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Real Estate Syndication Structures And What They Mean

Real Estate Syndication Structures And What They Mean

In preparation to become a real estate investor, the most essential step to take is establishing your investment goals.   What do you want investing to do for your life? Are you in pursuit of passive income to match your salary? Are you investing to build a retirement account?    These questions, in addition to…

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Investing in Real Estate vs. Relying on a 401k

Investing in Real Estate vs. Relying on a 401k

Lets take a look at investing in real estate vs relying on a 401k. We will examine the tow drastically different retirement outcomes.   It used to be that you went to college, got a good job with a pension, and rode that wave until the day you retired. Things aren’t like that anymore and…

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Investing In Real Estate Is A Great Hedge Against Inflation 

Investing In Real Estate Is A Great Hedge Against Inflation 

In this blog, we will address why investing in real estate as a great hedge against inflation. Inflation is defined as a general increase in prices and fall in the purchasing value of money. In a nutshell, inflation means that the prices of essential goods and services are rising as our income remains the same.…

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Tax Strategies For Real Estate Investors

Tax Strategies For Real Estate Investors

Taxes aren’t the most exciting aspect of real estate investing, but they’re important to understand nonetheless. As a real estate investor, it’s much more fun to focus on great returns and upgrading your lifestyle, but you must be sure to not overlook taxes completely.  As a passive investor in a real estate syndication, your sponsor…

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Where Does Cash Flow In A Real Estate Syndication Come From

Where Does Cash Flow In A Real Estate Syndication Come From?

Are you considering investing in a real estate syndication but are leery that it sounds a little too good to be true? You’re not alone. Many investors are shocked when they first learn about the potential cash flow returns they could receive through investing passively in real estate syndications.  The key, though, to putting your…

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An In-depth look at value add investments

An In-Depth Look At Value-Add Investments

Imagine spotting an old bookshelf sitting out on the curb. You pull over to check it out, and since it’s in good shape, you proceed to lug it home and give it a fresh coat of paint. A few years later, you sell the shelf to someone else who claims to have the perfect spot…

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Invest $50,000 Each Year In Real Estate Syndications

Invest $50,000 Each Year In Real Estate Syndications

Fifty thousand dollars is a LOT of money. Nevermind fifty thousand dollars per year. I get it, but hear me out. Once you see the potential results, I strongly believe you might be more willing to put forth the effort required to get there. I’ve seen regular people with regular salaries do this and change…

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Financial Freedom vs. Financial Independence

Financial Freedom vs Financial Independence

The two terms, financial independence and financial freedom are used interchangeably, but what does financial independence really mean, and how’s it different from financial freedom? Consider a toddler learning to walk. Once they figure out how to pull up and take a few steps on their own, they have achieved a new mobility level. They…

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3 Options for funding your real estate syndication investment

3 Options For Funding Your Real Estate Syndication Investment

As you learn about real estate syndications and decide to invest, one of the main questions that come to mind is about how and where to get the money to fund this investment decision. Passive income sounds fantastic, but you’ve got to set up your personal finances strategically, so the distributions benefit you in the…

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Cashflow Or Gains: How To Decide On An Investment Strategy

Cashflow Or Gains: How To Decide On An Investment Strategy

It happens to the best of us – we get caught up in economic news, assumptions about where the market is going, and we can’t help but wonder, “What’s the best investment strategy in today’s environment?” Once you decide you’re going to invest in a real estate syndication deal, and you hurdle questions about risk,…

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7 Biggest Differences Between REITs And Real Estate Syndications 

7 Biggest Differences Between REITs and Real Estate Syndications 

In this article, we will share with you 7 biggest differences between REITs & Real Estate Syndications. Many time, people believe in the power of real estate investing. If real estate investing seems interesting to you, but you’d rather avoid becoming a landlord, you’re not alone. Fixing toilet emergencies at 3am isn’t appealing to most people.…

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How To Cultivate A Financially Successful Mindset

How To Cultivate A Financially Successful Mindset

Your life-long personal financial management and investing journey can feel like a roller coaster.   You get a raise, yeay!  The stock market crashes, boo.  You find a quadplex at a steal, score!  Foreign transaction fees hit your credit card, thumbs down.    Occasionally, the extreme highs, lows, and multiple medium-intensity moments occur all in…

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Stocks vs Real Estate Syndication

Stocks Versus Real Estate: The 4 Risks You Need To Know Before You Invest

Any time “investing” is brought up, peoples’ minds flash between images of Warren Buffet, memories of the Great Recession, and those #goals filed in their “someday” folder.  Unfortunately, 60 percent of Americans find investing to be scary or intimidating, according to a new independent market survey.  Alternatively, 60 percent also recognize that “someday” they will…

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Understand IRR

What Passive Investors Need To Know About IRR

As a new passive investor or someone interested in becoming one, you’re likely hitting a steep learning curve. There are many terms, deal structures, and markets to learn about along your journey toward investing in your first real estate syndication deal.  Among other terms, there is cap rate, capital stack, NOI, ROI, and now IRR…

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5 Easy Ways To Start Saving AND Investing At The Same Time

5 Easy Ways To Start Saving AND Investing At The Same Time

Whether you’re just beginning your journey toward financial freedom or you’ve been investing for years, it remains important to simultaneously save and invest, always keeping an eye out for opportunity AND potential pitfalls. Beginning investors sometimes need a little nudge toward the savings vs investing balance, and if that’s you, you’re in the right place!…

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Financial literacy for the next generation

How To Give The Gift Of Financial Literacy To The Next Generation

I know I’m not alone in wondering what’s missing from our parenting practices as I’m irked by the constant question, “Can I have this?” from my kids, meanwhile the continuous job of reminding them to turn off lights and quit wasting water looms large. As parents, it’s easy to feel like the kids have no value…

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