Robert Newstead

A House That You Live in Is Not an Investment – Here’s Why 

“There is no place like home” -Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz  “Home is where the heart is” -Pliny the Elder  “Coming home is one of the most beautiful things” -Andre Rieu  The quotes above are beautiful and true.  The quotes make you feel warmth, love, and longing for family.  But from an investment standpoint, …

A House That You Live in Is Not an Investment – Here’s Why  Read More »

8 Steps to Investing Directly in Real Estate Deals

Real estate deals are the lifeblood of both cash flow and asset appreciation.  Real estate is everywhere you look.  The potential to find real estate deals are all around.  However, not all real estate deals are the same.  Not all real estate deals are well-located.  Not all real estate deals offer great risk-adjusted returns.  On …

8 Steps to Investing Directly in Real Estate Deals Read More »

10 Tips Real Estate Investors Use to Ensure Their Financial Budget Will Succeed

Real estate investors need to have their financial budgets in order.  They need to understand their personal income and expenses.  They also need to understand their personal financial statements.  Once real estate investors become skilled at completing their financial budgets, they can expand that knowledge and understanding to their businesses and real estate investments. As …

10 Tips Real Estate Investors Use to Ensure Their Financial Budget Will Succeed Read More »

Property Types – 2 things I like about various property types and 1 thing that I wish was better

There are lots of different property types.  When you drive around your city, what do you see?  My neighborhood alone has residential houses, retail, an old office building being used as a school, a residential property now being used as an office building, an industrial warehouse, and a church that has been converted into apartments.  …

Property Types – 2 things I like about various property types and 1 thing that I wish was better Read More »

What It Means to Have Accretive Passive Real Estate Investments

Accretive is the adjective form of the word accretion, which means gradual or incremental growth. The one thing you want to think about when it relates to investing in real estate deals is really two pronged.  The first prong of the approach is to think about whether the real estate investments you are making are …

What It Means to Have Accretive Passive Real Estate Investments Read More »