The past few years I’ve been getting my hands dirty with rentals. I’m mainly a wholesaler but wanted to branch out. While I live in the Phoenix metro area, I found I was better able to find solid deals in the Chicago market. I discovered this...

Here's everything you need to know about escrow—including how it's different before and after buying a house. Escrow is one of those words you’ve likely heard many times, but might not fully understand before it becomes a part of your life. But if you’re thinking about...

In a competitive real estate market, trying to find and close a good deal on an investment property can be nearly impossible. If you’re looking for a way to obtain properties without competing with dozens of other people, you might need to think outside the...

Is anything more exciting than the prospect of renting your own place? Getting excited is one thing—making it a financial reality is another. Before browsing listings, ask yourself, “How much rent can I afford?” If you don’t know the answer, here’s a great place to...

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and with it comes the never-ending stream of advertisements hawking flowers, chocolates, teddy bears and fancy dinners. And while all of these are fine, there is no substitute for spending quality time with your loved one. With Valentine’s Day...

You own your own home and have some equity built up, but now you want to make some major improvements. Can you use your home’s equity to fund them? Yes! The good news is that you have options, but there is no “magic bullet” that’s...

From NYC to PDX — these renters made the move and even found room for a pup! When former New Yorkers Erica Warren and Cici Harrison drove across the country and settled in the Pacific Northwest, they had a list of criteria for their new rental. They’d...

With January nearly in the books, there are now only 11 months for you to reach your goals this year. For those of you that are surpassing expectations, congrats and keep up the hard work. And to those who have struggled to hit the ground...

A new home comes with a host of new responsibilities. Here are a few to get you started. You’ve found the perfect home, passed inspection, closed and hired the movers. In a few short days, you will embark on the joys (and rollercoaster) otherwise known as...