How to Retire Early with Real Estate (With Real-Life Example!)

How to Retire Early with Real Estate

No matter how much we love our job, there are days when we ponder if retirement is just too far away. When that feeling comes on, it is time to look at moving that retirement date up and trying to finish our working careers sooner rather than later. To do that, there has to be a way to build up income so early retirement is possible. Retiring early is going to be about positive cash flow and one way to achieve that is to become a real estate investor. Knowing how to retire early with real estate means creating a good cash flow that comes from owning a portfolio of units that generate profit. Knowing how to retire early with real estate allows you to work toward early retirement goals. There are some steps you need to take to make this work.
ARV vs rehab

After repair value (ARV) vs rehab budget - which is more important to estimate accurately?

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In an ideal world, you'll estimate your after repair value (i.e. what the property can sell for after all repairs and renovations are completed) and your rehab budget with pinpoint accuracy. But in practice, it can sometimes be difficult…

Why The Internal Rate of Return Can Be Misleading

The use of the internal rate of return (IRR) as an investment metric is ubiquitous in the world of investment analysis. In real estate investment analysis, it's no different. However, it should never be used in isolation when making an investment…

The Best and Worst Rental Markets in the U.S.

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Using the latest Home Values and Rental data from Zillow (as of December 31, 2018), I've ranked 171 U.S. cities based on their average gross rental yields, which measures the relationship between the gross rent and the value of rental properties. If…

One Simple Metric for Evaluating Rental Income Properties

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While there are many factors to consider when finding, evaluating, and ultimately buying a rental income property, there is one simple metric that all investors can use to quickly compare across investment opportunities and narrow down their…