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The One Question You Need To Answer FIRST In Order To Be Successful In Real Estate

by Michael Blank September 1, 2014
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People often ask me what they should do to get started. My response is that they need to answer one question first, and if they can’t answer that question sufficiently, there’s no point in getting started with anything else. The question that we all have to answer first is “why?”. Why do we want to […]

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Are You Still Struggling to find Great Tenants? Struggle No More!

by Eric Drenckhahn August 31, 2014
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As an owner/manager of 25 units, I am always on the hunt for quality tenants.  In 2014 alone, I have found and approved ten tenants for my units already. All with minimal or no vacancy.  It is about ten more than I like, but sometimes people have to move.  It is well above my average […]

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Why Probate Properties Could Be The Best Deals In Real Estate

by Michael LaCava August 31, 2014
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If you want to be a successful house flipper, you need to find good properties to purchase. It’s just that simple. If you look hard enough and network enough, you might find these houses below market value through some unconventional means. For instance, you can purchase a house through a short sale. You can also […]

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The Hidden Key To Success In Real Estate

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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The Simple Action No One Does That Will Make You A Millionaire

by Brandon Turner August 30, 2014
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What if I told you there was a simple,  almost guaranteed way to become a millionaire? No, this isn’t a late night informercial. This isn’t a system you can get for just $997.97.  This isn’t quick… and its not definitely easy. But it is VERY simple. Do I have your attention yet? Good. Because this […]

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6 Brilliant Tools to Make You Look like a Pro Landlord

by Matt Faircloth August 29, 2014
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We have all heard “fake it until you make it.” Well there is a lot of truth to this! Today I am going to share some “must have” vendors and tools I use as a Landlord and that will help any landlord improve their image to their tenants. I have used some of them since […]

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Money Myths and the Biggest Mistakes I’ve Made Raising Capital

by Dave Van Horn August 29, 2014
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In the last article on Raising Capital, I covered: the Types of Money, the Three Main Investment Asset Classes, and I talked briefly about Synergy versus Diversification. The main point of that article is that if you understand the different types of money, as well as the pros and cons of each asset class, hopefully […]

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The Keys to Branding Your Real Estate Business

by Chris Feltus August 29, 2014
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When I first started in the real estate business, I used a local bulk mail service provider for direct mail. Everything was turnkey. I would provide the leads, they would format everything, stamp and ship it out on time without fail. The service was cost effective; however, they only allowed you to choose from a […]

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When Are Tax Return Required for Legal Entities? The Answer May Surprise You

by Amanda Han August 28, 2014
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I was in a meeting with a new client yesterday doing some proactive planning. This particular investor had just graduated college a little over a year ago and he and his friend decided to get into the flipping business. Although the first year was not a very good one for them, in year two they […]

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112% Cash on Cash Return…. 1 Minute Real Estate Analysis… And a Pep Talk to Find Your “Yes!”

by Nathan Brooks August 27, 2014
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First, caution. I mean it. If you are reading this you might want to do one of the following (or perhaps more than one, in combination with one) … 1. put on a construction helmet while being backed up by Guns and Roses as you imagine entering the flip you just handed the keys over to […]

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My Experience With AirBNB in Hawaii

by Leon Yang August 26, 2014
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Many of you may have heard about AirBNB by now. For those who hasn’t, it is a website that essentially allow anyone to rent their room/house to others, mainly travelers, for a short period of time. It caught on quite quickly and it has been making a challenge for the hotel industry. I think it […]

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How to Approve Tenants Without Meeting Them

by Eric Drenckhahn August 24, 2014
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I screen hundreds of renters every year for an apartment complex. I see lots of background checks.  I am going to show you how to approve tenants without ever meeting them.  I have approved hundreds of renters without ever seeing them.  Are you still stuck on seeing and meeting renters?  Give it up, it is […]

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The 10 Best Real Estate Investments for Smart Real Estate Investors

by Brandon Turner August 23, 2014
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“Mom… which one of us kids is your favorite?” Admit it – if you have siblings, you probably asked that question of your mom at least once growing up. If you didn’t, you probably wanted to.  It’s a natural question for a child to ask because it plays off our competitive nature. We want to […]

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6 KEY Attributes that Affect the Risk Level of a Rental Market

by Ali Boone August 23, 2014
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These market factors will directly impact the chance of success and level of risk you are going to take on if you buy a rental property. While you may buy into a market that shows more unfavorable for one or more of these elements, it doesn’t necessarily mean your investment will surely fail, but it […]

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The 5 “Better” Questions to Ask In Order Achieve Your Goals In Real Estate!

by Matt Faircloth August 22, 2014
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Hello again. Liz back with this week’s blog post! I don’t know about you, but I feel like 2014 has flown by incredibly fast!  As the summer months come to a close, I am sure many of you are like me – thinking and planning for the last four months of the year. The last […]

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