What Goats Can Teach You About Real Estate Investing

What Goats Can Teach You About Real Estate Investing

Ever heard of fainting goats?  If you haven’t I highly recommend you search YouTube for ‘fainting goats’ and get ready for some chuckles.  You see, fainting goats are characterized by their tendency to freeze up and fall over at any swing or sudden movement that...
The coins in your couch as your 1st Real Estate deal

The coins in your couch as your 1st Real Estate deal

You know that pleasantly surprised look on your face when you collect all the random coins around your house and realize there’s enough there to treat yourself? It’s like a gleeful sense of accomplishment because you seemingly made the money appear out of nowhere! ...
How People Can Lose Getting Mortgage Free

How People Can Lose Getting Mortgage Free

Signing that dotted line for a 25 year mortgage was more than just a commitment to the biggest purchase most people make in their life… It was also a commitment to making a home together for the family.  A commitment to a dream of home ownership and the sense of...
Hidden cost of a smaller mortage

Hidden cost of a smaller mortage

“Why would getting a smaller mortgage be a bad thing?” As tax season wraps up many of my clients are now shifting their attention to re-negotiating with their banks for a smaller mortgage rate and are often shocked when I show them the hidden costs of a smaller...
Getting divorced to learn about financial security

Getting divorced to learn about financial security

“We actually cannot approve you for a mortgage because you don’t have any credit history…” This is what Jane (not her real name) heard from her mortgage broker as she was getting ready to buy a house after her divorce finalized.  “How could this be? I’ve used a credit...
2 words to financial certainty…and stress?

2 words to financial certainty…and stress?

15 years ago before I committed to becoming financially secure with real estate I was self employed with no retirement plan in place.  I made enough money to live but not enough to save.  I was worried about what would happen if my income changed and how I would...