"Renting doesn't build equity"
"Buying a house means at least something goes to equity"
We've heard all the reasons to buy a house, but are they right? I decided to investigate this question.
Capitalization rate is one method used to determine the value of income producing property.
Though using cap rates to value property can be very accurate most of the time, it is still not applicable in some circumstances.
You've finally experienced what every landlord eventually goes through - your tenant is withholding rent.
Refrain from changing the locks and tossing their stuff in the street...for a few minutes at least.
I was recently trying to decide on a goal of how much I want to be worth. Did I want to be worth a million? Ten million?... more?
I kept thinking about it and I couldn't ever really make a decision. I guess the problem is that I keep asking "why stop there?"
If you've spent more than 4.7 seconds reading about real estate investing, you've heard the term "cash on cash return" tossed around like chicken nugget.
It's really important to understand the term because it's what drives real estate investing.
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.