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I met Alex about a year ago when he reached out to me for the first time. He had recently…

Oh my word, has it really only been three weeks since the house closing? Liz and I have absolutely been…

Have you ever thought about this? This debate gets almost as heated as the topic, “Should you pay your house…

Hi all! In case you missed it, Liz and I purchased a new rental house project on Thursday! It’s definitely…

Are you looking for deals on real estate, but can’t seem to find them? Sure, the market’s hot right now,…

Have you ever thought about flipping houses for some extra income? The people on TV make it look pretty easy,…

The idea was planted in our heads over two years ago. Robert, the grandson and caretaker of the woman next…

“Seriously Derek… All your posts talk about people buying houses for $100k and $150k. What kind of fairy tale land…

You paid off your credit cards, student loans, your car. You saved up a solid emergency fund and now you’re…

You just received a $100,000 inheritance (Woot woot!). You want to be smart with it…so buying a Ferrari is out of…

“You’re going to buy a rental property??” …my broke friend exclaimed. “I had a buddy that tried that… The tenants…

“If I refinance my house today, I could save an entire percentage point in interest! It’s a no-brainer, right?!” Ummm…not…

Buying your first home can be an exciting time. You’ll read up which are the best parts of town to…

“How long have you been living in the area?” asked the dental assistant. “Well, I’m officially making my last mortgage…

I graduated from college at the age of 23 and was worth -$10,000. Over the next 7 years, I married,…

Do you live in New York? Boston? San Francisco? Maybe Miami? If you live in a high cost-of-living area, getting…

On November 30th, 2015, we closed on our very first rental property – a 3 bedroom, one bath home in…

Do you have a passion for real estate? Have you ever wondered how fast your rental empire could grow? And…

Liz and I bought a rental house on November 30th, 2015. We fixed it up, had an open house, and…

Should you rent or buy your next place? This is the age old question that many people answer incorrectly. If…

This is a guest post from Pauline from InvestmentZen.com You become financially independent the moment your investments yield enough money…

In today’s economy, it’s still a buyer’s market. But many people still feel like they can’t afford to live in…

“Going to be a slumlord, huh? Have fun with that!” “My brother tried that for 10 years and lost money…

I’ve wanted to be a landlord since I was 16 years old. I always loved the idea of owning property…

Liz and I (and my Mom and Dad) have busted our butts over the last few months to transform a…