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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
An Investor’s Guide to Financing Options

An Investor’s Guide to Financing Options

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 ...
Building a Real Estate Empire

Building a Real Estate Empire

Proper entity structure and tax optimization can create advantages for real estate entrepreneurs. In the competitive world of real estate investing, structuring your business correctly can be the difference between success and failure. Beyond securing financing, finding lucrative deals, and managing properties, building a robust legal and financial foundation is ...
Rental Property Compliance and Responsibilities of Landlords

Rental Property Compliance and Responsibilities of Landlords

Being a property owner can be highly rewarding, but it also comes with difficulties and is time-consuming, especially when things don't go as planned. And, with the significant impact of legislation on real estate, failing to grasp your responsibilities can result in severe penalties and fines for breaking the rules, ...
A Guide to Advocacy

A Guide to Advocacy

Understanding the importance of advocacy and how to harness its power for your benefit while also using the Empire Operating System is key to a successful real estate business. Advocacy can make a world of difference in your real estate endeavors, but do you know how to use it to ...
Top 5 Factors to Consider When Investing to Commercial Properties

Top 5 Factors to Consider When Investing to Commercial Properties

Commercial real estate investment comes with challenges and opportunities that are unique and different to those encountered when investing in residential property. To be successful in commercial property investment, it is important to have a solid understanding of factors that can influence the performance and value of the asset. Let’s ...
Evaluating Rental Rates and Knowing When to Raise the Rent

Evaluating Rental Rates and Knowing When to Raise the Rent

As a rental real estate investor, knowing how to evaluate the local rental market and set accurate rental rates is essential to long-term profitability. In fact, the rental rate should be one of the important calculations you make before you even buy an investment property. It’s also important to re-evaluate ...
Is 100% Financing An Actual Product?

Is 100% Financing An Actual Product?

The answer is “yes,” but is it for you? Finding the right financing option for your real estate investment project is crucial. One unique product in the private lending space is 100% financing. Many real estate investors are surprised to discover it is an actual product. Like every other lender, ...
Top 5 Recession-Proof Markets in 2023

Top 5 Recession-Proof Markets in 2023

Choosing the right real estate investment to add to your portfolio requires ample research and extensive knowledge about the market you're investing in. A poor decision can result in your portfolio dropping substantially in value at a time when you're trying to increase your gains. When the broader markets start ...
Think Realty Webinar: Retire Your Way: The Solo 401k Strategy for Entrepreneurs

Think Realty Webinar: Retire Your Way: The Solo 401k Strategy for Entrepreneurs

Think Realty is providing you with another FREE WEBINAR! On January 17th at 12:00PM (CST),  Nathan Long with Quest Trust Company will be speaking on "The Solo 401k Strategy for Entrepreneurs." Join Quest President Nathan Long as he shares what makes the Solo 401k so desirable for busy entrepreneur. You’ll ...
A Real Estate Investor’s Guide to a Changing Market

A Real Estate Investor’s Guide to a Changing Market

Strategies for Real Estate Investors Thriving in a Volatile Market In an era marked by constant shifts, the U.S. real estate market is no exception. Investors find themselves navigating through a maze of escalating property prices and dwindling affordable housing. Yet, the show must go on. Below, we delve into ...
How to Transform a Home or Building Into a Senior Assisted Living Center, Creating Unlimited Cash Flow

How to Transform a Home or Building Into a Senior Assisted Living Center, Creating Unlimited Cash Flow

Transforming your home into a retirement community residence is a great way to generate income while providing a valuable service to seniors in your community. Venturing into this type of business requires one to be knowledgeable about caring for older people. A good environment will ensure that they maintain a ...
Harnessing AI in Real Estate: A Game-Changer for Tech-Savvy Investors

Harnessing AI in Real Estate: A Game-Changer for Tech-Savvy Investors

In the whirlwind arena of real estate investing, staying ahead of the curve means more than just understanding the intricacies of the market. It's about capitalizing on cutting-edge technologies to gain a competitive edge. As AI continues its relentless advance across industries, its implications in real estate are profound, especially ...
Essential Hard and Soft Skills to Real Estate Investing Success

Essential Hard and Soft Skills to Real Estate Investing Success

Successful real estate investors typically possess a range of essential skills that help them to navigate the complexities of buying and managing single-family rental homes. While developing “hard skills,” like in-depth knowledge of the real estate field, contracts, financing, and others are an important part of investing success, there are ...
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 ...
best real estate marketing tools

8 Tools to Elevate Real Estate Presentations and Engage Buyers in the Digital Era

A well-crafted presentation can elevate your real estate business ahead of your competitors. The product is one thing, of course, but presentation is the key. That’s why real estate marketers now rely on a number of hi-tech tools to provide personalized experiences, tap into the emotions and desires of their ...
How to Build a Long-Distance Real Estate Investing Team

How to Build a Long-Distance Real Estate Investing Team

For investors in the long-distance rental real estate industry, building a team you can trust is one of the most important tools for success. Buying and managing single-family rental properties at a distance can be one of the most rewarding investment options available. But doing so profitably requires a team ...
6 Ways to Update Your Apartment Complex with New Amenities

6 Ways to Update Your Apartment Complex with New Amenities

As apartment living continues to be a popular housing choice, property managers and owners are increasingly looking for ways to enhance the resident experience and add value to their complexes. One effective approach is to invest in new and innovative amenities that cater to the modern lifestyle.  Here, we'll explore ...
Vacation Rental Property 101: What to Look For & How to Maximize Your Investment

Vacation Rental Property 101: What to Look For & How to Maximize Your Investment

What if you could pay for an investment property’s monthly mortgage  payment in a single weekend? It’s quite possible, thanks to the popularity of vacation rental platforms like Airbnb and VRBO. In fact, Airbnb hosts alone made $22 billion from their vacation rentals in 2022. In this article, we'll explore ...
Which Home Climate Control Systems Are Best for Investment Properties?

Which Home Climate Control Systems Are Best for Investment Properties?

With daily temperatures rising throughout the world and areas of Australia reaching 35˚C on average, a home climate control system or an HVAC is crucial if you want to survive the heat. It’s also a given if you’re looking to put your property on the rental market. Nobody wants to ...
Best ROI Optimization Strategies for Single-Family Rental Property Owners

Best ROI Optimization Strategies for Single-Family Rental Property Owners

There’s no doubt that the real estate market has faced some unprecedented challenges in the last few years. For single-family rental property owners, those challenges have brought about many changes, as well. Volatile markets, economic concerns, and a societal shift in personal and professional priorities have all demanded resilience from ...