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

How to Invest Like an Internet Millionaire

I think all of us have a secret drive for freedom, and since many of us grew up playing business games like Monopoly, that means that we see business as a way to pile up large amounts of cash. Entrepreneurship is a big ol’ game, and if you have fun with it, it can be…  Continue Reading

Young Real Estate Investors Are Disrupting the Industry

Sometimes we get complacent and we need young guys to come in and disrupt our notions of how things have to be done. Steve Morris at Red Door Renovations has taken a fresh look at real estate because he didn’t know the way things were “supposed” to be done. And it’s proven to be highly…  Continue Reading

5 Signs of a Housing Market Crash

The question on everyone’s lips right now is, “Are we going to have another housing market crash?”. Rob Swanson is the CEO of Freedom Soft, which is one of the world’s best real estate automation tools. He’s been investing in real estate for 20 years, so he’s seen his fair share of changes in the…  Continue Reading

Invest Like a Millennial with Turnkeys

Can you imagine if you’d started your real estate investing life in college? Antoine Martel from Martel Turnkey was studying for finals and flipping rentals thousands of miles away. And in the last year, he’s added hundreds of single family homes and multi-family units to his portfolio. Recent college graduates may have just graduated with…  Continue Reading