Tag Archive: real estate investment

Invest in Your Future With a Multifamily Home

May 11, 2016 by Leave a comment

As a first-time home buyer, you’ve worked hard, saved money and researched the perfect city to buy your first house. You’ve listed your wants (a fireplace, two bathrooms and a garage) and your needs: a safe neighborhood, great schools, and….built-in neighbors? Although it doesn’t fit the image of the American dream, buying a multifamily home... View Article

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Where to Begin as a First-time Investor

August 20, 2015 by Leave a comment

Breaking into any kind of investing can be intimidating, but the sudden shift from owning and managing one property (your home) to having multiple properties in your possession can be especially daunting. Don’t overlook the potential benefits of real estate investing, such as tax breaks, appreciation, and, of course, passive income. If you’re considering taking... View Article

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Factors to Consider When Investing in Real Estate

July 2, 2015 by Leave a comment

The real estate market is improving in many parts of the country. So if you’re thinking about investing in real estate, now might be the time to get your feet wet. Real estate investing can be quite profitable. Some investors make a comfortable living buying and flipping properties — putting tens of thousands of dollars in their pockets... View Article

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Five Steps to Turn Your Second Property Into a Rental

June 24, 2015 by 2 Comments

If you’re thinking about buying a new house, don’t assume you have to sell your present home. Turning this residence into a rental or investment property can create passive income for you. Understandably, being a landlord isn’t for everyone. But if you’re willing to take a chance, and if you can handle the day-­to-­day responsibilities... View Article

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Will Investing in Real Estate Get You the Best Return?

May 12, 2015 by 2 Comments

Whether you’re building personal wealth or planning your retirement, a savings account isn’t going to offer the return you need for a comfortable lifestyle. A savings account provides a safe place to park your money, but even if you choose a high-yield savings option, such as a certificate of deposit or a money market account,... View Article

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How Do You Actually Make Money Flipping Houses?

October 30, 2014 by Leave a comment

If you have cable, you’ve probably crossed paths with a house flipping show or three. These days, it seems like every network has at least one knocking around their line-up, and it’s easy to see why. Though there may be fewer houses being flipped, flippers are making more money off each house than they did... View Article

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4 Steps to Turn Your Rental Property into a Smart Passive Income Stream

July 29, 2014 by Leave a comment

As discussed in the first part of these series on Rental Properties as Passive Income, Is Real Estate Really Passive Income?, real estate and rental properties aren’t an immediate gateway to a passive income stream. Often, it takes hard work and a serious investment of time before properties you own can run as turnkey operations that require little... View Article

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