In a nutshell, the AIPIS investment philosophy is that the majority of the average investors on Wall Street have been tricked into thinking it is the best asset to own. We would sharply disagree with that opinion, no matter how many times Jim Kramer runs across the room and rings his cowbell. The fact of the matter is that real estate has always been a better investment, and that statement has never been more true than in the inflationary world we now live in.
Your challenge as an accredited income property specialist is to overcome the ingrained belief held by many people that Wall Street is the street of dreams. If there is any such road, and there definitely still is in America, it winds, not only through New York City, but rather through the highways and byways of neighborhoods everywhere.
Our investment philosophy is to buy income properties with as little money down as possible and wait for the trifecta of rental income, tax advantages, and appreciation to kick in. And kick in it will. As Jason Hartman likes to say, “Don’t wait to buy real estate. Buy real estate and wait.” That pretty much sums it up. No other asset offers so much bang for your buck. This works especially well if you have clients with a nice chunk of equity already in their house.
Guess what inflation is doing to the value of that equity while it’s sitting there doing nothing? In a word, devaluing. That’s the cold, hard truth and that should scare anyone in that position. It’s like lighting fire to a few dollars every single day and watching them flame out. To preserve and build wealth, money needs to get out of the stock market and home equity and into income property financed with a long term mortgage.
That’s our investment philosophy.
The AIPIS Team
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