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    How Do You Market to a Probate List?

    May 5th, 2017

    probate real estate investingIt’s been said that knowledge is power. Armed with an accurate probate list, you can identify properties that are under the radar. Yet it’s the application of that knowledge that is more powerful. We not only equip you with probate leads, but give you the tools and insights to make the data actionable. Since a probate list captures the information on the Personal Representative, heirs and the attorney, who should you reach out to?  Read the rest of this entry “

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    Time Table When Contacting Probate Leads

    February 6th, 2017

    Real Estate Investors Investing In ProbatesTraditionally, agents and investors seek the newest real estate probate leads and the timeliness of them are mission critical. My hard-won experience, however, has shown that it is not helpful to think in terms of  freshness. Everyone has varying time frames when they are motivated to sell the probate, trust or inherited property. Older probate leads can be even more responsive and in fact, many real estate professionals prefer an older list of probate filings. Why?

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    Difference Between Probate Leads & Inheritance Lists

    February 8th, 2016

    probate real estate investingThe biggest distinction is that when working probate leads, you can get through to the executor of the estate (decision maker), while inheritance leads can get you in front of heirs that may have no influence into what happens to the property.

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    Rescuing Belongings In A Probated Property

    August 22nd, 2014

    Treasure chestProbates are the low hanging fruit because heirs want to cash out. > Get an overview of probate investing in this blog post. While every case is different and the executor has their own unique time frame in selling the probated property, the biggest obstacle that blocks the executor from selling is the personal belongings that their loved one has left behind.

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    Are You An Investor Or Are You A Problem Solver?

    August 15th, 2014

    problem-rightI’m always reminded by the plaque on my wall that says, “We are compensated only to the extent that we add value to the other people”. Simple but instructive. The human element should not escape real estate professionals.  The only way to get any seller to work with you is to convince them you can solve their problem.

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    The Time Frame Of Probate Investing

    August 8th, 2014

    timing-rightOne of the most often asked line of questions we field as  a compiler of probate data is related to timing. “How long do they take to close?”… “When does the executor want to sell the property”, etc.

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    Probate Investing 101

    July 29th, 2014

    rei-rightI wanted to avail this post to provide an overview of the often overlooked but lucrative niche of probate investing. Literally TRILLIONS of dollars will be transferred from one generation to the next. Enter an aging baby boomer population and this fact of life will only balloon in the coming years.

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