Understanding Types of Real Estate Loans

Understanding Types of Real Estate Loans

What we learned about lending for real estate – Part 3 of 3 This is part 3 out of 3 of a longer article, “What we learned about lending for real estate”.  We explore some often used loan products for financing real estate purchases. For this part, we’ll talk about the types of loans available […]

Where and How to Start Investing? Advice For Beginners

Where and How to Start Investing? Advice For Beginners

SVIC Facebook Q&A Discussion: Advice on Where and How to Start Investing   Question for the group: *This question was asked to the community last March 22, 2022: I earn almost 7 figures at a FANG company but have made almost no investments other than retirement accounts and a personal home. I just don’t know […]

How To Compare Investment Property Loans

Parameters To Consider When Comparing Real Estate Loans

What we learned about lending for real estate – Part 2 of 3 This is part 2 out of 3 of a longer article, “What we learned about lending for real estate”.  We explore some often used loan products for financing real estate purchases. For this part, we’ll talk about the different criteria in loan […]

Conforming Loans 101: What You Need To Know …And More!

Conforming Loans 101: What You Need To Know ...And More!

What we learned about lending for real estate – Part 1 of 3 This is part 1 out of 3 of a longer article, “What we learned about lending for real estate”.  We explore some often used loan products for financing real estate purchases. For this part, we’ll talk about Conforming Loans, FHA, VA, and […]

Top 10 Mistakes New AirBnb Hosts Make

Top 10 Mistakes New AirBnb Hosts Make

As a new airbnb host, you will likely make a ton of mistakes. Mistakes aren’t always a bad thing, however, and can often lead to learning how best to modify your protocols and overall strategy. Your goal should simply be to minimize these mistakes, and learning from established hosts is one of the best ways […]

How to Become a Full Time Airbnb Host

How to Become a Full Time Airbnb Host

Introduction Working in a tech job has tons of perks – high pay, great office spaces, and smart coworkers – but it also has its drawbacks. If you’re anything like me, creating value for other people in a big company will leave you feeling hollow and unfulfilled after a while. During the pandemic, I began […]

Real Estate Tax strategies for High Net Worth Individuals

Real Estate Tax Strategies for High-Income Earners

If you’re a high-income individual, it’s no surprise that you’re taxed at higher rates for your ordinary income. By investing in real estate alongside proactive tax planning, you can help reduce your tax burden while increasing your total income.  If you’re interested in real estate investing, both the long-term and short-term rental markets are key […]

Property Management 101 and more — Q&A by Dana Dunford

Property Management 101 and more — Q&A by Dana Dunford

Welcome to another SVIC Q&A! This time featuring Dana Dunford, CEO of Hemlane, an affordable, top-rated property management solution for your long-term rentals. Dana was named one of the top 20 women leaders and influencers in commercial real estate tech. For more details about Hemlane, and our exclusive property management discount, check out our SVIC […]

Real Estate Tax Questions – Answered by Amanda Han

Your Burning Tax Questions

This article is a Q&A featuring our SVIC Expert Amanda Han, Tax Director at Keystone CPA, Inc. She is a tax strategist, real estate investor, and one of the authors of the highly rated book, Tax Strategies for the Savvy Real Estate Investor. Check out her investment courses partnered with SVIC: Jumpstart Your Tax Savings […]

A Landlord’s Nightmare Tenant Story: Learn How You Can Protect Yourself

nighmare tenant

Here’s my worst tenant horror story and how you can mitigate this risk. For many, the thought of buying a rental property is daunting. The most common reason I hear is the fear of having a nightmare tenant. So let’s start there. I’ve dedicated this post to sharing my worst tenant story, the lessons I […]