How to Prepare for Retirement: Building a Rental Portfolio

Reading Time: 10 minutesThe skills Ron uses as an educator only enhance his part-time real estate investing business to build a Houston rental portfolio. Ron’s ability to stay organized and pay attention to details contributes to his success as an investor working towards his retirement goals. Ron’s buying criteria makes it easier to narrow down properties that are…


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Q & A with An Experienced Hard Money Lender – Our Questions Answered!

Reading Time: 10 minutesHard money is an appealing financing option for new and experienced investors because of the low barriers to get a loan, but hard money loans can come with some challenges if you aren’t prepared. Daryl Daik, owner of the very successful Noble Mortgage in Texas, sat down with us to go over some common questions…


Jeff is On His 5th Deal in Six Months!

Reading Time: 7 minutesWhen this property showed up in Jeff’s inbox, he knew it was a “killer deal.” Since the Houston investment property was in his neighborhood, he was familiar with property and rent prices. He knew right away there was a lot of equity in the deal. Jeff ran the numbers and had them verified by two external sources….


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The Complete Go-To Guide to Funding Your Next Investment Deal

Reading Time: 16 minutesImagine this… You just found the perfect deal. It is so great in fact, that it feels like a steal. You already contacted the seller and you’re formulating your future plans with this investment property. There is one key factor to making this deal come to fruition… Funding! One of the differences between seeing a…


Lavonne’s Lessons After Using Hard Money for Her First Deal

Reading Time: 9 minutesAs an entrepreneur at heart, Lavonne always looks for the next opportunity. After learning about her colleague’s Chicago investment property experiences, she knew she wanted to get started. Lavonne wasn’t deterred by the unknown. As a calculated risk-taker, she excitedly navigated the uncharted territory. Lavonne soaked up real estate investing knowledge like a sponge, and…