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Okay, you’ve just started investing in real estate, and you’ve got your first owner financing deal. Congratulations. This is a huge deal for you! Owner financing is one of our favorite ways to invest in real estate, but you have to be sure you’re structuring the deal correctly so you get the best return on your investment possible. Understanding how to structure owner financing is a great way to promote success in real estate investing As you probably already know, we like structuring all our deals so that we get 3 Paydays™ with most of our investments.  However, what if we told you...

Real estate can seem daunting. With so much information out there and so many real estate agents offering advice around every corner, it’s difficult to know how to start investing in real estate. Often, it feels like everyone has an opinion on what works and what doesn’t.  So how do you know how to start investing in real estate when there are so many resources out there? Well, you go to a company with a high rate of success -- look for companies that have been in the business a long time and offer step-by-step instructions for beginners.  Investing in real estate shouldn’t...

Before investing in real estate, most people want to know 'is owner financing safe?' Well, safety is relative. Everyone has a different comfort level, and every investment has its risks. But there are ways you can make investments safer for yourself. One of our favorite strategies to teach our students is how to invest with owner financing. But is owner financing safe? Read on to learn more. Owner Financing as an Investment   Our company is all about empowering individuals and families to create the stability and wealth they’ve always dreamed of by teaching them about investing in real estate. When teaching strategies to our...

One of the most frequently asked questions we get is “how to structure an owner financing contract?” We love hearing this question because owner financing is one of our favorite strategies to have our students get the most out of a creative real estate deal. That’s why we’re going to outline how to structure an owner financing contract right now! Keep reading to see precisely how we structured one of our deals.   Our Structured Deal with an Owner Financing Contract   Back in 2015, we met a guy whose father had just passed away. At the time, he just inherited his father’s home, and...

When you’re starting to invest in real estate, there are many ways that you can get creative about purchasing your investment property without taking out a large loan or using all the cash you have on hand. One of our favorite investing tools is owner financing. But that begs the question does owner financing affect credit? You may be asking why a property owner would want to finance the home they’re attempting to sell, and that’s a great question! One of the reasons an owner might agree to fund the sale is because they owe no money on the property. Whether...

Lease purchases are the real estate investor’s bread and butter. They’re common enough that people usually understand what they are, and most homeowners are open to a lease purchase agreement. Especially when a house has been on the market for a while or the owner needs to get out of their home quickly. Learning how to structure a lease purchase agreement is key in entering real estate investment. A lease purchase agreement is usually also a good deal for the investor. Our company makes $75,000 on average with lease purchases. Because lease purchases are a great way to invest your...

So you want to invest in real estate but don’t want to take money out of your IRA to do it. That’s okay! You don’t have to have a ton of cash available to start investing in real estate. You can learn how to buy property with no money even! Now, you may be asking, “Why would someone sell me a house without any money down?” And there are many answers to that question. But, the truth is, it happens all the time. You just need to be let in on the secret that so many real estate investors use.   The Assign Out   How...

Investing in real estate can be a big step and knowing how to do that without having a lot of cash on hand is the key to ensuring you aren’t waiting years to start making investments. One of the best ways to start investing is through a lease purchase. But, when you’re shopping for a home, be sure not to confuse a lease purchase and a lease option. So what is the difference between a lease option and a lease purchase? Continue reading for a detailed explanation.   Understanding Lease Options   What is the difference between lease option and lease purchase? To understand...

When first getting started in real estate investments, it’s easy to get wrapped up in all the real estate investing courses available online. We see it all the time. A new investor is nervous about taking the plunge into real estate investing and starts learning as much as they possibly can about the business.  Of course, we always encourage all investors to be prepared and learn everything they can. But we also know that people can get education paralysis. This is where a new investor continues taking real estate investing courses and never applying the knowledge they’ve learned.  So how many courses...

Mike Makredes is one of our High 6 Associates from Fresno, California. He’s been in sales throughout his career, and Mike now works in the agricultural industry.  He handles the sales of over 12 million cases of produce, worth about $150 million per year. So, he understands the financing aspect of loans and things like that.  Sure, his current field has nothing to do with real estate. And Mike didn’t even have any real estate experience before coming to us.  The fantastic thing about Mike’s investment journey is that he jumped straight into becoming a High 6 Associate. He saw that other High 6...