1. Is It Worth Getting Your Real Estate License?

    When you first start investing in real estate using a non-recourse IRA loan, you might be looking for ways to streamline the process. Since you’re dealing with property and houses, you might start wondering if a real estate license would be advantageous to have. You’re not alone in these thoughts. Many who invest in real estate have the same thought process. But is getting your real estate lic…Read More

  2. What Makes a Good IRA Lender?

    When you’re on the search for a source for an IRA non-recourse loan, you’re going to find a variety of options. But distinguishing a good lender from a bad one isn’t always easy, especially when you can work with lenders online. So once you’re ready to start investing in real estate, how are you supposed to determine which lender to work with?  The easy answer, of course, is to work with …Read More

  3. Don’t Miss These Spots When Cleaning Your Rental Property

    Once your tenants no longer occupy your rental property, it's up to you to maintain the property while it's empty. While your lease undoubtedly had a stipulation that the previous tenants had to clean the property before they left, the fact is that some people are more thorough in their cleaning than others. While some property owners may hire a cleaning service to care for their multifamily prope…Read More

  4. Minimizing Tenant Turnover

    In previous blog posts, we discussed the downsides of high renter turnover and offered a few ways you can deal with this process. Rental turnover can be a hassle for you especially if you're new to owning and maintaining rental properties. After all, for every minute the property remains unoccupied, you’re losing potential revenue. Fortunately, as one of the leading providers of non-recourse loa…Read More

  5. What Makes An Ideal Renter?

    By using a non-recourse loan from your IRA, you can begin investing in rental properties. This is a process that takes a lot of time, effort, and emotional energy. Of course, once you purchase the rental property, that time, energy, and effort doesn't end there. You need to find renters and tenants that show the same respect for your investment that you do. This isn't always an easy task, and find…Read More

  6. Invest In These Features To Attract Renters Fast

    By using a non-recourse loan from your IRA, you can quickly and easily invest in real estate. Of course, the properties that you own will not garner you any passive income if you don't have renters occupying the property. While this might sound difficult to do, you can be clever about which pieces of real estate you invest in. When it comes to investing in a property, be it residential or multifam…Read More

  7. These Are The Features Home Renters Look For

    Investing in real estate with a non-recourse loan is easy when you partner with First Western Federal Savings Bank. We offer the resources and funding you need to start making smart investments into valuable properties that can help you earn passive income quickly. So, if getting the funding you need to invest in real estate isn’t the hard part, what is? Finding the right properties to invest in…Read More

  8. Understanding “Curb Appeal”

    By partnering with a non-recourse lender, you can use your IRA to start investing in real estate. This is a great way to make passive income if you plan on renting out your new properties or selling them later. But investing in property isn’t simply a way to print money. Not every investment into a home, apartment complex, or agricultural lot will yield a high return on your investment. Indeed, …Read More

  9. 11 Features to Look For in an Investment Property

    Even though investing in a rental property can be a method of earning some passive income, anyone looking to invest in real estate has to dive deep into the responsibilities (both upfront and long-term) investment strategies, the real estate market, and the long-term potential for growth, or even the potential for a decline in the value of the property. When investing is simply approached from the…Read More

  10. Should Your Rental Property Allow Pets?

    You apply for a non-recourse loan, you get approved, you purchase your rental property — you’re well on your way to becoming a successful property owner! As set up as you might feel, however, there are a number of details to consider before you start renting out the place. One of those is figuring out if you’ll allow pets on the premises. As your non-recourse loan lenders of choice, First We…Read More