Does Passive Investing in Real Estate Really Work?

Ketan Patel August 14, 2018

The idea of earning more and working less is appealing. Identifying the right passive investing in a real estate income strategy can produce an exit strategy from your current job, improve cash flow in retirement, or allow you to retire early. The catch is how do you produce reliable passive income without taking on high levels of risk? What is Passive Income? Passive income is money received, which is not...

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Understanding the Difference Between Being an Investor and a Landlord

Ketan Patel August 7, 2018

Real estate is a popular investment choice because it can offer a stable asset that produces an immediate cash flow. You can leverage the capital investment to build wealth faster and gain the opportunity to produce reliable passive income for real estate investor. However, it can also be a full-time job for real estate investors who wants to fix and flip homes or those with large portfolios, who choose to...

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How to Capitalize on Real Estate Deals without Investing a Lot of Time

Ketan Patel August 1, 2018

Real estate commonly tops passive investment lists, which can be both misleading and deceiving. Not all real estate deals create a passive income, and not all property offers low-risk gains. Passive investing conjures up imagines of a “set it and forget it” investment strategy. You choose an investment vehicle and let it ride. In return, you receive consistent gains with no more work than a crockpot meal. The challenge is...

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Investing in Real Estate Through an REIT – Is It Right for You?

Ketan Patel April 24, 2018

An REIT, or Real Estate Investment Trust, is a company that facilitates investment in income-producing real estate. REITs are an industry-standard investing in real estate channels and must meet certain guidelines to operate as a REIT. Because of the offered stability, a track record of high payouts, and potential for growth associated with REITs, they are one of the most popular classes of stock today. REITs operate by the pooling...

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Leverage : A Double-Edged Sword

Ketan Patel April 12, 2018

Leverage is one of the key factors that makes real estate investing an appealing option for many investors. Leverage, simply put, is defined as using borrowed capital debt or equity) to purchase an investment. When properly executed, leverage will increase the potential return on your investment. Unfortunately, there are many risks associated with leverage, many of which are common pitfalls that investors make that lead to a serious loss in equity. Understanding these...

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