Are You Accounting for These 4 Hidden Costs in Real Estate Investment?

Posted by Chris Clothier on Thu, Apr 20, 2017

In real estate investment, we all want to see our profit margins grow. Most of us try to do that by improving our properties, raising rental fees, and scaling our portfolios over time.

However, we often overlook the biggest cost of all...our time! 

How often are you spending your valuable time on things that you wish were just done for you?

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Topics: risk management

4 Unexpected Ways to Reduce Risk in Real Estate Investment

Posted by Chris Clothier on Mon, Feb 6, 2017

When you hear the word “risk” as a real estate investor, what comes to your mind? You’re probably thinking about big things. The risk of buying a bad property. A lemon. You think about due diligence and ensuring that your property isn’t a dud. But there’s so much more to real estate investment risk than just when you buy your property.

And there’s so much more you, as an investor, can do to reduce your risk as an ongoing effort to make your investments more profitable.

You might not even think that some of these things are reducing risk. Some are ongoing actions

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Topics: risk management

4 Risk Management Strategies for Real Estate Investors

Posted by Chris Clothier on Mon, Dec 12, 2016

Hands off real estate investment sounds like a dream. Real estate investors can kick back and relax while other people worry about the day-to-day details, leaving you to chill while the money rolls in. Right?

Well…

We hate to break it to you, but no investment comes that easily—not truly successful investments, anyway. Not the kind that come with long term, mind-blowing success and the results that you really want.

(You know the kind we’re talking about!)

No, truly successful real estate investors know that even passive investments demand work. They need input, and there’s no time to kick back and twiddle our thumbs. Even if you don’t have to be involved in the daily going-ons of your investments, risk management and due diligence are the big two that should always be top of mind.

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Topics: risk management