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    The 3 Best (Free) Tools You Should Be Using To Find Properties

    November 6th, 2018

    Searching for a real estate investing deal used to consist of driving around certain areas you have enjoyed or communicating directly with real estate agents and having them decide which homes best fits your needs. Today, you have multiple resources available to you that will leave the power for deciding in your hands, as you sift through the various properties available on the internet.

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    Real Estate Contracts – 4 Common Items You Can Negotiate

    August 22nd, 2018

    “When you’re buying investment property, especially property you want to fix and flip or fix up and rent out, you want to be sure that you’re getting the best deal possible. As you sit down to negotiate before writing up that important contract, there are several points to consider–and it’s not just about the final price of the property.

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    Major Mistakes Long Term Real Estate Investors Make

    August 8th, 2018

    wholesale deal north texas smallReal estate has long been one of the great wealth creation vehicles in the U.S. Despite the seemingly endless success stories, real estate investing is not a simple get rich scheme. It’s a risky endeavor that has the potential to make, or break, an investor. It requires many hours of research, planning, negotiations and physical effort. Even the most seasoned investor makes mistakes, and sometimes they’re costly. In fact, there are two common mistakes experienced, and novice, investors make. Avoid them and you’ll have a better chance of succeeding in the real estate investment arena. Read the rest of this entry “

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    5 Things You Learn By Screwing Up a Deal

    June 4th, 2018

    Flipping Wholesaling Real Estate DealsIn many cases, you’ll learn some of your most important lessons in real estate, not through your successful deals, but through the moments when you mess up. And trust me – we all mess up! Not just the newbies – even experienced investors blunder a few deals.

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    Four Tips To Renting A Property Without A Property Manager

    April 16th, 2018

    michiganturnkeyrentalOwning an investment real estate property can be a great investment option as it will help you to earn interim cash flow and long-term equity through value appreciation. In order to maximize your return on investment, it is very important that you are able to keep your property occupied. While many investment property owners choose to hire a property manager to lease the property, the leasing commissions can be very expensive and can cut into cash flow. Fortunately, there are four tips that you can follow to keep your property occupied without the use of a property manager. Read the rest of this entry “

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    Savvy Real Estate Investing: 3 Mistakes To Avoid In Rehab Flipping

    March 12th, 2018

    Investment Property Flip RehabWith property values on the rise nationwide, this is an excellent time to be in the real estate market. There are large numbers of distressed properties available with great potential for profit.

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    Should You Be Renting Your Investment Property On AirBNB?

    January 29th, 2018

    vrboairbnbTraditionally, those that have purchased investment real estate have done very well with their investments when rented out for cashflow. While property values and rental rates continue to rise, there are now other ways to make money with your property. One great option to consider would be to use your investment property and rent it out on AirBNB. Read the rest of this entry “

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    Quickly Estimate a Property’s Value Potential

    January 3rd, 2018

    investment-home-nashville-tnWhen making investment decisions in the ever-evolving world of real estate, there is much to be considered. Common pitfalls must be avoided to ensure a successful investment. One of the mistakes that property owners and investors often make is over-investing in their property. Initially it seems reasonable to expect that investing money into additions and upgrades to your property will make it more marketable and yield a considerable profit, but this is not always the case. If you are looking at purchasing a property to renovate, re-sell, or convert to a rental, it is important to know up front just how much value you can truly add to the home without inadvertently taking a loss. Read the rest of this entry “

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    Six Keys When Searching for a Hard Money Lender

    December 5th, 2017

    11-04-14 - hard moneyYou’ve found the perfect distressed property to fix and flip. You’ve done your due diligence. The price is right. The rehab is doable and can be done on a timely basis. The profit is just waiting for you.

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    3 Hidden Issues Found In Distressed Property For Purchase

    November 9th, 2017

    distressedpropertyNJIf you’ve ever bought a distressed property or really any property for that matter, you probably already know the obvious signs of costly repairs. Sloping floors, water damage in ceilings and old electrical panels are all easy to see problems that might mean big money to fix.

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