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Why you should trust your agent

By Mark Updegraff, 9 days ago.

As an investor in real estate that is not licensed it is imperative to have a deep trust in your agent. As an agent and an investor working with other investors I have a unique perspe...
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04.11.14 ABC's of Classifying Neighborhoods

By Michele Fischer, 5 days ago.

Recently someone asked me what neighborhood class my properties are. I’m never sure if they are class C or class D. I decided to do some research on neighborhoods which brough...
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5 Things About Being A Landlord You May Not Have Considered

By Rob Beland, about 15 hours ago.

Have you made the decision that the rental business is for you? Are you looking to diversify your investment portfolio and get away from stocks, bonds, and mutual whatever they are ca...
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In the beginning, she was new!

By Tasha Mckoy, about 21 hours ago.

Hello All. I’ve had a real love for real state for many years now. I’m saying it like am 50 years old…but I’m only 34. And yes I send “only”… I loved it so much that I even acquired my...
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The Beginning of My Investing Journey

By Joseph Konrad, about 21 hours ago.

I started this blog to hold myself accountable to my goals, which aren't quite specific yet. The idea is to be honest with myself and the world so that I can actually get out there ...
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5 Reasons Cash-flow Matters

By Geraldine Barry, about 23 hours ago.

Some philosophies and sayings take root for good reason. You know the saying: cash is king? There are many different approaches to investing, and philosophies of how, and where,...
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Spike TV Handles a Bad Contractor For Me

By Tim G., 1 day ago.

The Minnesota Ave. house was special to me, this wasn’t a project this was going to be my home. Located a few blocks from the beach in Oceanside, California I was obsessed ...
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Bank owned homes are still out there

By Darren Smith, 1 day ago.

As a bank owned listing agent for OneWest Bank (formerly IndyMac) I have seen a slow down in assignments as the market has improved, but that doesn't mean bank owned inventory is a thi...
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How Important is Commission when I put my home up for sale?

By Darren Smith, 1 day ago.

As a buyers agent I consider it most important (and my fiduciary responsibility) to find my client the best possible property regardless of the commission offered. It would be nice if ...
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The Title Co wants to write my check to me AND the past owner!

By Darrin Carey, 5 days ago.

I just cancelled my property sale. First, a little background. I bought a property as a short sale a couple months ago, closed at the bank’s title co, got the HUD, paid the bank, an...
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By Engelo Rumora, 7 days ago.

How to distinguish the genuine from the non genuine real estate professionals. Over the years, our group has been involved in numerous real estate transactions involving genuine...
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How to Quickly Evaluate a Real Estate Deal

By Tom Sylvester, 7 months ago.

There is a common saying among real estate investors, “Review 100 deals, make offers on 10, purchase 1.” When I first began investing in real estate, I could not see how this ...
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First Steps

By Dre Penny, 2 days ago.

So I've read a lot of advice for beginner investors and one thing that's consistent is to treat RE Investing like a business. With that said it's time to consider the planning i.e bu...
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Day 15 of 90 (04/04/14)

By Dan Holden, 5 days ago.

Day 15 of 90 (04/04/14) I finally hear from Gail. About 20 minutes before I have to clock into my job. She's talking fast. I've notice, with my short time on this planet, that if...
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My Patriarchal Joint Venture Partner

By Simon Lloyd, 3 days ago.

After being quoted $14,000 for some foundation repair on my flip property (full disclosure, this was later modified to a slightly less mind-blowing $8,000) my Patriarchal Joint ...
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