Property Updates That Deliver the Best ROI

Property Updates That Deliver the Best ROI

House-flipping TV shows often make updates to investment properties look perfectly easy and logical: Just update that kitchen for $5,000 and add $10,000 to your sales price! In the real world, things are rarely so neat and tidy. Oftentimes, the gross profit added by...
5 Ways to Defend Your Portfolio Against Future Real Estate Crashes

5 Ways to Defend Your Portfolio Against Future Real Estate Crashes

Most experts are predicting that 2017 will be a good year for the real estate market in the U.S. The overall real estate market’s health has certainly made big improvements over the past six years or so, but if there’s one thing the market crash of 2008 taught us,...
Which Real Estate Market Sector Will Explode in 2017?

Which Real Estate Market Sector Will Explode in 2017?

Things are looking up for the U.S. real estate market. After a turbulent year in 2016, the U.S. economy and property markets appear positioned to perform well in 2017, according to the latest U.S. Macro Forecast from Cushman & Wakefield. Even late last year, the...
Why You Should Invest Retirement Funds in Real Estate

Why You Should Invest Retirement Funds in Real Estate

Too often, people mistakenly believe that their retirement accounts have to be invested in traditional, finance-related investments such as stocks, mutual funds, or exchange-traded funds. There are many more retirement options than these, however. Many investors never...
How to Properly Maintain an Investment Property

How to Properly Maintain an Investment Property

Investment properties are great passive income generators—but only if someone will consent to inhabit them! If landlords fail to properly maintain their properties, they’ll inevitably watch their “investment” sink in value until it’s costing them money to own rather...