Cash Out Refinance Your Investment Property – Yes or no?

By | 2017-12-04T07:42:47+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|Categories: Investing|

A lot of people buy an investment property, rent it out and then... that's it. They pay the mortgage every month and eventually pay it off. Sounds great, right?! Wrong... The interesting thing about investment property is that you usually don't want to pay off your loans. Recently, I decided to pursue a cash out refinance [...]

Stop Worrying About Interest Rates

By | 2017-05-20T16:32:09+00:00 April 30th, 2017|Categories: Investing|

For the last year, everyone has been watching the Fed and holding their breath while waiting to find out if interest rates would rise. For a while, it seemed every good piece of economic data would send the market down because people feared the Fed would start raising rates. Every bad economic indicator was taken with [...]

Real Estate vs. Stocks – Using Net Worth to Compare

By | 2017-11-12T18:56:21+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Categories: Investing|

Investing in real estate can be a nightmare when things go wrong. For example, I was about to start looking for my next rental property when I got a call from a tenant. She told me that the door on the mechanical closet was warped to the point that the door was jammed shut. When [...]

What My 3 Year Old Taught Me About Investing

By | 2017-01-16T10:07:33+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Investing|Tags: |

The other night I was sitting on my bed with my wife and 3-year-old daughter Lily. We weren't doing anything unique, just chatting and playing before it was my daughter's bath time. I asked Lily if she would share her soft fleece blanket with me because my legs were cold. "NO! It's my blanket!" she said. [...]

Main Stream Financial Publications Get it All Wrong

By | 2017-11-16T19:55:18+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|Categories: Investing|Tags: , |

lmost every day I see an article that incorrectly argues that the stocks outperform real estate, but a huge margin.

The reality is, articles like this one are plain wrong. It is not just a little wrong, it is dangerously wrong. I would even go to the point of saying anyone who writes this stuff really is clueless or has never studied even the most basic aspects of real estate investing.

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