Make Mailbox Money with Raw Land

Maybe you’re just looking for a little extra cash, or you’re ready to retire your spouse, or you’ve failed at a whole host of other real estate strategies. The competition, after all, can be fierce in real estate. Mark Podolsky from The Land Geek teaches other investors how to find and flip vacant rural land…  Continue Reading

Buying Debt – Investing in Residential Mortgage Notes

After losing everything in 2000, Bob Fraser from Aspen Funds started looking around for a better real estate strategy. When he met his partner, who’d lost everything in 2008, they had enough experience to know that when they lost everything, it all returned to the hard money lender. That’s when their big idea hit them…  Continue Reading

Workforce Housing Recession Proof Cash Flow

There’s been a big focus by a lot of housing developers to go after the Gen Z market by building up studios or one-bedroom apartments. But real estate developer Scott Choppin took a look around and decided that that wasn’t the direction he wanted to take. Gen Z and Millennials are the largest demographic cohorts…  Continue Reading

Raise Private Money for Yourself

I want to give you some thoughts and reflections about what’s going to happen over the next couple of months and where I think the opportunity is going to show up. Currently, I have over 3,000 units of multifamily as a general partner, and I anticipate buying more as distressed properties start coming on the…  Continue Reading

Private Capital’s Huge Advantage in the Next Housing Recession

Over the next few months, you’re going to see a lot of misleading data. It might be from the mainstream media or from new investors who are nervous about the changing real estate market. Maybe somebody has PTSD from 2008 and they can only see another Great Recession around every corner. I’m going to set…  Continue Reading

How to Purchase Your First Multi Family

Jack Petrick and I have been good friends with each other ever since we met through our kids’ soccer team. I’ve been one of Jack’s primary private lenders on a number of his buildings, and we’ve purchased multi-family units together as well. Jack was a firefighter who did real estate on the side. Like many…  Continue Reading

Find More Investors with Less Work

As everything has gone virtual to deal with the pandemic, it might have put a crimp in your plans to wine and dine every investor you come across. But this is actually an amazing time to shift raising capital and finding new investors to the online world. By using digital marketing, you can put your…  Continue Reading

3 Reasons Investors Should Be Realtors

For the first six or seven years of my business, I was a wholesaler primarily focused on short sales and pre-foreclosures, and then I moved into flipping properties and rehabbing. Today, I’m mostly a private lender for flippers, residential properties, and commercial deals. As the market’s changed, I’ve adapted my business model to take advantage…  Continue Reading

A Retail Lender’s Advice for BRRRR Investors

Everyone’s always worried about another crash. They want to know, “Are we at the top of the market?”. They’re worried because they don’t want to lose their investments. The thing is, if you bought the house at the right time and you’ve got a tenant in there, then as long as you can cover that…  Continue Reading

Build a Real Estate Business That Outlasts Market Cycles

Gary Stouffer, the CEO of Stouffer Realty in Ohio, has been in business for 45 years. With this kind of longevity in the business, he’s been able to see every kind of market cycle, and he knows how to build a business with an eye on long-term growth. Even after 45 years, Gary is still…  Continue Reading