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What Most Investors Miss on Their Taxes

We prepare hundreds of returns every year exclusively for investors. A lot of new clients come to us after having returns prepared themselves or somewhere else… Usually those returns are complete garbage. The reason why is because of fundamental misunderstandings of how tax returns work for flippers and landlords. This article is going to clear…


Why Mary Used Hard Money for Her Very FIRST Deal

“If they can do it, so can I.” It’s that “can do” attitude that led Mary to her first Houston investment Property deal. Mary knew that if others were investing in real estate all she needed was some education and practice in analyzing deals. Mary strategically looks for deals. She has a specific criteria in…


How Christina Went from 0 to 23 Investment Properties (and Growing!)

This week we hosted a Facebook LIVE training session with successful real estate investor Christina Hill who “accidentally” fell into investing. At 21 years old, Christina did her first deal and made $15k. Whoa! A couple decades later, Christina’s real estate investing business has only grown. She and her husband manage all of their investments…


James Sticks With This Simple Plan to Accelerate His Success

James has been a successful part-time investor since the 90s when he first got into Houston Real Estate Investing to support his long-term goals. James is building passive income with just one property a year. He sticks with a buy & hold strategy that includes single family homes in a good school district 30 to 45…


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Rules of Thumb for Determining Repair Costs on Investment Properties

One of the biggest mistakes an investor can make is underestimating repair costs for an investment property. Seasoned investor, Kenn Sok, joined us to explain in detail how to estimate rehab repairs correctly every time. Whether you’re a wholesaler working with motivated sellers, or an investor dealing with a wholesaler, these rules of thumb for…