How to Use Your IRA to Buy Real Estate in Southern California – Part 2

We wrote a recent article about putting local Southern California investment property into your self directed IRA… if you haven’t checked that one out… head over here. In this article we’ll walk through some more things to look out for and how to use your IRA to buy real estate in Southern California . So … Continued

How to find good investment property in Southern California

Lots of investors are looking to get started, and as active real estate experts in Southern California , we get asked to share our secrets quite a bit. Fortunately, we love to share 🙂 One of the biggest questions we get from local investors is ” How to find good investment property in Southern California ?” With … Continued

Real estate investing Resources in Southern California

So you wanna get started investing in Southern California and you’re checking things out, eh? Good for you. Always do your homework and you won’t get schooled. Here’s some great tools that we’ve found and we use from time to time and great real estate investing resources in Southern California for investors here locally to … Continued

How to find foreclosures in Southern California

There’s a lot of competition to find great deals on local Southern California foreclosure properties. Finding them is only one part of the process – you also need to know how to capture them. Here are a few secrets from the pros that we’ve used with great success on how to find great foreclosure deals in Southern … Continued

How to bid on a short sale property

Short sale properties can be a great source of income for investors, and a great deal for home buyers. It’s important to keep in mind that a short sale is one where the bank has approved a loss on a current loan. They’re losing money, so they want to unload. Generally the current owner is in a rough … Continued

Investment Property Tax Deductions List for Southern California

Uncle Sam gives, and Uncle Sam takes away. But in the case of buying local Southern California investment properties… you can earn investment property tax deductions for your Southern California properties. For real estate investors, the United States provides the opportunity to earn a living purchasing investment properties… and holding those properties as investments, and of … Continued

Should You Consider Buying an Owner Occupied Rental Property in Southern California

For some people, purchasing an owner occupied rental is an incredible situation. You can turn the home you live in into an income producing asset! However, just like with any investment, there are some cons to consider as well. If you are thinking about buying an owner occupied rental property in Southern California, read on to learn more about some … Continued

Tips on Buying Southern California Real Estate with your IRA

While most people understand that real estate is an investment, many people are taking advantage of the qualified retirement accounts to purchase real estate as an appreciating or revenue-generating instrument like IRAs. It’s really important to understand the tax implications, legal ramifications, and various other intricacies of purchasing Southern California real estate within your IRA. So, lets dive … Continued

Should You Buy a Fixer-Upper in Southern California?

For many people, the idea of a fixer-upper property at a discounted price can seem appealing, but is it right for you? We will let you know what to look for if you want to buy a fixer-upper house in Southern California! There are many types of people who might be interested in purchasing a fixer-upper property. … Continued

5 Ways to Save Money When Buying a Home in Southern California

Buying a house can be a costly and time-consuming process. It will likely be one of the largest purchases and decisions of your life. There are some great ways to save money. However, you don’t want to cut corners on such an important event! In our latest post, we will tell you about ways to … Continued

How to Evaluate A Real Estate Investment Deal in Southern California (resources)

We talk with lots of people looking to buy real estate investment properties in Southern California and surrounding areas. Some of them know what they’re doing… and some of them are still in the learning process. But, since our entire business is finding great deals… and often passing those deals onto real estate investors like you … Continued