Investing in Multifamily Properties Makes Sense 

The value of a Single Family Homes (SFH) is driven largely by the value of the homes closest to the home. Closest means both proximity as well as style. As you might imagine with so many foreclosures even great homes in great neighborhoods are experiencing significant drops in value.

The value of multifamily properties is driven largely from what is called Net Operating Income (NOI). NOI is simply revenue less ordinary operating expense. Other factors influence the value but NOI is the driving factor. Therefore it is possible to drive the value of a multi-family property up by either increasing revenue or controlling cost.

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Residual Income is the Best Kind of Income

Most people exchange hours for dollars. It they don’t get up and go to work each day they don’t get paid. There are better ways to create income. We love residual income opportunities. Work once and get paid many times. What is better than that?

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Take Action

Remember this:  People say knowledge is power.  They are wrong!  Applied knowledge is power.  No body ever hit a home run unless they swung the bat, no one ever hit oil unless they drilled a well, and no one every made a basket unless they took the shot.  Take action or stand still, which do you think serves you best? 

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The Right Mindsets

In real estate investing, as with any endeavor in life, having the right mindsets can be more important than knowing all the techniques or actions to take. The right mindsets allow you to overcome all kinds of challenges you face along your life journey. The wrong mindsets will hold you back.

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Time Management Is a Lie!

While there are hundreds of books written on time management the whole concept of managing time is a lie. Time is relentless and much more valuable than money. You can always make more money but no one can make more time.

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Peer-to-peer lending.

Have you ever heard of crowd-funding also known as peer-to-peer lending? A few years ago businesses started up that provided a place for people with extra money to lend it to people who needed money.

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Why You Should Consider Investing In Used Manufactured Homes

For the small or new investor, investing in used manufactured homes can be a good entry strategy.  For this discussion I am referring to investing in what are most commonly referred to as used Mobile Homes, although there is nothing really that mobile about them.  You need a semi-tractor and skilled crew to move them. […]

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Breaking The Chains That Hold You Back

When working on creating the future we want, we all have issues to deal with.  Perhaps the most challenging is ourselves because what we do everyday begins with our beliefs which influence our thoughts and finally our actions which determine our future.  The trouble is our beliefs may be based on what I call “stinkin’ […]

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What is the CAP Rate or Capitalization Rate? (Creating Gold Part II)

In our previous blog post, “Creating Gold with Commercial Real Estate” I explained that we liked multi-family properties like Apartment Complexes, Mobile Home Parks, and Self-Storage Facilities because there are many ways to drive the value of the property higher by driving the Net Operating Income (NOI) higher. NOI is defined as Gross Actual Revenue […]

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Creating Gold with Commercial Real Estate Investing

You can create gold when investing in commercial real estate by increasing the Net Operating Income.

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