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The Title Co wants to write my check to me AND the past owner!

By Darrin Carey, 11 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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Why you should trust your agent

By Mark Updegraff, 15 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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In the beginning, she was new!

By Tasha Mckoy, 7 days 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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5 Reasons Cash-flow Matters

By Geraldine Barry, 8 days 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., 8 days 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, 8 days 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, 8 days 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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By Engelo Rumora, 14 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 genu...
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First Steps

By Dre Penny, 9 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, 11 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, 9 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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When good photography masks a bad rehab

By Dawn Anastasi, 20 days ago.

I was viewing properties this past weekend and had the following property on my list. It was listed as a 2 bedroom 1 bath property that had been newly rehabbed. In lookin...
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By Frank Iglesias, 10 days ago.

I was riding my bike recently on a nice warm day in Atlanta. I thought to myself while I was going up a hill ‘isn't it amazing how the mind can know when to shift gears based on the am...
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Day 16 - 22 of 90 (04/05/14 - 04/11/14)

By Dan Holden, 11 days ago.

Day 16 - 22 of 90 (04/05/14 - 04/11/14) I'm racking my brain. I've beaten it against the wall. I unscrewed my cranium and dunked my grey matter into a vat of rum, twice. Th...
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The story of my first (accidental) real estate deal

By Joe Kalis, 13 days ago.

Add one more to the ever-growing list of accidental real estate investors! It begins with the story of one of the most bizarre chapters of my life... Back in February of 2011...
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