Investing In Real Estate

Sept. 12, 2023

Make or Build a Cash Flow Spreadsheet for Investing In Properties

Making  a Cash Flow Spreadsheet for Investing in Real Estate

Hi!  I'm going to share some thoughts below the video, but if you'd like to get an overview of my thoughts AND see my spreadsheet in action, watch the video below!

Key Elements of any Cash Flow ...

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March 23, 2022

Buying Foreclosures in Today's Market

Quick Overview to Explain How Foreclosure (REO's) Are bought and sold TODAY


Hey everybody. I appreciate you clicking on this video. And I know you're here because you want a deal on a foreclosure. I've got some good news and some bad news on that front ...

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Nov. 30, 2020

Real Estate Contracts and Escalation Clauses

In most years, there are super hot spots where getting a property is a challenge. This year however, those hot spots have basically been everywhere - coast to coast.  While eventually much of this will moderate through price increases, in the short-term it makes sense to discuss escalation clauses: What ...

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Oct. 9, 2019

Is 2019 A good time to buy a house?

Is 2019 A good time to buy a house?

If you're wondering if 2019 is a good time to buy a house, this is the post for you!  Let's take a look at the the risks and possibilities going forward. 


Home Prices

With home prices ...

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Nov. 12, 2018

Looking for the Top - Rental Data and What it Tells Us Today

Why Look at Rental Market Data?

Most people who look at the real estate market know that prices have been going up for some time, (8-9 years approximately), and that sooner or later, there will be a pull back.  While I expect that the pull back will be relatively ...

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Oct. 15, 2017

Why you need to be cautious when purchasing 1 bedrooms for investment or personal

One Bedroom Apartments

Ah, the one bedroom.  When you're on a budget, as an investor or just for yourself, the one bedroom looks like an attractive place to go.  It's cheap!  Sure, it's not big, but you don't need a lot of space ...

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May 31, 2017

How to Sell Income Property- Avoid these Common Mistakes when Listing

The Top Things you Must Do When Selling Income Property

The worst part about finding property for investors is that many of the listings agents don't do what they should for selling income property.  Let's look at some very common mistakes that lots of others make. 


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May 22, 2017

Freakonomics Revisted - One Agents Take On Realty Data Explored

The Freakonomics Summary


I'll pass along this link, currently active without paywall at the NY Times.  I think it presents a short, but balanced summary of Stephen Levitt's study on the behavior of real estate agents selling their own homes vs. the homes they represent.  In ...

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April 28, 2017

How can you buy a property in auction when you don't have the cash?

How can you buy a property in auction when you don't have the cash?


In real estate, like other industries, sometimes the vocabulary gets in the way.  It is not uncommon for many real estate advertisements to say "cash only".  Sometimes, that means what it says, but most ...

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Sept. 24, 2016

Signing Leases: Top 20 Things to Know

Here are some tips for both Landlords and Tenants. These are good tips for any state, except were noted as Massachusetts Only.


Top 10 Lease Tips for Landlords or Lessors

Landlords Need to Know

the Law.

  1. Know your lease!  You can get copies of standard lease forms everywhere.  But ...
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