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”

Paradigm Commercial Capital Group

Paradigm Commercial Capital Group is a nationally recognized leader in equipment lease and finance. Paradigm CCG provides commercial lending of all types, including commercial real estate loans, private equity transactions, and with a primary focus on equipment leasing. Composed of a group of certified, highly experienced financial professionals, Paradigm CCG is at the forefront of … Continue reading “Paradigm Commercial Capital Group”

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”

IRA Information for Businesses

If you’re a small business owner or even a sole proprietor, planning for retirement as early as possible is a smart financial decision. Retirement plans can also help you attract and maintain good employees. IRAs let you set aside tax deferred money for retirement and a self-directed IRA allows you to have more control over … Continue reading “IRA Information for Businesses”

Equipment Secured Notes

There are many small companies and start ups short on money and eager to find investors. They don’t always know the variety of financing options available nor do they always qualify for bank loans or attract venture capital. The first and highest amount of money spent on small businesses comes from personal savings or lines … Continue reading “Equipment Secured Notes”