Wed, 23 June 2021
Real estate investing can be a way to build up a passive income, but is it the right move for you? Learn about some of the different options you have and what you need to discuss before jumping in!
Is Real Estate Investing Right for Us?
We've been talking a lot this season about building and diversifying your income streams.
Part of it is in reaction to the past year or so we’ve had. With some industries being hit hard with job losses and hours cut, having another source of income – even if not full-time- can soften the blow.
We spoke about working from home with Modern Frugality creator Jen Smith. We also talked about entrepreneurship and building a portfolio of income streams with author Michelle Jackson.
Today we’re talking about another opportunity to build an income stream – real estate investing.
If you’ve ever watched shows on HGTV or followed DIY influencers on social media, it looks fun and exciting, right?
These transformations can be dramatic and then when they go ahead and sell those houses, sometimes those numbers look tempting. Or the idea of owning properties and having rental income looks like a passive way to earn more.
But is that really the case? What does real estate investing really involve? How can we get started? How can we be smarter with how we invest?
I’m happy that Rachel Richards is joining this episode. She’s an author and real estate investor with over 30 properties. With the income their properties are generating, she and her husband are able to be financially free.
In this episode we get into:
Are you ready?
Let’s get started!
Resources on Real Estate Investing
Are you thinking about getting started with real estate investing? Here are some handy resources to get your finances in shape and learn more about it!
Before we wrap up, I want to share a few key takeaways I got from speaking with Rachel and preparing this episode.
We really just scratched the surface today so if you want to discuss this more – ask questions, swap ideas, and talk about your progress for the year– don’t forget to join us in the Thriving Families group on Facebook.
We’re all about helping one another out with our family and financial goals.
Hope to see you there!
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