Strength of the Economy Is Surprising the Experts

February 11, 2020

We’re currently in the longest economic recovery in U.S. history. That has caused some to ask experts to project when the next economic slowdown (recession) could occur. Two years ago, 67% of the economists surveyed by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) for the Economic Forecasting Survey predicted we would have a recession no later than the end of this […]


The Foreclosure Crisis: 10 Years Later

January 10, 2020

CoreLogic recently released a report entitled, United States Residential Foreclosure Crisis: 10 Years Later, in which they examined the years leading up to the crisis all the way through to present day. With a peak in 2010 when nearly 1.2 million homes were foreclosed on, over 7.7 million families lost their homes throughout the entire foreclosure crisis. Dr. […]


Does “Aging in Place” Make the Most Sense?

December 11, 2019

A desire among many seniors is to “age in place.” According to the Senior Resource Guide, the term means, “…that you will be remaining in your own home for the later years of your life; not moving into a smaller home, assisted living, or a retirement community etcetera.” There is no doubt about it – there’s […]


Leverage Your Retirement Funds to Invest in Real Estate

July 27, 2017

“The best investment on earth is earth.” ~ Louis Glickman If you’re a real estate investor, either experienced or just starting out, you are likely to agree with Mr. Glickman. As a real estate investor, being able to leverage credit is one of the best superpowers one could ask for. The only problem is being able to […]


What to Expect When Ordering a Home Inspection

May 27, 2017

Ordering a home inspection is one of the most important steps you can take in the due diligence process. Few of us have the skill-set necessary to spot the problems that a licensed home inspector can. In every case t is money well spent. Fees vary by state and square footage, but normally run around $300-$350 total for […]


Cap Rates and Return on Investments

March 30, 2017

Guest blogger on Cap Rates and Return on Investments: So I was sitting down doing some math last night trying to figure out what I am going to do with some money I am getting from the sale of our old office building. My plan is to do a 1031 exchange and buy an apartment […]


Before and After Pics

January 9, 2017

Some before and after pics of our projects


Walk Thru for Saugus Rehab

January 3, 2017

Running comps to know what is going on in the market place around us is an important step in a rehab process. Was this a good deal?


Finding a GOOD deal!

December 1, 2016

The question most of us ask ourselves when we start looking for property to purchase as an investment is, “How does one determine a good real estate investment vs. a bad one?” The following are 8 key factors to analyze carefully when evaluating investment property: 1. Financials: Start with the numbers. If it doesn’t make […]


Walk Through of Canyon Country Property

November 22, 2016

Walk through on a recent deal here in Santa Clarita.