Real Estate Investing Baby Steps

Taking Baby Steps
Kids are interesting beasts. One minute they lack a certain skill, and the next, they suddenly possess the skill. For example, last week my daughter could not walk. She could stand on her own. She could pick up items and inspect them while standing. But when it came to traveling, she would plop down on all fours. She didn't really show an interest in walking either. Then without warning, while hanging out in the bedroom, she stood up and took a couple baby steps like it was no big deal...

12 Things Indonesia Can Teach Us About U.S. Real Estate

Indonesia Village Home
I just returned from a 3 week trip in Indonesia and wanted to share some observations related to real estate. In each place I stayed it was something different. I find it helpful to look at trends in a different context to help spot trends existing in your current place. So, without further ado, here are the observations:   Uluwatu, Bali Indonesia (a beach town on the Southern tip of the island) Prices in Indonesia are REALLY cheap. We stayed at a house for 2 nights. Got a ride...

What is a Professional DIY Landlord?

Welcome to Professional DIY Landlord. I'm your host, James Furlo, and this website is dedicated to helping landlords become the best possible landlords they can be. We're going to explore all sorts of topics related to landlords to help you succeed. But first, let's talk about the origins of the website's name and the purpose behind this website.   The Professional Level When I think about what it means to be a professional, I think about football. Did you know that over 1,000,000 ...