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Archive of Glenn Schworm

Glenn and his wife Amber are the owners of Signature Home Buyers , located in upstate New York. They have bought and sold over 100 houses and counting since beginning in 2008. They are also the proud parents of 3 amazing kids and love to travel the globe, scuba dive, skydive and basically live life to the fullest!

Glenn has written 20 articles for The BiggerPockets Blog.


Investor Psychology

Real Estate Is Like A Roller Coaster (Learn To Enjoy The Ride!)

by Glenn Schworm May 31, 2014
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Fellow Investors, are you enjoying the Roller Coaster? If you are actively investing in any capacity, you are on a roller coaster! My question to all of us is….Are you enjoying the ride? Where I Have Been And What Have I’ve Been Up To? I have not written consistently for many months now, but I […]

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Real Estate Tips

A Tip To Help You Get More Offers Accepted

by Glenn Schworm October 10, 2013
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As real estate investors we make our money when we BUY property, so with that being said, we must buy them right!  If we do not buy the property correctly up front, we will never make the deal work in the end.(Tweet This!)  I think one of the most difficult things new people have to […]

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Flipping Houses & Rehabbing

How to Flip a House: The Ultimate Step by Step Blueprint

by Glenn Schworm August 20, 2013
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So You Want To Learn How to Flip a House? Well Here You Go, No More Excuses! I know a lot of readers here on BiggerPockets are newbies, and many more have never done their first deal but really want to. What holds most people back is fear. Fear of failure, fear of success, or […]

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Real Estate

I’m Starting to Lose Money on My Flip, What Do I Do Now???

by Glenn Schworm August 8, 2013
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Let’s Talk About Harsh Reality For a Minute There are so many great articles about how to be successful here on BiggerPockets, and all the gurus say it’s easy to make millions!  I am a very positive thinker, but I also like to know about the harsh realities of anything in life.  If there is […]

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Real Estate

The Silent Killer of of Your Flipping Business…

by Glenn Schworm July 22, 2013
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Riddle me this… I am your best friend and also your worst enemy, who am I? Give up? I am Time. When is time our enemy?  Well, almost always if you are a flipper.  The name of the game really is, quick in, and quick out.  The faster we sell, the less holding costs we pay. […]

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Real Estate

The Key to Success: How Well Do You SHAKE IT OFF?

by Glenn Schworm July 8, 2013
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All the mechanics you need are right here on BiggerPockets. The more I read and spend time on BiggerPockets, the more I am impressed. I read countless great articles on the mechanics of being a successful real estate investor. There are enough great articles detailing successful strategies to teach you how to build a very […]

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Real Estate

Enjoy The Ride: A Story of Traffic, Stress, and a Great Father’s Day.

by Glenn Schworm June 17, 2013
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James Taylor has a great song titled, the Secret O’ Life. The main lyric is: The secret of life is enjoying the passing of time. In my opinion, not a truer phrase has been spoken. Why does it seem to take us reaching our 40’s to figure that out? Another media reference is from the […]

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Real Estate

Real Estate Numbers Can’t Lie, They Don’t Know How!

by Glenn Schworm June 11, 2013
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Sometimes we make things so complicated, when if we would only pay attention to the facts, we would be so much better off.  My math teacher and I are still in contact via Facebook, which is ironic as I spent more time in the hall working, than in her classroom!  Yes, I was one of […]

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Real Estate

How Much Is Your Reputation Worth? (aka KARMA BABY!)

by Glenn Schworm June 4, 2013
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A few months ago, we were negotiating for a house to buy, renovate, and sell.  It needed a ton of work and was in a borderline neighborhood.  My team negotiated the deal to the point where it made sense for us to go and look ourselves.   It was a family house that became a […]

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Real Estate

Be Careful Who You Take Advice From … Because You Might End Up Just Like Them!

by Glenn Schworm May 28, 2013
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Ever been in this kind of situation? You are in a group and someone who is outspoken starts to spew out their “wisdom”. They really sound intelligent, so you listen and even consider changing your game plan based on their advice. Sound at all familiar? When we are young and new to business we tend […]

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Real Estate

Are You Losing Battles To Win The War?

by Glenn Schworm May 20, 2013
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For real estate investors, the daily battles are all of the issues we must face, from sellers to contractors, to buyers, and on and on.  The war we are fighting is to achieve our WHY.  It’s the reason we do this day in and day out, the end goal, if you will. Ego’s Cost Us Millions! […]

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Real Estate Investing

Closing Deals is ALL About the Follow-Up

by Glenn Schworm May 13, 2013
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We could have had a part in the movie The Place Behind the Pines which is in theaters now, but I dropped the ball! This article is about the importance of follow up, and it has a pretty cool story to illustrate a point. A couple of years ago when we were insanely busy, I […]

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Investor Psychology

The One Word That Can Change Your Future…

by Glenn Schworm May 5, 2013
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What “one word” is so powerful that it can change your future? The Power of “FOCUS“! There was a book written with this same title by: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, and Les Hewitt. It is a great book and worth the read. It has been a long time since I read the book, so […]

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Real Estate Investing

How to Find True Financial Freedom Through Real Estate Investing

by Glenn Schworm April 29, 2013
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My inaugural article for Bigger Pockets was about “why” we invest in Real Estate. After this article you will know more of why we invest and hopefully you will get inspired to move your business to the next level. We hear the phrase “Financial Freedom” thrown around, but what does it really mean? Is it […]

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Investor Psychology

The [other] Four-Letter “F” Word…

by Glenn Schworm April 21, 2013
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There have been entire books and seminars devoted to this subject… this “F” word. Since this is an article and not a book or seminar, I will get right to the heart of the matter. Let me clarify, I am NOT a psychiatrist, but I sort of play one on BiggerPockets. What’s the “F” word […]

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