Single Family

By far the most popular REI method, single-family residential investments include fix-and-flip, buy-and-hold, short- and long-term rentals, wholesaling, and BRRRR, among many other strategies.

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Single Family

By far the most popular REI method, single-family residential investments include fix-and-flip, buy-and-hold, short- and long-term rentals, wholesaling, and BRRRR, among many other strategies.

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Starter Home

Starter Home

A relatively small, economical residence that meets the requirements of a first-time homebuyer. Usually these properties appeal to younger buyers, but the aesthetic requirements for starter homes have changed as millennial buyers often delay their first home purchase until they are in their 30’s ...
Single Family Investing

Single Family Investing

An investment strategy revolving around the purchase of single-family real estate. Single-family investing usually is assumed to involve the purchase of single-family residential real estate for rental purposes ...
Short Sale (Real Estate)

Short Sale (Real Estate)

When a distressed homeowner sells a property for less than the amount due on a mortgage with the endorsement of the lender to a third party. All proceeds from the sale go to the lender and the seller is not permitted to experience financial gain from the short sale process ...
Residential Rental Property

Residential Rental Property

A type of property that generates the majority of its revenue from the rental of dwelling units. Not to be confused with single-family residential (SFR), although some investors use the terms interchangeably ...
Owner-Occupied Property

Owner-Occupied Property

A property occupied by the owner of the property. Owner-occupied houses are primary residences in most cases, although you may hear some investors refer to vacation homes in this way if the vacation property is not leveraged for any other income-generating purposes ...
Flipping

Flipping

The process of purchasing a property, adding value, then selling the property for a profit on a relatively short timeline. Also simply referred to as “fix-and-flip,” flipping may take a few weeks, a few months or, in some cases, upward of a year. However, this strategy involves selling on a ...
Fix and flip

Fix and flip

The process of purchasing a property, adding value, then selling the property for a profit on a relatively short timeline. Also simply referred to as “flipping,” doing fix-and-flip deals may take a few weeks, a few months or, in some cases, upward of a year. However, this strategy involves selling ...
17 Ways You Can Make Money Investing in Real Estate

17 Ways You Can Make Money Investing in Real Estate

Investing in real estate is a solid way to build generational wealth. Here are 17 ways you can make money investing in real estate—plus eight ways to get started with less money than you think. 7 Most Common Types of Real Estate Investments 1. Buying a Home It seems pretty ...
Think Realty Podcast #263 – Building Dreams and Achieving a Legacy

Think Realty Podcast #263 – Building Dreams and Achieving a Legacy

Are you familiar with the built to rent concept? Brandon Cobb from HBG Capital stopped by to chat with Eddie Wilson to discuss how he transitioned from a career in medical device sales to real estate, what HBG Capital does and what a build to rent community is. They talk ...
Four Ways to Make Money in Real Estate

Four Ways to Make Money in Real Estate

Real estate is one of the most sought-after methods of making money. People sometimes view it as an easy way to make your money work for you, but it isn’t that easy. While there are a few great ways to make a living or money on the side with real ...
Cultivating Your Creative Ability

Cultivating Your Creative Ability

Everyone knows that for the design side of any renovation, the sky’s the limit when it comes to what one can spend! Becoming familiar with creative alternatives allows you to design eye popping renovations without busting your budget. Turning a great profit is, after all, the end game! Getting Comfortable ...
Flipping Versus Turnkey Versus Syndications

Flipping Versus Turnkey Versus Syndications

00:07:44 | Flip and Dani give a brief overview of the pros and cons of 3 different real estate investing methods; flipping, turnkey, and syndication investing. They also talk about the level of involvement for each method, which requires active, semi-passive, and passive involvement ...
Short Term Rental Investments: A Compact Guide

Short Term Rental Investments: A Compact Guide

Vacation rentals, also known as short-term rentals, can be a lucrative investment for real estate investors. While the upfront costs of purchasing and furnishing a vacation rental may appear daunting, many will say that the potential return on investment (ROI) is still worth it. However, just like all investments, it's ...
Think Realty Podcast #262 – Focus on Success with Turnkey Properties

Think Realty Podcast #262 – Focus on Success with Turnkey Properties

Turnkey rentals are another asset that could added to your investment portfolio. Eddie sat down with Zach Lemaster from Rent to Retirement to chat about how he went from practicing optometry to investing in real estate and eventually starting Rent To Retirement. They discuss which markets are doing well, micro ...
Think Realty Webinar - The Off-Market Property Struggle

Think Realty Webinar – The Off-Market Property Struggle

Think Realty is providing you with another FREE WEBINAR! On March 1st at 6:30PM (CST), Dana Georgiou from Foundation CREF will be speaking about the off-market property struggle. We hear all the time about how investors are struggling with finding properties that make financial sense. They aren’t finding off-market deals ...
Rising Rates? Try Seller Financing!

Rising Rates? Try Seller Financing!

The Federal Reserve has been raising interest rates to combat high inflation. As a result, mortgage rates are about to exceed 7%. This has dampened activity in both residential and commercial real estate. Homebuyers and investors need a way to move forward with their purchases, and “seller financing” is a ...
Rent or Flip? Five Factors Real Estate Investors Should Consider

Rent or Flip? Five Factors Real Estate Investors Should Consider

Seasoned real estate investors are adept at identifying up-and-coming markets and securing high-potential property deals. No matter how many times an investor goes through this process, there is always a decision to be made: Would this property work better as a flip or a rental? The answer isn’t straightforward and ...
6 Mistakes That Can Kill Potential Real Estate Deals

6 Mistakes That Can Kill Potential Real Estate Deals

Investing in real estate can be incredibly lucrative, but it can also be a lot harder than it looks. Although the past few years of skyrocketing home values have given a lot of novice investors the idea that buying property is a “can’t-miss” investment, the reality isn’t quite so simple ...
Six Terrific Communities Perfect for Family-Style Flips

Six Terrific Communities Perfect for Family-Style Flips

Flipped homes are perfect real estate buys for people who love the look, feel, and convenience of an updated, polished, attractive home, without the fuss of building new or the headache of DIY renovations.  Savvy real estate investors who know how to execute a top quality flip are honing in ...
Think Realty Webinar - Buying Rental Properties in 2023: Update on the Latest Market Trends

Think Realty Webinar – Buying Rental Properties in 2023: Update on the Latest Market Trends

Think Realty is providing you with another FREE WEBINAR! On January 17th at 6:30PM (CST), Matthew Bowles from Maverick Investor Group will be speaking about buying rental properties in 2023 and will have an update on the latest market trends. Will there be a housing crash soon? Is it a ...
The Holiday Short-Term Rental “Host with the Most”

The Holiday Short-Term Rental “Host with the Most”

From big cities to small towns and rural destinations, short-term rentals have continued to rise in popularity post-pandemic. This demand looks poised to continue into the 2022 holiday season. With bookings on the line, how can owners be the “Host with the Most” and attract guests to stay with them ...
7 Things To Look At When Buying Luxury Real Estate

7 Things To Look At When Buying Luxury Real Estate

Buyers consider different parameters when qualifying high-end real estate properties. Some associate luxury properties with a higher price tag, while some think of smart technologies and other advanced amenities as indicators. Whether buying your next dream home or investing in a rental property, it's important to look beyond these elements ...
6 Must-Haves for First Time Home Owners

6 Must-Haves for First Time Home Owners

One of the most exciting times in your life is when you finally buy your first home. It’s a huge financial investment, but well worth it for many people. Not only does it alleviate the burden of finding places to rent that will accept your pets, but you can also ...
Local Connections Aid Successful Development

Local Connections Aid Successful Development

As any developer knows, one of the most difficult hurdles to overcome in the pre-job phase is gaining the approval and support of local governing organizations. Whether you are planning to develop a new commercial facility or build a new subdivision, your project will hinge on the approval of local ...
Investing Strategies In Real Estate During Inflation

Investing Strategies In Real Estate During Inflation

As with any investment, there are risks associated with any strategy, but there are steps that can be taken to limit those liabilities.  In real estate, investors' best advantage is the ability to leverage money from a lender into a profit. The way it works is this; an investor seeks ...