Success Path: 3 Best Ways to Accurately Estimate Comps

Tuesday, August 16

Over the years, I’ve talked to a lot of Success Path students and real estate investors, people trying to make extra money at home with the occasional flip house, and people just trying to sell their homes for a profitable market value. All of these people have one thing in common—they don’t know...

Success Path: Can You Flip Houses With a 1031 Exchange?

Monday, August 15

No one likes paying taxes, but when you work at a normal 9:00-to-5:00 office job, unless you really examine your pay stubs every time you’re paid, it’s easy to forget about how much tax is taken out. Then, if enough was taken out throughout the year, you get a good chunk of change back when you f...

Success Path: 3 Tips for Making Offers on Properties Sight Unseen

Monday, August 15

We tell so many of our Success Path students that if you stick with the real estate investing business, you’re eventually going to be faced with the opportunity to buy a flip house sight unseen. For a lot of our flips, we go directly to motivated sellers and arrange for short sales or cash sales ...

Success Path: 3 Ways to Do More With Less Stress

Friday, August 12

When I first started designing the renovations for our fix-and-flip houses, I would get really overwhelmed with how much there was to do. I’d walk into a disgusting house that was falling down around my shoulders, and I’d think, “Oh my god, there’s so much to do… Where do I even start?” When I ac...

Success Path: Things to Know About Investing in Multifamily Properties

Wednesday, August 10

As you probably know, for our business, Tarek and I almost exclusively focus on single-family houses. Residential real estate was our niche when we were agents, and it’s been the best market for us since switching to house flipping and teaching our Success Path students. But that doesn’t mean tha...

Success Path: How Much Money Should You Spend on Lead Generation?

Monday, August 08

Because Tarek and I are both real estate professionals with access to the MLA and a lot of experience finding properties, we usually don’t pay for bird-dogging, but that doesn’t mean that we don’t pay anything at all for lead generation for our flip houses. In fact, I think it’s important to find...