If you’ve found yourself on this site, you’re likely probably already convinced of the value of real estate investing, but perhaps you’re still learning why real estate over other investment vehicles. I’m anxious to relay to you an article written by Brandon Turner, founder of Bigger Pockets, entitled 12 Reasons Rentals Are Simply the Best…

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Many thanks to Whitey Hutten over at Bigger Pockets for this article on how to find a Great Home Inspector. Check out the full article here. Here is a portion of the article that’s helpful… How to Vet a Home Inspector There isn’t a national certification to be a home inspector, and requirements vary state…

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Good investors are always measuring the performance of their investments. When it comes to investment properties, what is the measure of a good investment? Some real estate investors invest for cash flow while others invest anticipating the appreciation of the assets. The Average Annual Return takes three metrics into account: cash flow, appreciation, and amortization.…

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Creative financing is key in successful real estate investing. One of the many reasons for investing in real estate is because it’s one of the only investments that you can leverage with other people’s money. You probably won’t be able to go down to the bank and get a 30 year loan to buy stocks,…

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Investors often look at the Net Operating Income (NOI) and the cash flow to analyze the performance of their investment property. These are important figures but it is absolutely necessary for an investor to set money aside for anticipated costs. When doing so, an investor can turn those expenses into a return on investment, and…

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