House Hacking: 7 Ways to Live for Free



Free housing seem too good to be true? Not necessarily. There are many ways to have your housing costs covered by others by a system known as house hacking.  Wave goodbye to the stress of paying your rent or mortgage in full and on time every month. House hacking offers housing alternatives that decrease or […]

How to Start Investing in Real Estate with $1,000



Young people ask me all the time if they can start investing in real estate even if they only have $1,000. For that matter, some not-so-young people ask that question too. To which I always answer “Yes – with some limitations.” The more time your money has to compound, the less you have to invest. […]

10 Ways to Reduce the Cash You Need to Buy a Rental Property



Most of us would love to have five or ten rental properties generating passive income for us every month. Far fewer of us actually own any rentals, having bumped up against one tall barrier to entry: cash. It takes investment capital to build a portfolio of rental properties. Cash for the down payment, cash for […]

Should Real Estate Investors Get Their Realtor’s License?



As an investor, you always have your eye on how you can make a greater profit. You look for the next beat deal everywhere. And you put in all the work you can yourself to help you save money. After all, money saved is money earned, especially in your career! If you get your real estate […]

How Rental Properties Change the Math of Retirement Income



When your passive income from investments can cover your monthly living expenses, you reach financial independence. In other words, working becomes optional. While the FIRE (financial independence, retire early) movement has its share of critics, the simple fact is that anyone can retire early. It takes a high savings rate of course – you can’t […]