Articles

Life is Suite

Are secondary suites worth the extra expense? Michael Dominguez discusses why the answer is a resounding yes There has never been a better time to consider adding properties with (legal) secondary suites to your portfolio. Many make the mistake of referring to these...

What’s holding you back

Taking action sounds easier than it is. You can do the research, build your team, find a property, but the act of preparing an offer and actually getting a property under contract can be frightening. The “What ifs” start to bounce around in your head....

Sometimes Growth isn’t easy.

It struck me one afternoon. It was a beautiful spring Saturday afternoon. The sun was out but the winter’s coldness and snow was still a vivid memory. I wanted nothing more than to jump into my convertible and go for a drive and feel the warm breeze on my face....

Time for Your Financial Physical

Creating a financial snapshot was one of the best single things I ever did. I’m not going to lie to you, the first time I did this exercise the numbers really sucked. So much so, I didn’t even title the spreadsheet, “net worth” or anything...

Are you feeling cashtrated?

I was reading a great book today. The legendary David Chilton’s newest book, the Wealthy Barber Returns. I came across this passage, “each year, the Washington Post runs its Mensa Invitational contest where readers are asked to add, subtract, or change one...

Real Estate Investing can be like Insider Trading

Insider trading in the world of stocks and corporations is very frowned upon. In fact, as Martha Stewart and many others can attest, you can face major fines and even prison sentences for indulging in that practice. But, in real estate, you have the ability to go out...