EV - Why It's Risky to Leverage Up When Investing in Real Estate

Chesapeake Real Estate Investing & Real Estate Financial Planning™ Podcast

Oct 31 2023 • 39 mins

In the last few years, we've seen equity explode.

Property prices have been growing like a weed in a spring.

And, lower mortgage interest rates mean loan paydown has been more like the Mississippi than a backyard creek.

Many real estate investors who owned property during that period will be tempted to tap into that equity to invest in more properties... leverage up.

But, leveraging up is not without risk.

In this special class, James demonstrates how risk changes as you leverage up and much more using the concept of expected value and his new spreadsheet: Expected Value - Risk and Reward Calculator.

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