David from I Retired Young shares the deets re his residential rental portfolio. The numbers don’t lie, he has done a great job!
Divnomics: Since the start of this year, I’ve started to track our progress differently. Instead of a hard FI target in terms of a big pile of money, we focus on cash flow only. Tracking our net worth every month, wouldn’t give the right insight into how much we need until we reach Financial Independence.
A very interesting post from Foxy Monkey about how to assess a property environment. Interest rates, average house price to wages, and metrics like the above apply across cities and why not, countries.This means that you can look abroad if the current environment doesn’t suit you, although there are good opportunities if you look north of London right now. What is your take? Are you buying, selling or still thinking about it?
The Road to One Million: If you are interested in investing in real estate, there are two main ways to do it. You can either buy a real estate yourself, or you can buy shares in companies whose activity is owning and managing real estates. This article will be about the latter one.
Divnomics: If I would have to select one asset to invest in and where you could earn the most money from, it would be real estate, hands down. With a (mostly) stable rental income, a leveraged buying position and using ‘other peoples money’, the possibilities for exponential growing your wealth with this particular asset class are endless.
With the Christmas carols already jingling from the radio, you know the end of the year is very close. With only one month to go, at Divnomics we’ll mark this year in many different ways. The biggest one – investment wise – has been our sell-off of the stock portfolio. We’ve changed our vision and strategy on investing completely and made some choices that will have a big impact on our lives moving forward. We’re now committed to real estate investing.
As mentioned in a previous Real Estate Report, over at Cheesy Finance we have been looking into real estate loans. We have even already had a meeting with a real estate loan platform, and have been “approved” to become dedicated investors. Let’s have a look at said platform and associated pros and cons.