Real Estate Financing

Finance Advice For Real Estate Professionals

From an Accidental Landlord to an IRA Landlord


Real estate investors sometimes find themselves the position of an “accidental landlord,” which occurs after moving out of the house where they had previously been residing in order to use the home...

How Residential Real Estate Will Shift as Renters Trade Urban Living for Suburban


As the global pandemic continues, residential real estate will shift as more renters will trade urban, crowded cities for suburban, spacious areas. These areas offer a lower cost of living for more...

The Hidden Costs of Selling a Rental Property


Whether you're selling your personal residence or your rental property, you may not be fully aware of all the expenses that await you when you do so.

Times of Turbulence Offer Great Opportunities to Invest in Real Estate


In the aftermath of the Great Recession, for example, US home prices fell roughly 33% on average. But even if listed home prices don't drop a cent in the current pandemic-induced recession, there...

I've Found a Potential Investment: Do I Wait or Do I Jump?


Real estate is a great investment for those looking for a long term buy and hold. Do your due diligence when it comes to considering the purchase of a rental property. If the purchase meets all of...

7 Things Renters Can Do to Build & Maintain Positive Credit


Renters that Pay Their Bills on Time Save Money and Enjoy More Financial Flexibility.

7 Reasons REITs are Effective Passive-Investments


7 reasons REITs are effective passive-income investments. The latest REIT statistics say that nearly 87 million Americans have invested in REITs directly, or through REIT ETF, or REIT mutual funds....

Rising Interest Rates – An Opportunity in Rentals and Retirement


Finding an interest rate sweet spot can help the Fed mitigate inflation in a strong economy, but it can also present lucrative possibilities for renters to satisfy new demand and defend their...

How to Spend Your Rental Income Smartly


Being a real estate investor and a landlord is not only a business endeavor but also a job, so it is only natural to expect some good return. However, this poses an important question: What should...

Landlord Leverage: 5 Options to Finance Your Next Rental Property


Who are the best lenders for rental property loans? What are the best sources of financing? Here are 5 options for funding your next rental property purchase.

What is a Bad Credit Score? Evaluating a Rental Applicants Credit History


Our friends at SmartMove contributed an article on assessing “what is a bad credit score” in terms of evaluating a rental applicant’s credit history. 

Using Rental Income For Extreme Early Retirement


Here’s how to leverage rental properties to build enough income to pay your personal living expenses.

How Can Owners of Multiple Properties Finance New Real Estate Expansion?


There are many good reasons for investing in real estate and owning multiple properties is a great way to diversify your investment portfolio.

5 Different Ways to Build a Real Estate Investment Portfolio


Real estate is an excellent investment. It requires strategic decision-making when it comes to buying, renting, and selling properties. Fortunately, there's no single way to make money through real...

Business Credit: The Guide for Real Estate Investors


This article is all about how you can increase the amount of low-interest funding you can get for your real estate deals.

Managing Real Estate Cash Flow During Eviction and Mortgage Freezes


In this article, we’ll discuss basic tactics to manage your cash flow, plus how to negotiate with banks and deal with tenants in a time of crisis.

What is a Rule of Thumb and How Can it Help your Real Estate Investing


When it comes to investing in real estate, it's not as complicated as some make it out to be. Here are three rules of thumb that can help you be on your way to a successful career in real estate.

How to Build a Financial Moat with Real Estate Investing


Today, many of us live in our own plain and simple financial castles that are much more vulnerable than yesterday's castles. Not only do our financial castles not have any moat for financial...

Three Key Elements of a Great Real Estate Investment


If you're like most people, you're investing in real estate to earn wealth. Ideally, you'll accomplish this with minimal effort and risk. Here are 3 critical elements of a great real estate...