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February 24, 2024
When you own real estate and manage tenants, you have two choices. You can treat your property solely as a business transaction, setting and collecting rent and resigning yourself to tenants who cycle in and out as if through a revolving door, or you can take it upon yourself to create a rental property that […]
February 22, 2024
During the winter months, many properties see their lowest rental rates, negatively affecting the overall cashflow for the owner. In some areas, rain and snow have also taken their toll on the property, leaving it less favorable going into the busiest rental season. Leasing the property in this condition could lead to a longer vacancy […]
February 22, 2024
Your rental home is an investment that requires attention long after closing day. Whether you plan to use the house as a vacation rental or a long-term rental property, consumers are more discerning than ever before. They’re searching for functional spaces that are attractive and consistent from room to room. Consider your rental and its […]
February 20, 2024
Thinking creatively about workforce housing, attainable housing, and transitional housing in communities can satisfy more than commercial goals. It’s important for real estate professionals to stay on top of the latest trends in the industry. But discerning what has staying power from a flash-in-the-pan fad can be a tough task. Too often the trends that […]
February 18, 2024
Real estate investors are always on the lookout for their next big venture. With occupancy rates soaring, now may seem like a good time to invest in an Airbnb. What’s the difference between investing in an Airbnb versus a traditional rental? It all boils down to four main factors, each with their pros and cons. […]
February 16, 2024
Real estate investing is not just about financial gains, it’s also about positively impacting the communities in which the properties are located. Real estate investing is not just about making profits. It also significantly impacts the communities in which the properties are located. From increasing property values to creating jobs and improving infrastructure, real estate […]
February 16, 2024
An article series on navigating the private lending world Investing in single-family residential rentals can be lucrative, providing a steady stream of income and long-term financial stability. However, securing the right financing for these properties requires careful preparation and strategic planning. This beginner’s guide will explore the essential steps investors should take to position themselves […]
February 16, 2024
Focusing on quarter-acre vacant lots in resort communities was the game-changer. When I started out over 20 years ago, I had just $500 to invest. But I quickly realized I could parlay that modest sum into controlling properties worth far more. How? By focusing on inexpensive quarter-acre buildable vacant lots in fast-growing resort communities. The […]
February 13, 2024
Navigating the Maze of Approval Readiness In real estate investing, the thrill of sealing a deal is exciting. So is hitting a milestone. Unfortunately, that excitement can be offset by the headache of finding the right funding. Far too often, serious real estate investors overlook some of the most inexpensive money out there—business credit. Business […]
February 9, 2024
Enhancing property values and tenant retention are investments that can yield significant returns. When you own real estate and manage tenants, you have two choices. You can treat your property solely as a business transaction, collecting rent and resigning yourself to tenants who cycle in and out, or you can create a rental property that […]
February 7, 2024
For many property owners in the single-family rental home market, the ideal tenant is a one-lease long-term tenant. But in some locations it might make more sense to offer multiple tenant leases for a single-family property. Especially if your rental home is in a college town or in areas where there are a lot of […]
February 5, 2024
Real estate professionals not only provide safe and attractive homes and offices but also improve property values and contribute to the community by paying taxes. We often read headlines about greedy landlords, evictions, and record lack of affordable housing. In spite of those headlines, real estate experts make significant contributions to the community, often in […]
February 2, 2024
It’s important to understand the psychology behind compelling real estate marketing. During the Great Depression, when economic turmoil gripped the nation, a peculiar phenomenon unfolded. As citizens faced unprecedented financial uncertainty, a seemingly rational response morphed into a collective action that exacerbated the crisis. The event in question? Bank runs. The very act intended to […]
February 1, 2024
Think Realty is providing you with another FREE WEBINAR! On February 15th at 12:00PM (CST), Tom Laune with Bulletproof Wealth will be speaking on “How to Make Your Money Work in THREE Places at the SAME TIME.” In this informational webinar, Tom Laune will be explaining his Bulletproof Wealth® System. Tom has helped investors all […]
February 1, 2024
Your empire is not just a collection of buildings; it’s an integral part of the communities it inhabits. You’ve likely heard the phrase “location, location, location” echoing through social media or any real estate book you’ve ever read. Although location is undeniably crucial, there’s another factor that savvy investors are beginning to recognize as the […]
January 29, 2024
Investing in single-family rental properties brings many rewards, but perhaps none can grow an investor’s wealth better than equity. As residential real estate appreciates and any related mortgage principal is paid down, the equity on a property can become a significant asset on any balance sheet. When this happens, you may start to consider the […]
January 28, 2024
To prepare, consider options like syndications. Realtors, change is coming for our industry. The jury in the Sitzer/Burnett versus NAR lawsuit ruled in favor of the home sellers to the tune of $1.8 billion and accused NAR (among others) of inflating commissions, hampering negotiations, steering listings, and inhibiting competition. The judge has yet to issue […]
January 24, 2024
Whatever your financing strategy may be, success as a real estate investor today requires access to capital when you need it and a partner for the long-term. With inventory at an all-time low and home prices and interest rates at an all-time high, real estate investors are anxiously trying to figure out which strategy is […]