Investment Strategy

Learn about asset classes and investment methods that dial into strategies to meet your REI goals: Alternative Investing | Commercial | Funds | IRAs | Multifamily | Single Family | Syndication

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Investment Strategy

Learn about asset classes and investment methods that dial into strategies to meet your REI goals: Alternative Investing | Commercial | Funds | IRAs | Multifamily | Single Family | Syndication

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7 Pros and Cons of Investing in Foreclosures in 2023

7 Pros and Cons of Investing in Foreclosures in 2023

As an investor, you’re always on the lookout for properties that will return substantial profits. With an uncertain housing market, as well as high inflation and interest rates, foreclosed properties may be on the verge of flooding the market. A property becomes foreclosed when a homeowner fails to make mortgage ...
Midwest Multifamily Market Trends

Midwest Multifamily Market Trends

Although there is increased interest in Midwest multifamily investing, the pace of interest rate hikes has slowed activity. Still, optimism remains for 2024. “Investors, who are seeing rent growth fall, are consequently shifting their money into Midwestern markets where they are still finding slow but steady growth.” —Aarthi Swaminathan, MarketWatch ...
Think Realty Podcast #290 – Passive Investments From Vacant Lots to Resort Communities

Think Realty Podcast #290 – Passive Investments From Vacant Lots to Resort Communities

If you want to be a passive investor with a tried-and-true process and don’t want to wholesale, this is the podcast you NEED to watch! Eddie sat down with Michael Poggi from The Millionaires Real Estate Investment Group, to discuss how he went from being a Chicago stockbroker to investing ...
The Benefits of Investing in New Construction Properties

The Benefits of Investing in New Construction Properties

While all investment strategies and different types of properties have their own competing lists of pros and cons, some can feel like easier approaches, particularly for investors who may have a fairly new portfolio. For those looking to invest in new construction, the possibilities of how and when to buy, ...
Think Realty Podcast #289 – From Rocket Scientist to Real Estate Mogul

Think Realty Podcast #289 – From Rocket Scientist to Real Estate Mogul

Adonis Lockett has made the unconventional jump from a rocket scientist to real estate mogul and has now created a product that could prove to be an industry disrupter. Eddie sat down with Adonis to chat about his product, “MyRE360”, and how investors can utilize it and take the same ...
Creating the “Wow” Factor with Your Home Renovations

Creating the “Wow” Factor with Your Home Renovations

To achieve a dramatic before-and-after feel, consider these five tips. Everyone loves to see the great before-and-after photos of homes. Even major networks like HGTV, DIY, and the new Magnolia Network have made millions off the fact that everyone loves a great “before and after. Witnessing the makeover of an ...
Think Realty Podcast #288 – Empower Her With InvestHer!

Think Realty Podcast #288 – Empower Her With InvestHer!

“I'm third generation real estate investor, and the biggest shame is that more women and minorities are not represented in this space.” – Eddie Wilson One of the major inequalities in the real estate industry is that there aren’t enough women in the investing space, so Eddie sat down with ...
Proper Planning Makes the Difference in Fix-to-Flip Loan Success

Proper Planning Makes the Difference in Fix-to-Flip Loan Success

It’s vital to plan for challenges that can arise during the renovation process that may require financial resources and quick decision-making. When you invest in a fix-to-flip property, having a flexible, reliable, and well-connected private lender by your side can make all the difference. Because challenges invariably arise during the ...
Navigating Rigid Borrowing Conditions and Rising Construction Costs

Navigating Rigid Borrowing Conditions and Rising Construction Costs

Real estate investing is continually evolving, and investors must adapt to the changing conditions to achieve success. In the aftermath of the pandemic, two significant trends with a profound impact on real estate investing have emerged: stringent borrowing conditions and the increasing cost of construction. These factors are reshaping the ...
Toilet Paper and Real Property

Toilet Paper and Real Property

Every investor must understand the opportunities reshoring creates. “Limit 2 per person.” “Limit 1 per Checkout.” It was common to run across purchase restrictions on “essential items” during the COVID-19 pandemic. And if a purchase limit didn’t apply, your plans to stock up on 30-roll packs of Kirkland’s finest 2-ply ...
Rethinking Your Cannabis Real Estate Strategies

Rethinking Your Cannabis Real Estate Strategies

Be proactive by considering these three tips. The cannabis industry is currently in a land-and-expand motion, with a projected compound annual growth rate of 32% between 2021 and 2028. Even though sales have fallen lately, the future is still bright. This means many things for cannabis retailers. Topping the list ...
Rental Property Tax Deductions: The Bottom Line

Rental Property Tax Deductions: The Bottom Line

One of the most appealing aspects of owning single-family rental homes is the long list of deductions available to you come tax time. Unlike an owner-occupied property, when you own and operate rental homes you can claim deductions for a wide range of expenses, from insurance to maintenance costs to ...
The Do’s and Don’ts of Fix and Flip Investing

The Do’s and Don’ts of Fix and Flip Investing

01:09:51 | In this webinar, you will learn: Three Pieces of the Puzzle: Loan/Financing Marketability/Valuation Contractor/Renovation Mark Burch talks about finding the properties, sourcing the money, or using your own money with the help of Temple View. Talk about real estate agents Contract management and tips to keeping a good ...
12 Ways to Adapt Your Rental Property During a Recession

12 Ways to Adapt Your Rental Property During a Recession

Investors who plan ahead and implement some basic strategies during periods of economic abundance have a better chance of their rental properties surviving even a prolonged recession. The world of real estate investing is exciting but incredibly unpredictable. You might be riding the high of favorable returns one day only ...
Think Realty Podcast #286 – Conserve Your Cash With Bulletproof Wealth!

Think Realty Podcast #286 – Conserve Your Cash With Bulletproof Wealth!

We all want to safeguard our money for the future, but do you really know how to? Eddie sat down with Tom Laune, the creator of Bulletproof Wealth Strategy, to discuss how Tom helps, typically high net worth people, preserve their wealth over time. They talk about Tom’s journey from ...
Understanding Shared-Appreciation Mortgages

Understanding Shared-Appreciation Mortgages

A SAM can offer benefits to both buyers and sellers, especially in markets where prices and interest rates are high. A Shared-Appreciation Mortgage, also known as SAM, is a carryback mortgage in which the purchaser of a home shares a percentage of the appreciation in the home’s value with the ...
The Art of Fix and Flip Real Estate Investing: Transforming Properties for Profit

The Art of Fix and Flip Real Estate Investing: Transforming Properties for Profit

In the dynamic world of real estate, fix and flip investing stands out as a thrilling strategy that combines vision, strategy, and sweat equity to turn rundown properties into profitable assets. The allure of buying a distressed property, renovating it with flair, and selling it for a substantial profit has ...
6 Reasons Why Real Estate Is a Good Investment

6 Reasons Why Real Estate Is a Good Investment

An article series on navigating the private lending world As the world’s population grows, so does the demand for housing and its associated amenities. Several benefits make real estate investment a safe and rewarding option: potential capital gains, ongoing rental income, and tax advantages. Whether you’re looking to invest in ...
A Guide to Real Estate Financing Options

A Guide to Real Estate Financing Options

Depending on the property type, some funding vehicles may be better suited to your project than others. Real estate investment can be a lucrative venture, but it requires a significant amount of capital. Whether you are a seasoned real estate investor or a first-time homebuyer, you’ll want to consider different ...
Think Realty Podcast #285 – Why Temple View Capital?

Think Realty Podcast #285 – Why Temple View Capital?

You have heard of them, and you've seen them at our events, but do you know how Temple View Capital can help your business? Eddie sat down with Mark Burch, Business Development Manager from Temple View Capital, to discuss how he became involved in real estate investing and what kinds ...
Take It Outside!

Take It Outside!

With so many potential buyers looking for outdoor amenities on the properties they are considering, think about how you can “take it outside” with your next renovation. With the popularity of outdoor living spaces on the rise, it’s no wonder more buyers are looking for homes that provide outdoor amenities ...
Think Realty Magazine September/October 2023

Think Realty Magazine September/October 2023

+WHAT'S INSIDE Investment Strategy | Understanding Shared-Appreciation Mortgages •12 Ways to Adapt Your Rental Property During a Recession •Rethinking Your Cannabis Real Estate Strategies • Toilet Paper and Real Property • Navigating Rigid Borrowing Conditions and Rising Construction Costs Cover Story | Titan of Multifamily: Madina Shaik, CEO of Makaan Investment Group ...
Saving for Down Payment for Your Next Rental Property? Where You Should Keep Funds

Saving for Down Payment for Your Next Rental Property? Where You Should Keep Funds

Saving up for your next investment property can be a challenge. And choosing where to keep your down payment funds is a key part of real estate success. Should you keep your savings in a bank or money market account, or invest your money and hope for higher returns? The ...
Establishing Credibility in Commercial Real Estate

Establishing Credibility in Commercial Real Estate

Building a trustworthy reputation in the commercial industry is key to unlocking access to better deals and better opportunities. Here’s how. In my home state of Iowa, the person who cuts my hair went through 3,500% more training than the real estate agents who navigate people through one of the ...
Understanding Solo 401(k)s for Self-Employed Individuals

Understanding Solo 401(k)s for Self-Employed Individuals

The flexibility and control a solo 401(k) offers can help the self-employed put away more money than traditional or Roth IRAs allow and enjoy certain tax benefits. Saving for retirement is something many people put off until later, but that’s a big mistake. A 2018 Federal Reserve report found that ...