5 Things to Look for in a Commercial Real Estate Mentor

5 Things to Look for in a Commercial Real Estate Mentor

Are you looking for a commercial real estate mentor? I was mentored in commercial real estate by the top minds in this business, and it made all the difference in the world, getting me to where I am today. I wanted to work with someone with experience who could show me the ropes and guide me; someone with gray hair and scars, so I could reach my goals safely and as quickly as possible. In this post you'll discover 5 things every fledgling commercial real estate investor should look for in a … [Read more...]

5 Keys to Making Decisions in Commercial Real Estate

5 Keys to Making Decisions in Commercial Real Estate

The decisions you make determine the level of success you achieve in life and in Commercial Real Estate. That is why it is so important you make wise and courageous decisions. As a single parent and full-time engineer, I had to make some major decisions to get me to where I am today.  I am going to share with you the five keys to making decisions in commercial real estate that lead me to success.   Key #1: No Decision is the Worst Decision Let me share with you a quote from our 26th … [Read more...]

Commercial Real Estate Investing During Crisis

Commercial Real Estate Investing During Crisis

Discover how to invest in commercial real estate while in the midst of a crisis (such as the current CoronaVirus COVID-19 pandemic). In this video, you'll learn 4 ways to safely and profitably navigate through the uncertainty and fear that paralyzes most commercial real estate investors. And when you do, you'll be rewarded for your bravery. After having been through two previous economic crisis, the first in 2001 and the second starting in 2008, by not following the crowd, we were able to … [Read more...]

The Myth of Job Security

The Myth of Job Security

Job Security is a myth. The Wall Street Journal published an article called The End of Employees that proved how job security does not equal financial security. Instead, a job typically pays you just enough to stay but never enough to leave. Rather than security, it creates dependency upon one, very risky, form of income. I experienced this reality myself. I was an engineer and my boss and mentor, who was world renowned and created millions of dollars for our company, was laid off. He didn’t … [Read more...]

How to Upgrade from Houses to Commercial Real Estate Investing

How to Upgrade from Houses to Commercial Real Estate Investing

If you upgraded from houses to commercial real estate investing, what life changes would you make? Do you currently own rental houses, and would you like to learn how to trade up from residential to commercial real estate? In this post I will give you 5 reasons why you should upgrade to the more stable income of commercial real estate investing as well as 5 how-to steps to make it happen. Over 20 years ago, I upgraded from investing in single family homes to commercial real estate investing. … [Read more...]

Unleashing Your HELOC Power

Unleashing Your HELOC Power

Do you want to purchase commercial real estate, but don't have the money for a down payment? Are you cash poor but have equity in a property? Can you use that equity to purchase commercial real estate? The answer is, YES! You're about to discover how to unleash your HELOC power to purchase commercial real estate! Specifically, you'll learn, (1) How to use your property's equity using your Home Equity Line of Credit to buy commercial property; (2) Four questions to ask when considering HELOC to … [Read more...]

How to Make Big Bucks with Value-Add Commercial Real Estate

How to Make Big Bucks with Value-Add Commercial Real Estate

You're about to discover how investors make the "big bucks" by doing what are called Value Add commercial real estate deals. The most successful commercial real estate investors do value add deals. That's where they make their millions (including myself and my Proteges). In this training, you'll learn what value add deals are, how to locate them, how to evaluate them and most importantly, a road map that you can follow to make the big bucks yourself! Adding Value 101 Adding value to a … [Read more...]

Why Diversification is Investor Ignorance

Why Diversification is Investor Ignorance

I'm going to humbly group myself with Warren Buffett and Mark Cuban because we focused on one thing and made our fortunes in our area of expertise. Warren's expertise was in his company Berkshire Hathaway, Mark’s was in software, and mine is investing in commercial real estate.  That approach differs from the everyday investor who's trying to diversify by creating multiple streams of income and building on them. This is what they call diversification, and they never become an expert in anything. … [Read more...]

How To Maximize Your Retirement Investments

How To Maximize Your Retirement Investments

If you are in your 40s, 50s, 60s, or even 70s, and you have money in your retirement account, you should be asking yourself this question. Is what I'm doing in my retirement account going to allow me to retire when the time comes? In other words, is your retirement portfolio growing, and producing enough cashflow that you can pay yourself enough every month and not run out before you pass away? You're about to discover how to maximize your retirement investments by getting safety, growth, cash … [Read more...]

1031 Exchange Step By Step Case Study

1031 Exchange Step By Step Case Study

Selling your single-family home rental and trading up into a large commercial property without paying taxes is one of the greatest wealth building tools that ever existed, and still exist today. Let me explain. This is what I did. I took my single-family home rental, and a little bit of cash flow, and I sold it. I took 100% of my profits, or 100% of my equity, and I purchased a 44-unit apartment building without paying taxes again. Not only did I increase my net worth with a 1031 Exchange, it … [Read more...]