Investing Lessons From Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett

I recently came across an article that nicely summarizes Warren Buffett’s amazing investing success over the years. As you probably know, Buffett is one of the most successful investors in history and among the Top 10 richest people in the world. In an excerpt from one of his shareholder letters, Buffett talks about a couple… Read more »

Top 10 Mistakes Investors Make In Real Estate Investing

Real Estate Investing

Real estate investing can be fun and exciting, yet it is easy to make mistakes and end up with a poor investment. I have compiled what I think are the top ten mistakes that investors make when investing in real estate.  If you can avoid making these 10 mistakes, you will be well on your… Read more »

Fannie Mae Programs For Real Estate Buyers

Fannie Mae First Look and Home Path program

Fannie Mae is currently offering special deals on foreclosed property purchases through their Home Path and First Look programs. Fannie Mae’s programs give priority to buyers (especially first-time buyers) who are looking to purchase a home to live in, not rent.  Investors who intend to rent out or sell the properties are forced wait 20-30… Read more »

History of Mortgage Rates

I received an email from Zillow.com with an interesting history of mortgage rates over the last 42 years. For real estate investors, it is invaluable to see where interest rates have been.  It also gives us clues where interest rate may go in the future. Click on the image to go to Zillow and see… Read more »

New Rental Property Purchase

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This post is an update to my post back on March 18, 2013: https://www.lifetimeinvestor.com/blog/indiana-single-family-house-profile/ Sometimes good investments take time to develop…… Back in March I visited my property manager in Indiana to look for more rental properties.  We looked at about 10 properties, and I ended up making offers on three single family houses.  I… Read more »