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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

What’s More Important When Buying Rentals - Equity or Cash Flow

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 […]