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Recessionproof, bubbleproof real estate investing with a Self-Directed IRA LLC or Solo 401k

So the housing market tanked. It caused many people to run away from real estate investing, but the real estate opportunities are growing. I'm not talking about the ability to buy properties for cheaply and sell them for more. This video examines how investing for income differs from investing for … [Read more...] about Recessionproof, bubbleproof real estate investing with a Self-Directed IRA LLC or Solo 401k

How to profit from real estate investments in a soft and declining real estate market

Three years ago real estate investing was hot. Today, many people act as if the opportunity has passed. I contend that the opposite is true. In the past, as a mortgage banker focused on originating mortgages for investment properties, I started listening to and learning from my real estate investor … [Read more...] about How to profit from real estate investments in a soft and declining real estate market

Home prices have returned to 1997 levels

One of the reasons that everyone seems to act so surprised at the "economic meltdown" is because we measure everything in U.S. Dollars while paying little attention to the value of the dollar itself. The dollar is a floating currency. The amount of dollars in circulation can dramatically increase or … [Read more...] about Home prices have returned to 1997 levels

Beating the Bubble Mentality

I recently talked to a real estate investor friend online who I have known for about 4 years. He started investing in the height of the housing bubble, and now I think he's finding it difficult to shed the "bubble mentality". In our conversation I did my best to cause him to question his perspective … [Read more...] about Beating the Bubble Mentality