Timing the Cycles and Patterns

real estate lawyer Long IslandMuch of your success in real estate depends on timing. As a real estate investor, you should strive to find order in the cycles and patterns of the market. Should you pull the trigger on that seemingly lucrative commercial real estate deal? If you evict your messy, property-damaging tenants now, will you be able to find a suitable replacement? Striking at the right moment can often mean the difference between success and failure. But, knowing when to hunker down and be patient is equally important. Continue reading “Timing the Cycles and Patterns”

Landlord & Investor Q&A August 2018: Presented by Attorney Jim Clark

In this segment Jim Clark answers the most popular questions that come up through his interactions with landlords and real estate investors through his presentations to local organizations, networking, one on one conversations as well as direct posting through his website and social media. Continue reading “Landlord & Investor Q&A August 2018: Presented by Attorney Jim Clark”

The “Other Way” To Get More Deals

In the real estate world, there are two basic ways to get more deals. The first is obvious: to go out and find properties through marketing, networking, and hitting the pavement. The second is unconventional, but lucrative with the right approach: make better deals out of the properties you’re already looking at. There’s no such thing as a bad property, only a bad deal. Continue reading “The “Other Way” To Get More Deals”

A Story of a Promising Real Estate Investing Business That Went Bad

It’s the middle of the night. From the outside, the house, distant from the road but grand and stately in the moonlight looks completely dark except for a faint glow coming from one of the windows on the first floor. There he was staring at the screen of his laptop.  Wife and kids, upstairs, fast asleep.  He couldn’t rest, so there he is, trying to figure it out.  A spreadsheet staring back at him.  He’s a professional, businessman, very successful and he’s trying to figure a way out, but deep down he knows the numbers don’t lie.  “How could this have happened to me?” he thinks. Continue reading “A Story of a Promising Real Estate Investing Business That Went Bad”