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October 2012

Real Estate prices keeps climbing UP!

A common strategy used by some investors when it comes to real estate investing is to sit out the prime buying season (Spring and Summer) and tune back in during the Fall and Winter months. This move may appear to make sense, since there are generally more buyers looking to [continue reading…]


Wishlist (October 14, 2012)

As we enter into Q4 of 2012, I must say that I am very pleased with the progress that the dividend portfolio has made so far this year. One of my original goals was to establish a total portfolio [continue reading…]


No, this is not a re-post of yesterday’s transactions. I actually added two additional purchases today, giving me a total of four transactions for the week. At this point in time, I must admit, yes, I  [continue reading…]


Today was a busy day. In between balancing work, and the playoffs (amazing comeback by the San Francisco Giants!), I managed to find time to scoop out the stock market and make two new purchases. As some readers may already know, I’ve been eyeing Cummins (CMI) for at least a month now. Earlier this month, I initiated a position with Caterpillar (CAT), but was [continue reading…]


Real Estate Tips (1st Property Experiences)

It has now been a few months since I closed on my first property, had a showing, picked a tenant, signed the lease agreement, and started renting out the place. I’ve learned quite a few things during the process, and now that the tenant is moved in and situated, I figured now was [continue reading…]