What Type of Investor Are You?

Each generation faces differing events and challenges that impact their investment strategies. Which type of investor are you? The Traditionalist Generation (1925-1945): Defining events: The Great Depression, lunar landing, WW I & II, Korean War, Peace Corp, McCarthyism, JFK assassination, Martin Luther King Jr. assassination Traditionalists are generally a financially conservative generation. In fact, 49% … Continue reading “What Type of Investor Are You?”

5 Must-Have Characteristics for Successful Real Estate Investing

Over time, real estate investments have afforded many people the powerful combination of appreciation and income.  The purchase of real estate through a self-directed IRA is a popular choice for this and other reasons. While there is no definitive list of characteristics that make someone successful at real estate investing, most successful real estate investors share … Continue reading “5 Must-Have Characteristics for Successful Real Estate Investing”

5 Lessons Learned from Rehabilitating Properties—by Robin Moffitt of Gold Star Realty

It’s a very profitable time to be involved in real estate, so think about modifying your business plan to include rehabilitation of properties for profit. I have been buying properties at 50 to 60% of their value and rehabbing them, which require a range of repairs from light cosmetic touch-ups to a complete remodel. I’ve … Continue reading “5 Lessons Learned from Rehabilitating Properties—by Robin Moffitt of Gold Star Realty”