Month: March 2021

Why Stock Investors Should Also Invest in Real Estate

Right now happens to be a good time for many people in the stock market. Led by technology stocks, people are experiencing growth and feeling good from their exposure to the stock market highs. The Game Stop short squeeze left one average part-time individual investor up by millions of dollars! With all the success of […]


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The Difference in Investing in Multi-Family vs. Single-Family Real Estate

Many investors someday aspire to grow from their single family rental portfolio to owning many multi-family assets. Mistakenly, they may assume that what is necessary to be successful in multi-family real estate is identical to that of single-family investing. There is one fundamental difference in investing in the multi-family versus single-family real estate assets. One […]


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Self-Directed IRA (SD-IRA) and the Qualified Retirement Plan (eQRP)

As a guest writer for the Fortes Company, I had the great privilege of sharing insight gained from episodes 104 of the Passive Investor show where host John Fortes speaks with guest Jason Debono about the Self-Directed IRA (SD-IRA) and in episode 133 where Damion Lupo joins to talk about the Qualified Retirement Plan (eQRP). […]


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Why People Choose Apartment Living Over Traditional Homes

Many people will ask, why would a future resident choose to rent an apartment over buying or renting a house. They believe that the average American wants his or her own home, plot of land and backyard. Especially if the rents are the same, people struggle to understand why apartment living would be the preferred […]


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Good Underwriting Beats Market Timing

Russell Gray from the Real Estate Guys Radio podcast said it very well when he stated that “Good Underwriting Beats Market Timing.” There are not too many people that can predict with consistent accuracy when the local or greater real estate market will “take off” or “slow down.” No one can, with 100% certainty or […]


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3 Steps To Prepare Your Finances for Passive Investing in Real Estate

Wealth building is a marathon, and it takes much time and preparation to be in shape to compete. Many people do not consider the steps that are necessary to take in order to achieve their wealth building goals. Below are three very simple steps to prepare your finances for passive investing in real estate. Eliminate […]


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The Most Valuable Asset in Your Wealth Portfolio

There are various asset classes in which to invest as part of your wealth-building. Aside from stocks and bonds, there is real estate (my favorite), cryptocurrencies, precious metals and more. But there is something more valuable than these. An asset so finite that its massive global undervaluation baffles me. We all have this asset but […]


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Gross Potential Income vs. Effective Gross Income

When underwriting a multi-family real estate investment, you will always deal with income as part of your analysis. In fact, income is the most important part of the analysis because without income, there is no service to debt or cash flow. Therefore, understanding the income side of the process is of great importance. For underwriting […]


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Infinite Banking Strategies with M.C. Laubscher

I am a repeat listener of The Passive Investor Show, hosted by John Fortes. I was privileged to write a guest blog post on episode 129, where guest M.C. Laubscher discussed Infinite Banking Strategies. Whether you are new or seasoned to real estate investing, you may find this content insightful and helpful towards your very […]


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