real estate


It’s been over two months since we signed on the dotted line with a property manager for our rental house. I could sum up the experience by saying So Far, So Good! However, I think what might be more accurate is So Far…Pretty Good. Here’s the story… Back in May we called four property managers […]



With our first solo real estate investment under our belts, this list could be ten or twenty or even one hundred items long. Of all the mistakes we made, however, here are the top five I wish we would have known before we began. Be ye not so dumb. Here we go, the top five […]


Rich Dad’s Advisors: The ABC’s of Property Management: What You Need to Know to Maximize Your Money Now, by Ken McElroy I don’t need to get into how much I love Robert Kiyosaki and his entire Rich Dad series. So, when we discovered that one of his “advisors” had a book out under his label […]


Why I Didn’t Go to SXSW

March 16, 2011

SXSWi Crowds, on Flickr by JenniferConley

The short answer to this question is that it simply didn’t mesh with my priorities. In case you’re not as much of a nerd as I am, South By Southwest (SXSW) is a huge music, film, and interactive (read: geek) festival that takes place every March in Austin, TX. It’s, in a word, craziness. It’s […]


Diary From a Classroom, Part 2

December 30, 2010

old school, by alamosbasement on Flickr

NOTE: Click HERE for Diary of a Classroom, Part 1 Well, a few weeks ago I promised more notes from a classroom and, you guys, I almost didn’t survive to tell this tale. The first half of my required classes in order to apply for my real estate license went pretty well. There was an […]


Diary From a Classroom

December 8, 2010

Classroom Annie!

If you happen to follow me on Twitter you might have noticed lately that, uhh, I haven’t really been tweeting much to follow. I’ve been in class! Nate and I have recently made things official: our first, solo, real estate investment property. Eek! We’ve had plans for years to get into real estate, and number […]