With so many robo advisor platforms on the market today, finding the one that best suits your individual needs can be a challenge. That’s why we’ve created this comparison of two of the most popular services, Betterment and Vanguard Personal Advisor Services. Both products have each received excellent ratings from our reviewers. So which one is better? Let’s put them head-to-head and find out.
Becoming an energetic and persistent problem solver is crucial to real estate investing success. There’s the previously hidden plumbing issue that needs fixing now because the drywall guys are on site. Or the listed property with fewer-than-expected showings because some of the pre-rehab photos are still popping up online. Problem solving is a constant challenge.
Are you sick of paying rent month after month with nothing to show for it? For generations, home ownership has been an American dream — a symbol of financial success and stability. Plus, as we’re constantly reminded, it can be a great investment. But for some of us, buying a home is not that easy.
The holidays are here, which means it’s time to start checking off the items on your gift-shopping list. But what should you get the investors among your friends and family?
The 1031 exchange can be a great tool to increase your cash flow by deferring taxes. It has been used by savvy real estate investors for decades. Through a properly executed 1031 exchange, you can legally delay paying taxes on investment gains when you sell a qualified property.
Commercial real estate is a logical next step for small investors who want to move up from single-family homes. Or for anyone who wants the potential for big gains. Why? Commercial properties can give you more bang for your buck due to economies of scale.
The 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act kicked off the current boom in real estate crowdfunding platforms. There are currently more than 100 of these services. Each has its own investing approach, fees, deals and reputation. And here at Investor Junkie, we review the cream of the crop.
You’ve probably heard the term “preferred” in the context of stock market investing. Companies often give investors the choice of buying preferred shares of their stock. These are considered less risky — although more expensive — than common shares. However, what does “preferred” mean in the context of real estate investing?
In the past few years, crowdfunded real estate has become big business. And there are many companies vying for your investment dollars.
The biggest investment most people will ever make in their lifetime is their personal residence. Buying a home is a rite of financial passage for many. It means breaking the bonds of paying rent to someone else and paying yourself by building equity of your own.