The Mama in MsFIRE Mama

The title of this blog is MsFIRE Mama. It’s deliberate. When I first started fantasizing about what my life would look like financially free, the focus was on travel. When I became a mother, a lot of things came to the surface that I expected, and then some that I didn’t. I expected to struggle with work-life balance and I didn’t expect that figuring out what kind of mom I wanted to be would be difficult to pinpoint.

Case Study: REI in the Time of COVID

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 […]

BRRRR…Heating Up Your Real Estate Portfolio

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 […]