House hacking is when you create income from the property you are living in. There are a lot of strategies to accomplish this goal, but today's articl...

House hacking is when you create income from the property you are living in. There are a lot of strategies to accomplish this goal, but today's articl...

I am often asked the question, should real estate investors work with a buyer's agent? The short answer is there is nothing really to lose and a lot t...

We all know that buy and hold real estate investing is one the best ways to achieve financial freedom and a secure retirement. 

When setting your buying criteria for your next real estate acquisition, please include 'Unit Configuration' into your decision making. There are few ...

29-Jul-2020 Real Estate Investing

I worked with Jessica & Mark in 2015 and again in 2018.  In 2015, they were renting a 1 bedroom apartment in North Seattle for $1400 / month.  They co...

29-Jun-2020 Real Estate Investing

In 2016, a friend of a friend contacted me asking if I could help her buy a house. She was renting a 2 bedroom apartment in Seattle, at the time payin...

11-Jun-2020 Real Estate Investing

This story starts in 2015.  A young Army family, (Ian & Angie, their 2 daughters and Angie's mom), were stationed at Fort Lewis, relocating from Alask...

BRRRR Ownership refers specifically to living in the property, not to be confused with BRRRR Investing, which is similar, except you never live in the...

Today I had a conversation a long time friend and fellow real estate broker. He has been helping families purchase their primary residences for the pa...

Real estate investors see real estate differently than the average real estate buyer. Investors identify potential, see opportunities to add value and...

26-Nov-2019 Real Estate Investing

Very often I meet people who are overwhelmed with the options, strategies, courses, and various directions that real estate investing can go.  This ar...

16-Nov-2019 Real Estate Investing

Most real estate deals utilize financing, leverage is one of the many benefits of owning real estate. Most people do not buy outright with cash both b...

10-Nov-2019 Real Estate Investing

House hacking is a term used for a specific strategy that is ‘hacking’ your way into real estate investing.

This deal was sourced on market, secured with Owner Occupied Conventional financing.  Monthly cash flow ranges with the season; First year generated a...

21-Oct-2019 Real Estate Investing

There is a quote about business that I think is relevant to the topic of team building. You don't build a business; You build people and people build ...

15-Oct-2019 Real Estate Investing

There is so much information about Real Estate Investing that it is easy to become overwhelmed with analysis paralysis. This article describes the 3 m...

12-Oct-2019 Real Estate Investing

This deal was sourced off market, initially secured with a private loan, then cash out refi with conventional 30 year loan at 4.65%.  Once stable, uni...

This deal was sourced on market, secured with combo of private and hard money, then resold on the market. 

This deal was sourced off market, secured with conventional financing, and provide the investor a 8.06% cash on cash return.

21-Sep-2019 Real Estate Investing

A tax-deferred 1031 Exchange allows investors to defer capital gain taxes in order to facilitate significant portfolio growth and increase return on i...

14-Aug-2019 Real Estate Investing

Physicians, like other high wage earners, have very few tax advantages. This is due to the fact that most tax deductions are phased out above a certai...

5-Aug-2019 Property Management

A well established Rent Increase Procedure provides you, a rental property owner, with multiple benefits:

22-Jul-2019 Real Estate Investing

Conventional Real Estate Investing is the most straightforward, simple way to invest in real estate and build actual wealth available to the average p...

14-Jun-2019 Landlord

This topic is widely debated among landlord circles, I venture to say it's one of the hottest  landlord buttons.   If you ever want to  ruffle some fe...