So long, KC: American Royal will develop $160M complex in KCK

Originally posted by Rob Roberts of the Kansas City Business Journal

After 117 years in the West Bottoms, the American Royal Association will move to new facilities in a $160 million complex to be developed across the state line … Read more...

10 Lethal Mistakes to Avoid on Your First Real Estate Investment

Originally posted by Chad Carson of Bigger Pockets
Your first investment will be a learning process.
  • While you’ll definitely make a few mistakes along the way, there are a few common pitfalls that can be avoided if you educate yourself

Newbies: Make TODAY the Day You Start Taking Action. Here’s Your Motivation.

Originally posted by Engelo Rumora of Bigger Pockets

Are you dipping your toe into the pool of real estate investment? Well, stop wasting your time and dive right in. When you’re starting out in this market, it can be scary Read more...

6 Tips to Craft a Highly Coveted Rental — Without Over-Improving It

Originally posted by Brian Davis of Bigger Pockets

Somewhere between “no one wants my rental unit” and “I got 150 calls within a half hour of listing,” there’s a perfect balance of property improvements, rent pricing, and high return on … Read more...

How to Create More Time for Real Estate Deals While Working a 9-5

Originally posted by Brian Davis from Bigger Pockets

Working a 9-5 job while investing in real estate on the side?

Don’t sweat it — there are plenty of advantages in working full-time and investing part-time, from stable income to health … Read more...

8 Basics Every New Real Estate Investor Should Master

Originally posted by Chris Clothier of Bigger Pockets

One of the keys to success for a new real estate investor is to quickly get pointed in the right direction. With hundreds of different directions to move, that can be a … Read more...

The Truth About Turnkey Providers No One Tells You

Originally posted by Ali Boone of Bigger Pockets

If you are thinking of buying a turnkey rental property or are in the process of buying one, there is something about turnkey providers that you need to understand. Knowing this will … Read more...

How to Calculate the Value of Multifamily Real Estate

Originally posted by Gino Barbaro of Bigger Pockets

Most consumers do not grasp the difference between the price and the value of a product or service. Price is simply the amount of money paid or charged for something. When we … Read more...

In the Game of Finance, Does Offense (Making Money) or Defense (Saving Money) Matter More?

Originally posted by Brad Lohnes with Bigger Pockets

“Offense sells tickets, but defense wins championships.” — Bear Bryant

I was stuck. The process of getting on a budget was tougher than I expected. We’d already tightened up the easy stuff, … Read more...

The Top 8 Mistakes Made by Rookie Landlords

Originally reported by Kevin Perk of Bigger Pockets

Everyone has been a rookie at something at some point in their lives, whether it was in a new school, job, or sport — or even as a landlord.

Being a rookie …