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Beach & Jake

 After our retreat, we ventured to Jacksonville, FL to explore the city and all the great beaches. One of our favorite things to do on the beach, besides getting some warmth from the sun, is collecting shells. We are avide shell hunters and only look for the best of the best. Jake even found a Shark Tooth while on the beach at Ponte Vedra. We enjoyed looking at the different communities in order to get a better understanding of where we would like to invest. Jacksonville has great potential when it comes to Real Estate. 

We took a trip of Whiteface Mountain, NY near Lake Placid. We had a wonderful time skiing and snowboarding with family and friends. We took a tour of Downtown Lake Placid and saw the Olympic Building, along with the Big Ski Jump! 

We are apart of a local mastermind group in which we took a winter retreat to travel to Gainesville, FL in order to visit the Temple of the Universe. We also were blessed to hear Michael Singer speak on Thursday night and Sunday morning. “Mickey” is a well-known author for his famous book “The Untethered Soul.” Jake and I were able to work on our meditation skills. 

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Appreciate that Appreciation!

All markets fluctuate based on external factors such as supply and demand. Your gold is worth one sum now, but in a few months might be worth much less or much more. It’s a little tricky to anticipate and keep track of where that value is going. 

The real estate market comes in cycles, too. A key factor in real estate as an investment, however, is that real estate tends towards gaining value, or appreciating, over time. The supply of property doesn’t really change too much, but the demand keeps growing because people always need a roof over their heads. 

The thing about this kind of market is that it ebbs and flows like tides. Sometimes, the appreciation that takes place is strong and fast, and other times, it’s gentler and slower. You have to have the ability to be patient. 

An option that’s going to be a good, safe idea in the long run would involve buying property and waiting to resell or refinance it. The value will come, it just takes time. You might be able to sell your property at 200% of the price you bought it for, but that kind of thing is typically going to take some years to get in motion. 

That’s alright! As long as you have that property, you can be making money through the numerous other profit centers of real estate, like cash flow. The trick with appreciation is that you need to be patient, and good things will come to you.

Another awesome factor in this is that, when you buy a property, you generally finance it through a bank, which can cover 75-90% of the cost of the real estate. So, when you buy a property worth 400,000, you might only put down 100,000 for the down payment (and closing costs, etc.) with the bank covering the rest. Let’s say that that property then appreciates by 10%. It gains 40,000 in value- that’s a 10% return on the total previous value of the property.

But it’s a 40% return on the 100,000 you put in. Nifty, yeah? Leverage and appreciation work together in wonderful ways.

But you’ll need to get started if you want to see the full effects. Since these things have such a timeframe, starting as soon as possible is key to watching your net worth grow and grow. 

Real estate is a fantastic investment for the short and the long term. You can make money every step of the way. You just need to get started!








Tax Advantages

Investing in real estate comes with tax benefits. You can deduct several expenses associated with owning an investment property, including your property taxes, mortgage interest, property management fees, property insurance, the costs of ongoing maintenance, the cost of repairs and the money you pay to market your property to potential renters. If you sell your property for more than you paid for it, the gain you realized won’t be taxed as income. Instead, it will be taxed as capital gains, which typically come with lower tax rates than does income. If you invest in opportunity zones – neighborhoods that are in need of investment – you’ll pay even less in capital gains.


Jake and Leanna are actively involved in the Greater Philadelphia Market area real estate investing for a number of years. Their mission is to provide quality housing for quality tenants, while at the same time providing an above-average return on investment (R.O.I) for their investor partners and themselves. It is truly a win-win-win way of investing!

Jake and Leanna offer their investor partners hands-free investment opportunities. If you are interested to learn how to earn an above-average return on your investment, backed by a solid asset, and without the hassle of being a landlord, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Jake and Leanna.

For more information about Jake and Leanna and their investment program, please call (610) 795-5307. and email them at
invest@investwithjakeandleanna.com or visit