Investing Part Four: The 1% and 2% Rule

    The 1% and 2% Rule Many investors use these quick calculations when they first see a potential property. We explained the rule and the calculations in one of our previous blogs, “Should you Follow the 1% or the 2% Rule?” In this blog we will...

Creating a Real Estate Investment Plan

Two Common Investment Strategies Many real estate investors adopt one of two common strategies – the dynamic or the planned. Both offer success but one tends to deliver higher profit in the longer term. New investors are often assume that “It’s a numbers...

Investing Options including via 1031 Exchange

In a previous blog we explained the basics of buying and selling investment properties via a 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange. In this one we discuss how, by using a 1031 Exchange, investors can expand their options. Many people who are new to real estate investment define...

What is a 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange?

Who Should Understand the 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange? Investors who either flip properties or who decide to sell one or more of their current rental properties to invest in new ones should understand the 1031 Exchange rule. It is also known as a Starker Exchange or a...

What to do with Lead Paint?

Whether you have just started to look at investment properties or you have finally found the perfect one that you want to buy, if you hear lead paint, you may have to take a step back. Lead paint is harmful and can change the way that you look at a piece of property....