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

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

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