How Do You Know When You’re Ready To Buy A Home?


Buying a house is one of the largest financial decisions of your life; but how do you know when you’re ready to buy a home? 5 questions to help you find out.

8 Fresh Investment Ideas For 2015

New Year's Revolutions- Ten fresh investment ideas for 2015

The new year is a great time to reevaluate your investments. Spend this time taking a good look at the economic environment and make any adjustments you see fit. With interest rates set to rise, you may want to double check your bond holdings. Also, oil and banks may see a comeback this year.

How We Save: Investing In Real Estate On The Side, Even With Two Young Kids

The 31-year old father of two found profits in turnkey real estate investing.

At 31, Fermin Saucedo doesn’t let being the father of two young kids stop him from pursuing real estate investing on the side.

How To Get A Mortgage For A Rental Property

How To Get A Mortgage For A Rental Property

Getting a mortgage for an investment property can be headache. Your best bet is to be prepared before you even start down that path. Make sure you have enough cash reserves to make your lender happy, as well an impressive credit score.

Should You Invest In Real Estate?

Editor’s Note: Yesterday Sarah gave us some ways to help you figure out if you’re ready to buy a home. But what if you’re pondering buying real estate not as a home, but an investment? Real estate investing involves more risk and legwork than investing in, say, a mutual fund, but successful real estate investors […]

A Proven Formula For Buying Rental Properties

A Proven Formula For Buying Rental Properties

Over years of learning about real estate investing, I’ve come up with my own formula for buying rental properties that produce real cash flow. Here’s what I’ve learned.

Why We Bought Rental Property With A $40,000 Windfall

After inheriting $40k, the author bought a rental property rather than pay down student loans.

Deciding how to spend or invest a windfall is never easy, but for us, the choice was clear: Rather than play the stock market or pay off student loans, we got into real estate.

Is Now The Time To Invest In The Housing Market?

Want to find the best places to invest? Look for areas others are avoiding. I would rather invest in something that has been down for 10 years than one that has been booming for the past decade. Today, no sector has suffered more over the past five years than housing. Residential and commercial real estate […]