Mid-term rentals are a growing trend of investment properties that are rented for more than a week, but typically less than six to nine months. They have distinct advantages including addressing the housing needs of traveling healthcare professionals, as well as sidestepping restrictive regulations around short-term rentals. Here we discuss seven key benefits to add mid-term rentals to your portfolio. (more…)
By negotiating seller concessions, you can make a good property deal even better. Without negotiation, you won’t get any price reductions on closing costs, and your new property could cost more than you bargained for. To secure your latest property investment in a better deal, you must learn the art of negotiating seller concessions. (more…)
Many experts believe a major economic downturn is just around the corner. Whether you are a new real estate investor or a seasoned one, here are the six things you should be doing to prepare for the next major downturn. (more…)
Many are confused about the difference between STR loopholes and REPS. While both have tax advantages, they are very different. In this episode, we take a deep dive to compare the two. Find out which may be most appropriate for your situation. (Some investors even get both!) Listen Now: Here are some resources if you're interested in learning more about the STR loophole and REPS: Short-Term Rental Tax Loophole Real Estate Professional Status Download our REPS guide today! Have someone who you think should be featured in a future episode? Comment and let us know on our socials! Also, don’t forget to share and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcast if you loved this episode! For more DBW, Semi-Retired MD, and content from Leti &…
Summary: Are you thinking about investing in a real estate syndication but don’t know how to get started? In this three-part series, we will embark on a journey together, uncovering the secrets to investing real estate syndications. From understanding important terminology to conducting a detailed evaluation of deals and sponsors, we will provide you with the tools and knowledge needed to make informed investment decisions. So, let's dive into the world of real estate syndications and unlock the path to generating passive income and building long-term wealth. (more…)
Summary: People often compare real estate to stocks or other investment vehicles but don’t have a clear picture of the magnitude of the return you can get with real estate and more specifically, with cashflowing rentals. In this post, we explore how cashflowing rentals can help you achieve higher returns, that is, assuming you know what you’re doing. This is a strategy that works in any market, whether we’re entering a recession or in a hot market. It is meant for those who want to achieve financial freedom as quickly as possible, something we call Fast FIRE. (more…)
Summary: The goal of our Investor Spotlight series is to provide you with stories of real doctors and high-income professionals who are at different points in their journey to reaching financial freedom through real estate investing. Today’s spotlight is on Brian. His investment journey began after being influenced by two crucial events in his life. After going through personal hardships – divorce and a career reevaluation, he was catapulted to his biggest breakthrough and began his journey toward reaching financial freedom. (more…)
Summary: This is a continuation of our series of articles dedicated to H1B visa holders who are looking to invest in real estate, and more specifically, cashflowing rental properties. An important topic for investors, especially high-income professionals, is how to protect your assets. Many turn to LLCs for both asset protection as well as anonymity. In this article, we answer the question, can H1B visa holders use LLCs to hold their rental properties? (more…)
Summary: Are you wanting to get started in real estate investing but don't have the funds to get started? Maybe you have student debt so it just doesn't seem like the right time? If that's you, you might want to consider house hacking to jump-start your real estate portfolio. Not only does house hacking give you a way to buy a property with little or no money down, it also allows you to live rent-free. And if you REALLY know what you're doing, you can even generate a significant amount of rental income! (more…)
Summary: Why settle for good, when you can make an investment great? Many who are new to real estate already know about cashflow. Few know about forced appreciation. Even fewer know about immediate appreciation. What is immediate appreciation? How do real estate investors use it to make a good real estate investment great? Read on to find out! (more…)
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