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Name:
ScaredyCatGuide
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Real Estate, Early Retirement
Start Year:
2016

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$385,000.00
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West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Age:
30s
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Investor
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When investing in real estate we want properties that cash flow positive.  Let me share a quick rule to knowing whether a property will cash flow or not. In this video I used the scaredycatguide property calculator to verify that a property does not cash flow.  However, I had an … The post The One Rule to Know if a Property Will Cash Flow appeared first on . ...
Posted: Nov 12 2017 @ 2:57 PM
Time is a commodity most of us are short on so lets discuss ways to own rental properties that take little to no time to manage. Passive Investment Many people talk about rental properties as a way to build up passive income and though it can do just that – … The post Investing in Rental Properties That Take Little to No Time to Manage appeared first on . ...
Posted: Oct 31 2017 @ 9:37 PM
Whether it’s our home or a rental property the goal is t0 maximize the value of it when looking to sell or rent it.  Let’s talk about things that devalue a home so we can avoid them. Five Things that Devalue Your Home 1.) Continued Neglect of Maintenance Trust me, … The post Five Things that Devalue Your Home appeared first on . ...
Posted: Oct 25 2017 @ 12:52 AM
The best thing that a new real estate investor can do is practice the habits of other successful real estate investors.  It is a clear and defined way toward progress using habits you have already seen work. In this article we will discuss three easy habits that successful real estate … The post Three Habits of Successful Real Estate Investors appeared first on . ...
Posted: Oct 16 2017 @ 4:46 PM
Relying on social security, pensions and other government related programs to fund your retirement is a gamble these days.  Using rental real estate to build retirement income gives us the power to control our destiny and not be at the mercy of programs we have no say in. Social Security … The post Using Rental Real Estate to Fund Retirement appeared first on . ...
Posted: Oct 09 2017 @ 3:03 PM
Good landlords never waste money doing things that don’t need to be done. It kills our profits without providing a good return. This is especially true when it comes to rental property renovations. Over time everything deteriorates. I mean, do you feel the same as the twenty-year-old version of yourself? … The post Top 3 Rental Property Upgrades That Waste Your Money appeared first on . ...
Posted: Sep 28 2017 @ 1:54 PM
Recently I have seen articles talking about the housing market recovery and prices relative to the 2007 highs.  These articles are well and good, but we need to dig a step deeper to truly gauge the housing market recovery in our local areas. Use Reports for Ideas and Data for … The post How to Gauge The Housing Market Recovery in Your Area appeared first on . ...
Posted: Sep 25 2017 @ 4:39 PM
When planning to buy a property with financing one of the biggest decisions is your down payment. How much should it be? Many times this will be dictated by the loan terms.  However, the loan type you are using is likely dictated by the amount you plan to put down, … The post Down Payment on a Property – How much is Right? appeared first on . ...
Posted: Sep 12 2017 @ 3:12 PM
You get excited about rental property investing and start looking right away, but hold on – do you know how much house you can afford? I see this all the time.  Someone gets the investing bug (and rightfully so) and goes full steam into looking at properties before they get … The post Know How Much You Can Afford Before Viewing Properties appeared first on . ...
Posted: Sep 01 2017 @ 5:00 PM
Seeing that a rental property will produce cash flow isn’t enough.  The amount of that cash flow is important too.  It is even more important if you are not factoring in much for maintenance costs. The Question is…. What is your Cash Flow Threshold? This number will be different for … The post Cash Flow Threshold for Rental Properties appeared first on . ...
Posted: Aug 24 2017 @ 7:53 PM

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