One of the most powerful modern sales techniques involves translating the features of a thing into the benefits that users will experience because of those features. If you’ve ever had a single sales or marketing class in your life, you probably learned about this. But if you haven’t, I’ll explain.
Should you partner on your first real estate deal? It depends. Do you think you can handle two cooks in the kitchen? In my opinion, I think it’s going to be very hard to find the right partner, so here’s what I recommend.
Jacqueline Burch got married and did all the “things you’re supposed to do”—had dinners out with friends, purchased a home, had a baby. But when aimlessly investing wasn’t yielding the results she wanted and she realized she was pregnant again, she decided to get her finances in order. Here’s how she did it.
Statistics can be complicated and deceiving when you don’t know what to look for. Arm yourself with this information to correctly interpret real estate data!
Ever heard you should focus on your strengths and outsource those tasks you’re not so good at? Learn how a partnership can superpower your business here!
There is a popular misconception that you only need to call a lawyer when something has gone wrong. This simply isn’t true—at least not in the world of real estate. In fact, the best time to hire a lawyer is well before you have a problem.
When screening prospective tenants, the final phase (after pre-screening and looking over applications) consists of credit checks and background checks. But does bad credit equal unreliable tenants? And is any mark on a background check a deal-breaker? Find out here.
Some investors decide to invest out of the state they actually live in. Many go that route because their hometown area is too expensive. They’d rather buy in a place where the numbers make sense and produce the return and cash flow they are looking for. But to do this successfully, you need to have a lot in place.
Rental advertising is ubiquitous and plentiful. On one hand, this means it’s easy to find examples to learn from. But on the other, it’s hard to stand out from the crowd. Have you ever considered targeting FEWER people with your marketing efforts? Probably not, but here’s why you should.
Real estate investing is one of the most lucrative long-term investment strategies a person can employ. And as with any investment, the sooner you start, the better. If you’re a teenager who has decided you want to give it a go someday, you can give yourself a massive head start. Here’s how.
When attempting to buy property on real estate auction websites, you can lose your deposit without closing on the property or even end up with a property you can’t sell. Here’s how to avoid a few of the common problems that come with participating in online auctions.
You can’t (or at least shouldn’t) borrow every penny to buy investment properties—or a home, for that matter. So, you need some of your own cash in the game, like a down payment for starters. But where does it come from? From saving, of course! Here are some (admittedly) extreme ways save a lot in a short amount of time.
As a real estate investor, it’s important to exercise due diligence but also remain flexible. If you refuse to be flexible, you’ll likely miss out on some deals. This is the story of how one of our partners restructured paydays to create a win-win scenario for her and her clients—to the tune of a hefty profit.
Today’s guest grew up poor, living in a cabin without power or running water. But now he controls millions of dollars in real estate, owns several companies, and leads one of the country’s top-producing sales teams. How did Ben Kinney pull that off?