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11 08, 2021

Can You Use Retirement Funds to Buy Investment Property?

2021-08-11T14:05:04-04:00By |Advice, Investing, Investment Property Location, Investor Mentality|

For many people, the bulk of the money that they’ve saved is in an employer-sponsored retirement plan (such as a 401k) and/or IRA account. So, in order to access these funds to purchase certain “tangible” assets like real estate, you could face some significant penalties – on top of losing the tax-advantaged status of the [...]

17 07, 2019

Expanding Your Rental Real Estate Portfolio with Multi-Family Properties

2021-07-28T11:59:21-04:00By |Investing, Investor Mentality, Multi-Family Investing|

If you’ve been considering the expansion of your investment property empire, it is possible that you’ve thought about the purchase of a duplex, a 4-plex, or even a larger multi-family apartment building. There a several reasons why multi-family properties could provide you with added benefits – starting with the ability to attain several income streams [...]

28 11, 2018

How to Increase Your Rental Income – Without Having to Purchase More Properties!

2021-08-31T17:49:05-04:00By |Investor Mentality, Orlando Landlord Tips|

It is every rental property owners’ dream to have a steady stream of income from their properties each month like clockwork. But, if you’ve owned rental real estate for any length of time, you are likely well aware that this is not necessarily always the case. In fact, even if you have good-paying tenants residing [...]

7 09, 2016

Finding Good Investment Properties

2022-04-27T22:18:08-04:00By |Advice, Investing, Investor Mentality|

As a real estate investor, just like any other business owner, you want to be sure that you have good, quality "inventory" for your customers. So, when going out to locate property for potential rentals, you need to ensure that you are using all of the possible sources, because in this particular business, you just [...]

3 08, 2016

How Purchasing Real Estate Is Like Investing in the Stock Market – At Least in Some Ways

2022-04-27T22:42:33-04:00By |Investing, Investor Mentality|

Although many real estate investors purchase property in order to offset their stock market investments, there are some ways that investing in real estate can be similar. This is primarily in the way that you go about finding the very best deal. For those who are savvy investors in the stock market, it isn't likely [...]

4 05, 2016

Single Family or Multi-Family Rentals: Which Is Better?

2022-04-27T22:24:17-04:00By |Investing, Investor Mentality, Multi-Family Investing, Rentals|

While many real estate investors prefer one type of residential property over another, the truth is that it is possible to achieve success with either. What makes the biggest difference is whether or not you follow a particular investment strategy. There can, however, be definite advantages and drawbacks to owning either single family or multi-family [...]

10 02, 2016

Factors to Consider for Your Rental Property’s Location

2022-04-27T17:16:23-04:00By |Investing, Investor Mentality, Orlando Landlord Tips|

As a real estate investor, you've probably heard it a thousand times before, but it bears repeating again - the three most important criteria when purchasing real estate are location, location, and location. The question here is, though, what really makes for a good location when searching for a good rental property? The answer is [...]

6 01, 2016

Creating True Wealth Through Real Estate

2022-04-25T18:40:50-04:00By |Investing, Investor Mentality, Making Money|

While there are many wealthy Internet and "" business owners in the world today, of all the business and investment opportunities that are out there, there are also many millionaires who have made their wealth through real estate. In fact, the real estate industry has produced the largest number of self-made multi-millionaires, as well as [...]

16 12, 2015

Investing for Income with Shopping Centers

2022-04-25T18:54:00-04:00By |Financing, Investing, Investor Mentality, Making Money, Rentals|

There are some larger commercial real estate investors who seek cash flow and diversification by investing for income with shopping centers. These types of investments can offer regular incoming cash flow. In addition, the property can also appreciate independently of the stock market, which can allow these investors to profit, regardless of market conditions. In [...]

9 12, 2015

Investing in Commercial and Industrial Buildings for Income

2022-04-25T18:57:36-04:00By |Investing, Investor Mentality, Maintenance|

There are many real estate investors who prefer to invest in commercial properties over residential. This is because these types of properties can provide numerous opportunities for income, as well as for appreciation. Prior to investing in commercial and industrial buildings for income, there are several important criteria to consider. First, just as with any [...]

5 08, 2015

Investing for Income with Apartment Buildings

2022-04-25T20:17:40-04:00By |Investing, Investor Mentality, Multi-Family Investing, Multi-Family Properties, Rentals|

For real estate investors who are looking for more than just a single income from one home or property, an apartment complex may provide the answer. An apartment complex is considered to be a commercial property - which is essentially a property that consists of five units or more. One of the key advantages to [...]

2 06, 2015

Holding Orlando Property for Long-Term Profit

2022-04-25T21:13:25-04:00By |Investing, Investor Mentality, Multi-Family Investing|

One of the most profitable real estate investment strategies is the long term buy and hold method that involves purchasing a property and renting it out to tenants. Over the years, through the ongoing receipt of regular rent checks, the mortgage on your property (or properties) is essentially paid down by other people's money. Yet, [...]

13 03, 2014

Meals and Entertainment Tax Write Offs for Real Estate Investors

2022-04-26T14:59:08-04:00By |Bookkeeping, Investor Mentality, Taxes|

You entertain clients and business prospects to build relationships and gain new business so lets talk about meals and entertainment tax write offs for real estate investors.  In some cases these meals/entertainment can be tax deductible. The expense must meet either the directly related test or the associated test as defined by the IRS. [...]

21 09, 2013

Orlando Landlord Tips: Types of People you Shouldn’t Rent to

2022-04-26T15:44:38-04:00By |Investor Mentality, Orlando Landlord Tips, Tenant Relations, Tenant Screening, Uncategorized|

If you were born before 1986, you have probably heard a lot of Georgia Tech alumnus Jeff Foxworthy’s ‘You Might be a Redneck, If…’ jokes.  Well, I've compiled a similar list that pertains to types people you shouldn't rent to.  And they aren't jokes.  So, without further ado… If they show up to view a house [...]

12 09, 2013

Orlando Landlord Tips: How to Get a Free Water Heater!

2022-04-26T15:34:34-04:00By |Investor Mentality, Maintenance, Rentals, Saving Money, Tenant Relations|

Is water heated by a free hot water heater any less hot than one you purchase?  Unless you’re a rap superstar, you probably don’t like spending money you don’t have to.  And, unless you have a religious issue with it, odds are pretty good that you enjoy getting stuff for free.  Luckily for you, if [...]

31 08, 2013

Having the Investor Mindset

2022-04-26T14:35:06-04:00By |Investing, Investor Mentality, Rentals, Saving Money, Tenant Relations, Uncategorized, Vacancy|

No one is born a landlord.  Nobody is born with the investor mindset.  Some choose to become landlords as part of an investment strategy.  Others become ‘accidental landlords’ when a job transfer or other unpredictable life event forces them to rent their former residence.  Regardless, to be a good landlord requires a little finesse, a [...]