How Much To Borrow

How Much To Borrow   “How much to borrow” refers to how much of what you pay for your real estate investment should be debt, and how much should be cash. Of course, in general, debt is something that you should avoid if you ever hope to become a financially...

High-Priced Or Low-Priced Real Estate?

High-Priced Or Low-Priced Real Estate?   High-priced or low-priced real estate? That seems to be the first thing that new Real Estate Investors want to know.  Which type should I invest in? Or, more specifically, should I buy one expensive property, or should I...

Guarantee A Loan? Wait Up!

Guarantee A Loan? Wait Up.   Guarantee a loan?  Only if you do it the right way. Signing a Loan Guarantee is a very big deal. You have no recourse when it turns out to be something other than what you thought it was. Go ahead, guarantee a loan, if that’s what you...

Buy-Sell Agreements Explained

Buy-Sell Agreements Explained   Buy-Sell Agreements should be a required part of your investing plans. I have often said that the number-one mistake made by all new real estate investors is that they buy the real estate in their own name, instead of buying it in...

Buy With Cash?

Buy With Cash?   Buy with cash. I once, briefly, thought that was the way to go, but now I see that the question is much more complicated, and more interesting. So, today we are talking about when to spend cash for a real estate investment, and, more importantly,...

A Living Trust Is Not A Trust

A Living Trust Is Not A Trust   A Living Trust is not a real, legal Trust. Usually, when someone says, “I have a Trust,” they probably don’t have a Trust, not if they are referring to a Living Trust. “Living Trust” is a term used to describe something that is...