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Is it better to rent or buy real estate? A framework for deciding whether to rent or buy

By |December 7th, 2017|

Do you rent? Or do you own your home? There are pros and cons to each scenario. Let’s call it a “framework” to help you decide which is better for you... renting or buying. I go over this framework in detail in the following short video. Give it your attention: Let’s [...]

Why You Want to Invest in Real Estate Long Distance – 3 Tips to Invest in Real Estate Long Distance

By |November 30th, 2017|

Do you live in Europe? Excellent. Me, too! You like the idea of investing in multifamily properties. That’s great; it’s what I do. (But then you know that already!) If you have followed me for a while, you also know I do not invest in properties on my side of the pond. For me, the [...]

How to Invest in US Multifamily Real Estate from Europe – 5 Steps to Invest in US Real Estate

By |November 23rd, 2017|

Think you have to live the United States to investing in the U.S.? Not by a long shot. If you’ve been reading my articles, watching my videos and following me in social media, you know you can invest in properties in the States even if you live and work abroad. You also know that’s exactly [...]

5 Places to Find Investors for Your Deals

By |November 16th, 2017|

Hey, they aren’t hiding... Who am I talking about? Investors who are more than happy to invest in your deals... to back all your deals. And I’m not just talking about this being a one-time thing. Often, if they enjoy their first experience with you, they’ll be back to participate with you again! That’s the [...]

How to Pick a Real Estate Market

By |November 9th, 2017|

I hear it all the time... “How do I know where to invest? How do I choose the locations?” The short answer is research, research, research. The first 3 things you need to research are found in this video: Whom do you want to serve? I’ve written about this before, but [...]

How Do Emotions Impact Your Decisions?

By |November 2nd, 2017|

Have you noticed how often you make your decisions based on emotion? I’m getting a first row seat and observing lots of decisions being made around me here in Barcelona.  Let’s just say that there’s a pretty politically charged environment where I live right now. If you haven’t hear about what’s happening in Catalonia, take [...]

Why Saving Money Will Make You a Loser!!

By |October 26th, 2017|

Take a look at this funny email I received recently: If you don’t speak Spanish, that’s okay. Let me translate for you. This silly note from a bank here in Barcelona that I am now earning a whopping 0.05% interest on my money.  Seriously?! This is hilarious... but also really sad. It’s funny because at [...]

4 Things You Must Do to Overcome Challenges and Keep Going!

By |October 19th, 2017|

You want a little peek at my reality? Okay... this article will give you a glimpse in the day in the life of... First, let me just say right here and now, it’s been a tough week in Barcelona with all the politics going on. If you don’t know what’s happening where I live, you [...]

How to Take DECISIVE Action vs. Taking No Action

By |October 12th, 2017|

  Are you tired of juggling? You know... keeping all those balls in the air as you work, work, work to pay the bills. Not to mention juggling family time with getting all that work done, right? It is absolutely exhausting! So why do you keep doing it? (I think I know, but you can [...]

What’s the Difference between Rents and Returns When Investing in Multifamily Properties?

By |October 5th, 2017|

During my daily conversations, one question keeps coming up... People want to understand how much income they can really earn with rental properties. This is especially true of people who are new to real estate investing. For me, that means investing in multifamily properties. That also means my overall operating expenses are going to be [...]