Investing with No Money or Credit

Investing with No Money or Credit The relationship between Money or Credit and Real Estate investment is very opaque. If you want to become a successful real estate investor, you do not require money or credit. Instead what you require are certain skill sets like your Networking Ability, Persistence and Street Smartness. There are a…

Real Estate Investing vs Stocks

Real Estate Investing vs Stocks While there are multiple options in the market to invest in, two of the most popular amongst these are Stocks and Real Estate. Both these options have their own advantages and disadvantages but it originally depends on the requirement and motive of an individual behind his investment. Do you plan…

Real Estate Investing vs 401K

Real Estate Investing vs 401K The first thing which comes to our mind when we think about investments is an easy and happy future. Any kind of investments be it in real estate, various retirement plans or stocks are only made to save for the rainy days or days after our retirement. What most of…

Investing in Your 20’s

Investing in Your 20’s “Age is just a number, maturity is a choice.” – Harry Styles I completely agree with Harry Styles on his statement on age. No matter what age you are, if you are persistent and determined to do something you will achieve your goals. Real estate investment is no rocket science. Ask…

What is Buy and Hold Investing?

What is Buy and Hold Investing? Real estate investing Buy and Hold is the process of buying or acquiring a property with the short-term aim of renting it out and then maybe selling it in the future. Whenever we discuss real estate investment option over any other investment options like stocks of 401k, the most…

Long Term Investing Planning

Real Estate Investing Planning You want to go out with friends tonight. What would you do? Obviously! You will make a plan. What is that plan? It is a systematic way of chalking out a simple fun-filled outing. Likewise, when you are going to make a career choice or more importantly an investment choice –…

Real Estate Investing Tips

Real Estate Investing Tips Real estate investment is one of the best options when it comes to investment. To grab the benefits from the real estate investment there are some tips and tricks. Some of the benefits which we acquire from this are Rental Income, Tax Deduction, Rise in the price of the property while…

Investment Strategies for Today’s Rental Housing Market

Buy Cash Flow Properties – a leading seller and manager of U.S. income properties – today announced that Director of Acquisitions, R.J. Palano, was an invited speaker at the recent Information Management Network Conference in Phoenix, AZ, December 5-7, 2016. The 5th Annual Single Family Rental Investment Conference West, produced by Information Management Network (IMN),…

Real Estate Negotiating for Beginners

  Real Estate Negotiating for Beginners Transcription: I’m RJ Palano and you’re not! And I would be glad if I were you for not being me because it’s not easy being me. Let me just tell you something. This is going to be about negotiating everything. But first I have to give you a story…

Conserving Capital & Getting Started

  Hi guys. We are back and we’re going to be talking about conserving capital. This is actually extremely important topic that I’m going to let RJ take it from here when it deals with conserving capital. RJ – tell me a little bit about what does that mean. What does that look like? What…

Real Estate Contracts Explained

  You know there’s several steps that have to be taken when you’re actually doing an agreement to purchase from somebody. We don’t typically use the word contract. In fact my agreements say agreement they don’t even say contract contract is a very scary word to people and it makes them thinking that. So I…

How to do a REI Deal, Step-by-Step

  Again got nothing to say right. I’m just checking my e-mails very early in the morning to see what leads came in so I can make those phone calls overdriven to Winterhaven. We are in Tampa Florida and we’re driving about an hour and a half to go out today. The reason we’re doing…

The Importance of Liquidity in Real Estate

The Importance of Liquidity in Real Estate Since the beginning of time the wise use of leverage has made people very rich throughout the world. Leverage has had two major components throughout my real estate career: Leverage of people Leverage of finance for real estate purchases In real estate we hire realtors, contractors, property managers,…

Using a Local Real Estate Agent to Sell Home

Why You Should Always Use a Local Real Estate Agent to Sell a Home Someone local is better than someone cheap. Agents from the area of the property are going to do more to sell your property for the right price. They rely heavily on the perception of them in the local community and are…

Getting into Real Estate Investing

Getting into Real Estate Investing Real estate dealings involve huge amounts of cash so you are skeptical that it should not lead you in a problem. So if you think you are keen to handle such kinds of pressures then being a real estate investor could be a great career for you. As said by RJ…

The Secret to Negotiating Real Estate

What is the Secret to Negotiatiating Real Estate? I’ve been involved in the acquisition of real estate since 1977 when I bought my first house. Since that time, I’ve owned and sold thousands of houses, a couple office buildings and apartments. The houses I’ve been involved in span over 50 cities and 12 states. I’ve…

Housing Market Numbers

Housing Market Numbers There are a few different ways you can tell if the housing market has hit bottom. You can look at permits for new construction.  You can look at housing statistics, including home values, number of homes sold and foreclosures. I believe that all the statistics above are for people looking for excuses…

Why Buy Houses at Auction?

Why Buy Houses at Auction? When I look at a prospective property that I will make an offer on at an auction, I know right there and then what my plans are for that property and how I will exit it. This thinking is critical prior to making offers or bidding at auction. If you…

What is the most common investor mistakes?

What is the most common investor mistakes? Buying inexpensive, low-income houses looks excellent on paper until you count the cost in terms of time and money. I’ve owned as many as 350 low-income houses at one time with 143 tenants on Section 8.  These are exactly the type of properties you want to avoid as…

Who Moved My Cheese?

The book, Who Moved My Cheese, by Spencer Johnson, MD had an incredible impact on my life, and still does today. The book is more about changing trends in business and the economy and it will always be relevant and you can apply the principles from this book to your business, your industry or your…

Is My Money Safe in the Bank?

Is My Money Safe in the Bank? Most people live under the illusion of the old cliché, “It’s like having money in the bank”. As an American growing up in the 1960s, I put every dime I made in the bank in the hopes to save money, preserve capital and make some interest. It really…

Investments You Should Loose

In this report, I’m going to give you some hard-hitting, practical action plans to safeguard your life’s savings and investment capital. The worst of the economic crisis plaguing the United States is not behind us – the worst is yet to come. This is not time to be complacent and listen to ECONOMIST, Wall Street,…

How to Buy Property in your IRA

How to buy property in IRA? The Top Things to Avoid Taking Title in Your IRA Administrator’s Name Most savvy investors never put a property in their own name. The reason is very simple: you don’t want anyone to be able to go to the local court house and be able to see everything you…

What is a REO?

What is a REO? REO (“Real Estate Owned”) is a banking industry term that refers to property that has reverted back to the ownership of the lending bank, typically through the foreclosure process.  This is problematic to banks because they are not in the business of owning houses, but rather of lending money.  The lender is adversely…

Cash Flow Properties

Cash Flow Properties There is nothing like the real game of monopoly buying and owning properties while others pay you rent.  Really, what a great way to create wealth to have others pay you rent.  The thing about rent is that it gets paid while you’re in town or out of town, awake or asleep. …

What is Passive Investing?

What is Passive Investing? Passive investing is like owning a business. You put up the money and leverage the efforts of everyone else. Think about it. You hire someone to find the properties, someone to manage the properties and you recieve the money. What a concept! That’s what money can do for you and once…

Real Estate IRA’s

Real Estate IRA’s This has become the new buzz word in the IRA industry.  Believe it or not, it’s really nothing new; it’s just finally becoming well publicized.  The reason:  Most IRA owners have no idea what to do with their money and some are afraid to make a decision on what to do.  Remember,…