Tag: real estate investing

Why Real Estate Is I.D.E.A.L. – “L” = Leverage – Part 5

Part Five of Five: “L” = Leverage Then comes the icing on the cake. Not only can you serve people, receive income, write off more than you make, and let the tenants pay down the mortgage as the property increases in value, but you get a huge bonus. Leverage. Bankers allow the public to borrow… Read more »

Why Real Estate Is I.D.E.A.L. – “A” =Appreciation – Part 4

Part Four of Five: “A” = Appreciation Historically real estate has gone up in value over time. This Appreciation is somewhat predictable depending on the area of the country in which you live. Inflation plays a role and in almost any case, you can force appreciation through improving the property. Real estate appreciation is what… Read more »

Why Real Estate Is I.D.E.A.L. – “E” = Equity – Part 3 | Street Smart Investor

Part Three of Five: “E” = Equity Another benefit of real estate is the pay-down of the mortgage over time. You don’t actually pay off the loan — the tenants do! Every month you receive rent and make a payment on the loan, you are putting money in the bank as principal pay-down of the… Read more »

Why Real Estate Is I.D.E.A.L. – “D” = Depreciation – Part 2 (Plus Bonus Sneak Peak)

Part Two of Five: “D” = Depreciation Before Lou started discussing depreciation, he turned on the cameras for an impromptu peek into one of his Platinum Mastermind groups. This is just one of the meetings where people who are using Lou’s real estate investing system come to share what they are doing, solve challenges and… Read more »

Why Real Estate Is I.D.E.A.L. – “I” = Income – Part One | Street Smart Investor

Part one of Five: “I” = Income Income is an important element of any good investment… without it, you have to carry costs such as taxes, insurance, and any interest expense out of your own pocket. When you rent to someone else, they cover all those costs plus a return on your investment. But here’s… Read more »

Wall Street Involving In Real Estate Business | Lou Brown – Street Smart Investor

Street Smart Real Estate Investing With Lou Brown The real estate market is on fire right now. Is it really true that due to this condition the Wall Street is now interested in investing more in real estate? Need to learn more? Watch this short video and learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a… Read more »

Path to Home Ownership: Real People, Real Stories | Lou Brown – Street Smart Investor

Street Smart Real Estate Investing With Lou Brown In this short video, Lou talks about real people with real success stories. Some people just don’t have enough credit records thus making it hard for them to be approved by a bank in consequence getting their own home makes it impossible for them. Lou’s path to… Read more »

The Flipping Real Estate Market is Crazy!

What is the ’Greater Fool’ Theory and how does it impact today’s market? The prices of houses are going thru the roof in many markets. How will it affect flippers? Lou shares a recent property deal he did which was ‘double-flipped’. What is the ’Greater Fool’ Theory and how does it impact today’s market? All… Read more »

Cover Your Assets! | Street Smart Investor

Is there an invisible target on your back? There is an entire industry made up of “professional takers.” Lawyers who build a practice on getting a cut of the settlements they win for ridiculous reasons. In many cases, these lawyers win without even going to court, as their “victims” just settle because they know in… Read more »

Here is How to Thrive As A Landlord | Street Smart Investor

Is there an invisible target on your back? There is an entire industry made up of “professional takers.” Lawyers who build a practice on getting a cut of the settlements they win for ridiculous reasons. In many cases, these lawyers win without even going to court, as their “victims” just settle because they know in… Read more »