Author: Doug Smith

Founder of MyHouseDeals, Doug’s investing success allowed him to network with some of the greatest minds in business, and he’s been able to give back by sharing his investing knowledge to aspiring investors. To date, his investing tips and articles have been read by hundreds of thousands of investors. Although an active investor, Doug is most proud that he’s been able to transform people's lives by giving them life-changing advice and access to highly profitable investment opportunities through MyHouseDeals. And that this information has empowered them to make hundreds of thousands of dollars, quit their jobs, and most importantly, enjoy their lives with their friends and family. When he’s not investing in real estate, Doug enjoys traveling, softball, disc golf, and playing the guitar.

Why private lenders don’t answer your calls [3 Mistakes]

The process of trying to get private lenders to return your calls can be extremely frustrating if you aren’t approaching it correctly. This is something we hear a lot in the real estate investing industry—someone gets a hot lead for a potential private lender and then… {{{Crickets}}} There’s actually a few very specific reasons this […]


8 Elements to a Profitable Rental Property—Guide for New Lenders and Investors

Deciding to finance a residential rental property may be stressful for first-time private lenders or investors. There are things to consider when shopping for an income property, and uneducated decisions can wreak havoc on an investor’s returns. Let’s face it—the real estate business is tough! With that said, there are the 8 key elements to […]


3 Tips for Establishing a Solid Relationship with your Private Lender

A strong relationship is the foundation for any successful business venture. Even if you’re new to real estate investing, chances are you’ve heard of private money lending as a way to fund your deals. While this form of lending is supreme, most fail miserably when attempting to attract potential investors. To set yourself apart from […]