QuickBooks is the best-selling small business accounting program on the market. The beauty of Quickbooks is that you don’t have to have any accounting background to use it. It can be used by real estate investors, who after all are small business owners, who have no prior experience in bookkeeping and accounting practices.
If you are an investor, you can use QuickBooks to do at least some of your own bookkeeping; significantly reducing your business expenses and giving you an ongoing picture of your finances.
This video tutorial will walk you through the entire QuickBooks process for an investor. It covers the most basic info on how to set up your accounts to the more difficult issues of tracking the asset for depreciation purposes. If you have investment property that you would like to track in QuickBooks this is the tutorial for you.
Jerry Fink is one of those rare individuals who is both an Accountant, and a business man. He is a Certified Public Accountant and has been a successful contributor, manager and consultant with some of the largest companies in the world for over 30 years. He received his BS in Accounting from Northern Kentucky University, and worked for companies like United Parcel Service, Deloitte & Touche, and Oracle Corporation.
He has been involved in various aspects of real estate since the early 1980s, and is the Managing Member of the HammerHead Enterprises family of companies, formed in 2002 to profitably purchase, “redevelop”, rent and sell homes in the Greater Cincinnati area. The corporate strategy mandates they provide: The best value, in a given area, and in a given price range.
Since leaving corporate America and going into Real Estate Investing full time in 2002, he has earned both the coveted Ohio, and National Real Estate Investors Association “Professional Housing Provider” certifications. Mr. Fink is an active member of the Real Estate Investors Association of Greater Cincinnati and two-time Past President. He currently serves as Controller of the organization, as well as Treasurer of the Ohio Real Estate Investors Association. He consults with local real estate investors on not only the set up and use of QuickBooks, but on the day-to-day management and growth of their real estate businesses.
Being an accounting-systems-oriented person, he developed accounting and real estate systems utilizing the QuickBooks system as one of the cornerstones of the business. In 2006, he began teaching QuickBooks For Real Estate Investors to the local REIA organizations. Now you have the opportunity to learn how to use the country’s most popular business system – QuickBooks – from someone who has honed its use to fit the needs of the Real Estate Investor.