Real Estate Investment Trusts for Dummies

Real Estate Investment Trusts for Dummies

Over the years I have been asked many times, "What is an R-E-I-T?", commonly referred to as a real estate investment trust. People want to know how they can invest in REITs and whether or not Real Estate Investment Trusts produce good returns. There are many benefits and disadvantages of investing in an REIT and I would love to share them with you in this blog. I will provide you with some Real Estate Investment Trusts basics to help you decide if they are right for you or if you are better off … [Read more...]

Why I Invest in Section 8 Apartments

Why I Invest in Section 8 Apartments

A lot of people refuse to rent to Section 8 because they believe them to be some of the worst tenants out there and do not want their properties destroyed. The truth is, if this is how your tenant behaves, then it is actually your own fault. On a more positive note, the government guarantees payment on 80-90% of your rents and will give you a rent increase of 5-8% a year. There is also usually a large pool of tenants to choose from on a verified wait list. So if you are interested, I would like … [Read more...]

Why Aspiring Commercial Investors Fail

Why Aspiring Commercial Investors Fail

While many commercial investors succeed beyond their wildest dreams, there are other commercial investors fail miserably. What causes such a great disparity? Why do some aspiring investors fail? In addition to all we have learned from decades of mentoring others, we also reached out to the best and brightest in the industry to assemble a list of the most costly mistakes that commercial real estate investors can commit. The following are 7 incredibly destructive reasons why some aspiring … [Read more...]

Basics of Real Estate Syndication

Basics of Real Estate Syndication

Real Estate Syndication is the phrase used to describe the concept of pooling the resources of and bringing together several different real estate investors in order to do a large commercial deal. In this video, you'll discover the basics of real estate syndication; from the 4 most important things to know when raising capital, to the 3 way you can profit from syndicating real estate, how to find private investors, how to convince investors to invest with you, the top 3 questions all investors … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Raise Down Payment Money for Commercial Real Estate

6 Ways to Raise Down Payment Money for Commercial Real Estate

Let's face it , commercial real estate deals oftentimes require big down payments. Many new investors run into problems trying to save up that money themselves. They may even come across a great 36 unit apartment building that cash flows $5,000 per month, but they may not have the $200,000 to close a deal. What should they do? Give Up? In this training, you're going to discover how to raise money for commercial real estate from private investors using creative investing, self directed IRAs, … [Read more...]

How to Get a Commercial Hard Money Loan

How to Get a Commercial Hard Money Loan

You're about to discover how to finance commercial real estate opportunities that normal banks will not lend on by using a Commercial Hard Money Loan. In this detailed training, you'll learn the basics of Commercial Hard Money, an example of a deal funded with hard money, the major differences between hard money and traditional commercial bank financing, answers to the 3 most common questions people ask on the subject, how to steer clear of fraudulent hard money lenders and the best resource for … [Read more...]

Commercial Real Estate News You Can Use

Commercial Real Estate News You Can Use

You're about to discover the best news sources you can use to stay up to date on what's going on in the commercial real estate world. These are the very same information outlets that our team uses to stay on top of trends and changes in the industry. Not only must the news source be of the highest quality and accuracy, but furthermore, it's critical that each come from a slightly different perspective. Specifically, the 5 different perspectives we choose to focus on are; National, Asset Type, … [Read more...]

Secrets to Refinancing Commercial Real Estate

Secrets to Refinancing Commercial Real Estate

Why Refinancing Commercial Real Estate? What's so important about refinancing commercial real estate? I have three compelling reasons. 1. It can immensely increase your cash flow and your cash-on-cash return, your ROI, on your investments. You can pull out cash from the property that's tax-free to either buy another property, to do necessary repairs or to do renovations and increase the rents. In my opinion, win, win, win. It's what most successful investors do to keep their money … [Read more...]

Tax Benefits of Commercial Real Estate

Tax Benefits of Commercial Real Estate

I just received two very intriguing questions from my YouTube. The first question was, "Peter, how does Donald Trump or other billionaires make a billion dollars in a year and not pay income taxes? How is that possible?" The second question was, "And with Donald Trump and other billionaires, how can their tax returns show a paper loss of $975 million in one year and that be a good thing? How can that be?" Well, the short answer to both questions is both situations are commercial real estate … [Read more...]

Can Anyone Invest in Commercial Real Estate?

Can Anyone Invest in Commercial Real Estate?

Are you intimidated by the thought of buying a commercial property? Well what I am about to share about commercial estate is no more complicated than buying a single family home. Are you thinking that you need lots and lots of cash and perfect credit? Not so the case. In this blog I am going to share how you can buy your first commercial property creatively.       Where Do You Begin?   It begins with my book, "Commercial Real Estate for Beginners" and it's … [Read more...]