Starting without friends or capital, Reed Goossens was able to build a $250 million dollar real estate portfolio by using his “6 P” strategy to build real relationships and raise money. Creating a solid foundation of trust, sometimes over years, helped him find partners to invest in multifamily properties, and even helped him score his latest off-market acquisition.
You’re going to hear a lot of misleading terms that supposedly demonstrate where the housing market is going in the next year. I set the record straight today about what home sale units really vreflect, and what you should actually focus your attention on.
Making the switch from a “typical” job to starting your own business can be intimidating. But, for real estate investors like Doug Shelton, the change is entirely worth it. Recently, Doug has made a new type of transition: from investing in single-family properties to testing his skills with multi-family and apartment properties. Find out his money-making strategies and discover what he’s learned along his entrepreneurial journey.
Putting your hard-earned money into stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and other potentially volatile investments can often lead to an uncertain return on your investment. Josh Cantwell explains how real estate investing – which typically has a more certain ROI and usually involves less financial risk – might be a more beneficial alternative to stock market investing strategies, in many cases.
Providing funding for real estate deals is one of the smartest ways that private lenders can make a large (and usually predictable) return on their investment. As an active real estate investor, this knowledge can help you make irresistible property deal offers to passive investors. Learn exactly how to do so in Part 3 of the Funding Equals Freedom series.
Conventional banks, hard money lenders, and other institutional lenders often don’t provide the best financing options for real estate investors. Between the origination points, fees, and monthly-only interest payments, the negative impact on an investor’s profits can be substantial. Find out the disadvantages of institutional lending options, as compared to raising private capital.