Articles For Aspiring & Active Real Estate Investors
A motivated seller in real estate is an individual eager or desperately looking to sell their home. The desire to sell may be fuelled by a job opportunity in another state or country altogether, the need to clear a mortgage before foreclosure, or because it’s a distressed property, and they want to get it off their hands.
Whatever their reason may be, it doesn’t always mean their property is fit for your investment. Also, just because they’re motivated to sell doesn’t mean they’ll accept your offer. Asking the right questions is key to ensuring you don’t purchase property too tricky to work with while steering the seller in the right direction.
We compiled a list of 25 questions to ask motivated sellers, starting with tips to help you build rapport with them.
Who doesn’t love the idea of owning dozens of rental properties, receiving rental income from tenants, month after month after month? Whether you’re purchasing your first investment property or your hundredth door, every smart investor must understand how to calculate ROI on rental property.
In this guide, we’ll dive into the fundamentals of income real estate analysis from the perspective of the investor. You’ll learn how to run the numbers on a rental property, understand how to calculate return on investment, as well as gain a reasonable expectation for the rate of return you should receive when owning a rental property over the long term.
So, grab your calculator and get ready to take notes. You’re about to learn the skills that can make you a real estate millionaire.
Everyone focuses on making more money. There is nothing wrong with it, but if they shift their attitude just a little bit and focus on how they can keep the money too, people will have better financial stability.
Taxes, mismanaged investments, inflation, and market movements are some of the common reasons why people cannot hold onto their money.
If you want to preserve wealth, you must consider real estate as one of the biggest tools to pass on wealth through generations.
As a real estate investor, you can own a physical asset, receive rental income, and create a stable source of retirement income if you plan carefully.
Certain tax-reducing strategies, such as contributing a portion of your income to a 401(k) or a Self Directed IRA (SDIRA) can allow you to save for retirement with the flexibility of investing in more than just stocks and bonds.
Let’s learn more about it.
Are you looking to crush it in the property game but aren't sure how to design a real estate logo for your new company?
You've seen famous and recognizable logos for large real estate brokerages, Fortune 500 companies, and national franchises, but how in the world are you supposed to create a logo for your own real estate company?
What you should know is that properly creating a logo for your real estate business should be recognized as one of your most fundamental marketing strategies.
In this guide, we'll dive in-depth on:
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Real estate wholesaling is one of the easiest ways to get into the world of real estate investing. It doesn't need a ton of experience or capital, and it brings in good profits without risking your money. But that doesn't mean it's child's play.
It's a pretty appealing investing strategy to most investors meaning the competition is intensive.
That is why besides excellent interpersonal wholesaling skills, every investor looking to stand out from the noise in real estate wholesaling also needs quality real estate software — interested in learning how it works?
Here's a guide with all you need to know about real estate wholesaling software.
If you're thinking about investing in real estate, or if you're an investor with some experience, you're probably aware that any investment property you purchase will come with a list of items that need to be fixed.
A successful real estate investor has to be able to estimate how much work a property will need. That includes both time and money that is being spent on a rehab.
The following guide is meant as a general how-to for real estate investors; like the book on estimating rehab costs. Remember that every property will present its own set of unique challenges, but if you follow these steps you'll be able to adapt to problems as they come up.
Subject to real estate is a type of real estate transaction. It can be mutually beneficial for both the buyer and the seller.
While subject to real estate may seem intimidating or confusing at first, it is, in many ways, simpler and more accessible than the more traditional ways of buying or selling a property.
In layman’s terms, the assignment fee is the fee paid by the end buyer to the real estate wholesaler. This fee is for the wholesaler’s professional service of finding a property. The wholesaler then transfers completion of the intended purchase to the end buyer as outlined in the contractual obligation.
It doesn’t take much research to notice trends in real estate. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), workers in wholesale sectors will continue to be in demand as these occupations remain critical.
Regardless of where the economy heads, how much more will real estate wholesalers need to be at the top of their game?
To help fortify your foundation, in this article you’ll gain greater awareness of:
As a real estate investor, you’ll want to stick to certain principles that will give you a leg up against your competition. Abiding by these rules will not only raise your chances of achieving financial freedom, but will increase the speed, precision, and accuracy with which you make your decisions. This will free up more time for other profitable opportunities.
One such rule is the Maximum Allowable Offer Formula (MAO Formula) - a rule that will surely make you a better and more effective real estate investor.
The Maximum Allowable Offer (MAO) is a tried-and-true calculation real estate investors use to determine the price they would like to...
For centuries, real estate investing has been at the forefront of building tremendous generational wealth. Some of the nation’s wealthiest and most prominent individuals have created their empires through years of buying, selling, and developing land and buildings. Now, media companies and television shows have picked up on the action with popular productions like Million Dollar Listing, Selling Sunset, Flip or Flop, and Love It or List It.
It seems as if whichever way you look, there are people generating market-beating returns strictly investing in real estate. But, are there even any opportunities left in the market?
While walking around large cities such as New York, London, and Tokyo and viewing the remarkable multi-million dollar skyscrapers, exquisite atriums, and impressive office buildings, the aspiring small-time investor can easily be discouraged. We at RealEstateSkills are here to tell you the opportunities are boundless and it’s time you too learn how to...