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Sometimes it takes a galactic slap in the face to wake you up from repeating stupid mistakes, doesn’t it? Even a seasoned pro can use a reminder every once in awhile to stick to the basics, and use the lesson to get back on track. Such was my lesson last week, that I wanted to […]

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Real Estate

Five Tips to Get Great Deals On the MLS (Including Buying Houses on Friday…?)

by Mark Ferguson April 20, 2014
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I buy almost all of my houses off of the MLS. I have tried direct marketing, wholesalers and other methods to get great deals, but the MLS seems to work the best for me.  So why am I finding so much success with the MLS when others are struggling? Here are the the top five reasons […]

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Flipping Houses & Rehabbing

3 Tips To Sell Your Flips Faster Than You Can Say “Easter Bunny”

by Michael LaCava April 20, 2014
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One way of raising the value of property is by renovating it to make it more attractive to potential buyers. But don’t just renovate everything…focus on the important things. The first thing that buyers notice is how the property looks like on the outside because it gives a potential buyer an impression of what the […]

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Real Estate Investing

How I Buy Houses High and Sell Them Low… and Still Make Money

by James Vasquez April 19, 2014
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Yes, you read that title correctly. Late last year I ran across a deal that I bought for more money that most investors that only buy within certain parameters would have paid, made absolutely no repairs (except adding a front and back door knob to secure the house), and resold the house to make just […]

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Rental Properties

1 Question Every Landlord Forgets to Ask a Potential Property Manager

by Ali Boone April 19, 2014
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This is one question that really matters. This is the one that the answer can make or break your rental property investment. People don’t know to ask this question. I didn’t know to ask this question when I got started, or even years into it. Until it became an issue, I never could have known […]

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Real Estate Wholesaling

Newbie Real Estate Investors: The Path to Success Starts HERE

by Marcus Maloney April 18, 2014
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In your trek to become a profitable Real Estate Investor, you will face many ups and downs. A newbie must have a strong sense of purpose and perseverance in their DNA. These qualities will ensure that one does not get too high with success and does not get too low with failures. In a recent […]

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Real Estate Marketing

Case Study: How I Snagged a Great Deal in a Competitive Market

by Chris Feltus April 18, 2014
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Case studies are one of my favorite ways to learn in real estate, they provide not only invaluable information but real world examples. For this reason I would like to share one of my past closings, from lead generation to closing, with the BP community. I feel it would be a great way to give […]

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General Real Estate

The ‘Superior’ Investor and ‘Better Than Average’ Results

by Jeff Brown April 18, 2014
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I’ve been on a tear lately, only reading books I’ve already digested. I was reminded of one of my all time favorite quotes, addressing superior investment results and long term success exceeding market averages. “It is no difficult trick to bring a great deal of energy, study, and native ability into Wall Street and to […]

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Taxes

7 Common Tax Mistakes of New Real Estate Investors

by Amanda Han April 17, 2014
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Over the years, I have come across thousands of real estate owners and small business owners across the U.S. and have unfortunately witnessed many mistakes that are costing thousands of dollars in over paid taxes. What a shame that so much money just going to waste and in Uncle Sam’s pocket! Let’s take some time […]

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Podcast

BP Podcast 066: Flips, Apartments, & Protecting Yourself From Professional Tenants with Michael Blank

by Brandon Turner April 17, 2014
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On today’s show, we sit down with real estate entrepreneur Michael Blank to talk about his journey from a successful house flipping business and his entrance into apartment buildings… and the systems needed to run his investments well. Michael is a business entrepreneur through and through and today we get to talk about everything from getting started, investing with no […]

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Real Estate Investing

3 Benefits to Getting a Real Estate Agent License

by Paula Pant April 16, 2014
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I’m coming up on the one-year anniversary of the month in which I received my real estate license. That’s right. I’m a licensed real estate agent. Most people don’t know that about me, not even my closest friends. It’s not that I’m trying to hide it. It just never really seems to come up in […]

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Real Estate

How Horse Racing Made me a Better Real Estate Investor

by Jimmy Moncrief April 16, 2014
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Although I live in beautiful Chattanooga, TN I visit Kentucky and go to the horse races every chance I get.  I have been going to the Kentucky Derby for the last five years and encourage everyone to go.  If you want to meet me and get a free mint Julip – keep reading! The Kentucky […]

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Real Estate Investing

How to Rock at Finding a Mentor in Real Estate: The Definitive Guide

by Jaren Barnes April 16, 2014
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Finding a mentor in the real estate game is both one of the most important tasks of a beginning investor and one of the hardest. You hear it here on BiggerPockets all the time, “Don’t waste your time with the Gurus! Instead find a mentor in your local market who will show you the ropes of […]

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Starting Out

Things to Consider Before You Buy That First Multifamily Building: Finding The Perfect Deal

by Drew Sygit April 16, 2014
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Purchasing a multifamily building or apartment isn’t as simple as buying a neat little home and renting it to a single person or family. It can, however, be extremely more profitable when it’s done right. Even if you’ve purchased single family structures in the past, this time your tenants are going to be living right […]

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Real Estate Tips

Tips For Writing Killer Rental Property Ads

by Chris Clothier April 15, 2014
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The most expensive season in real estate investment is…when your rental property is stuck with a vacancy. No one wants an extended vacancy. With extended vacancies can come even more problems and more problems can mean a full year’s income wiped on a property in one quick hit. There is a high turnover rate for rental properties […]

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