Top 3 Reasons I’m Still Renting

My wife and I rent this cozy 2 bedroom apartment less than 3 miles from the beach in Los Angeles. It’s got a little yard and a garage with storage in the back as well. Yes, we rent. And for 3 good reasons. We said no to the 405 For anyone wondering what the heck is the 405 (pronounced “four oh five”), consider yourself lucky. The 405 is an evil stretch of interstate roadway on that. Though in reality, it’s an evil stretch of soul sucking traffic hell that sucks the life out … continue reading.

Why Out of State Investing?

“Live where you want to live, but invest where the numbers make sense.” I wholly agree with Robert Helms at The Real Estate Guys Radio Show who often says, “live where you want to live, but invest where the numbers make sense.” So technically, you don’t have to invest out of state, but you do need to find a market where you can achieve your real estate goals. Whether your goals are for cash flow, appreciation, or something else. I invest for cash flow. While I like appreciation, my criteria for … continue reading.