May 31, 2018

What does it mean to be a passive Investor? From the management team’s perspective, a passive investor is an individual that is able to contribute to a deal in one or more ways. The most common element that a passive investor brings to the table is money; money that goes towards the initial investment of the deal. Passive investors can also move into a slightly more active role if they are able to provide any of the following: skills that complement the management team, high net worth, high...

April 25, 2018

The real estate industry has seen a boom in short-term rental properties. Advancements in technology, along with the growing emergence of platforms that facilitate short-term rental property investments can be linked to this rise in popularity. More and more investors are choosing short-term rental properties over traditional rental properties for a number of reasons. Short-term rental properties allow homeowners to earn additional income by renting out all or part of their property without...

March 28, 2018

When it comes to real estate investing we tend to focus on equity, but it’s important to explore different investment options to maintain a diversified real estate portfolio. This month, we decided to venture a little outside of our norm and explore the debt side of the deal. Keep in mind, there are always two sides to a coin in real estate. Every leveraged real estate investment contains an equity investor and a debt investor. 


The debt investor may be the bank, or it can be an individ...

February 28, 2018

Often times it is difficult to imagine how to get started investing in real estate. You know you want to do it but are uncertain of where to begin. If you are serious about building a portfolio you may want to consider finding a mentor. A mentor is someone who has experience and a proven track record. They have a large network of investors that they consistently partner with and have the resources to fast track not only your portfolio, but your knowledge of the business. Why risk making majo...

January 25, 2018

As the new year begins, now is the perfect time to refocus and set your goals for 2018. Goal setting is crucial to your success and every high achiever has targets they are striving to hit. Goals allow you to stay focused and not get caught up in the day to day whirlwind. Success is not a straight line, it’s filled with failure and adversity. Your goals are in place to help you get from point A to point B.

The number one rule for setting goals is to write them down. Preferably every day. Writ...

November 29, 2017

Networking is one of the most important aspects of real estate investing. Think of this as the neural pathway for your business; the foundation for your relationships. Contrary to popular belief, business relationships and deals are often times made at the bar during happy hour. Building your networking skills is crucial for success and something all investors should strive to master. This not only will help you in your professional life but also in your personal life as these skills can be...

October 29, 2017

As a real estate investor, you are faced with a number of different options when considering how to manage your properties. One of those options is whether or not you choose to manage your own properties. If you do choose to manage your own properties, take some advice from seasoned professionals that can help you avoid costly mistakes and save you time and money. The Corporate Investor Podcast had the pleasure of interviewing several individuals who were kind enough to share some of their t...

September 20, 2017

Ever dream of becoming a real estate investor but weren’t sure how to get started? Good news, it isn’t as complicated as you may believe. Information is more accessible today than it has ever been in the history of humanity. All of the information you could ever need in order to jump into your real estate career is easily accessible. The information age has allowed us to learn new hobbies and professions at home and on our own time. Your age-old excuse for why you haven’t begun your real est...

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