House hacking is a great way to get started in real estate investing. You get all of the benefits of owning a home (tax write-offs, low mortgage interest rates) as well as the advantages of having a rental property (rental income, more tax write-offs). Unlike […]
Building long term wealth through rental properties.
Our First Property
In you’re familiar with Brandon Turner’s BRRR strategy, then you know the final, and possibly most exciting, part of the process is the cash-out refinance at the end. BRRR is an acronym for a popular investment strategy that stands for: Buy Rehab Rent Refinance This […]
Our soon-to-be house is a crime scene! Just kidding. But someone did break in. The story. With inspection over and all mortgage documents handed in, you’d think we’d be able to take a few days to relax before closing on our first property. But of […]
Inspection Day! This day has been long-awaited. As an eager wannabe investor, I called to schedule an inspection even before attorney review was over. I was going to be the most proactive home buyer and no way would inspection related problems delay closing. That wishful […]
The Unexpected Costs of Closing on a HUD Home: How We Spent Almost $2,000 on a Property We Don’t Even Own
I knew closing on a home in foreclosure could be a bit of a process. I’ve read the articles, heard the tales. But the process started out so smoothly, I thought we were going to be able to slide by without any real road bumps. […]