real estate

Zero to real estate entrepreneur in less than a year - Dan Ryu tells how

Zero to real estate entrepreneur in less than a year - Dan Ryu tells how

I was recently asked to appear on Nicky Roche's podcast, Small Business Drivers, a podcast that focuses on "providing support, education and encouragement to small business owners, who essentially drive the economy." In the podcast, I discuss my transition from EFL teacher to entrepreneur to real estate investor and the importance of adopting the right mindset in making it all possible.

Seventeen tips for international real estate investing success

Seventeen tips for international real estate investing success

Although I am a US citizen, when I made my first overseas investment in 2014, I invested in an area I knew nothing about - Jacksonville, Florida. I had never visited the area and knew no one from that area. I faced a lot of the same difficulties that foreigners faced. Anyway, I took a stab at answering this question and added 17 tips for foreign investors.

List of real estate terms from this past meetup

List of real estate terms from this past meetup

If you haven't had a chance to watch Ben Leybovich's presentation at our last meetup, then you definitely want to check it out. It's about an hour long. About halfway through, he shares his spreadsheet with our members to show how CapEx and R&M affect the performance of your property.

Oct 2015 recap – Ben Leybovich, creator of JustAskBenWhy, visits

We were super excited to have Ben Leybovich as our speaker - not only is he a prolific blogger on BiggerPockets, but he's also the creator of Cash Flow Freedom University at JustAskBenWhy. Ben's done some extraordinary things in real estate including purchasing a 10 unit building worth $373,500 that he purchased for $5,300.

Decide how much to pay for a property... while sitting at your computer

Decide how much to pay for a property... while sitting at your computer

Today, we'll talk a little bit about investing in Single Family Homes (aka Single Family Residences). I bought my first Single Family Resident (SFR) in Jacksonville, Florida, in 2014.