Case Study Part 3: $100k on a Last-Minute Foreclosure

The Fix/Flip Phase of the Deal As we set out to plan our rehab, we decided that while we wanted to force as much appreciation as we reasonably could and we didn’t want to go through the significant extra cost and hassle of a square footage addition. In a neighborhood of historic homes from the […]

Taking Control of Your Retirement with Self-Directed IRAs

If you have an IRA or a 401k from a previous employer, you may be able to utilize it to grow your retirement funds quicker and with more control by applying your real estate expertise, rather than relying on the stock market, which is outside of our control. Do You Want More Control Over Your […]

What to Look For In An ADA Accessible Investment Property

Co-authored by Patrick Young If you are rehabbing a property for either the Fix/Flip or Buy/Hold model of real estate investing and you’d like it to widen your pool of buyers or renters, keep reading. Here, we will take a look at a few features that should be included in a home for someone with […]

Making Big Profits on a 4-Plex Flip

Lots of real estate Fix/Flip investors (and HGTV reality TV shows) focus on the basic house flip, i.e., rehabbing and selling a single family residence (SFR).  But a talented investor can use a similar process to flip a duplex, triplex, or 4-plex, while typically making bigger profits than can be made on an SFR.  The […]

Part 3 – Which Real Estate Investment Strategy Fits You Best? – Fix and Flip

Previously, we discussed why it is important to review the various real estate investing (REI) strategies, and determine which one fits you best in your current situation. If you missed it, here’s the link to that article. We also introduced our proprietary REI Matrix and discussed the wholesaling model, found here. This week, we look […]

Which Real Estate Investment Strategy Fits You Best?

Let’s face it, when it comes to houses, one size (or shape, or style) certainly doesn’t fit all! The same goes for your investment strategy. Depending on your circumstances, some real estate strategies might be better for you than others. For instance, let’s invent a hypothetical man named “Don”. Don is a wage earner with […]