Real Estate Investing

Learn what it takes to be a successful real estate investor with these tips and tricks from experienced professionals.

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    AB 2179 and SB 847: Two New Laws Impacting California Landlords Marc-Anthony Yakou, Esq.  April 5, 2022 Summary: This article provides an overview of two new laws that took effect…
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    Summary Real estate investing is an excellent avenue for wealth building, passive income, and portfolio diversification. Purchasing real estate off-market can be a great way to snag a deal with…
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    As with any new endeavor, investing in real estate for the first time, let alone out-of-state investing — can be a scary and nerve-racking proposition. I was always fascinated by…
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    Silicon Valley Investors Club has fantastic experienced investors. We have launched the Investor Spotlight as a way to provide real estate investment tips and perspectives from fellow investors to our…
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    Why I needed a side hustle? It’s early 2017 - I’m midway through my stint at Google. It took about 12-18 months, but I was finally “comfortable” with the pace…
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    *This article was originally published on Hemlane's blog.   Best Practices for Rental Lease Contracts Property management is a litigious business. A lawsuit or threat of one will make landlords…
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    Disclaimer: Information presented here is what we learned, not advice on what you should do. It is presented only for self-education. This is not expert advice. This is not legal…
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    Silicon Valley Investors Club has fantastic experienced investors. We have launched the Investor Spotlight as a way to provide real estate investing tips and perspectives from fellow investors to our…
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    Silicon Valley Investors Club has fantastic experienced investors. We have launched the Investor Spotlight as a way to provide real estate investment tips and perspectives from fellow investors to our…
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    Most real estate investing advice is geared toward people who can’t wait to quit their jobs. But what about those of us who love our jobs and never intend to…
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    If I could only use one metric to judge where I should buy a rental property, I would look at a neighborhood's crime rate. The crime rate of an area…
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    In this post/guide, I will explain how you can start commercial investing in real estate. By the end of this post/guide, you will have gained an understanding of: How to…
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    The property manager (PM) is arguably the most important person on your investment team. Without him or her it is incredibly difficult to scale your real estate investing business. That…
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    Hi friends. I’m Karen. I’m a working mom who is excited about investing in real estate because it’s a vehicle to achieve my financial freedom goals. Over the past 16…
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    Having trouble finding a good deal? You are not alone! With the current low inventory market and surging sale prices, you may be looking to purchase a foreclosed property for…
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    Most members and readers of the Silicon Valley Investors Club live in the Bay Area, where it is no secret that real estate prices are sky-high. Despite the pandemic slowing…
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    Hey Everyone, Long-time SVIC contributors Amanda Han and her husband Matt Macfarland have released two courses on real estate tax planning, and they are discounting the course prices for SVIC members. I've…
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    Summary: In this post, you will learn how to effectively manage your long-term rental properties, whether you have one or 100 units. The majority of real estate investors self-manage, bypassing…
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    What is PropTech? PropTech, trendy talk for Property Technology, is how professional real estate investors gain a competitive advantage in their industry. This is a wide world of products that…
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    Wendy is the principal broker for Papasan Properties Group @ Keller Williams. She has locations in Austin, TX, Dallas TX, Houston TX and Minneapolis MN. In addition to leading her…
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    The following is a post from our series of articles on How to Buy Your First Rental Property. If you would like to see more of these posts or learn…
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    There are few things as important to the savvy real estate investor as their real estate agent partner. Agents are often the best source for off-market deals, contractor referrals, lending…
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    Even if you do not own a short-term rental, odds are that you have stayed at one before (or at least someone you know has). Although the whole concept of…
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    Here we are, PropTech tool #3, and the final segment of our 3-part series of tools that can help you grow like a pro. If you’re wondering what I’m talking…
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    Welcome back, I’m so glad to see you again. For those just joining us, feel free to check out part #1 of this 3-part series where we explore other PropTech…
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    I have been investing in single-family rental housing for nearly a decade and own properties across two states. My real estate investments are an entrepreneurial outlet and a path toward…
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    In today's real estate tip you will learn: How to find a quality contractor Understanding the trade offs between quality of workmanship, price of work, and time of completion. The…
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    On August 31, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsome signed Assembly Bill 3088, the Covid-19 Tenant Relief Act of 2020 (“CTRA”) into law. If you are a California rental owner whose tenants…
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    This discussion took place before COVID-19, as such you may want to consult your investment professional before acting on the information herein. In this SVIC interview, Ryan Lundquist draws upon…
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    When we start something new, we often Google “Questions to Ask (fill in the blank).” Though this is a great starting point, I have found this can sometimes lead an…
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    Please note that this discussion took place before COVID-19, as such you may want to consult your tax professional before acting on the information herein. In this video, Amanda Han…
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    Chip Chapin Speaking with Jordan Thibodeau about Investing and Retirement Planning In this episode of Investors Therapy, Jordan Thibodeau and Chip Chapin finish up their discussion about investment strategies and…
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    In the latest episode of Investors Therapy, Jordan chats with Chip Chapin, a tech employee–turned–investor, about his family's experience with the Great Depression, selling the family farm, working with commercial…
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        California recently enacted landmark legislation capping rent increases and requiring “just cause” in order to terminate tenancies. Real estate lawyer Puneet Singh, from the PKS Law Group, joined…
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    I had the pleasure of interviewing Jay Papasan, the vice president of publishing and executive editor at Keller Williams Realty, Inc. Jay Papasan became a best-selling author in 2003 when…
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    After you purchase your first Real Estate investment, you will magically start receiving yellow letters from realtors asking to purchase your property. For the longest time, I would run the…
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    At our last Silicon Valley Investors Club meet up, my friends Amanda Han and Matt McFarland, the husband and wife CPA team behind Keystone CPA and authors of The Book…
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    During our Annual Silicon Valley Investors Club meet up, fellow investor Mike Fuller joined us to talk about his experiences investing in real estate. This episode is jam-packed with great…

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