Quick Turn and Flipping Properties

A deep-dive into the strategy of quick turning and flipping properties. Includes a qualitative class discussing what the strategy is and how to do it plus quantitative, numbers-based discussions showing how the strategy performs toward a goal of achieving financial independence. Topics discussed include: Money, credit and skills required The style of this strategy (investor/entrepreneurial) The stability and scalability of this strategy What is your risk exposure and profit speed doing this strategy Finding and analyzing deals including any direct marketing suggestions The best real estate market conditions for this strategy How accessible and availability are properties for this strategy … Read more

BRRRR Real Estate Investing Strategy

A deep-dive into the strategy of buying properties at a big discount, rehabbing them, renting them out and then refinancing them to pull our all or most of the most you had invested and keeping it as a long-term rental. This strategy is often referred to as BRRRR which stands for Buy, Rehab, Rent, Refinance and Repeat. Includes a qualitative class discussing what the strategy is and how to do it plus quantitative, numbers-based discussions showing how the strategy performs toward a goal of achieving financial independence. Topics discussed include: Money, credit and skills required The style of this strategy … Read more

House Hacking Real Estate Investing Strategy

A deep-dive into the strategy of buying owner-occupant properties and getting income from them while living in them via the house hacking real estate investing strategy. Includes a qualitative class discussing what the strategy is and how to do it plus quantitative, numbers-based discussions showing how the strategy performs toward a goal of achieving financial independence. Topics discussed include: Money, credit and skills required The style of this strategy (investor/entrepreneurial) The stability and scalability of this strategy What is your risk exposure and profit speed doing this strategy Finding and analyzing deals including any direct marketing suggestions The best real … Read more

Nomad™ Real Estate Investing Strategy

2022-05-25 - Nomad™ Real Estate Investing Strategy

A deep-dive into the strategy of buying rental properties using the low and nothing down Nomad™ real estate investing strategy. Includes a qualitative class discussing what the strategy is and how to do it plus quantitative, numbers-based discussions showing how the strategy performs toward a goal of achieving financial independence. Topics discussed include: Money, credit and skills required The style of this strategy (investor/entrepreneurial) The stability and scalability of this strategy What is your risk exposure and profit speed doing this strategy Finding and analyzing deals including any direct marketing suggestions The best real estate market conditions for this strategy … Read more

Buy and Hold Real Estate Investing

A deep-dive into the strategy of buying income producing rental properties to buy, hold and rent out. Includes a qualitative class discussing what the strategy is and how to do it plus quantitative, numbers-based discussions showing how the strategy performs toward a goal of achieving financial independence. Topics discussed include: Money, credit and skills required The style of this strategy (investor/entrepreneurial) The stability and scalability of this strategy What is your risk exposure and profit speed doing this strategy Finding and analyzing deals including any direct marketing suggestions The best real estate market conditions for this strategy How accessible and … Read more

Real Estate Investing Strategies

What are all the different ways to invest in real estate? In this class you’ll learn: A detailed list of different real estate investing strategies from buy-and-hold, Nomad™ and house hacking to fix & flip, BRRR, creative financing like subject to more unusual strategies like option-auction, tax liens/deeds and much more. An exploration of whether the strategy is typically an entry strategy, a way to hold or an exit strategy (or some combination). Channels when buying (how to find each type of deal) Channels when selling (how to get out of each deal) Financing when selling (how to cash out … Read more

An Intro to Buy and Hold Real Estate Deal Analysis

The World's Greatest Real Estate Deal Analysis Spreadsheet™

When analyzing cash flowing, buy and hold rental properties… what do you put in each field? How does deal analysis differ when analyzing single family homes versus condos versus townhomes versus duplexes/triplexes/fourplexes versus apartments? What do you use in The World’s Greatest Real Estate Deal Analysis Spreadsheet™ for each type of property? In this class you’ll learn: A detailed walk-through of The World’s Greatest Real Estate Deal Analysis Spreadsheet™ What’s different and what’s the same when analyzing different types of properties and what the spreadsheet can be used to analyze How Excel experts can “unlock” the spreadsheet and why everyone … Read more

The Ultimate FIRE Budget

The Ultimate FIRE Budget™

This workshop style class was taught by James Orr on March 31, 2022. Run time is about 1 hour and 13 minutes. Download a copy of the spreadsheet (below) and follow along. What is your current budget? How much do you need to achieve lean FIRE (or the minimum to be financially independent)? How much do you need to achieve fat FIRE (or your ideal lifestyle and true financial independence)? Use The Ultimate Financial Independence Retire Early Budget™ for Excel to determine all these numbers for yourself quickly and easily. Download

How to Buy a Rental Property

Buying Process Overview

In this special class, James will walk you through how to buy a rental property from the first meeting with your real estate agent through post-closing. About This Class This class is intended to be an OVERVIEW of the process to buy a rental property with the help of a real estate agent/broker. We have separate classes on finding off-market deals and creative financing. It is impossible to cover EVERYTHING in-depth in a single class. Instead, we have detailed classes covering just about EVERY step in this process. Please check the list of classes for more detailed information. Buying Process … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to CapEx on Rental Property

Maintenance and CapEx Estimator for Rental Property - Advanced

CapEx on rental property (also called Capital Expenses) are expenses to replace parts of the property that wear out over time. What’s the difference between CapEx and maintenance? From a tax perspective, capex of less than the “safe harbor” limit of $2,500 per invoice or item can be written off as maintenance on the property in the year they were taken. Some expenses over the $2,500 safe harbor amount will need to be capitalized over the lifespan of the item. Talk to your CPA or read the Internal Revenue Code for more detailed information on the tax treatment of capex. … Read more