Retirement

How to Build a Mountain of Wealth Outside of the Stock Market-Part 2

Another week has come and gone and the Markets finished on a downward slide. I am sure some of you are experiencing some heartburn with your investments. Are you being proactive...
real estate

September carries greatest single-month-default surge in a ten-year period

Home loan defaults rose in September, producing the most extensive single-month-default increase in many years. Defaults accelerated to 13.2% in September, the most substantial month-to-month increase since November 2008. This increased the...
Note Investing

How to Build a Mountain of Wealth Outside of the Stock Market

Seems like every time I either turn on the TV or read business articles all I see is that the Market is approaching a correction.  To me, that does not mean...

Is There a Shortage?

I hope you had a productive week. For some reason this week there was a ton of articles on the spring housing shortage. Is there truly a shortage? Or have our...

Transparency = Caring

I hope you had a great week! For the past few weeks, we have been finishing up one of our properties in Indiana. We have agreed to sell it with owner...

Creating Value Means What…..

Earlier this week I spoke with a good friend about how he handles his LinkedIn account and online experiences. He told me that the majority of his connections were just looking...
The Platform Journey

What a Week!

This past week was full of so many emotions! We commenced beta testing for our due diligence platform, and also purchased 2 assets in Indiana. The launch of the platform by...

A Huge MileStone

I have to say I am a proud Papa Today! We have met a huge milestone! We are excited to announce the TruExchange Platform is ready for beta testers. Thank you for...
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The Platform Journey-Asset Details

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Have You Ever Felt Lost?

Have You Ever Felt Lost? It seems like I misplaced my Crystal Ball Has this ever happened to you? That is how I felt this week, and all that I needed was just a...

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5 Tips to Help You Find a Starter Home

They’re right to ask, because starter homes are becoming increasingly scarce in many housing markets. What’s a first-time buyer to do? A starter home isn’t necessarily your forever home. Buyers shopping for their first home need to be open-minded about the location, size and condition of the home they want to buy, says Tim Deihl, associate broker with Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty in Boston. When you’re up against stiff competition, working with an experienced real estate agent who knows the local market is key. If you’re thinking about starting a family in the future, don’t focus too much on your home’s location, size and school district just yet, Deihl says. “You might actually be better off buying a house that’s closer to town so you have more cash flow for property taxes, insurance and living expenses.” Make a strong offer. When a well-priced starter house comes on the market, the quest to buy it can be “super competitive,” Deihl says. “We call the listing agent and say, ‘Mr. “That makes the offer stronger.” Other ways to entice sellers: Offer above asking price (if you can afford to), keep repair requests to a minimum, make a larger down payment or give them more time to move after closing.