Very simply, this is one of the best podcast appearances I’ve done. It’s a little funny, and a lot of “serious”. By the way, Nice Guys on Business have had over 1 million downloads. These guys are fantastic. Take a listen! Your friend and colleague, Ben Leybovich
What is House Hacking and How Does it Make Money?
You can afford anything you want, as long as it makes money! That’s the concept behind house hacking and how it makes you money This is the main concept I want you to keep in mind while you read all that follows. Understand that by its’ very nature, if the thing you want is able […]
Can I Buy Rental Properties with No Money in the Bank?
Can I buy rental properties with no money in the bank? What if I have just a few thousand dollars in the bank? Can I buy investment properties then? It’s a toss-up between which of these two questions I hear more often. Interestingly, a question I almost never here is – Should I buy rentals if […]
Are You a Slave to Debt or its Master?
Is debt good or bad? Well, it depends on how you pay for it. One thing is for sure – this topic is a lightning rod. Some people are diehard proponents of leverage and debt, and believe that financial success is in many ways driven by debt. Many others, most notably Dave Ramsey, believe and […]
Can You Buy Rental Properties with Nothing Down in 2016?
This article will discuss whether you can buy rental properties in today’s 2016 market with nothing down. Before diving in though, we need to lay the framework by discussing market efficiency. Indeed, one of the most attractive features of the real estate asset class is that it is inefficient. What do I mean by that? […]
How to Reduce Risk of Adjustable Rate Real Estate Loans
What is so scary about commercial loans? Well, interest rate adjustments for one thing. Here’s how to reduce risk of adjustable rate real estate loans. I wrote a post a couple of weeks ago for the BiggerPocket blog entitled Are Nothing Down Real Estate Deals Risky in which I discussed the essence of risk as […]
How to Negotiate a Real Estate Deal
There are very few things that we can count on in life – taxes and death are about it, as they say. But, there is another undeniable truth in life and it is expressed in the following axiom: The Answer is Always NO – UNLESS YOU ASK THE QUESTION! In telling you this I don’t […]
Should You use a HELOC to Buy Rental Properties?
Recently, one of my Cash Flow Freedom Builders told me that he is considering borrowing $40,000 against the equity in his home to pay cash for a single family rental house. This proposition opens the door to a meaningful discussion which can shed some light on what is needed for you to get ahead financially […]
No Money Down Real Estate
JustAskBenWhy Real Estate Investment Consulting is Here!!!
Introduction Something very exciting, financially speaking, happened in my life within the past few months. I have more spring in my step on account of it. What was it – I reversed the Time Paradigm! The concept behind time paradigm is something that I’ve innately known and sensed in my life for a long time, […]
Guess Who’ll Be My Special Guest at CFFU Live?
As you guys know by now, on October 12th I will be offering CFFU Live Event based on my Cash Flow Freedom University. This is a one-day event I am offering to all of you who purchase the CFFU, and there I am bringing this to you at no additional cost. We will meet at […]
How to Build Wealth with Rentals – A Case Study
INTRODUCTION I have been investing in income-producing real estate for nine years now. My portfolio currently consists of 28 units which generate Gross Rental Income of about $170,000/year and Cash Flow of around $45,000/year. I don’t flip houses. I don’t wholesale houses either. I don’t do Sub2 or Lease/Option sandwich deals or any other fancy VooDoo real […]
I Don’t Make Down-payment – Here’s Why
Real Estate investing is a cash intensive game, and this is nowhere evident than in the requirement of a down-payment. Yes indeed, the overriding reality for most people is that financing the purchase of an investment property generally involves a sizable down-payment. More than that, unbelievably enough, a rather wide cross-section of real estate investors […]
Ben Leybovich – As Featured On
As you know by now, I love real estate and I love to talk about real estate. More specifically, it’s not real estate in and of itself that I love, but what it represents in my life and the lives of many well-educated but otherwise ordinary people. Real estate provided opportunities and answers in my […]
Paying Too Much for Real Estate – Really?
Some people struggle to find a way, while others seem to turn everything to gold that they touch. How is that? I‘ll tell you – while most people LOOK, only a few SEE. Does that make sense? I hope so… This ability of making finer distinctions in life; of being able to look at the […]