Diversification, recurring income, capital appreciation and inflation protection – just to name a few. These and more reasons are drawing more and more Americans to invest in REITs. A real estate investment trust or REIT is a company that owns, operates, or finances income-generating real estate. Established by US Congress in 1960, REITs are modeled […]
Investing in Real Estate vs Stocks
To grow your wealth, which is the better strategy: Investing in real estate or the stock market? Many Americans do both: 65% of US households are owner-occupied and 55% of American workers participate in an employer retirement plan (likely including exposure to the stock market). But if you’re new to investing or looking to double-down […]
Real Estate Technology: The Best Mileage Tracker Apps
With the exception of over-the-road truckers and rideshare drivers, real estate agents put more miles on their vehicles than any other profession. Keeping track of those miles with a mileage tracker app can help you reduce your tax burden at the end of the year – and that can add up to big savings. We’re […]
Are Real Estate Fix and Flips Still Profitable?
During the height of the real estate crisis, fix and flips proved extremely lucrative. As sub-prime mortgages defaulted and homeowners foreclosed on properties, investors seized the opportunity to buy properties at a fraction of their value, made some repairs, and quickly sold for huge profits. In the years since the housing crisis, as the market […]