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6 Rules for Negotiating your Next Real Estate Deal like Frank Underwood

by Ankit Duggal April 2, 2014
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”Power is a lot like real estate. It’s all about location, location, location. The closer you are to the source, the higher your property value.”                                                              […]

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The 4 Levels of Learning in Real Estate Investment

by John Fedro March 28, 2014
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Welcome back, In last week’s article I wrote about how important “Clarity” and being clear in your business is for your forward progress, lowered stress level, and the general success of your real estate investing business. It is with this in mind that we will uncover the 4 stages of learning anything below. No matter […]

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“California Dreamin” – Real Estate Investing In High Dollar Areas

by Karen Margrave March 25, 2014
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HIGH DOLLAR MARKETS – DO THEY MAKE SENSE FOR YOU? When the real estate market crashed we left the area where we had done business for over 30 years and moved to southern California. The area we moved from had an unemployment rate just under 20%, and the prospects for the future of real estate […]

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Clarity: The Key For Real Estate Success

by John Fedro March 14, 2014
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It is said that as human beings the easiest person to fool is ourselves. All too often we lie, cheat, manipulate, bully, and de-motivate ourselves on a regular basis. If this describes you or someone you know please send this article their way. The topic of this post is about the how and why to […]

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Don’t Rely on Luck: A Lesson in Real Estate Investment

by Karen Margrave March 11, 2014
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Often times on BP, we get people who ask questions like… Where should I invest? What type of property should I buy? Is this property a good deal? Should I specialize in wholesaling, fix and flips, new, spec, multi family, SFR, or…? “All Real Estate is Local” There is a saying, “all real estate is […]

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Reading Between the Lines: Understanding Your Real Estate Buyers and Sellers

by John Fedro March 7, 2014
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Welcome back, As real estate investors we often have to be quick when it comes to reading people and making decisions about our buyers and sellers. While it is necessary, in this author’s mind, to be caring and honest with people you are dealing with it is also warranted to protect yourself from loss of […]

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10 Of The Strangest (And Coolest) Houses You’ve Ever Seen

by Seth Williams February 28, 2014
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Some architects don’t like to draw inside the lines and some homeowners don’t like to live like everyone else. Have you ever gotten bored with the same old “cookie-cutter” designs that home builders have been using for centuries on end? If you’ve ever wanted to try something different with your next home or building project, […]

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This Powerful Principle Will Increase Your Willingness to Produce Results

by John Fedro February 28, 2014
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As real estate investors we often think of ourselves as go-getters and self starters. Too often we are not wanting a boss looking over our shoulder or telling us what to do everyday. The reason many of us invest in real estate is to become financially independent enough to stop working our traditional careers. Then […]

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Is a Real Estate License Necessary?

by Ben Leybovich February 11, 2014
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This question comes up on the forums with utmost regularity – like every other week. Investors to be want to know if having a license gives them a leg up on competition. I don’t know that there is a definitive answer to this question – it’s a personal thing on many levels. But, surprise – […]

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Why Customer Service is So Important for your Real Estate Business

by Tracy Royce January 25, 2014
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If you’ve ever seen the movie Glen Gary Glen Ross, you’d see a strong precedence of how the public thinks of real estate professionals. Pushy, two-faced, actors who treat their customers like idiotic pawns. As the profession has evolved, some of that imagery has stuck, and includes the investor as well. Though there’s nothing wrong […]

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What’s The Difference Between a Quitclaim Deed and a Warranty Deed?

by Kevin Perk January 6, 2014
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A few weeks ago I wrote a post on real estate titles and deeds.  I wanted to follow up on that post with a bit more detail on a couple of widely used deed types.  I know, this can seem like this is simple stuff, but in reality it can be a bit complex.  It […]

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Getting Started In Any New Real Estate Business

by John Fedro December 21, 2013
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There is typically a learning curve and/or stretching outside your comfort-zone with regards to beginning to invest in a new real estate niche. This week I would like to discuss something known as Transitional Vulnerability. Knowing what to expect and not expect during this stage of starting any new business will help ensure you can […]

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Real Estate Titles and Deeds: What’s the Difference?

by Kevin Perk December 2, 2013
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Sometimes, we “more experienced” investors throw jargon around and assume everyone knows what we are talking about.  That however is often not the case, especially when a newbie is listening.  From time to time therefore I like to get down to basics to make sure everyone is one the same page.  This time I want […]

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One “Painful” Tip You Can Start Using Today to Get More Deals

by Karen Margrave October 23, 2013
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Living in Orange County, residential lots for small contractors are extremely hard to come by. The same is true for commercial land with the coveted “LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION!” characteristics. That means we have to get out and, as we call it having come from a more rural area, beat the bushes to find opportunities that may not […]

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Should You Be a Jack Of All Trades And Master Of None?

by John Fedro October 12, 2013
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A number of years after starting to invest in manufactured homes, and to a lesser extent single family homes, I was still under the impression that as a real estate investor not only do we have to know all aspects of our craft but we also have to be masters of all these areas at […]

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