rental properties

Today’s REI Classroom Lesson Lex Levinrad explains how to calculate your positive cash flow on rental properties and how important it is to treat it as a business. REI Classroom Summary Listen in for a great tip to calculate if your rental property is a good deal or not, by comparing the cost of rent…

renters

Today’s REI Classroom Lesson Different neighborhoods appeal to different demographics, as Kevin Ortner shares. Knowing who your demographic is for a rental property can help you determine what renovations need to be done and how to market the property effectively. REI Classroom Summary If a property is by good schools and parks, the demographic could…

maximum profit

Today’s REI Classroom Lesson Joe Lieber explains important rules to have as a landlord that you should be firm on so that your profit is maximized and you aren’t taken advantage on. REI Classroom Summary By having policies in place for showings, payments, evictions, and more can help you keep a structured business that is…

books

Whether you’re wanting to get into real estate investing or you’ve done dozens of deals, you should never stop learning! From podcasts to blogs to books to training, there’s always more to learn about the business and your success. We’ve hand selected our top 9 books that are centered around investing in rental properties!  …

cash flow

Show Summary This is episode #434, and my guest today is Mike Fisher. Mike is a turn-key rental operator and property manager in the Chicago market. He spent a couple decades in construction, and then found a better way…by becoming a real estate investor. Today we talk about the importance of building up cash flowing…

due diligence

Today’s REI Classroom Lesson Today, Greg White discusses how you should research and take recommendations from friends and colleagues before hiring professionals to help with your real estate investing business. REI Classroom Summary Spend the time hiring the right professionals, including contractors, attorneys, property managers, and real estate agents. Listen to this REI Classroom Lesson…

rental properties

Show Summary This is episode #429, and my guest today is Nick Legamaro. Nick is a seasoned investor in the Dallas Fort-Worth market, and an expert at the Owner Finance model. Many of us get into real estate investing to build long term wealth, usually through rental properties. However, owning rental properties can also be…

Show Summary This is episode #428, and my guest today is Travis Baucom out of Waco Texas. Today we talk about how to operate a successful Airbnb Business. There are a few prominent trends that have happened for real estate investors over the past few years, and short-term rentals through Airbnb is one of those…

rental properties

Show Summary This is episode #425, and my guest today is Steve Bighaus. Steve is an expert at using government backed loans like Fannie and Freddie for financing single family rental properties for investors like you and me. I’ve actually known Steve for several years, and with over 30 years of experience, his knowledge is…

tenants

Today’s REI Classroom Lesson Robert Syfert goes over how to find quality, long-term tenants for your rentals. By qualifying your tenants with background checks, credit checks, and a an application process in general, you’re able to better find reliable tenants. REI Classroom Summary Finding qualified tenants takes a bit more time, but the extra steps…