The Four Types of Returns on Investment

Let’s take a look at four different types of returns when you invest in real estate. Cashflow. This is the money that is left over after expenses are paid and mortgage payments are made. If expenses such as taxes, insurance, costs of management and maintenance and the mortgage payment are less than gross rents, then…

Characteristics and Importance of Effective Asset Management

Let’s take a look at the importance of asset management in real estate. Every real estate investor has the same basic goal: earn as much profit as possible for as long as possible. The obvious formula for profitable real estate investment is for a property to yield more revenue than expense. For rental properties, this…

Prioritizing the Long Run as a Landlord

Investing in a rental property can be a great way for anyone to make money. Some tangible benefits of being a landlord include a boost to your net worth, a steady flow of passive income, and a way to continue to make money into retirement. Like any businessperson, the primary goal of a landlord is…

Renting in Philadelphia vs Other U.S. Cities

Let’s take a look at how renting in Philly compares to other coastal and national urban hotspots. With a population of over 1.5 million people, Philadelphia ranks as the nation’s sixth largest city. Of the six most highly populated areas, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Phoenix and Houston, Philly’s median monthly rent cost of a…

How to Invest in Real Estate with Little to No Money Out of Pocket

Investing in real estate can be your first step towards personal financial freedom. Here, we will highlight a few strategies for earning passive income through real estate investments with little to no money out of your own pocket Work With a Partner If you have your eye on a fixer-upper but don’t have the capital,…

The Power of Homeownership

Owning a home is the American dream. Aside from the pride and newfound freedoms that come with the purchase of a home, homeownership grants you a plethora of lifelong benefits. First and foremost, purchasing a home gives you the power of equity. Equity is essentially the difference in your home’s value and what you owe…

Real Estate Inflation Hedge

Real estate investments are often seen as inflation hedge investments. Inflation hedge investments are typically assets that are expected to increase, or at least maintain, in value over a period of time.

Rule of 72

The Rule of 72 is a quick, useful formula that is popularly used to estimate the number of years required to double the invested money at a given annual rate of return.