Investing in Real Estate with Clayton Morris | Investing for Beginners
Investing in Real Estate with Clayton Morris | Investing for Beginners
About Investing in Real Estate with Clayton Morris | Investing for Beginners
Today's first caller has $200k in equity in his primary home. He's thinking about leveraging his equity in order to pay off a rental property. Is that a good idea? That's the first question I'm answering on today's show! This Q&A episode of Investing in Real Estate features three great listener questions on using equity to pay off debt, what to consider before you sell a rental property, and changes to the mortgage interest deduction in 2025. Click play to hear my answers to your investing questions!
The US has been facing an affordable housing crisis for years now. Especially since the Great Recession, the number of homes available has been exceptionally low. And in recent years, the pandemic, rising interest rates, and high rates of inflation have only worsened the matter. Estimates vary on exactly how much housing is needed—but the numbers are certainly in the millions. There are a few reasons why there’s such a shortage in homes. On today's show, we’re going to dive into the main factors driving up the cost of housing, plus some realistic solutions that investors can use to bring more supply to the market.
Today's first caller has started making great returns by investing in real estate notes and he's paying down his student loan debt. What should he do in order to reach his ultimate goal of investing in real estate? That's the first question I'm answering on today's show! This Q&A episode features three of your great questions on planning for financial freedom, accessing the equity of a rental property in an LLC, and how to get first position HELOC. Click play to hear my answers to your investing questions!
We all know how much the economy has changed over the past few decades, particularly the past few years. Traditional investing advice and a straightforward retirement plan may have worked for baby boomers, but the game has changed. Yet financial advisors, big banks, and other entities keep spouting the same financial advice that no longer works in today’s landscape. Following outdated advice will never get you the results you want. If you’ve struggled to build wealth, chances are you are being held back by limiting money beliefs. In today's show we're talking about those common money myths that are keeping you broke.
Today's first caller has a good chunk of money to invest. Should he continue investing in his established rental market or buy a multifamily property in NYC? That's the first question I'm answering on today's show! This episode features three of your real estate investing questions on single-family vs multifamily, getting started with bad credit, and moving money from a 401k to self-directed IRA. Click play to hear my answers to your questions!
Building your financial education is a necessity for reaching any type of financial goal. Whether you’re trying to pay off credit card debt, select a banking product, or invest in real estate, it’s important to build a solid foundation of knowledge that will allow you to make smart decisions and ultimately reach your goals. But if you don’t feel like you have a very strong hold on your financial education, this episode is for you. We’re going to dive into specific action steps and mindset shifts you can begin implementing today to start building your financial education, brick by brick. Get ready to take notes, because you’re about to learn some of the most essential tips you can use to change your finances for good.
If you've got a decent chunk of change, should you apply it toward high-interest credit card debt? Or is it better to use that money to start investing? That's the first question I'm answering on today's Q&A episode! On this episode of Investing in Real Estate, I'm answering three of your questions on paying off debt, borrowing against paid-off rentals, and how to handle high property taxes on a rental property. To hear my answers to your questions, tune into this episode!
Data shows that nearly half of workers over the age of 50 are afraid of outliving their savings accounts at retirement. Fear around retirement is common, but it’s not something you have to live with if you plan accordingly. On today's show, we're going to dive into the biggest retirement mistakes that are costing you money and contributing to fear and stress around retirement. You're going to learn about the overall state of retirement savings in the US, some of the key retirement mistakes you can avoid as an investor, and what to do instead.
Today's first caller has a decent chunk of home equity available and a decent credit score. He's interested in buying his first rental property close to home. What's my advice for this scenario? On this Q&A edition of Investing in Real Estate, I'm taking three of your questions on buying rental properties in your own backyard, finding lenders for new construction investments, and calculating ROI. Click play to hear my answers to your great investing questions!
What makes a solid rental market? This is one of the most important pieces you need to have in place before you invest in real estate. There are a lot of criteria that can go into choosing a city to invest in. On today's show, I’m going to share ten major factors to consider when you’re looking at a rental market, the biggest mistakes I see investors make when choosing a place to invest, and more. Get ready to take notes, because you’re going to learn my best tips for identifying a sustainable and profitable rental market!
Can you own rental real estate inside a retirement account like a self-directed 401k? On this episode of Investing in Real Estate, I'm answering this question—and more! Today's Q&A episode features three of your great questions on buying real estate inside a self-directed 401k, how to determine how much money you need to buy real estate investments, and how to decide between using cash or leverage. Click play to hear my answers to your questions!
When I first heard about investing with a self-directed IRA, I had a lot of questions. The self-directed IRA is rarely talked about and has a lot of rules. This can be intimidating for new investors, but if you're the kind of person who takes initiative and wants to be empowered in your wealth building, this investing vehicle is a powerful way to build wealth. On this episode of Investing in Real Estate, we're going to cover some of the main rules of using a self-directed account. Because a self-directed IRA is retirement account, the IRS has some strict rules you have to follow to maintain the tax-free status of the account. Press play to hear seven rules of using a self-directed IRA!
Is it possible to use multiple rental contracts in a single-family home? What are some factors to consider before you convert a home into a multifamily residence? That's the first question I'm answering on today's show! On this episode of Investing in Real Estate, I'm taking three of your great questions on using multiple contracts, how to buy real estate in the US as an international investor, and ideas for utilizing home equity if you have a bad credit score. Click play to hear my answers to your questions!
Deciding how to approach real estate investing when you have debt is not always simple and straightforward. There are a few factors to consider, and coming up with a solution can vary from person-to-person. This is a decision you’ll have to make for yourself, but on this episode, I'm here to help you weigh your options. On this episode of Investing in Real Estate, I'm sharing a few things to consider when taking inventory of your debt. We're going to discuss good debt vs. bad debt, the mental impact of carrying debt, and weighing your financial options. I hope this episode helps you determine whether you should pay off debt or invest!
Today I’m going to share the #1 thing holding new investors back right now: interest rates. No one wants to utilize a high interest rate. Especially if you’re looking at things from a black & white perspective, I can see why a new investor might make a snap judgment and decide to push off their goals until rates are lower. But if you waited to invest, you’d be overlooking some serious benefits of investing sooner rather than later. On this episode of Investing in Real Estate, we’re going to dig deeper into what’s going on with interest rates, what’s really behind the fear of higher rates, and more. Click play to learn more about why interest rates are terrifying investors into making bad decisions!
Smart investors are always thinking about building and protecting their wealth. In today's economy, what's the best way to protect yourself from the fluctuating value of the US dollar? On this Q&A episode of Investing in Real Estate, I'm answering this question — and more! Today's Q&A episode features three of your great questions on preparing for a crash of the dollar, what kind of credit score you need to invest, and options for investing with a VA loan. Click play to hear my answers to your questions!
You probably already know that real estate is the number one way to build wealth. But maybe you don’t quite have all of the resources you need to get started. For many investors, this is where a real estate partnership can come in. On today's show, we’re going to cover the pros and cons of investing in a partnership. We'll discuss the finances, the legal terms, and how to determine if working with a partner is right for you. Click play to hear the pros and cons of investing with a partner!
What does it cost to work with Morris Invest? Are there fees or subscriptions associated with using our service? On today's show, I'm answering this question—and more! This Q&A episode of Investing in Real Estate features three great listener questions on getting started in real estate, finding a law firm to set up LLCs, and how our process works at Morris Invest. Click play to hear my answers to your investing questions!
I’ve said it before, but it bears repeating: If you want to be an effective real estate owner, you can’t expect an entirely passive experience. In order for things to run smoothly at your properties, there are certain roles and responsibilities you’ll need to take initiative on, and that’s what you’re going to learn on this episode. On today's show, I'm going to walk you through ten specific steps you need to take in order to maintain the health of your portfolio. We'll discuss working closely with your property management team, what to do with insurance and taxes, plus some mindset shifts that will help you stay on top of things. Click play to learn about 10 ways to manage your real estate portfolio!
If you're a relatively new investor, how do you know when it's time to bring on a CPA? And how can you find tax advice that's solid and tailored to your unique situation? That's the first question I'll be answering on this Q&A episode! On this episode of Investing in Real Estate, I'm answering three of your questions on finding tax advice, single-family homes vs. duplexes, and how to identify a niche in the market. If you've had a similar question, or simply want to expand your real estate knowledge, this episode is for you!
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