invaders are huge institutional investors, or “hedge” funds, and smaller real estate investors are losing ground fast.
You’ve heard the rumors, anecdotes and myths about ...Read More →
Expenses in an EIUL are a big deal because most agents won’t structure the EIUL properly to minimize them. When properly structured, they should be between .5% and 2%. They are also hard for the layman to understand because most are trained to look for expenses like they are in mutual funds. Because it is life insurance, ...Read More →
I vividly remember the day I decided to buy my first mobile home park. I was a complete beginner and didn’t have a clue what to do first, second or third. I spent hours reading and reading and talking with other investors. It seemed the more I learned the more confused I ...Read More →
“Time is what we want most, but what, alas! we use worst…” –William Penn
If that quote doesn’t kick you right in the gut, then congratulations — you’re among the tiny percentage of people who can comfortably look themselves in the mirror and honestly say they use their time as wisely and efficiently as possible. For the ...Read More →
We’re all bombarded with domain names and one of the first questions new investors ask is how to name their website. Websites are an absolute must as they add to your credibility and market for you 24/7, so here are some quick and easy naming tips:
It’s best if you can use the same name as your company.
Redundancy helps with marketing. ...