Archives For Real Estate Investing

That’s it.  I said it on the internet, so it must be true!  It’s on Facebook too, so you should all stop buying houses immediately and send your leads to me!  Below this text, you’ll see a fun “dialogue” I had with someone on Facebook yesterday.  It was started by a Dallas/Fort Worth REALTOR® that was commenting on price drops and increased days on the market.  Unfortunately it was followed by Continue Reading…

So, I’ve made a lot of mistakes in the past.  I’m sure I’ll keep making them until I learn to listen to my wife!  One of my largest mistakes since founding 2020 REI was rapid expansion.  Not only of office space, but also expenses and personnel.  Operating under the standard entrepreneur ideology that if you build it, they will come.  We’ve gone from a 300 square foot office with two couches, two people and a desk; to 5,000 sqft overlooking downtown with 50 people; and back to 1,300 sqft in the corner office with five people.  Should we have Continue Reading…

Experience is the best learning tool in my opinion. It has worked really well for me.  The thing I have recently learned (now that I’m almost 40) is experience can also make you very, very, wrong.  I was recently at a group meeting where someone was going on and on about what happened in the past.  I get it.  History repeats itself.  But, does it always?

In this day of innovation and information sharing, is it possible that we may actually not repeat some of our mistakes?  Is it possible in this new global sharing economy that cycles and patterns are changing?  I think so, and if that is the case, leaning on YOUR experience could actually make you very Continue Reading…

Do you want to grow your personal rental portfolio or scale your fix and flip business?  Are all of the options out there too difficult to understand?  Wish you had one place to call for any and every product?  Now you do!  2020 REI is launching a new finance division on February 1st, geared towards helping the individual investor cut through the red tape that is getting a loan for investment property.  For the last two years, I have been on the leading edge of introducing institutional capital to individual investors.  As many of you know, I left my position at B2R Finance six months ago.   Continue Reading…