The following is a real title insurance story from my real estate investing business. I hope my own real estate title problems will help you avoid big mistakes with your own real estate investing.  I recently got a call from an attorney. And with apologies to my attorney friends, thats rarely a good thing! At[Continue Reading]

People dont want to be millionaires they want to experience what they believe only millions can buy $1,000,000 in the bank isnt the fantasy. The fantasy is the lifestyle of complete freedom it supposedly allows.    Tim Ferriss, The 4-Hour Workweek Have you ever had this conversation about money in your head? Everything will[Continue Reading]

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ByChad CarsonFiled Under:Personal Productivity & Growth,Travel & Life

Updated March 25, 2019 If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau, Walden Have you noticed that modern life is a drummer playing at breakneck speed?  From[Continue Reading]

Being a new real estate investor is uncomfortable and challenging. You know real estate has many benefits, otherwise, you would have never started in the first place. But the reality of getting your investment property empire off the ground may not be as easy as the stories you hear from others. Unlike hearing popular success[Continue Reading]

In my Investor Profile Series, I use a question & answer format to share the stories of actual real estate investors at different stages of their investing careers. Todays investor profile is about Nina Nation, a 45-year-old avid runner, animal lover, and traveler who is hoping to use real investing to leave her normal 9-5 career and[Continue Reading]

In my Investor Profile Series, I use a question & answer format to share the stories of actual real estate investors at different stages of their investing careers. Todays investor profile is about Erik Tozier, a computer programmer by day and a blogger/house-hacker/side-hustler/personal development aficionado after hours. Erik has used house hacking and his side hustles to[Continue Reading]

ByChad CarsonFiled Under:Do More Deals,Getting Started

This is a guest post from Joel of the blog . The article was originally published on his site, but I asked if I could also share it here. Joel is an experienced investor who got into a real estate investing rut. Ill let you tell his story, but I was honored that he used[Continue Reading]

As a beginner real estate investor, have you ever been overwhelmed by the variety of strategies available? An endless supply of blogs, podcasts, and videos give you dozens of amazing ways to make money in real estate. But if youre stuck in analysis paralysis from too many choices, even the best strategies wont do you much[Continue Reading]

Real estate investing is an I.D.E.A.L. investment. But the umbrella of real estate investing contains many different ways to make money (i.e. strategies).  As a new investor, these numerous choices can be overwhelming. So in the rest of this article, I will explain what I think are the 15 best real estate investing strategies. These strategies[Continue Reading]

In my Investor Profile Series, I use a question & answer format to share the stories of actual real estate investors at different stages of their investing careers. Todays investor profile is about Steven Donovan (aka Even Steven at his blog ).  Steven and his wife got started in real estate by house hacking a duplex in[Continue Reading]

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