Category Archives: Real Profits in Real Estate

investing in real estate

Overcoming the Fear of Investing in Real Estate

  I meet people all the time who tell me, “Oh, I would love to start investing in real estate!…but, I’m just too scared.”  Or, “Don’t you get afraid that a deal won’t go through?  Or, “What if you buy a house that’s full of problems?”  Or, “What about dealing with tenants who wreck the…

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Risk and Reward

One of the most common myths I hear people say is that you have to take more risk to get more reward.  It’s an idea preached by Wall Street Bankers, CEOs, and Financial Advisors alike that have been schooled in what’s known as the efficient market theory.  It’s a theory which states that there is…

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Why Adding Real Estate to Your Investment Portfolio is a Great Idea

If you are looking for a way to diversify your accounts without increasing your stress levels, real estate investing is great idea for you.  Not only will you learn about an industry with real-world applications, you will immerse yourself in all that the investment world has to offer. Here’s why adding real estate investment to…

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beating the market

Is Beating the Market Possible?

  The Efficient Market Theory was developed by Professor Eugene Fama who asserted that stocks always trade at their fair value, making it impossible for investors to buy stocks at a discount, or to sell them when overpriced. As such, it should be impossible to outperform the market through stock selection or market timing, and…

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Let’s Talk Stocks vs. Real Estate

I’ve been talking so much about stocks, options, and business that I almost forgot to mention why we love real estate.  REAL estate is something everybody has some sort of appreciation for.  We all need shelter, and we all have that picture of our ideal dream home. Real estate has been a measure of wealth…

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Don't over complicate things

Keep It Simple

“There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.” -Warren Buffet For some reason, regardless of what area of business I’m writing about, I always seem to have some useful Warren Buffet quote that sums it up perfectly.  It makes sense when you think about it.  He’s mastered almost…

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Nelson Rockefeller- own nothing, control everything

Here’s Why I Love my Attorney

I just had an incredible learning session with my legal team.  Every time I meet with them, I can’t help but say to myself that they’re worth their weight in gold.  When I first transitioned form being a stock and options investor over to being a real estate investor, it was a huge culture shock. …

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Archimedes

When to Use Leverage

What is leverage….. First of all, there are different types of leverage that can aid the investor and the entrepreneur alike.  You can leverage your strengths, leverage other people, leverage systems, or leverage debt.  What leverage really means is that you’re pinpointing how to ideally position yourself such that your effort results in the greatest…

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Climbing money goals

You Can’t Shrink Into Greatness….

What one little board game taught us…. You’ve probably heard of the Rich Dad Poor Dad book series.  But what many don’t know is that their initial product was actually a board game.  My wife and I played it once in a real estate seminar.  It’s the sort of game that will beat you if…

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Passive income makes money while you sleep

Passive Income Isn’t Effortless Income

The lazy never make it to passive income…. There’s way too much hype surrounding the idea that it’s easy to “have your money work for you” where you bring absolutely no skill, time, effort, or creativity to the table.  After all, why would any venture take you for just your money, when somebody else can…

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