When listening to feedback from Nabers Group clients, one message is loud and clear, "We want to see investment opportunities from you." I sent out a survey to all of my clients recently, and I'd love your input too. With my activities in many circles, I have access to mounds of solid investment … [Read more...] about Investment Opportunities
Mature investors close to retirement age are likely kicking themselves wishing they had pulled their money out of the market while they had the chance. But too often these investors were told to “stay the course” and that “the market will come back.” Truth be told, no one knows for sure what the … [Read more...] about Think you’re too old to get in on alternative investments? Think again
Recently I received a question from somebody looking into self-directed IRA/401(k) investment for themselves. They said, "I ran this by my financial planner in New York who said to roll over my IRA to put some of its money into my home is illegal." This statement is technically correct. Putting IRA … [Read more...] about Is my home an investment?
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
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
Today the Federal Reserve lowered their key rate to 0%. Huh? How does our economy work when money is lent for no interest? Well, they technically lowered the key rate to a range of 0% to 0.25%. This is the first time the Fed's key rate has been this low ever. Without getting into a long, complex … [Read more...] about When the economy attacks: Fed fights back with toy gun
Conventional Tax Strategies for Real Estate Many real estate investors boast of their tax strategy as involving one or more of the following: Depreciation - This is a tax concept where the property owner pretends that his property is decreasing in value. For residential real estate, it assumes that … [Read more...] about Self Directed IRA/401k vs. 1031 and other conventional RE tax strategies
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