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Archive of Engelo Rumora

Engelo Rumora is the founding partner of Ohio Cashflow and a successful property investor that quit school at the age of 14. He is known for buying “Australia’s Cheapest House” and building a property portfolio valued at over $1,000,000 in only 6 months. To find out more go to engelorumora.com

Engelo has written 20 articles for The BiggerPockets Blog.


Investor Stories and Lessons*

8 Tips to Help You Work Better With Your Significant Other

by Engelo Rumora November 1, 2014
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The woman, the myth, the legend — and also the backbone of all of my business and personal ventures. My best investment yet, Dominique Osborn shares her insights below about what it takes to work together in Real Estate with your significant other. Hey Everyone! Dominique here! After Engelo’s recent BiggerPockets Podcast episode, he received a […]

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Investor Stories and Lessons*

3 Simple Traits that Will Take You Far in Business (and in Life)

by Engelo Rumora October 25, 2014
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“Getting rid of a delusion makes us wiser than getting hold of a truth.” — Ludwig Borne In many of my blogs, I have mentioned that I live by the numbers. The daily grind is really about replicating and creating an environment to succeed. In my business, I keep in mind that my purposes should be […]

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Landlording and Rental Property Investing*

3 Tried & True Ways to Keep a Tenant Staying & Paying

by Engelo Rumora October 17, 2014
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Most investors purchase a property with a certain rental $$$ expectation in mind. $400 per month, $600 per month or $1000 per month — it doesn’t really matter unless you can get someone to pay that amount to inhabit the property. We all know that finding and keeping those tenants is the key to making […]

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Investor Stories and Lessons*

It’s My Birthday and I’ll Work 12 Hours if I Want to!

by Engelo Rumora October 4, 2014
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In case you missed it, my birthday was this Thursday, October 2nd. While most people my age would be out shopping or celebrating with family and friends, I decided to go to the office and continue with my daily routine. (Check out this article to find out more about Engelo’s daily routine.) The last full […]

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Real Estate Investing Basics*

How to Avoid Getting Shot at a Real Estate Club Meeting

by Engelo Rumora September 27, 2014
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As many of you know, I enjoy telling my story. Not for the purpose of making myself seem big or giving myself a great pat on the back, but for the purpose of assisting others to reach out for their dreams. On some occasions I also attempt to solicit for inventory (properties we buy to […]

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Real Estate Marketing*

How To Find Leads & Develop Your Brand on Social Media

by Engelo Rumora September 20, 2014
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Throughout my career in Real Estate, I have found that almost everyone uses social media outlets, such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. And what better way to promote your property than a platform that is used daily by over 60% of the population? Unlike listing your property for sale on MLS and Zillow — social media platforms […]

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Investor Stories and Lessons*

3 Real Estate Lessons I Learned from Playing Professional Soccer

by Engelo Rumora September 13, 2014
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With each blog entry, I attempt to give each of you a piece of who I am. I attempt to share my thoughts and my experience related to my life in Real Estate. Above all, I invite you to peruse the building blocks of my foundation, as a person and as a professional, and use […]

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Real Estate Investing Basics*

How to Crunch Real Estate Numbers Painlessly Using This One Simple Rule

by Engelo Rumora September 6, 2014
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On many occasions I have taken time to read through the forums. More often than not, the conversations are specifically about the numbers. Although the majority of what I write and what I teach has to do with communication and building trust and relationships, the business is ultimately run by these same numbers members keep […]

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Real Estate Investing Basics*

The Hidden Key To Success In Real Estate Investing

by Engelo Rumora August 30, 2014
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Any given day you will find a flurry of activity in our office. Looking from the outside, it may seem unorganized and at times unorthodox and to me that is okay. Our walls are covered (really covered) with white boards, hand drawn graphics of our business plans, vision boards and inspirational quotes. It looks like […]

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Investor Stories and Lessons*

The Importance of Being a Genuine Person In Real Estate

by Engelo Rumora August 22, 2014
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Real Estate investing is a numbers game. For anyone that has ever thought about purchasing just one property, all it takes is a few quick calculations and you’ll begin to see the dollar signs $$$. It’s pretty simple math too. I don’t know anyone that doesn’t enjoy cashing checks each month and really feeling their […]

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Investor Stories and Lessons*

Using Real Estate to Escape the “9 to 5″ and Find True Freedom

by Engelo Rumora August 17, 2014
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A few days ago I was out to lunch with a friend of mine and naturally our conversation soon directed itself to the topic of real estate. We had been discussing his current position as a manager in the corporate banking world and how truly unhappy he had become; how his salary had remained the […]

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Investor Stories and Lessons*

How To Unload A SUPER Ugly House!

by Engelo Rumora August 9, 2014
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In September of 2012, I officially moved from Australia to the US in pursuit of my dream of becoming a successful full time property investor. I touched down in Missouri and over the course of the next six months I was very busy exploring the different opportunities that the Kansas City market had to offer. […]

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Investor Stories and Lessons*

How to Think & Work Like a Successful Real Estate Investor

by Engelo Rumora August 2, 2014
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Just the other day I was reading an article about millionaire mentality. I shared the same article with my friends on Facebook where I got the standard likes. I don’t know if anyone actually read it, as the article was nothing original or profound but it was correct. Being successful is not an end result […]

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Investor Stories and Lessons*

“Out of Sight, Out of Mind”— Real Estate Investing from Afar

by Engelo Rumora July 26, 2014
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Ever since I started my real estate investing journey, I’ve come across numerous investors–myself being one of them, who decided to invest in properties that weren’t located in their “backyard”. I strongly believe that investors shouldn’t invest within close proximity of where they live, if better returns can be found elsewhere. It will just come […]

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Why You Don’t Put “Lipstick on a Pig” in Real Estate!

by Engelo Rumora July 19, 2014
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Time and time again, I’ve come across many real estate investors and companies that like to cut costs on hidden repairs, especially when they are buying older properties. Although a cheap and temporary fix might look attractive at first glance, it will definitely result in costing you more in the long run, regardless if the […]

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