How to find a great investment property

Last week, I was having lunch at Houston's in the Galleria with an old friend that I hadn't seen in a while. After some catching up, he revealed that after 15 years of two steps forward three steps back, his retirement had grown by just $10K. Not good. So, he was strongly considering investing in real estate long term (good call!) but just didn't know where or how to start. That's all the invitation I needed - The notepad was out and over the next two hours (that felt like 15 minutes) I laid out … [Read more...]

How to position yourself to buy your first investment property

In this series of posts, I will show you step by step, how to buy your first investment property. Consider this your guide to find the right investment property for you, analyze it in depth and invest in it the right way. First, we will discuss the preliminary steps you need to take to set the correct expectations and position yourself for your first acquisition. This is absolutely necessary considering the amount of misinformation and marketing doublespeak that's you have probably been exposed … [Read more...]