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Make Your Next Renovation a Real Splash!

Make Your Next Renovation a Real Splash!

Whether you're building a new kitchen or renovating an old one, you will enhance any kitchen design with your choice of backsplash. With kitchens earning upward of 70%-80% of ROI when selling a home, making sure your next kitchen renovation is a splash is a real must! That’s “splash” as ...
Think Realty Podcast #302 – A Horizon Year

Think Realty Podcast #302 – A Horizon Year

2023 was a rough year for a lot of people, but it seems like 2024 is a horizon year where most people are looking into brand new opportunities. Eddie sat down with Brandon Cobb from HBG Capital to get his thoughts on if we’re in a transitional place in the ...
Investing in Community Amenities: Enhancing Property Values and Tenant Retention

Investing in Community Amenities: Enhancing Property Values and Tenant Retention

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 ...
Prepare for the Busy Rental Period to Shorten Vacancies

Prepare for the Busy Rental Period to Shorten Vacancies

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 ...
15 Interior Design Styles for Your Rental

15 Interior Design Styles for Your Rental

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 ...
Think Realty Podcast #301 – Greetings From Arizona!

Think Realty Podcast #301 – Greetings From Arizona!

If you haven’t heard, we’re taking our Think Realty Conference and Expo to Phoenix, Arizona this March! We wanted to get some insight into Arizona so Eddie sat down with Michael Del Prete, Executive Director of AZREIA (the largest U.S. Real Estate Investors Association) to discuss what exactly a REIA ...
How Real Estate Can Create Positive Social and Commercial Outcomes

How Real Estate Can Create Positive Social and Commercial Outcomes

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 ...
4  Pros and Cons of Investing in an Airbnb vs. a Traditional Rental

4  Pros and Cons of Investing in an Airbnb vs. a Traditional Rental

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 ...
How Real Estate Investing Contributes to Communities

How Real Estate Investing Contributes to Communities

| John Santilli | Article | Operations
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 ...
Preparing for Long-Term Financing of Single-Family Residential Rentals

Preparing for Long-Term Financing of Single-Family Residential Rentals

| Damon Riehl | Article | Funding
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 ...
How I Turned $500 into a Real Estate Fortune!

How I Turned $500 into a Real Estate Fortune!

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 ...
How to Make Your Money Work in Three Places at the Same Time!

How to Make Your Money Work in Three Places at the Same Time!

00:32:58 | In this informational webinar, Tom Laune explainins his Bulletproof Wealth® System. Tom has helped investors all over the country, including Think Realty Founder, Eddie Wilson, to grow wealth with asset protection, tax advantages and more! To schedule a call with Tom, visit www.BulletProofWealth.info/Intake-Live ...
Think Realty Podcast #300 – We’ll Take Care of Toilets & Tenants

Think Realty Podcast #300 – We’ll Take Care of Toilets & Tenants

Wouldn’t it be nice if there were two of you to handle things? Real Property Management, a Neighborly Company, can’t help with cloning, but they CAN help you with managing your rentals! Eddie sat down with Stacy Brown from Real Property Management to discuss what they do and what practices ...
Unlocking the Secrets of Business Credit

Unlocking the Secrets of Business Credit

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 ...
Investing in Community Amenities Pays Dividends

Investing in Community Amenities Pays Dividends

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 ...
Should You Do Multiple Tenant Leases?

Should You Do Multiple Tenant Leases?

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 ...
Consistency + Boring = Wealth

Consistency + Boring = Wealth

00:06:57 | Wealth creation favors the consistent and boring. In this episode Flip and Dani talk about how they use the 40-40-20 rule to incorporate being consistent and boring in their investing. It’s natural to get distracted by the newest, coolest, and novel investments and they use this rule to ...
For Richer or Poorer: Stocks Versus Real Estate

For Richer or Poorer: Stocks Versus Real Estate

00:07:40 |Who is on their phones or on their computer checking the market all the time? Who is getting logged on wondering “am I rich or am I poor today”? It’s the person who invests in stocks and checks constantly because the stock market can be so volatile and goes ...
Why People Work With Us: The ONE Big Thing

Why People Work With Us: The ONE Big Thing

00:10:03 |There should always be the one big thing that you do as an individual or as a company or as an organization that attracts people. What is Flip and Dani's one big thing? Hear the other top reasons people choose to work with Freedom Family Investments in today’s episode ...
Think Realty Podcast #299 – Rock On!

Think Realty Podcast #299 – Rock On!

Most investors know the options to in real estate, oil and even gas, but did you know you can invest in minerals? Eddie sat down with Troy Eckard from Eckard Enterprises to discuss what they do, and why minerals suddenly burst onto the marketplace. They chat about the benefits investing ...
Six Ways to Add Value to the Community as a Real Estate Professional

Six Ways to Add Value to the Community as a Real Estate Professional

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 ...
Crafting Emotional Narratives

Crafting Emotional Narratives

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 ...
Think Realty Webinar: How to Make Your Money Work in THREE Places at the SAME TIME

Think Realty Webinar: How to Make Your Money Work in THREE Places at the SAME TIME

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 ...
The Role of Community in Building Your Real Estate Empire

The Role of Community in Building Your Real Estate Empire

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 ...
When You Should (and Shouldn’t) Pull Out Equity from Your Rental Property

When You Should (and Shouldn’t) Pull Out Equity from Your Rental Property

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 ...