The Potential Silver Lining To Sacking Your Tenants

If there’s one thing that I hear more than any other when it comes to people not jumping into commercial investing with both feet it’s this: What if I lose a tenant? And it’s fair enough really. If you have a property that is a single tenancy and they don’t renew their lease or if they go bust and stop paying their rent then, sure, there is the potential of the property costing you some money for a while. There’s nothing worse than buying a …

Power Vs Force: Which are you using?

In any machine – no matter how big it is, there will be a spot in that machinery that is effetely a weak spot. The lightest touch can halt that part’s ability to do its job. When that piece performs a critical function, it means that the lightest touch will bring a halt to the entire machine. According to a guy called David Hawkins, this is what he calls the “point of power.” Hawkins did an exhaustive study of this (in a fascinating but very …

How Much Cash Flow Could I Get Using My House Equity?

“How much can I get in cash flow from the equity in my house if I invest in commercial property?” That’s the question that came up recently. It fits the age-old saying “How long is a piece of string” and it’s not far off “what is the sound of one hand clapping”. But, never afraid of a challenge, I’ve decided to try and quantify the length of string to help you get a handle on commercial returns. You might even be able to use that …