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Brandon Turner
Brandon Turner (G+) is the Senior Editor at and co-author of The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Real Estate Investing, a free online guide for beginners. He is also an active real estate investor, entrepreneur, traveler, and a terrible guitar player.

Entries by Brandon Turner

Three Business Lessons Learned From the Seahawks' Super Bowl Defeat

(0) Comments | Posted February 2, 2015 | 2:59 PM


My Seahawks just lost the Super Bowl.


Although the game was intense, engaging, and filled with an appropriate level of humorous million dollar commercials -- it's still painful to watch my favorite team come so far and lose in the last moments.

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10 Things Only Personal Finance Nerds Would Understand

(1) Comments | Posted November 14, 2014 | 5:39 PM


Want to hear something a little ... embarrassing?

At one point in high school, I was the captain of both the Math Club and the AV Club.

I did school plays, enjoyed a game of Magic the Gathering from time to time,...

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14 Things Smart Business Owners Should Do Every Day

(12) Comments | Posted June 6, 2014 | 7:00 PM

Every morning I'm awaken by a slobbery Yorkie tongue licking my face; after that, it doesn't get much better.

I stand in the freezing cold for 23 minutes while my puppy, Charlie, leaves his signature on seven different tree trunks followed by a rousing game of "I Wonder How Loud...

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3 Simple Landlording Mistakes Costing You Big Money

(1) Comments | Posted February 12, 2014 | 11:08 AM


"There's a hole in my bucket, dear Liza, dear Liza. There's a hole in my bucket, dear Liza, a hole." -- Traditional German Children's Song

No one likes to lose money.

Whether at the poker table, the supermarket or investing in real estate...

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6 Traits That Make Women Amazing Investors

(0) Comments | Posted January 8, 2014 | 2:33 PM

2014-01-08-Women.jpg I'm not a woman. Sorry.

I know, I just immediately disqualified myself from writing this post, so if you'd like to get back to your CNN or Celebrity Gossip, please do so.

However, I believe I can speak on...

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Three Simple Landlord 'Mistakes' That Could Send You to Prison

(1) Comments | Posted December 16, 2013 | 10:45 PM

Do you look good in orange?

How about an orange one-piece jumpsuit?

I recently watched the entire series of Orange is the New Black on Netflix, and although it was an entertaining look at life inside prison, it also made me realize how much I really don't want to end...

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Your Landlord Probably Hates You... Here's Why

(5) Comments | Posted December 10, 2013 | 6:15 PM

Your landlord probably hates you.

It's not necessarily your fault, but there's a good chance it's probably true.

I've been a landlord for seven years and have had dozens of tenants that I simply can't stand. They irritate me, cost me a lot of money, and make my...

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5 Easy Tips for Being a Successful Landlord

(4) Comments | Posted November 29, 2013 | 7:49 PM

2013-11-29-DoorKnock.jpgThis may come off sounding a little harsh, but I believe the vast majority of landlords out there are absolutely terrible.

I'm not just referring to the way they treat their tenants, though that is a problem as well. I'm talking...

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The Top 10 Mistakes 20-Somethings Make Regarding Real Estate

(9) Comments | Posted November 22, 2013 | 8:05 PM

You probably think I'm just a bit crazy for including the phrase "20-something" and "real estate" in the same title.

Okay, maybe you have a point. At this point in life, many 20-somethings are more interested in when the next game of Call of Duty will start than the best...

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