Below is a guest post by Anton Ivanov. He is a real estate investor and entrepreneur with a 35 unit rental portfolio spread out across 4 states. He is the founder of DealCheck - the leading real estate analysis software used by 28,000+ investors and agents to quickly analyze and compare investment properties. A few days ago [...]
At some point, you've wondered how people could possibly afford giant apartment buildings, office buildings, or even shopping plazas.
The answer: with real estate syndication.
Land investing is a great way to earn some extra passive income and to the untrained eye, vacant land may seem like a simple type of real estate. Some vacant lots really are as clear as they seem. But, the problem with land is that the dangers and pitfalls aren’t always obvious on the surface. [...]
Well, it's that time of the year, where we spend 5 or 6 weeks shopping like crazy to make sure we get something for everyone on the list. We wouldn't want to get to that Christmas party and as soon as you walk in the door and get that sinking feeling that you forgot to [...]
Have you been trying to sell yourself, and people keep asking you about "owner financing" or "seller financing"? Or, are you just out of money right now and the only way to get the deal done is to buy it with owner financing? Chances are, you will fall into one of these two categories. It seems [...]
This is a guest post by Bob Wells, a retired HVAC tech who now dedicates himself to sharing knowledge on his website hvactraining101.com. Bob worked over 30 years in the field, 23 of which he ran his own contracting business. He’s dedicated to keeping up with the latest developments in the field and helping others to [...]
One of the first things any commercial lender or broker talks about is the debt service coverage ratio. Sometimes real estate pros don't realize that they are throwing around numbers and terms that newer investors may not know. It's also true that many investors may understand the term but not understand the intricacies of how to manipulate [...]
NOI - the unicorn we're all chasing. As you may know, increasing the Net Operating Income (NOI) of any commercial property will not only increase your cash flow but also increase the value of your property since the value is determined primarily through NOI and Capitalization Rates (quick refresher on how to calculate the value of a commercial property). [...]
The #1 excuse new investors make is "There just aren't any deals." But, right behind that is, "I don't have enough money." It's true, you might not have enough money to do the deal by yourself...but very few people ever do. Those who do have enough probably don't want to put all their money in one deal [...]
Today's guest post written by a great real estate investor and friend of mine, Chad Carson. Chad, now 37 years old, began real estate investing from scratch right out of college at the age of 23. Since then Chad and his business partner have bought, sold, leased, and financed hundreds of properties in and around Clemson, [...]