Why Real Estate Investors Fail

When looking at examples of successful real estate investors and contrasting them with unsolicited advice I hear from people about not investing in real estate, toilets break. I often wonder: why do real estate investors fail? After researching the subject, it turns out that most real estate investors fail due to a lack of money … Read more

BRRRR Method Basics

BRRRR is probably my favorite real estate strategy. It has allowed me to recycle my capital, and even grow it while investing in rental properties. The reason why I love this method so much is, not only do I get the monthly cashflow from the rental, but I get my principal back as well. It … Read more

33 KPI’s for Real Estate Investors

Peter Drucker was often quoted saying “You can’t manage what you can’t measure.” This oversimplification might ignore some of the complexities of relationships in business, but it is very telling. Being able to measure what matters is important to business. What is a KPI? A KPI is a Key Performance Indicator. That means it is … Read more

How to Estimate Rehab Costs

One of the most common questions I get from new real estate investors is: How do you know how much it will cost to renovate a property to either flip, rent, or for their own home? Learning how to wrap your head around a construction project and come up with an accurate budget is a … Read more

Forced Appreciation

One of my favorite reasons to use real estate as an investment vehicle is forced appreciation. In real estate, there are two types of appreciation. There is market appreciation, or the value that is gained because the whole market goes up. Then there is also forced appreciation, which is value that is gained because the … Read more