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Mar 2016 recap - Jacob and Victoria Michaels visit

Mar 2016 recap - Jacob and Victoria Michaels visit

On March 19, the Seoul Real Estate Investing Meetup invited husband-and-wife team Jacob and Victoria Michaels to talk about their unique real estate investment strategy. During the presentation, Jacob and Victoria explained how they've been able to use the jeonse system to acquire a number of properties in Sokcho and, more recently, Hongdae in Seoul.

Sokcho real estate investing – Part 3: Why Sokcho?

Sokcho real estate investing – Part 3: Why Sokcho?

Welcome to Part 3 of our series on investing in Sokcho. If you missed Part 2, click here. For Part 1, click here. The series follows a group of Seoul Real Estate Investing Meetup members' whirlwind 19-hour day as they traveled to Sokcho to check out the properties of two of our investors and explore a unique Korea-focused real estate buying strategy using jeonse.

Why would you buy a property in Korea that earned no rental income?

Why would you buy a property in Korea that earned no rental income?

There might be many reasons why someone buys a property that produces no monthly income. Maybe it's a tax shelter or maybe it's a speculation play. Here's a response I wrote to a reader recently on why the jeonse strategy discussed in these articles can be a real winner, despite receiving no rental income.

Sokcho real estate investing - Part 2: An oceanview apartment for $10,000

Sokcho real estate investing - Part 2: An oceanview apartment for $10,000

Welcome to Part 2 of our series on investing in Sokcho. If you missed Part 1, click here. The series follows a group of Seoul Real Estate Investing Meetup members' whirlwind 19-hour day as they traveled to Sokcho to check out the properties of two of our investors and explore a unique Korea-focused real estate buying strategy using jeonse.

Sokcho real estate investing - Part 1: A commercial property in the heart of a shopping district for $3,000

Sokcho real estate investing - Part 1: A commercial property in the heart of a shopping district for $3,000

Welcome to Part 1 of our series on investing in Sokcho. The series follows a group of Seoul Real Estate Investing Meetup members' whirlwind 19-hour day as they traveled to Sokcho to check out the properties of two of our investors and explore a unique Korea-focused real estate buying strategy using jeonse.

How to buy an apartment in Korea for $5,000

How to buy an apartment in Korea for $5,000

In this article, I want to tell you about a strategy to buy Korean real estate for very little money out-of-pocket. And just so you know, this is not a strategy that I profit from in any way (nor endorse). I'm just sharing knowledge that I learned from another member of the Seoul Real Estate Investing Meetup. As with any investment strategy, make sure you do your own due diligence and are following all local laws. And yes, this strategy can also be used by non-Koreans.