The Turnkey Investor’s Guide to Choosing a Profitable Real Estate Market

Shopping for turnkey rental properties? Trying to figure out where to buy one? Where do you even start? Well, the best place to start is with networking. Find out where other people are buying, find out who is having luck in which market and with which turnkey provider, and shop from there. But how do you know how to sift through all the information? Or better yet, how do you ...

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Property Inspections: Why They’re Vitally Important & How to Get the Most Out of Yours

While getting a property inspection done on a property you are thinking about purchasing may seem like a total nightmare, the property inspection is arguably the absolute most important thing you can do as part of your due diligence. Question: What are the costliest expenses of owning an investment property? Answer: 1. Unexpected repairs, and 2. Bad tenants (if a rental property). The expense of bad tenants — well, that’s a topic ...

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[Guest Post] 2019 Real Estate Market Trends Investors Need to be Aware of

The real estate market can be really unpredictable as it constantly shifts and trends come and go. This is the very reason why it’s important to always keep an eye out for upcoming and even reemerging trends that can make an impact. When you know what to expect, you can make well-informed decisions you won’t later regret. Besides, on Hipster Investment we've noted how investing in real estate ...

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The One Piece of Advice That Changed the Course of My Real Estate Career

It’s the holidays again — don’t they seem to keep coming around fast? I hope everyone has had a chance to connect with their family members and friends this past week, and most importantly, I hope everyone has had a chance to relax! I know I have. I’d barely be able to do any work right now if I tried — it seems that no one is available for ...

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Don’t Believe Passive Income Is Awesome? Check Out the Diary of My Week!

A lot of articles out there are about how to be a real estate investor, but few seem to focus on why. Well wait, a lot of articles do mention why becoming a real estate investor is awesome, but they do it from the perspective (in my opinion) of looking from the beginning outward, rather than speaking directly from the results themselves. So for a fun, different kind of article, ...

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All Systems Are Go! The Importance of Crafting Systems for Real Estate Investment

Everything has a system. Think about how many systems go into getting a space shuttle up and off the ground! Some businesses have clearly defined systems (think: sharp looking skyscrapers that jet up into the sky) while some businesses have more of a vernacular approach (think: old farmhouses with random additions here and there). In fact, everything we do or achieve in life happens by way of a system. Some ...

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The One Critical Question Investors Forget to Ask When Shopping for Rentals

There is a lot that goes into what makes a rental property a good investment or not. In fact, most properties don’t actually make good investments. But what exactly determines if a property will make a good rental property? Typically, the primary factors are the numbers and the location. The numbers matter more than anything, but location will determine whether or not the projected numbers will hold up. Someone ...

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