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    Wrestling For That Last Dollar: A Lesson For Real Estate Investing

    August 2nd, 2013

    Wrestling for Real Estate Investing DollarsThe Edge of the Mat and the End of the Period

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    The Economic Impact On Your Rental Portfolio

    July 22nd, 2013

    Affordable Rental Real EstateI read an article this morning in the Wall Street Journal which sheds some light on a trend I’ve seen in the rental housing market. For the last year, the media has touted reports of rising rental rates caused by increased demand. In one segment of my rental portfolio and property management business it has become increasingly difficult to find qualified applicants.

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    Real Estate Investing: A Tool To Lifestyle Re-Design

    July 15th, 2013

    Yesterday I woke up thinking about today’s article. I planned to share a witty comparison between my newly found love for Jui Jitsu grappling and my experience with Real Estate investing. By 10:30am, that plan went out the window.

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    Images From The Rear View: Lessons On Real Estate Investments

    July 9th, 2013

    Real Estate Investments in the Rear View MirrorI received an interesting phone call this week from a woman in California. She runs a company that directs money from overseas into US-based Real Estate investments. I’m still pondering the implications of that conversation.

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    Framing The Conversation: A Tool To Real Estate Investing

    June 26th, 2013

    Wholesaling Real Estate InvestingWholesalers often ask me how I explain why I need to bring people (i.e. the end buyer) through a seller’s property prior to closing. This is a very common question and is something I struggled with in the beginning of my Real Estate investing career.

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    More Than One Way To Skin A Cat: Real Estate Investing Strategy

    May 28th, 2013

    Real Estate Investing Marketing StrategyThere are as many strategies to make money in Real Estate as there are fish in the sea. From this ocean of possibility, I have found success concentrating on a small handful of tried-and-true methods. These Real Estate investing strategies offer countless avenues to generate revenue and build wealth.

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    Are You Investing Or Just Going To The Track?

    April 17th, 2013

    Real Estate InvestorWhen I was first dating my wife, her grandfather was going through a battle with cancer. Nick lived with my in-laws as he underwent chemotherapy treatments. During that time I had the opportunity to spend some time with him.

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    Real Estate Fools Rush In: Available for a Limited Time Only

    April 11th, 2013

    Buying Implusive Real Estate InvestmentsOn Monday I bought a new car. The experience was pretty fun. I looked at several vehicles, test drove a few and ultimately got what I wanted. Yeah for me. Driving in this morning, I was reminded of a little lesson I learned on one of my very first rehab projects. Unfortunately the result of that endeavor did not have such positive results.

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    What Do Whisker Wars Have To Do With Real Estate Investing?

    March 4th, 2013

    real estate investingLast year I stumbled on show called Whisker Wars on the IFC channel. The program is a reality show that revolves around the extreme facial hair lifestyle.  The show is pretty interesting and coincidentally, my introduction to it coincided with my business partner’s quest to look like one of the show’s participants.

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    Wholetailing: A Real Estate Investor Secret To Flipping Grandma’s House

    February 8th, 2013

    real estate investingOne of my favorite parts of being a Real Estate investor is when the phone rings with motivated seller calls. For me each call is an acknowledgment of my marketing plan. It also marks the start of a new adventure – like a hunt for buried treasure.

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