145 | Turn Key Real Estate Investing And How To Build A Team With Paula Pant

Turn Key Real Estate Investing And How To Build A Team With Paula Pant

Paula Pant of Afford Anything returns to dive deeper into real estate investing. In this second conversation, Paula covers turnkey, deal syndication, and building a team. Turnkey Real Estate Investing In traditional real estate investing, the investor would buy a house and rent it to tenants after any necessary repairs. In turnkey real estate investing, you no longer have to go through the process of getting a property “rent ready.” … Read more

142 | Real Estate Investing Strategies With Paula Pant

Real Estate Investing Strategies With Paula Pant

Paula Pant comes back to the show to discuss real estate as a path to Financial Independence. Brad’s Real Estate Story Back in 2005, Brad bought a speculative property in North Carolina as an “investment opportunity.” [Buying and selling bare lots] was without question one of the biggest financial mistakes of my life. Brad was buying bare lots of land with the assumption that they would increase in value over … Read more

How To Apply For A Mortgage While Pursuing FI

How To Apply For A Mortgage While Pursuing FI

Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases you will ever make. Although many of us are on the path to FI, most of us don’t have enough cash to buy a house without taking out a mortgage. From pre-qualification to paperwork to credit scores, this in-depth guide will walk you through how to apply for a mortgage while keeping in mind the philosophies of FI. How Much Can … Read more

135 | How To Leverage A Modest Income With Joel From How To Money

135 Joel Larsgaard How to Money

Brad and Jonathan talk to Joel from How to Money about his path to Financial Independence. Joel has pursued FI on a relatively low income and has used pure hustle to fill in the gaps. Joel’s Story In the beginning, the first thing that made Joel think about money was his parents’ bankruptcy. After years of spending at the upper limit of what they could afford, disaster struck and pushed … Read more

133 | How To Get Started Making Money With Airbnb with Zeona McIntyre

How To Get Started Making Money With Airbnb | Zeona McIntyre

Today Jonathan and Brad discuss Airbnb business building with Zeona McIntyre. Zeona’s Story Unlike many, Zeona does not allow paralysis by analysis to rule her life. With almost no real estate experience, she dove headfirst into an Airbnb business that has allowed her to build a life with options. Zeona has built a successful business and shares her best strategies today. The Beginning As a young woman, Zeona always enjoyed … Read more

Your Options For Investing In Real Estate

Your Options For Investing In Real Estate

Investing in real estate is a path many investors use to build wealth. Today, you have many different opportunities to invest in real estate. But which one is right for you? There are four main ways to invest in real estate: Residential rental properties Commercial real estate Real estate investment trusts Crowdfunding What Real Estate Investment Options Are There? Personally, I use real estate as a way to diversify my … Read more

How To Buy Real Estate In A Roth IRA

How To Buy Real Estate In A Roth IRA

Did you know you can actually buy real estate in a Roth IRA? And it’s completely legal too, not the least of which since you can hold just about any asset in an IRA account. Some real estate promoters seriously pitch this option. And while it is certainly possible, you need to be fully aware that it’s also a very complicated process. We’re going to do a high-altitude report on … Read more

House Hacking With Airbnb

House Hacking With Airbnb

If you already own a single family home and aren’t in the market to be a duplex or another multi-family home anytime soon, you may feel that you have missed the boat on house hacking. Fear not! You absolutely can take advantage of the magic of househacking if you have a pool house, or even a spare room. If you have a room that’s usable for a guest–you too can … Read more

What Is House Hacking?

What Is House Hacking

House hacking. You’ve heard about it, and people in the ChooseFI community gush over how awesome it is. So, what the heck is house hacking and how can you do it? So, What Is House Hacking? House hacking is a term used by both real estate investors and the Choose FI community pretty regularly. Traditionally, house hacking refers to buying a multi-unit home (as opposed to a single family home) … Read more

How We House Hacked Our Way To FI

It’s fine to celebrate success but it’s more important to heed the lessons of failure. – Bill Gates Long before we discovered this idea called Financial Independence, we knew that we had to do something above and beyond what we saw most people doing if we were going to get ahead. But up until our early 30’s the only recipe for success that we knew about was: Go to school and … Read more