Austin Smith Real Estate

Your First Investment Property

  So there you are, you’ve made the decision to begin your new endeavor of investing in real estate. You’ve heard about it, you know it can make you money, and you’ve seen the HGTV shows -- which are definitely not an accurate description of the...

5 Steps to purchasing your next rental property

At some point in time in the near future, you’ll find yourself in one of two positions:  You’re either looking to acquire your first rental property and don’t know where to begin, or, you’re looking for your next rental property to add to your portfolio...

Flipping vs. Rental Properties. Which is right for you?

  Flipping?  Or multifamily?  ….. Instant lump sum of cash? Or passive income?   Decisions…decisions.   While you take the time to think about how you want your profit, the better questions to ask yourself are “what’s my personality?” and “what’s my ultimate goal?”  This will give you a...

Top 5 Counties to buy residential investment property in New Jersey

  You’ve finally decided you want to be a real estate investor. Or, you’re a seasoned  investor and now you’re looking for new territories to help expand your business. . Either way, it leaves you with the question: Where to invest next?   The question can be staggering...