Tag Archives: real estate

Investing in Rental Properties

I just watched yet another “Personal Finance Guru” on cable TV who recommends NOT to invest in rental income properties, but instead to invest in municipal bonds, claiming that such debt instruments are paying 5% to 6% tax free and are much safer than rental properties. To use the guru’s favorite retort, “Are you kidding […]

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New Wealth Creation Information Product

I just released my latest wealth creation information product. It is called (drum roll, please):
“How to Pyramid Your Equity to Create Wealth and Financial Freedom”
It’s a thick, jam-packed (over 100 pages) special report PDF with forms and spreadsheets. It explains several ways of creating or leveraging equity so that you can, with very diligent effort, retire […]

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Product Update: Property Analysis Worksheet Short Form

I just updated my Property Analysis Worksheet Short Form product. I added more detail lines to the RepairEstimates worksheet. If you purchased this product within the last 12 months, then you will receive an email with your free download link for the update.
If you want to learn more about analyzing properties for quick-turning (fix-and-sell or […]

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Product Update: Calculating Capitalization Rate

I just added a new video tutorial “Calculating Capitalization Rate” to my information product “Introduction to Income Valuation and Syndication“. You can see the YouTube.com version here.

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Product Update: Sample Analysis1 video tutorial

I added a new “Sample Analysis1” video tutorial to the Property Analysis Worksheet Short Form product. You can watch the YouTube version here.
I get so many emails from amateur wholesalers who don’t know what they’re doing. They are not operating their business like a professional. I run the numbers and politely suggest that they renegotiate […]

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The Cost of Delaying Benefits

Why is common sense so rare?
I just heard yet another “economics expert” on cable television (a business finance talk show) talking about delaying Social Security benefits to increase the beneficiary’s income. Here are the basic terms:

At retirement age of 62, the basic monthly benefit is X. I’ll throw in a number of $500, but it […]

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Risk Spread Premium

Risk Spread Premium
I just read a short article from a real estate guru. He was talking about the “Risk Spread Premium” on real estate Capitalization (CAP) Rates compared to the 10-year US Treasury bond.
His basic assertion is to compare the difference (spread) between the average CAP rate of income properties to the yield on the […]

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Property Analysis Worksheet Short Form new video tutorial!

I just updated the Property Analysis Worksheet Short Form product with a short video tutorial about the RepairEstimates worksheet and the QuickTurnSummary worksheet.
Operate like a professional wholesaler by using my spreadsheet to calculate and justify your ridiculously low cash offers. Use my spreadsheet to determine whether a wholesaler is a professional or just another clueless […]

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Product Update with new Quick Turn Summary worksheet!

I just uploaded a product update for the Property Analysis Worksheet Short Form. It now has a new worksheet that summarizes the project for your private financier! You can save the worksheet as a PDF file or directly print out the worksheet and take it to your local real estate investors club.
Go now to the […]

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Product Update with new tutorial videos!

There is a product update for the Property Analysis Worksheet Short Form that includes another 40 minutes of mp4 tutorial videos that show detailed analysis for Hard Money financing and Self-Directed Individual Retirement Account (IRA) financing.
Check out the product page by clicking here.

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