Once you make your connections with lots of good syndicators who have met your screening requirements, you will start receiving offers to participate in investment opportunities on a regular basis. I seem to get several each and every week in my email inbox. Most look too good to pass up, but with so much to choose from, you need to exercise discipline and only choose the best of the best.Continue reading “Quiz – Winner or Dud? – Choosing the Right Investment”
I think you can interpret what I’m saying here. When you start investing in apartment complexes, you can expose yourself to needless risks in the form of tenant lawsuits. It is wise to do it the right way. Luckily, most syndications can offer several layers of protection.Continue reading “Liability Protection – CYA – Cover Your Assets.”
We have been told by some that investing in real estate is a way to get rich quick. While this actually has happened to very few, this is not the norm. What you can count on though is that to earn passive income in real estate is a slow but steady way to accumulate wealth. There are usually many fewer surprises than when compared to the stock market.
A common myth says that passive real estate investing involves little to no work. But in reality, it really takes quite a bit of work up front in order to be truly passive… Thus, the name of this website, Actively Passive. If you’re like many out there, you like the idea of being able to bring in a little extra money on the side. Creating an income outside your day job can help boost your net worth —not to mention reducing stress when it comes to making ends meet.Continue reading “How to Earn Passive Income from Real Estate”
Passive real estate investment income characteristically comes from income streams that are fairly automated. The investment you make, whether it is in stocks, mutual funds or the real estate market, entitles you to an ownership stake that pays distributions, dividends or other classifications of income on a regular basis. Further, you usually do not have any management responsibility for that investment, as that role is taken on by others.Continue reading “What is Passive Real Estate Investing?”
So… You want to invest in real estate but your time is limited and you do not want to have to manage tenants, toilets and trash.
Many of us know that investing in multi-family real estate can be much safer than investing in the volatile stock market. We want to preserve and even grow our wealth, retirement fund or our nest egg.Continue reading “Start Here”
The main focus of Actively Passive is to teach you how real estate investing can be done in the most passive way possible – through syndications. But how do you know what’s good for you if you do not see and appreciate how much hard work actively investing can be? I started investing actively in single-family homes back in the 1990s, and to this day, I remember getting back home each night exhausted. I had a lot of fun, but boy-howdy there were some tough days. For the more adventurous out there who want to actively acquire and manage rental properties, as well as those who don’t, here is a summary of what it is like.Continue reading “The Challenges of Active Real Estate Investing: Tenants, Toilets and Trash”
The short answer… any residential property consisting of 5 or more rental units. But there is a lot more to this that meets the eye. To truly understand how multifamily commercial real estate is defined, it is important to understand the context of where it fits within the myriad of commercial real estate types.Continue reading “What is Multifamily Commercial Real Estate?”
So… You’re looking for an excellent side hustle and you want to invest in real estate, but do not have the time, energy or knowledge. You have heard that investing in multifamily rentals can be lucrative, if you only had the know-how and a huge down payment. You don’t relish the thought of taking time out of your day to manage people or tenants on top of that really good job you have now, but want to protect your savings without investing it into an unpredictable and uncontrollable stock market. You dislike the necessity of responding 24/7 to maintenance requests, and you cannot get approved for a $7,000,000 mortgage. You want to try your hand at investing but do not really know where to start.Continue reading “A Rewarding Side Hustle – Make an Extra Income Outside of Your Day Job – Without Becoming a Landlord”
Which one is better, stock market vs. passive real estate investing? This has been a heated debate for quite a while. There are many pros and cons on each side, and unfortunately it is up to you to determine which risks and rewards you are willing to live with and hope for.Continue reading “Stock Market vs. Passive Real Estate Investing”