Is Your Real Estate Investment Structured To Lower Risks While Increasing Profits?
One of my most prized skills as a
professional investor is my ability to sniff out amazing real estate
investment opportunities and then engineer creative and lucrative deal
structures to lower investment risks while increasing investor profits.
choosing a strong market and property are certainly important
pre-requisites to a successful real estate investment, I view individual
properties as pawns in a larger game of financial strategy; the
financial and ownership structures surrounding a real estate investment
have more impact on my bottom line than the sticks and bricks in the
Six Steps for Self-Transformation
Do you feel trapped in your job? Most
of us have experienced work situations in which we have felt trapped in
an unsatisfying job that feels to us like a prison. What we don't
realize is that in these situations either we hold the key and don't use
it, or we willingly hand the key over to others – our bosses, our
clients, or our colleagues, for example -- and let them be our jailers.
In these situations, we lose all of our power either to the people whom
we've made our jailers or because we don't acknowledge that we are our
people focus on making money from cash flow, appreciation and potential tax
benefits. Today, we will look at another attribute of investing in real estate that
is sometimes, but not necessarily, researched properly beforerefinancing
. The idea is known as Return on
equity in a property is the difference between the loan amount and the fair
market value of that property.
friend of mine posted this image to Facebook and I thought it was so
true that I wanted to share it with you all as motivation for success in
Listed are the characteristics of both successful and unsuccessful people.
- Forgive others
- Accept responsibility for their futures
- Keep a journal
- Want others to succeed
- Keep a “to-be” list
- Set goals and develop life plans
- Continuously learn
- Operate from a tranformational perspective
- Keep – to-do / project list
- Hoarde information and data
Whether in the workplace or on the
football field, or even amongst members of a community, effective teamwork can
produce incredible results. However,working
successfully as a teamis not
as easy as it may seem. Effective teamwork certainly does not just happen
automatically; it takes a great deal of hard work and compromise. There are a
number of factors that must be in place to cohere together as a team and work
• Good leadership: Effective leadership is one of the most important components
of good teamwork.
3 Tips to Make Customers Key in Your Business Referral Plan
Creating a valuable business referral plan can be vital to the
continued growth of your company. Since the best source of referrals is
always going to be happy consumers or clients, you cannot find a move
valuable prospect than an individual that has been sent to your business
from a satisfied customer. The biggest challenge for any business is
how to get their satisfied customers to openly and actively promote
their products and services.
14 STRATEGIES TO MAXIMIZE YOUR RETURN ON INVESTMENT
Five things readers should do when making a real estate investment:
1 Do your homework: do as much research as you can about theparticular market where you are looking to invest
2 Determine the value: figure out the real value of the piece ofproperty you are looking to purchase
3 Evaluate the context: once you have the market research andestimated valuation, take a comprehensive look at the bigger factors todetermine viability, including the larger real estate market trends
What's Your Investment Strategy for 2013?
The U.S. economy and real estate markets
are sending confusing signals but using the right strategy could really
pay off for real estate investors. The question is, what's your
investment strategy going to be in 2013?
Fortunately, we have Chris Lee, a Value Hound Academy Advisory Board
member and contributor, to shed some light on this vexing subject.
Chris publishes a regular newsletter called the Strategic Advantage and
recently wrote a very compelling article that is a must read - for all
real estate professionals.
What's Your Investment Strategy for 2013?
The U.S. economy and real estate markets are sending
confusing signals but using the right strategy could really
pay off for real estate investors. The question is, what's
your investment strategy going to be in 2013?
Fortunately, we have Chris Lee , a Value Hound Academy
Advisory Board member and contributor, to shed some
light on this vexing subject. Chris publishes a regular
newsletter called the Strategic Advantage and recently
wrote a very compelling article that is a must read - for
Uncover Hidden Value in Your Next Multifamily Reposition
Use my secret weapon to find hidden value in your new multifamily
investment acquisitions. This tool (which can also be modified for
other asset classes) will help you find the competitive engine that
drives rents and valuation.
As part of your property analysis and evaluation on any new acquisition,
spend some time comparing your property to its competition. How
does your property compete? What are its strengths and weaknesses?