The Top 7 Mistakes New Multifamily Real Estate Investors Make

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Investing in multifamily real estate is an exciting opportunity, but It’s also an opportunity filled with potential mistakes that could negatively impact your investment. Before committing to becoming an investor in a multifamily real estate investment, learn about several common mistakes to avoid.  1. Investing by yourself  Real estate transactions are all about the people […]

Which Investment Is Right for You – REIT vs. Direct Real Estate Investments

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Many investors looking to diversify their portfolios with real estate may compare a direct real estate investment or direct deal with an investment in a REIT. Each type of real estate investment has its benefits and upside for investors, but deciding which type is best depends heavily on the individual investor. For some investors, the […]

Episode 4 – Upside Insights: How to Get My Money to Flow

Anna Sergunina, founder and president of MainStreet Financial Planning, gives you a simple and effective system to make sure your income and investments are flowing the right direction – toward your upside! She answers questions like: How do I plan my finances if I have irregular income (from commissions, contracts, or side-hustles)? What are the […]

Why Multifamily Is a Smart Investment Choice

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Investing in real estate has long been viewed as a stable investment and an exciting way to diversify an investment portfolio. For most individual investors, focusing on single-family homes has long been the focus, and many multifamily investment opportunities were simply out of reach due to available funding.   Multifamily investing is now closer to the […]

REIT Investing 101: Why Invest in Real Estate?

Why is real estate investing so important to an investor or a portfolio? Upside Avenue CEO Yuen Yung talks about how real estate is an important part of any investment portfolio as a diversification tool that helps you weather the ups and downs of the stock market. The key benefits of owning real estate are: […]

REIT Investing 101 Why Multifamily Investing?

Owning a piece of the American Dream means owning a house. But what if there’s an easier way to own real estate? Upside Avenue CEO Yuen Yung gives two main reasons why multifamily is a smart choice for real estate investing. Are single family homes really the best investment? The new American Dream is renting […]

REIT Investing 101: What is a REIT and What are the Benefits of Investing?

A REIT, or Real Estate Investment Trust, provides several key benefits for real estate investors. Upside Avenue CEO Yuen Yung highlights what these benefits are. You get professional management of your real estate investment. You get a well-balanced portfolio. A REIT spreads the risk out among many properties, so your investment isn’t tied up into […]

7 of the Best Ways to Invest in Real Estate

Investing in real estate has many benefits including, building equity, cash-based income streams, hedging against inflation, tax breaks, diversifying your portfolio, and more. On the surface, it’s an attractive investment with significant potential upside but “investing in real estate” has many different options and opportunities for growing wealth.  Real estate investments can range from flipping […]

Upside Avenue Webinar Highlight

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Ever wondered how you can take investing into your own hands? In our March 2021 Educational Webinar Smart Investing for Women, Liz Gillette CFP®, Rachel Clawson CFP®, and Anna Sergunina CFP® from MainStreet Financial Planning, Inc. share tips on how women can become smart investors and a “Money Boss”. This webinar discusses strategies for investing […]

Tax Advantages of the Upside Avenue REIT

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Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are a popular way for individual investors to own long-term investments like real estate without the hassle of having to buy or manage properties. REITs don’t pay corporate taxes and instead distribute at least 90% of their taxable income to shareholders as dividends. Due to their operating guidelines’ unique nature, […]