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10 Steps to Successfully Screening Tenants

By Kareem Fleming, 3 minutes ago.

No matter how eager you are as a landlord to fill a vacancy (finding a tenant), one must take the necessary time to screen tenants properly. ...
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If you throw enough MUD on a brick wall, eventually some will STICK

By Engelo Rumora, about 17 hours ago.

Negotiating to purchase property at the lowest price possible When looking to purchase that “right" deal- one must always be patient, persistent, professional, and hav...
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How to Quickly Evaluate a Real Estate Deal

By Tom Sylvester, 8 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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04.22.14 Exterior Photos of Property #2

By Michele Fischer, 1 day ago.

Here's a peek at our second investment, a 2/1 duplex. Many properties on this block are a funny mustard yellow or a really dark brown. The entire block (and the block nex...
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Passing My Texas RE License On the First Try

By Cuong Le, 2 days ago.

What an relief it was to finally see that "PASS" on both the State and National test! Yea buddy! Do you want to pass the test on the first try and do the Ace Ventura victory d...
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Four tips for faster painting!

By Ming Lim, 4 days ago.

Painting is one of the easiest way to spruce up a property. It gives the home a new feeling and helps to get rid of any funky smells the previous tenant might have left behind. ...
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Step 1 - Spin your Wheels for 2 Months

By Dante Nava, 26 days ago.

I've been working for the last two months on educating myself, working on my website and telling everyone I can that I'm getting into real estate investing. I even added it to my Linke...
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How My Facebook Page Hit 200 Likes In A Day & Helped Five Charities

By Tim G., 5 days ago.

I've recently setup a new website to draw in wholesale leads via the web. With that comes the requirement to be relevant to search engines and the world. One way of doing this is by s...
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List of Self-Directed IRA Providers

By Mark Nolan, 11 months ago.

  Following is a list of self-directed IRA providers for opening a self-directed IRA for investing in alternative investments such as real estate, precious metals, promissory n...
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The Beginning of My Investing Journey

By Joseph Konrad, 5 days 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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NUMBERS and not PREDICTIONS

By Engelo Rumora, 3 days ago.

Unless you have a crystal ball, invest based only on the numbers in the deal After 5 years of experience working with numerous local and foreign investors including many succe...
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How Veterans can Leverage their benefits to Create Wealth through RE

By Albert Bui, 2 months ago.

The VA has no title seasoning requirements in order to cash out using market value. This is a huge difference from conventional 1-4 lending because there are many restrict...
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"A B C, Its easy as 1 2 3"

By Engelo Rumora, 4 days ago.

Learning the difference in property & area classes All real estate experts and investors share different perceptions of how the “classes” of properties/areas are ranked...
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Anatomy of a Re-Trade

By Andrew Syrios, 5 days ago.

One of the best deals we've ever gotten was a small fourplex in Grandview, Missouri that was vacant, bank owned and in need of repair. Each unit had these massive aluminum ...
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Massachusetts Evictions - Housing Court or District Court?

By Rob Beland, 5 days ago.

How do you typically handle evictions as a landlord? Have you considered District Court as an alternative to Housing Court? As a landlord in Massachusetts where d...
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