Here is part III in our series of investing terms. In this part we cover two key areas for residential real estate investors- owning and renting to others, with key terms for each. Destination Maui Realty is uniquely positioned to help you understand these terms, since […]
Here is part II in our series of investing terms. In this part we move into the purchasing process, helping you understand the acronyms you may come across. Understanding these terms is important for a this part investing. Of course, if you have any questions, please […]
In our continuing efforts to assist owners in their real estate investing goals, we are publishing a series of investing terms. As you study the market, you may come across many acronyms. Understanding these terms is important for a solid basis of understanding of real estate […]
When you buy a rental property, your goal is to make money. Real estate investing allows you to gain an ongoing source of passive income as well as long-term appreciation in your property. Over time, you can gradually increase your holdings until you have a thriving […]
Real estate can create long-term wealth, and has been a great investment for a lot people. As with any investment, however, it pays to do your homework, especially when you likely will be investing hundreds of the thousands of dollars. While you are going to want […]
Cash flow is important when buying investment property. But there is another benefit to owning rental property that can help in a different way. It involves taking a deduction for capital depreciation on your taxes. Taking full advantage of these deductions can get a little complex, […]
Real estate can be a great investment for the future. However, navigating landlord/tenant law can be a challenge, especially for new real estate investors. A first-time potential homeowner asked about buying a duplex, to live in half and rent the other half to help pay the […]
With a growing economy, something else has been booming on Maui. Over-tourism is the new buzzword, and a sore spot for many long-time residents as they see their island grow and change, and not always […]
Investing in rental properties can be lucrative, especially if you leverage your financing appropriately. However, do you know how much of that income is really profit?
Understanding how to properly assess rental property investments by using the right calculations essential. Every aspect of costs and potential gains must […]
What does leverage in real estate mean?
Leverage in real estate simply means how much money you borrow to finance an investment property compared to the property’s worth. You are “leveraging” other people’s money to maximize your ability to buy more investment properties with less. The higher […]