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Mini Lesson: Rental Property Money Machine - 3 Parts, 4 Benefits

, April 24, 2018

How to think of a rental property as a money machine with three main parts: income, expenses and financing. The machine produces four potential financial benefits: cash flow, principal reduction, tax savings and appreciation.


Mini Lesson: Gross Rent Multiplier

, April 24, 2018

Valuing a rental property is different than valuing an owner occupied property. One method some investors use is the Gross Rent Multiplier Formula. Sometimes called the "1% Rule."


Mini Lesson: Capitalization Rate

, April 24, 2018

Capitalization rate is one of the most popular methods of valuing rental property. But it has shortcomings that you must consider before buying or selling.


Mini Lesson: Investment Property Worksheet

, October 06, 2017

Use a one-page worksheet to calculate the financial benefits of a rental property. Cash flow, principal reduction, tax savings, appreciation.


Capture Your Share of the Real Estate Investor Market

, September 19, 2017

The lake is a good analogy for the real estate business. The bunched-up boats represent the majority of real estate salespeople, striving in a crowded marketplace, competing for the same goal: residential sales.Meanwhile, on the other side of the lake, the smaller number of boats have open space and fewer competitors. They represent real estate salespeople who confidently work with investors.


Do Not Invest in Real Estate Until You Do This First!

, September 16, 2017

Wise investors know that a rental property is a business. They will not buy until they have done their due diligence and analyzed the business from all sides, including the financial side.


Save Tax by Exchanging

, September 08, 2017

If you're not aware of how exchanging works, you're missing one of the biggest opportunities in real estate today! Exchanging is the tax code's most powerful reward for owners of investment real estate. Let's cover the basics:


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