Eric Fernwood

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Why Location Is the Most Important Investment Decision You Will Make

In this article The location (city) where you invest is your most important investment decision, not the properties themselves. Why? The goal of real estate investing is financial independence. But financial independence isn’t just replacing your current income. It’s about having the necessary funds to maintain your present lifestyle throughout your lifetime.  This requires a

By |2024-04-02T09:55:29-07:00April 1st, 2024|Industry News|

What I Learned From National Retailers to Decide What and Where to Invest—And How You Can Do It Too

In this article In 2005, I decided to start an investor services business. I reviewed all the popular investing literature. What I found were self-professed experts offering opinions and no processes. As an engineer, opinions hold little value. I shifted my research focus to the commercial sector, where I found rigorous processes that resonated with me. I

By |2024-02-27T08:50:57-08:00February 26th, 2024|Industry News|

More Units Doesn’t Mean More Money—Why a Single-Family Home Can Beat a Fourplex

In this article The notion that investing in multifamily is always better than investing in single-family is false. The goal of real estate investing isn’t to own a particular type of property but to secure a reliable income. The reliability of this income doesn’t depend on the property type but on the tenant who occupies the property. To show

By |2024-02-22T08:55:00-08:00February 21st, 2024|Industry News|

After Several Years of Investing, These Are My Fundamentals for Generating Passive Income

In this article I often hear new investors ask: “What types of properties are the best? “What should I look for when evaluating rental properties?”  They are starting at the wrong point. As with any major venture, real estate investing starts with clarifying your goal. And every investment decision you make must align with your

By |2024-02-15T08:50:37-08:00February 14th, 2024|Industry News|

Goals Are Not Enough—You’ll Never Get Where You Want to Go Without This

In this article Goals provide us with direction and purpose, acting as the foundation for every significant endeavor. Your goals should be written down, but they don’t need to be lengthy or complex.  How to Get Started You can start with just the following items: Current situation: What is your current or anticipated financial capacity within

By |2024-01-27T08:50:40-08:00January 26th, 2024|Industry News|

We’ve Had Vacancy Rates Below 2% for Over 15 Years—Here’s How We’ve Done It

In this article Since 2006, my team and I have delivered almost 500 Las Vegas investment properties (> $130 million). The properties had an annual appreciation of 15% and annual rent growth of 7% (2013 through December 2023), and our average vacancy rate stayed below 2%, including during two major economic turmoils: 2008 housing crash: Zero decline in

By |2024-01-25T08:51:42-08:00January 24th, 2024|Industry News|
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