Easy Turn Key Real Estate Investing



Are turn key rentals the right real estate investment for you? Turn key rentals have already been rehabbed and have a qualified renter in place paying rent the day you take ownership. These also typically have a property management company in place to take care of the day-to-day operations and keep qualified renters in the […]

Alternative Investments as a Safety Net During Real Estate Downturns



Most readers have heard the old saying “Don’t place all of your eggs into one basket.” If anything sums up an approach to investment as an income, that saying says it all. And if your primary investment choice is commercial real estate (CRE),then you know the pain of a market downturn. When any financial crisis […]

Profits for home flippers weaken in Q3



Investors are increasingly shying away from flipping the homes they buy due to a slowdown in the potential gains they can make. The average home flipper has seen their returns fall to a 6.5 year low in the most recent quarter, while the share of transactions that were flips fell by 12 percent, according to […]

Ask Brian: How Do I Decide if Real Estate Investing is for Me?



Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to askbrian@realtybiznews.com. Question from Winston of Denver, CO: Brian, I’ve work full time as a middle school teacher for eight years, I’m still single, […]

10 Ways for Beginners NOT to Lose Money on Real Estate Deals



When it comes to real estate investing, it’s important not to become emotionally involved in a deal. You should have a checklist to make sure you’ve thoroughly gone through all contingencies and are fully confident the deal will perform as you anticipate it will. Here are 10 things you should consider for every deal. Don’t […]

When Is It Time To Hire A Property Manager For Your Rental Units?



If you are the owner of multiple rental units, there may come a time where you will not be able to manage these on your own. It can become quite problematic, collecting the rent, and dealing with problems that arise from time to time with the structures. Additionally, if you have tenants that have not […]

The Property Manager: a Real Estate Investor’s Secret Weapon



A property manager is a must-hire for any real estate investor’s peace of mind, no matter the size of the business. Whether you’ve got just one single-unit commercial property on the corner or a whole row of residential units, you’re going to need a skilled and experienced property manager on your side to keep things […]

Top Five Must-Listen Real Estate Podcasts



Everyone is impacted by real estate. You live in real estate, you work in real estate, you watch movies in real estate. Real estate is everywhere. If you work as a real estate agent, are thinking about investing in property, or you just want to own your own house, we think you will find value […]

Ethical Creative Real Estate Investing



There are rules to the road. Sometimes we call these laws and regulations but not always. The rules don’t tell you so much what to do but rather what not to do. That leaves the investment road wide open to creative ideas as long as you do it responsibly. The single largest hurdle regarding creative […]

Finding a Property Management App That Will Help Real Estate Professionals



A property management app is an absolute must if you’re a real estate professional. The problem, though, is that there are so many different apps out there that it can be difficult to find the right one for your realty business. Here are some great tips for finding the best one that fits your own needs. […]