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Brian

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Name:
Rental Mindset
Category:
Real Estate
Tags:
Investing, Millennial
Start Year:
2016

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Location:
San Francisco, California, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
Unspecified
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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Latest Blog Posts

I cannot remember the books I’ve read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me.     ― Ralph Waldo Emerson What a quote from Old Waldo, as he’s called in Seabiscuit. I have to agree with the sentiment – the books you read shape the way you view the world. But personally I know the books I’ve read. I’ve diligently kept a list for almost ten years now! My Influences I ...
Posted: Oct 11 2017 @ 5:31 PM
It’s that time of the month again. No not like that… the first week of the month, time to provide an update on how little work I did on my portfolio. I felt silly calling it a portfolio when I had just two properties. Three? Totes legit.     See: How I Locked Up My Third Rental Property Investment First Some Thoughts I was previously hesitant to give monthly updates because usually nothing much happens and ...
Posted: Oct 04 2017 @ 11:31 AM
It’s official – I’m the proud owner of my third rental property! A mobile notary came over to my house last Friday with a huge stack of papers for me to sign. That drew to an end a surprisingly long 95 days since my verbal commitment to the seller. No, the slow part wasn’t the notary… Recapping the Deets It is a big 5 bed, 2 bath in a Memphis suburb. Purchased for $105k ...
Posted: Sep 27 2017 @ 11:58 PM
You know that movie “He’s Just Not That Into You”? Well this website is about to turn into “He’s Just Not That Into Real Estate”. Don’t worry, I still believe it is a phenomenal investment and the best way to build wealth for anyone young with enough time to be patient. But after a couple months without a new article, it’s time to reevaluate the direction of this website and how I ...
Posted: Sep 20 2017 @ 3:42 PM
Gen Y Finance Guy is an awesome website all about young person finances. I’m very grateful they shared my story when I first launched my website. Since many of you haven’t read it yet, here it is! I’ve always looked at things a bit differently than most, somehow devoid of the fear of looking stupid by going against the crowd. Five years ago, at the age of 25, I quit my well-paying ...
Posted: Aug 03 2017 @ 6:25 PM
After a short and not so hard search, I have my third rental property under contract. It is located in a Memphis suburb, currently being rehabbed by a top-notch turnkey company. Check it out! The curb appeal isn’t great but the numbers are. Purchase price of $105k, will rent for $1150+ a month. So I locked it up! Let’s take a closer look at the property and my decision making process. The Before Rehab Video The ...
Posted: Jul 10 2017 @ 4:28 AM
It’s a great day to be alive! Let’s give this article a soundtrack: What am I so happy about? How about making $9,596 in six months with close to zero work! Owning rental properties sure can be glorious. My portfolio is skating along nicely right now. Let’s dig into how I got to this point and the latest numbers. A Little Work Several Years Back I earned $9,596 with little effort because I put in ...
Posted: Jul 03 2017 @ 4:00 AM
Art is hard to understand. I’m a logical person. Art is about feeling. It defies logic. How do you compare a piece of art to another? Which one is “better”? Of course there are groupings by quality, but within the group, how do you rank them? There are so many different dimensions you can evaluate on. What is important to one viewer isn’t the same with the next. Are rental properties the same way? I’m ...
Posted: Jun 22 2017 @ 4:38 AM
Old people do the silliest things. Yes, maybe it once made sense to wear a suit everyday, but that’s not how it works anymore. No, you don’t have to wait for the Sears catalog to get Christmas present ideas. That’s what top 10 lists on the internet are for. The things oldies do are funny because they don’t match the times. Years of change happens, but at some point they quit adjusting ...
Posted: Jun 14 2017 @ 8:33 PM
Do you know anyone who let’s the smallest little problem go on for weeks? Rather than just fixing it and moving on, they keep complaining about it every time you see them. “Yes Aunt Linda, you already told me about your squeaky door. Would you like me to go down to the store and get some WD-40?” Then they don’t accept help or even advice. It is almost like there needs to be ...
Posted: Jun 08 2017 @ 4:50 AM

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