Warren is one of my favorite investors and while he is mostly known for being one of the wealthiest and most successful investors of all time the thing I like about him most is that his advice is easily understandable.  I took some of Mr. Buffett’s famous quotes, and applied it to investing in income […]

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I think that we all find ourselves getting stuck finding money, I mean we all think we have a good deal, we all think that we have the knowledge, but when it comes to the money we find ourselves short. Our friends and family are telling us no, the banks tell you no, and most […]

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A home is the American dream, right? A white picket fence, a yard for the kids to roll around in, and setting your roots down for 30 years—and it’s an investment! Wrong. Investments pay you. That little white picket fence that millions of Americans own is a liability, not an asset. James Altucher did a […]

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Warren Buffett takes a buy-and-hold strategy, favoring investing within his own circle of competence. He’s been quoted saying, “We’re going to be in this business for 100 years, so it doesn’t really make any difference what oil and gas does in the next year.” [source] All of Buffet’s greatest investments have come from one of four […]

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I’ve been investing in real estate for years and have bought and sold hundreds of millions of dollars in assets. I currently operate almost 4000 units in Florida, Tennessee, Georgia, and North Carolina. Every Monday I go live on GrantCardoneTV to discuss real estate and explain the deals I bought and why I bought them and to […]

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The definition of real is actually existing as a thing or occurring in fact; not imagined or supposed; (of a substance or thing) not imitation or artificial; genuine. Fiat currency is money that a government has decided to be legal tender, but it is not backed up by physical commodities. Government-issued money is not fixed in value by […]

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I’ve been hanging out in St. Barth’s and I decided every Monday I’m going to do a show on GrantCardoneTV where I show you real estate deals I’ve bought and why I bought them. This is better than doing any book. It’s going to give you the tools you need to know why you should […]

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Every Monday at noon I’ll be doing a real estate show on GrantCardoneTV.com where I answer viewer questions. Here are some from past episodes. What do you think of Austin real estate? It’s hot. I was there for 6 or 7 months and made 2.6 million on a 4 million investment—about a 60% return in […]

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I have been buying apartments since 1995 and have been through very different economic cycles including the Savings and Loan bust of the 1990s, the Internet collapse in 2001, and the 2007 housing crisis. So far I have faced and survived all of the challenges of these economic conditions which were beyond my control. As […]

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Brexit stands for the British exit from the European Union. The referendum roiled global markets, including currencies, causing the British pound to fall to its lowest level in decades. Clearly we are entering very uncertain times as I have been suggesting for a while now. Spain, Greece, and even closer to home, Puerto Rico. Unprotected […]

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May 16 was a big day for crowdfunding. Legalized equity-based crowdfunding is here. It’s the ability for entrepreneurs everywhere to have direct access to the world of investors for raising capital. Before now only “accredited” investors—those who have a net worth over $1 million—were able to invest in startups through equity crowdfunding. The new equity […]

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Don’t buy something unless it produces income  -GC Your home is a great place to raise your family. It’s a fine place to put your interior decorating skills to work. It’s perfect if you would like shelter from the elements. You can think of it as your showpiece, your castle, or your refuge. Just don’t […]

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Thank you for your support this year. I’m sure you sometimes get tired of all the posting I do on social media, my promotions, streams, photos, quotes, pictures of my socks and announcements. When the haters have shown up so many of you have encouraged me to push harder, do more – your support of […]

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I have been telling you that housing was NOT recovering despite what the media was reporting. They had been including apartment construction which skewed the numbers and made it look like housing was recovering when it was not. Also the pullback in apartment construction should be good news for owning apartments. Stay in the B […]

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The national apartment market continued its unprecedented strength in September 2015, achieving 5.2% annual effective rent growth, the highest since July 2011 (5.3%) and the eighth straight month the rate has been 5.0% or higher. September’s rate was a 6-basis-point (bps) increase over August’s 5.1% and exactly 100 bps more than the 4.3% of September […]

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