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September 2014

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Rental Property SH #1 is still undergoing rehab and it looks like we aren’t going to make our schedule of securing a tenant by October 01. As it turns out, we didn’t purchase enough laminate and had to rush order a few more [continue reading…]

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Part 4: Japan Trip Report (August 17-19, 2014)

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This is Part 4 of my Japan Trip report. For more details, please refer to the preceding sections of the  [continue reading…]

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As mentioned in yesterday’s post, my partners and I still haven’t been able to rent out Rental Property SH #1 yet. This past weekend, we decided to take action and invest additional capital towards some light rehab [continue reading…]

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My investment partners and I got the keys on Friday night and wasted little time in getting to work on Rental Property SH #2. Similar to our last side hustle, this Bay Area property was acquired essentially turnkey (rent-ready), and needed [continue reading…]

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Portfolio Update: New Addition (BABA; September 19, 2014)

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It’s been a long, long time since I last posted about purchasing any individual stocks. Last Friday, I joined the legion of masses and got suckered into participating in the heavily hyped Alibaba (BABA) IPO!

Prior to the shares opening up to us small retail investors, I set a limit order of $75/share, and was hoping to purchase 100+ shares. I woke up early Friday morning and tuned into Bloomberg… And for the next few hours, I watched as the hype only seemed to grow and grow. Every five minutes, there was another BREAKING NEWS report about the stock [continue reading…]

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