You Will Achieve What You Think…
It’s ironic how 2012 and 2013 played out economically with what we’ve seen with investable assets such as real estate, stocks, and cash flowing businesses. While some focused on doubt and negativity, what was overlooked were two factors I have always espoused. Never and I mean . . . → Read More: Real Estate Investing Into 2014: Reflection & Calm
Five years ago sitting in the same spot I am now one would of thought I was on top of the World with regards to my real estate investing game…
Truth was that while I was reaching the peak of our hard money lending operation in Charlotte North Carolina at that very moment of Christmas . . . → Read More: The Great Real Estate Depression: Reflections in Time
Make It Happen
What one thing in life that is always constant: change. Kind of ironic to how we as individuals think because just as we find that sweet spot that we desire in life -we want to hold it, grasp it, and never let go of it: forever. Just as we were fine . . . → Read More: Real Estate Investing is Ripe With Opportunity
2012 has been an interesting year of a continued muddled through economy. With an annualized growth rate of less than 2% year to date, our economic engine is not exactly hitting on all cylinders. Many businesses and individuals are really somewhat frozen in their steps as we await many tax and economic issues that our . . . → Read More: Diversified Investing in Real Estate for 2012 – The New Frontier
Stabilization in Real Estate Creates Growth Investment Opportunities
As a practitioner of my craft: Real Estate Investing, I often get incensed at how the media (press) can get the facts so wrong. Truthfully, most of the time they do have it right; unfortunately, their reported statistics are macro in scope by reporting the national averages . . . → Read More: Stabilization in Real Estate Creates Growth Investment Opportunities
Real Estate Investing & The Firming of The Housing Supply
Seems as though the Press is finally affirming what we real estate investors have been seeing for months “The availability of distressed homes through foreclosures and REO sales is down dramatically”. This drop in supply (at least temporarily) is firming up pricing and . . . → Read More: Real Estate Investing & The Firming of The Housing Supply
Real Estate Investors: Do You See The Opportunities?
Can you believe we are mid-way through 2011!?! For the past 3-5 years, real estate investors across the country have been battling the the deflationary effects (not seen since the Great Depression) on the housing markets. Sure speculators were wiped out; however, lots of conservative (everyday hard . . . → Read More: Real Estate Investors: Do You See The Opportunities?
I’ve gotten a few emails/calls of late asking me, “Are you leaving Real Estate Investing?” and my immediate response is “No, why?.” “Well, you have mentioned that you just bought an internet retail business and leaving the property management business.” This is true; however, I’m also a big advocate of diversification. You see I am . . . → Read More: Are You Leaving the Game of Real Estate Investing?
How’s that song go? “A little bit of this -A little bit of that”. The latest real estate headlines have been piping in about rent increases that are occurring as the national vacancy rate is shrinking. Apparently, newly created renters (whether new household formations and/or those leaving the home-ownership role) are getting caught in a . . . → Read More: Don’t Get Blind-Sided: Keep Your Eye on the Real Estate Horizon
The severity of our financial (and real estate) crisis that hit in 2008 has created a predictable panic and resulting multi-year recovery (and slog-through) that is starting to show signs of picking up steam. As I’ve always advocated, it is important to stay nimble and ramp up your operations towards what works and when the . . . → Read More: Blood in the Streets: The Market is Ripe for Real Estate Investors