Have We Been Looking at it All Wrong?

Have We Been Looking at it All Wrong? Is “Pushing Beyond Your Comfort Zone” Overrated?   If you’re under the impression that you’ll have to crawl through a grueling parade of discomfort just to taste the smallest victory, you may have taken some well-intentioned advice too literally. “Push yourself beyond your comfort zone” is a…

Design Your Own Investing Dream Team

Design Your Own Investing Dream Team “I don’t want to do this alone!”   I don’t know about you, but the term “solopreneur” makes me shiver. It is perfectly acceptable to run a small business 100% by yourself and find some modest success. In fact, if you want to work yourself silly, you can probably…

The Value of Contingencies

“Contingent Upon” might just be two of my favorite words in the real estate dictionary. That’s right. Clauses aren’t just for Santa. Some people call them “escape plans,” while others call them “weasel clauses.” No matter how you label them, contingencies are conditions which must be met if a contract is to be performed. Most…

Understanding the Short and the Long of it: Short Sale 101

“Short Sale” doesn’t have to be a set of dirty words. Sure, the process has gained a sour reputation since the housing recession, but there isn’t anything wrong with doing it if you do it well. To simplify it, a short sale is, “a sale of real estate in which the net proceeds from selling the property…

4 Ways to Acquire Foreclosures

Acquiring Foreclosures An Introduction to the 4 Main Ways to Do It   Getting a foreclosure for a price that will result in a profitable transaction (be that transaction wholesaling or fixing and flipping) doesn’t have to be daunting or difficult. With a little leg work and some education, you can be on your way…

Thinking Outside the Financial Box

Are you stuck in a box? Let’s get you out.   Too often, we participate in something — undertaking a mortgage, getting a degree, starting a career that goes against our vision — because we feel like it is what we SHOULD do. “Should” isn’t always a bad thing. It can lead to fulfillment or…