Do You Always Need Diligence?

Podcast Episode 65:
Diligence with Friends and Experts.”

It doesn’t matter who you are working with in a real estate deal, you still need to do your diligence. This means asking questions and reading the documents—even if dealing with a friend. Don’t assume an expert is infallible either; professionals can still be wrong or make mistakes.

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Should I Become a Developer?

Podcast Episode 64:
Development Is a Senior Strategy.”

Buying and holding single-family homes is a great strategy for anyone starting out in real estate investment. Many people eventually get into multifamily properties, which builds on the experience of basic buy-and-hold. Becoming a developer is a very different type of strategy and is much more difficult. The rewards can be worth it for a senior investor, but there is also a lot of risk involved, and so development should be approached cautiously—if at all.

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