Rental Property Expense Analysis

Not infrequently I am asked by someone to help them evaluate a particular rental property deal, either a single family home, duplex/triplex, larger multi-family, or mobile home park. For me, the first place to start is always with my beloved spreadsheets. A simple but inclusive spreadsheet template can help me quickly run numbers on a Read More …

Cannabis Related Real Estate Investing

No matter your personal feelings on the subject of cannabis, the reality is that it is at the heart of an ever increasing number of businesses and entrepreneurial ventures including real estate. Despite remaining illegal on a federal level, the changing of many state laws over recent years has led to an increasing number of Read More …

Should I Open a Self-Directed Retirement Account to Invest in Syndications

So you’ve decided you’d like to venture into real estate syndications…..awesome! And perhaps you’ve heard of investing in syndications with a self-directed retirement account…..great. But should you make your start into syndications via a self-directed retirement account? Personally, I say no. In my opinion, I think if you are new to syndications, or real estate Read More …

What Return Are You Getting?

When someone asks you what kind of return you are getting on a particular investment or what kind of return you anticipate on a new investment you are considering, what calculation pops into your mind? For the most part, people are likely referring to or asking about how much money are you putting in your Read More …