Making any big investment decision shouldn’t be taken lightly, which is why it’s important to be on the same page with your spouse when it comes to finances.
Every person develops a different internal money story and feelings about spending, saving, and investing habits based on childhood and other life experiences. This is why one spouse may be open and adventurous, and the other may be risk-averse.
Making decisions about your financial strategy together is an important part of your relationship, which is an important component of your life.
This article will give you a behind-the-scenes sneak peek into the stork of one of our Timbermoss Capital investors and how she helped her husband get on board with the idea of investing passively in real estate syndications. Here’s Ashley’s story in her own words.
Investing in your first real estate syndication can feel overwhelming and scary. You may logically know there are possibly hundreds of other investors taking the same steps, yet feel as if you’re walking this path alone.
Learning the lingo, reviewing deals, and committing a huge chunk of savings can bring up all kinds of fears, but as you continue to research, learn, and have conversations about investing passively in real estate syndications, you’ll naturally gain peace of mind.
A few recommendations for working through these initial insecurities include doing research, asking questions (all of them), connecting with other investors, reviewing old deals, and taking all the time you need to choose your first deal.
The allure of investing in US real estate is strong, but it may be tough to find someone who would or could walk a foreign investor through the process from start to finish… until now.
Taxes and other potentially confusing details can make or break the investment decision when considered for cross-border investments. So, having gone through being a limited partner, to taking a lead role in due diligence, to underwriting, and to running deals myself, I want to share what I’ve learned as a foreign investor.
7 Reasons Foreign Investors Love US Real Estate
If you start out investing as a spring-chicken, you may be excited to dive into scrubbing moldy cabinets, exterminating bug-infested corners, painting, repainting, and installing sheetrock until your arms are weak with exhaustion.
The truth is, the hustle and bustle of real estate is fascinating and it’s thrilling to be a part of it all. Investing in real estate provides experience in both the finance side and the construction side of things. But after a while, you may begin to feel like you need a more simple option.
As we get older, life is more complicated instead of less so, we have kids in the house, and honestly, cleaning someone else’s mess is the last thing we look forward to. So, in an effort to continue to provide good quality housing for people, my approach has adjusted slightly over the years.
Quite simply I want low effort, low-risk projects that provide cash flow so I can spend my energy with my own home and family. Hey, if you can dream it, you can do it.
In some of the most expensive real estate markets in the US, a two-bedroom home may sell for over $950,000.
IF you were considering buying that thing, you’d have to put hundreds of thousands of dollars down, just to buy a starter home. Eeesh!
In a real estate market that’s overheated, does the traditional narrative of “get married, buy a house, have kids” make sense financially?
Or does it make sense to go against conventional wisdom, continue renting, and invest that money into a real estate syndication instead?
Here, we’ll explore the math, as well as the potential risks of two paths a young family might take.