Amelia liked to browse Zillow and see what properties were available. She had started to target a particular suburb of a New England city, but was very casually investigating the market. One afternoon, she decided to check out a house there that was being sold in a short sale.
We made it to 2021! The vaccine for COVID is making its way to the masses and the year will start anew with the promise of being less eventful and hopefully more social than this past one. If 2020 has taught me anything, it’s that you have to focus on the things you can control and that’s the best way […]
The Coronavirus Pandemic put more than a wrinkle in 2020. It put the economy at a standstill and created a mess of uncertainty. While it slowed real estate transactions, the demand for homes, whether to buy or rent, continues to remain strong. Properties are selling, people are buying and home continue to appreciate, or increase in value without actually having […]
Special apps and widgets provide opportunities to “earn” money that make it easy to find savings on your phone or computer. I like these programs, but if you’re trying to use them to help your budget, you need to follow some rules so you don’t get trapped into spending more than you normally would because you think you’re saving or […]
The BRRRR method — Buy, Rehab, Rent, Refinance, Repeat — is a major factor in how we grew our real estate portfolio from three properties to five in about a year’s time. With our real estate business, my husband is the numbers and analytics guy. I handle networking and operations, which taps into my experience as both a communication and […]
MsFIRE Mama is meant to be the site where you can voice your real estate investing fears (or search for them) and find examples of others who went through a challenging REI-related ordeal and were still able to succeed. This will include things like choosing a property to buy, dealing with “professional” tenants, flipping mishaps, or navigating the real estate […]