Real Estate

Many people believe that participating in real estate activities can make them successful. Learn more about real estate and how to be a successful property owner with these awesome posts. The road to being the best is not easy, but it sure is attainable.

Owning a Hostel is Anything but Hostile to Your Pockets
  • Owning a Hostel is Anything but Hostile to Your Pockets

Owning a Hostel is Anything but Hostile to Your Pockets

By |December 21st, 2017|

The countless benefits of owning your own business are well documented. It is no surprise that dozens of new businesses are started across the United States every day. What is surprising though, is that the profitability of owning a hostel has gone largely unnoticed, especially since there is considerable demand for hostels in many […]

Study Shows Vancouver Has Least Affordable Housing Market in North America
  • Study Shows Vancouver Has Least Affordable Housing Market in North America

Study Shows Vancouver Has Least Affordable Housing Market in North America

By |December 15th, 2017|

While Manhattan and San Francisco are known for their notoriously inaccessible real estate markets, it’s Vancouver that takes the title of North America’s most unaffordable housing market, according to Point2 Homes’ recent study.

The study was conducted to figure out how long it would take for people to pay off their homes in 50 of […]

How Blockchain Technology Can Improve Real Estate
  • How Blockchain Technology Can Improve Real Estate

How Blockchain Technology Can Improve Real Estate

By |December 8th, 2017|

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last couple of years, you’ve surely heard of blockchain technology—albeit you may not understand it. Like technological advents of the past, e.g. the personal computer and the internet, blockchain technology may soon become a cornerstone of our day to day lives, especially as it pertains […]

The Importance of Life Insurance as a Real Estate Investor
  • The Importance of Life Insurance as a Real Estate Investor

The Importance of Life Insurance as a Real Estate Investor

By |November 30th, 2017|

You probably already have life insurance through a job or privately purchased, but you may not know just how important it is for your real estate investment business. If you are investing in real estate, it’s important to know about life insurance, how it can benefit you, where to get it, and why you […]

Top REITs for Beginner Investors
  • Top REITs for Beginner Investors

Top REITs for Beginner Investors

By |November 16th, 2017|

New investors are rarely risk-hungry. Knowing that investment is like educated gambling in that luck can turn bad in a blink, they prefer to take it slow, establish balanced portfolios, and cultivate investments that are easy to liquidate if they get spooked. As a result, few beginner investors put money into real estate properties; […]

Your First Rental Property: Exactly How You Should Screen a Tenant?
  • Your First Rental Property: Exactly How You Should Screen a Tenant?

Your First Rental Property: Exactly How You Should Screen a Tenant?

By |November 16th, 2017|

People who have never owned a home before tend to wish for home ownership more than any other group of people. Why? Owning a home comes with many responsibilities and potential financial risk. Plumbing might freeze and bust during winter, requiring immediate repair. The refrigerator could stop blowing cold air, causing food to ruin […]

The Dreaded Landlord Eviction: Here's What to Do
  • The Dreaded Landlord Eviction: Here's What to Do

The Dreaded Landlord Eviction: Here’s What to Do

By |November 4th, 2017|

Landlord evictions are never a fun task to handle. It generally involves some conflict and animosity on both ends of the spectrum and realistically it can be a long and tedious task to evict a tenant. However, it is simply “part of the game” that every real estate investor has to play at some […]

Who Is the Best Tenant for Your Rental Property?
  • Who Is the Best Tenant for Your Rental Property?

Who Is the Best Tenant for Your Rental Property?

By |October 19th, 2017|

When you’re renting property, it’s important to conduct thorough background checks in order to successfully vet a potential tenant. A background check that includes rental and employment references, as well as personal ones, can give you a lot information about a potential renter that indicates how likely they are to pay rent on time […]

Protect Your Rental Property for the Highest Return
  • Protect Your Rental Property for the Highest Return

Protect Your Rental Property for the Highest Return

By |October 17th, 2017|

You’ve invested a lot of money into owning your rental property, and whether you currently have tenants occupying it or you just bought it, you’ll need to act to protect your investment. The only way to continually see a return on your investment is to keep the property occupied which requires maintaining a safe […]

How Interest Rates Affect Real Estate Prices
  • How Interest Rates Affect Real Estate Prices

How Interest Rates Affect Real Estate Prices

By |October 13th, 2017|

The profitability of rental properties in the US are affected by interest rates. Usually when a central bank decides to tighten monetary policy it slows down economic activities because businesses rely credit to grow. But for real estate investors a rising interest rate environment may be an opportunity to buy assets are a cheaper […]