Summary: Here you'll find our updated conference agenda for the rest of 2019 and into the spring of 2020. Not only do we have conference dates to share, but we also have the dates for our next Zero to Freedom course launches, so be sure to check those out! (more…)
Summary: Investing in cashflowing rentals isn’t just about the cashflow. Savvy investors also use appreciation to make large leaps in net worth when they exchange them for bigger properties in a tax deferred way using a 1031 exchange. This is one of the keys to achieving Fast FIRE. Since 1031 exchanges play such an important role in building generational wealth, this post covers the basic rules and the steps you need to successfully pull off your next 1031 exchange. By the time you're done reading it, you should be ready to do your very own 1031. (more…)
Summary: When we think about ways to reduce financial risk, many of us think about it in terms of portfolio management. The idea is to balance the risk by having different asset classes in your portfolio. That way, if one asset class goes down, the others remain steady or maybe even go up. Your goal is to mitigate risk, so your entire portfolio doesn’t ever take a hit. While it’s good to think about portfolio risk, there’s another risk that very few of us are doing anything about, let alone thinking about. In this article, we discuss a type of risk called concentration risk and why this type of risk might be even more important for you to address than portfolio risk. (more…)
Summary: When buying a rental property, you're likely to hear the term "title insurance." But what really is title insurance? And why should you care about it? In this article, we will dive into the ins and outs of title insurance and explore how you can make sure that you continue to be protected by it when you transfer your property into an LLC. (more…)
When is the Right Time to Start Investing in Real Estate? Summary: While the real estate market is currently hot, it’s still the right time to invest in real estate. How can we say that? It’s because there are so many benefits to getting started today and not waiting until there is a downturn or until everything falls in place in your life and you feel “ready.” This is the right time to start investing in real estate. Read on to find out why. (more…)
Summary: Investing in cashflowing rentals is one of the best ways to build wealth. Because you are using the power of leverage and earning money from multiple sources including cashflow, rental appreciation, forced appreciation, and tax savings, real estate allows you to Fast FIRE far quicker than traditional investments (stocks and bonds). In this post we explore all the ways that real estate puts money in your pocket--so you can semi-retire in the next few years, not decades. (more…)
Summary: This deal of the week documents our house hacking experience in Seattle. In it, we cover the definition of house hacking and delve into financial details of our house hacking experience in 2016. Though it does require some sacrifice, house hacking can save you on rent, help you build equity and leave you with a cashflowing rental that you keep for the long term. (more…)
Summary: Finding a decent property manager is a difficult proposition. In our experience, good property managers are few and far between. While interviewing property managers is a time-consuming process, it is absolutely necessary for your success as a real estate investor. This post covers the characteristics you should look for in a property manager, and how to screen managers to find the one who will most closely care for your property like it is his/her own. (more…)
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