Ask Paula: How Can I Get the Most from My Mini-Retirement?
#227: Lien is taking a year off of work to live the van life with her husband. She wants to know how she can make the most of this sabbatical to figure out how to turn her less-than-inspiring career into a lifestyle that she loves.
Lien called in again to say that she wants to start a new business and a family when she returns from her gap year. Her former job offered excellent health benefits and maternity leave, but she doesn’t really want to go back. What should she do?
Eddie wants to build his real estate portfolio. How should he approach downpayments - put down more to net more profit, or put down less to acquire more properties?
Wilson is wondering if it’s a good idea to partner with a friend on real estate ventures. What are the downsides?
Wilson also wants to know about real estate business expenses, and the pros and cons of short-term rentals vs. long-term rentals.
Sean has an inconsistent employment history and is struggling to find a lender that will give him a mortgage. He wants to know if there are any other ways he can get a mortgage for a 4-plex?
An anonymous listener is thinking about taking the leap into real estate investing and wants to know how to overcome the fear they have about it. Also, should they put all of their savings towards real estate?
Anonymous is also wondering: how do you calculate net worth when you’re married?
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