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Saving For Retirement: Real Estate Vs. Traditional Methods

Posted by Victor Alves // December 14, 2016

Saving For Retirement: Real Estate Vs. Traditional Methods

It’s never too early to start saving for retirement, and the sooner you realize that, the better. Instead of putting off a retirement strategy until the day you quit working draws closer, start saving for retirement immediately. That said, nothing prepares someone for retirement more so than real estate. I maintain that real estate trumps […]


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What To Look For In A Real Estate Agent

Posted by Victor Alves // December 13, 2016

What To Look For In A Real Estate Agent

The best real estate investors typically surround themselves with the best team. They understand that in business you are only as good as the people around you.  One of the key members of any investing team is a real estate agent. Finding the right agent gives you access to more deals as well as the […]


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How Do I Sell My Inherited House If My Sibling Doesn’t Want To?

Posted by Victor Alves // December 12, 2016

How Do I Sell My Inherited House If My Sibling Doesn’t Want To?

Losing a parent is hard. It hurts to let go of someone you love, but unfortunately this grief is often accompanied by a more sinister emotion: greed. Money can sometimes bring out the worst in people and fights over estates are something we see far too often. So how do you navigate that? What do you do […]


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How Much Will It Cost to Make Repairs Before Someone Will Buy My San Antonio Home?

Posted by Victor Alves // December 9, 2016

How Much Will It Cost to Make Repairs Before Someone Will Buy My San Antonio Home?

When you’re about to sell your home, it’s important to assess the condition of the property. Most homes need a few repairs here and there, but some need major repairs. It’s important to take these repairs into account before you put it on the market. If you go through the traditional process of hiring a […]


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Is A Fixer Upper Right For You?

Posted by Victor Alves // December 8, 2016

Pros And Cons Of Selling Your Home To A Real Estate Investor

There are many paths to living in a dream home. For some, their dream home has all the amenities they could possibly want from the first day they take ownership. For others, their dream home is in the right neighborhood but the house may not be exactly how they want it. It is at this […]


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How Should I Sell My House if I Have Been Transferred Out of State?

Posted by Victor Alves // December 7, 2016

Tips To Sell Your San Antonio Home Fast

You’ve been offered an amazing career opportunity! A big promotion that’s you’ve been dreaming of, but there’s only one problem. You have to move to another city. The timeline is short and you need to get settled quickly. If you’re already a homeowner, this can be problematic. Do you list your home on the open […]


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4 Ways To Stretch Your Down Payment Dollar

Posted by Victor Alves // November 28, 2016

4 Ways To Stretch Your Down Payment Dollar

Coming up with the necessary funds to close is a big hurdle for many buyers. As most prospective buyers know, it is not enough to simply cover the down payment. You’ll need to cover all of the various closing costs and establish your property tax escrow account. When all is said and done, you will need anywhere […]


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5 Ways To Help Find The Best Contractor For Your Rehab

Posted by Victor Alves // November 14, 2016

If investing in rehab properties is your focus a quality contractor is essential. A good contractor will improve your bottom line and help get your projects done as quickly as possible. Conversely a poor contractor will make every day on the property feel like a nightmare.  As wonderful as finding the right contractor is it […]


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8 Simple Rules For Avoiding Foreclosure

Posted by Victor Alves // November 11, 2016

8 Simple Rules For Avoiding Foreclosure

1. Make a careful budget. It’s easier said than done, but the most straightforward way to preventing foreclosure is to restructure your spending to stay current on your payments. See if you can cut things like TV, memberships, eating out, or entertainment. Hold off on paying down credit cards and other debt until you have […]


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4 Time-Saving Tips When Searching For A New Home

Posted by Victor Alves // November 10, 2016

4 Time-Saving Tips When Searching For A New Home

Buying a home can be a very time consuming and frustrating process. Without knowing exactly what you want and how you plan on getting it, you can easily spend several hours, days and even months searching for a new home.  You can avoid this by doing most of the legwork before reaching out to your real […]


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