Elbow Grease Real Estate Investing

It’s a thing: Elbow Grease Real Estate Investing is when you build equity in property more through effort, than money. It is also called DIY equity. It’s how most people who are new to real estate investing get started: Rather than hire contractors who …

Most Dangerous Dogs Banned by Property Managers

Top 10 list of Dogs Most Often Banned by Property Managers Every property manager and land lord has their pet peeves (no pun… Ok, it WAS intended.). Some won’t allow smoking, others don’t allow adult film making, some ban all …

Wholesale Community Service

When people think of “community service“, they think of coaching youth sports, serving food to the homeless or VOLUNTEERING in one capacity or another. No one EVER thinks of INVESTING IN REAL ESTATE as a community service endeavor, but you should. …

What Does a Real Estate Wholesaler Do?

Are you a DIYer? Do you like sifting through garbage or cleaning brain matter off of the ceiling? Does the thought of removing old mattresses caked with feces get your heart racing? Then becoming a real estate wholesaler may be the perfect …

Investing in Real Estate

Where to find Investment Real Estate Investment real estate is a term used to defiine any kind of real property that generates income or is intended to generate income – rather than being used as a primary residence. It’s very common …

What to look for when buying investment property

4 Things to Consider When Buying Investment Property 1. Location – Everyone knows that LOCATION is the #1 factor to consider when buying a house. That goes for buying investment property as well. “Location” is a wide-range variable for so many …

Signs You Shouldn’t Be a Landlord

A couple of years ago, Kathy Kristof of CBS MoneyWatch wrote an article called 6 Signs You Should Never Be a Landlord. This is an updated version of that famous article. 2014 is turning into a great time to invest in real estate. …

Tampa Bay Foreclosure Rates High, But Dropping

Depending on what side of the table you’re on, the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater market ranked second among Top 20 metropoltan cities in foreclosures during the first quarter of 2014. 1 in 122 houses filed for foreclosure, according to a report issued …