J Scott (he goes by “J”) is an entrepreneur, investor, advisor, and author. I was talking with another investor recently and used a term I assumed he would be familiar with. He wasn’t, which led me to realize that a simple but very effective tool for decision-making was likely to be overlooked by many others […]
Out-of-state Investing is one of the best ways for real estate rookies to get their foot in the rental property door. But how do you get started in out-of-state real estate investing? Is it even possible to do it as a rookie, or should you stick to your local market? Soli guides us through the […]
House flipping isn’t easy, especially in times of housing market changes and inflation. James Dainard and his team share tips that they have been using to keep construction costs under control with impending inflation.
Whether you’re just diving into the world of fixer-uppers or plan to rehab a rundown old home for your own personal use, a whole-home renovation can be a daunting prospect. Permits? Demolition? And what comes first—paint or flooring or windows? Plus, if you’re working in a rougher area, you’ll need to take precautions against theft […]
The housing market has a problem: a lack of inventory. While this isn’t news to most Americans, many investors and first-time homebuyers are stuck struggling, not knowing when to enter the housing market while prices continue to climb. So why is this happening? And if we know the reasons why, can we predict when it […]
Today’s housing market is markedly different than what we had just a year ago. Back then, people could make low-ball offers and have a good chance of them being accepted. Now, buying a property has become more expensive and complicated, and there are reports of bidding wars all over the country, even as we move […]
The concept of full-time real estate investing was sparked for Kendra Barnes during a game of Cashflow — a board game that uses components from real estate investing to teach you how to build wealth. After that game, she bought her first investment property, quit her government job in Washington, D.C., bought more investment properties, […]
Short-term rentals (STRs) have gotten a lot of attention over the past decade with the rise of Airbnb, VRBO, and other companies. During the COVID-19 pandemic, STRs turned out to be a good bet for real estate investors—data suggests that revenue per room was only down about 4.5% in the first half of 2020 despite […]