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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Think Realty Magazine March/April 2016

Think Realty Magazine March/April 2016

+ WHAT'S INSIDE The Big Picture |  More Choice, More Control • Riches in Niches • A Strategy for All Seasons • Buying By the Numbers • More Foreigners Investing in U.S. • Senior Housing is an Emerging Asset Cover Feature |  Quest to be the Best Up Close & ...
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Using IRAs to Invest in Real Estate

Your Self-Directed Retirement Account Albert Einstein is quoted as saying “Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it ... he who doesn't ... pays it.” At Think Realty, we celebrate real estate investment as an asset class that embodies appreciation or compounding value ...
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5 Things To Do To Make 2016 Your Best Investment Year Ever

In the fourth quarter of the year, I always hear investors talking about closing the year’s investments strong and wondering what the next year will have in store for them. This reminds me of a consultant friend of mine who said, “Predict the future by creating it.” Wise words indeed ...
How a beginning investor became an investment company owner in five years blog by Larry Arth

How a beginning investor became an investment company owner in five years

“I want to know everything you can teach me about real estate investing,” were the first words spoken by a gentleman who walked into my office. He said he had seen the words “investment property” underneath my office picture and wanted me to help him get underway. He said he ...
3 reasons to quit your day job and invest in real estate

3 reasons to quit your day job and invest in real estate

Many people seek real estate investing for various reasons. Here are the three major reasons that I’ve come to find why most people quit (or decide to replace) their day jobs with real estate investing: Reason No 1: Because working for someone else... STINKS “If you don’t build your dream, ...
Buying a house "subject to the mortgage" could be a home run deal blog by RJ Palano in his series Art of the Deal for Personal Real Estate Investor Magazine

Buying a house “subject to the mortgage” could be a home run deal

How would you like to come up to the plate in the bottom of the ninth inning, with two outs and with the go-ahead run on third? Every young baseball player imagines being in that position, or in a position to win the World Series. It’s like that in the real ...
Is a condo a good purchase for a first-time real estate investment property - The weekend real estate investor

Is a condo a good first rental property investment?

There are many, many condos out there. As an investor here in Dallas with HomeVestors, I believe they are a viable option for any investor to consider, not only here in Dallas, but across the U.S., but they do have some unique aspects that the investor must consider and understand ...
The Art of Creating a Good Deal

The Art of Creating a Good Deal

| 10 pages | 2,945 words | 15 minute read | Excerpt 4 Ways To Create A Good Deal “Good deals are often created, not located. You should always be looking for a good investment deal. Opportunity is all around you!”  I have been investing in real estate for over ...
real estate a business

7 must-have items that make up a great real estate investment

My investors are always looking for the high performing yields which are found in the spread between the cap rate of a property and the interest rate for a financed property. The spread of the two reflects your positive leverage on the property. Today, with such low interest rates and ...
The 10 commandments of real estate investing by Larry Arth

The 10 commandments of real estate investing

Setting goals for 2015 Every year I personally purchase or assist in the purchase of hundreds of real estate investments. Over my 35 years of real estate investing there are things I have learned that work great and have pledged to do again and again. There are, of course, things ...
Tim Herriage

Do-It-Yourself Real Estate Investment Advice

Real Estate Investor Bandits – The Ugly Side of Marketing Guest Blog by Tim Herriage BANDIT SIGNS As a Professional Real Estate Investor this issue has always been in the background for me, and kind of made me mad. A lot of these “gurus” and “teachers” sell you this as ...