Category Archives: Buying Real estate

How to Begin Investing in Baton Rouge Real Estate – Part 5

In Part 5 of how to get started in Baton Rouge Property Investing I will be discussing various means potential investors can secure the funds necessary to buy investment property. This is meant to be a general discussion for educational … Continue reading

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How to Begin Investing in Baton Rouge Real Estate – Part 4

In Part 4 of how to get started in Baton Rouge Property Investing, I wanted to pass on some ideas and tips on managing your rental home after you’ve made the purchase. One of the first things you will want … Continue reading

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How to Begin Investing in Baton Rouge Real Estate – Part 3

In Part 3 of how to get started in Baton Rouge Property Investing, I am going to provide you with some tips on how to greatly increase the odds of generating cash flow, asset appreciation or equity build up in … Continue reading

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How to Begin Investing in Baton Rouge Real Estate – Part 2

In Part 2 of how to get started in Baton Rouge Property Investing, I want to explore some areas of concern that my clients frequently mention. Just remember that investing in rental property is not for everyone and it may … Continue reading

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Thinking of taking on some home improvement projects over the holidays?

If you are then you obviously don’t want to do things that will lower the value of your home. That’s pretty much the opposite of what you would want. But seriously you should check out this list of mistakes that … Continue reading

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My favorite apps I use in my Real Estate Business

Here’s a list of the apps that I could not do without in my real estate business. I prefer to use Android so I will only address those apps although most are probably available for iphones and Windows phones. CamScanner … Continue reading

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Pop Quiz Time! What is the first thing you should do when buying a home?

Stumped? I’ll give you a hint, it’s not looking at houses. I would accept “contact a Realtor” but that’s not exactly what I’m looking for. The correct answer is to contact a mortgage lender and get a “Pre-Approval” letter. Not … Continue reading

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Who are the people involved in a real estate transaction?

Here’s a nice infographic that was designed by National Positions and Education Location giving a lot of good information on the people involved in a real estate transaction. It’s a pretty complete list except they left out the attorneys. In … Continue reading

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Why do Realtors get paid so much to sell my house?

I am asked this question pretty regularly. Or something like, Wow, you’re getting rich just off selling my house! Take a look at the infographic below. Theses are typical expenses and dollar values and it’s not the same for every … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to hire a Real Estate Agent

Infographics seem to be all of the rage right now and rightly so, they present information in a graphical way that makes it easy to get small pieces of useful information quickly. So here are the top 10 reasons to … Continue reading

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