Home as Investment

Sept. 27, 2023

Common Mistakes when Beginning to Invest in Real Estate.

Here's a quick pop quiz for you: What percentage of people who claim to be real estate investors are actively investing? Drumroll, please. A humble seven percent. That's right; only a fraction of those who talk the talk are genuinely walking the walk.


The Biggest Mistake: Talk ...

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Sept. 20, 2023

DFW Cities Dominate Recent Rankings of Real Estate Markets

In recent news that comes as no surprise to us, the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) real estate market has once again demonstrated its resilience and strength. A recent article on Dallas Innovates highlights how North Texas cities are outshining others and securing top positions on the list of the best real ...

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Sept. 18, 2023

Making the most of an influx of cash with real estate.

Your grandma died.


As part of her passing, a substantial amount of cash was passed down to you. Now what?


We often talk about the transformative power of cash, especially in real estate. It's a topic that frequently resonates with our readers, listeners and clients. Some folks ...

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Sept. 1, 2023

Beware the Voice of Reason

Let's talk about something we often shush away – the wild and untamed spirit of going against the grain, especially when it comes to your haven, your heart, your home. So, here's a thought: let's give a respectful nod to that ever-prudent "voice of reason" and then ...

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Aug. 28, 2023

The Art of the Two-Year Flip: Leveraging your primary residence as a source of tax-free income.

Too often, people think of their primary residence as something entirely different from the rest of their investments. The fact of the matter is you could leverage your home as one of the few ways to earn tax-free profits. Have you ever wondered how you could leverage your living space ...

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Aug. 23, 2023

The Three Most Important Things in Business

Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur or a budding startup founder, emphasizing relationships, long-term thinking, and cash reserves are the bedrock of enduring success in any business venture, real estate or otherwise. So let's explore how these essential pillars pave the way for lasting achievement. 


Cultivating Strong ...

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Aug. 14, 2023

Finding Harmony Between Return on Investment and Emotional Investment in Real Estate


It's been hammered into our minds, often perpetuated by media, television, and the booming real estate industry that every property decision should be fueled by financial returns, resale values, and dollars in versus dollars out. While ROI is critical, let's talk about the other side of the ...

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Aug. 9, 2023

Investing in real estate in the city to chase rural life dreams.

During a recent episode of DFW Real Estate Weekly with Todd Tramonte, we sat down with Mason Goss, the former show producer turned farmer, to delve into his remarkable journey from life in the city to life on the farm.


Mason and his family embarked on the adventure of ...

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Aug. 7, 2023

Building your dream home on land in the city.

I'm about to take you on a roller-coaster ride through a tale of dreams, sweat, and a borderline embarrassing dash of irony.


First, I blame my mother in law. Really, she gave me a gardening book for Christmas about 13 years ago that may have tipped the scales ...

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April 6, 2020

Should I invest in Real Estate during Coronavirus?