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Funding Your Real Estate Business with a Self-Directed IRA

By Dr. Teresa R. Martin, Esq., REIA NYC Real estate investing is becoming an increasingly popular option for investors trying to save up for retirement. Not only does investing in real estate offer attractive potential returns, but it adds some real diversification and stability to investor portfolios. In fact, it's arguably one of the best “non-traditional” hedges around against asset volatility. The growing interest in r ..

Saving for Retirement with Mortgage Discount Notes

By Dr. Teresa R. Martin, Esq., REIA NYC Investing in mortgage discount notes gives you all the benefits of investing in real estate while avoiding many of the typical drawbacks. But, did you know that it can help you save for retirement, too? What Are Private Mortgage Discount Notes? Discount mortgage notes offer low-risk, secure returns while avoiding all the headaches and hassle of buying and maintaining a property as well as havin ..

3 Creative Financing Strategies for Real Estate Investors

By Dr. Teresa R. Martin, Esq., REIA NYC The definition of “creative real estate financing” may not sound so inspiring (if your financing is non-traditional, then it's automatically creative), but it's really the key to getting the most out of your investment dollars and overcoming any financial barriers to entry. Solve Problems and Create Financial Openings If you are just getting into real estate investing, you'll quickly ..

Mindful Money Matters – Part 1

By: Dr. Lorie Nicholas, REIA NYC Financial Literacy Coach Real estate investing requires being mindful of how you manage your money. To assess how you are doing, let's take a look at your relationship with money. Please answer the following questions: I feel guilty after I have spent a lot of money, knowing that I cannot afford it. Money is a topic that has caused a lot of disagreements /arguments in my family. Financial problem ..

What to Include in Your Business Plan

By Dr. Teresa R. Martin, Esq., REIA NYC Whether you are trying to raise startup capital or you are in the process of expanding your business, writing a business plan should be your first move. The idea behind a business plan is pretty straight forward. It essentially is a written outline that evaluates and defines the major aspects of your business, including the proposed product or service, the targeted market, and the economi ..

How to Finance Your New Business Without a Loan

By Dr. Teresa R. Martin, Esq., REIA NYC It takes money to make money ... Though some have debated the validity of this aphorism, when it comes to starting a new business, it is an unavoidable fact. Even the most simplest of business ideas will require some kind of monetary investment on your part. For example, you may need an upfront amount of cash that can be used to for equipment, supplies, and other business expenses. You may also need to ..

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