5 Landlording tips from an industry PRO

Wednesday, December 30

You have decided you are going to go ahead and give real estate investing a try. Why not, it seems to be the popular thing these days. According to Forbes the real estate industry is the 8th most common Billionaire producing industry in the U.S. So without further ado here are 5 land lording tip...


​Flip or Flop or Scam?

Thursday, December 03

Flip or Flop or Scam?Tarek and Christina El Moussa stars of HGTV's hit show Flip or Flop are now operating in the real estate education space. Recently The Holton-Wise team went to one of their seminars ran by a company called Success Path.Some of you may recall the time The Holton-Wise team chec...


50 Questions real estate agents should ask potential hiring brokers.

Saturday, November 21

50 Questions real estate agents should ask potential hiring brokers.1. What is the company culture like here?2. How many agents work at this brokerage?3. Does this brokerage have part time and full time agents?4. Is there a minimum sales productivity goal? If so, what is it?5. Does this brokerag...


How does a real estate agent get paid?

Sunday, November 15

So you are thinking about a career in real estate? Smart decision. The demand is there. According to the 2013 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers published by the National Association of Realtors, 88% of buyers purchased their home through a real estate agent or broker. The income is reasonable. R...


​Should you use controversial advertising to create exposure?

Wednesday, October 21

"There's no such thing as bad publicity"We have all heard this theory before. But is it really true?Recently I put up an edgy post on the HoltonWise Facebook page. It was a very simple post. One sentence "It is never a good idea to stop paying your rent." This sentence was then followed by sever...


4 reasons why your tenants let you evict them.

Sunday, August 23

As investors, evictions are something we all have to deal with. We all do, (or at least should do) everything in our power to limit them but there is no foolproof way to completely avoid them. That is the unfortunate truth about the real estate business.Many investors understand the notion that t...