“A typical day for me is anything but typical. I own numerous real estate investments and several companies. I could be planning the next purchase, designing a new project …”

“The most important thing to remember when considering flipping a house as an investment is to do your research,” says Machinga. There are four “classes” (as investors often refer to them) of neighborhoods with corresponding price points and pros and cons to consider.

Investing in rental properties can be an excellent way to diversify your portfolio. But for many first timers it can feel like a daunting task. Where do you buy? How do you recognize a good investment over a bad one? 

We often hear through the media and other sources that investing in real estate is both profitable and rewarding. However, for the new investor, the idea of investing in real estate can feel both broad and complex.