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Won’t I Make More in the Best Neighborhoods?

Each week an investor says something like; “I want to make the most money possible so I want to invest in the best areas. The residents in those areas earn more, they can pay higher rents, and the vacancy will be less.” After some discussion and some education almost none of my clients buy in […]

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Why Apartment Owners are Most Likely to be Wealthy

Has it ever seemed to you that our culture confuses high living with wealth? You are right. Wealth is not the same as high income. That simple understanding explains why thousands of high income families are not rich and why thousands of families with ordinary means are wealthy. The article considers a dozen things that […]

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Time is Precious: The Retired Landlady Takes Charge of Her Investments

Meet Mabel Mabel is a vital, energetic older lady whose husband passed on a few years ago. She has been thinking a lot about how to use her remaining time and energy. “None of us are going to get out here alive,” she tells me. “It is best to make the most of what you […]

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Making the Most of Their Investment

When Josh and Ruth bought their first rental house 20 years ago, their goal was to provide for their family and to give their two children college educations. Now with their children grown and graduated from college, Josh and Ruth’s priorities and investment needs have changed. The Problem Josh and Ruth each have one living […]

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Make Money: Have Fun

This article suggests approaches to building cash flow by looking at an unexpected model. Think about an industry which has immense capital costs and a high break even point, governmental restrictions to new competition, severe legal restrictions and includes the cost of a precious vital non-negotiable liquid which is largely beyond the owner’s control. The […]

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Income Property Investment Strategies

There are several ways to earn a profit in investment real estate. Wise investors select the strategy most fitting their personality, capacity and goals. These pages describe four of the most common approaches for investors who have progressed beyond single family rentals. The ideas here are demonstrative, but not all inclusive. For clarity, each strategy […]

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How to Select a Great Broker

If your favorite loved one needed brain surgery, how would you select the surgeon? What characteristics would be important? Income property brokerage is not brain surgery. Brokers* only help people make smart choices about money, not life and death choices. Still, the decisions about service providers are important. Recently twenty five of the best brokers […]

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Group Investing: Is it for you?

Introduction Achievers understand that we must carefully allocate our limited resources. There are few people and activities which merit complete devotion. A broader range is worth some effort, but our commitment will be smaller. Owning your home without others makes sense. Owning shares of a publicly traded stock or bonds of a major corporation are […]

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Anatomy of a Deal: How One Smart Couple Bought an Exceptional Bargain

Part One: Identifying the Target The People and Their Success George and Marge * are thirty something and they have two children. George is an up and coming partner in one of the ten most prestigious law firms in the county. Margaret is a stay at home mom. They have been successful rental owners for […]

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