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    Why Would a Seller Consider Creative Financing?

    July 6th, 2016

    Peter-harris-commericila-financingIt’s really important that you know how to structure deals that no one else does. What if you don’t have enough of a down payment? How do you close that deal? What if you find a great deal that’s distressed? How do you finance something like that? What if the seller has a great property with great upside, but has no financials? How do you creatively structure and close that deal?

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    Today’s Best Way To Do Apartment Deals – Dealing Direct With Sellers and Getting Around Pesky Real Estate Agents!

    November 17th, 2010

    That pesky real state agent is in my way of making a great and creative deal with the seller! How do I get around him or her?

    This is a very good question and a very necessary skill to have in your tool belt of knowledge. I face this constantly when pursuing these types of deals. Getting around the agent to deal with the seller directly can be quite tricky. But it can be overcome. Here’s how you do it.

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    5 Ways To Get Lucky On Your First Apartment Deal…Guaranteed!!

    October 27th, 2010

    Some people always seem to get lucky in finding and getting perfect apartment deals. Don’t you wish you were like them? Don’t they drive you crazy at times? How do you become like them or make yourself luckier? What are you missing? What can you do that’s different? You’re ready for it, right?

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    Secrets About Large Apartment REOs… You Never Knew

    September 27th, 2010

    Here are 3 secrets you NEVER knew about large apartment REOs:

    Secret #1: Banks can hold apartment REO assets on their books for a period up to five years.

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    Yes, Jill Paid $8,000 for 40 Units!!

    September 20th, 2010

    Those were the profound words spoken by former commercial passenger jet pilot Jill. For the last 17 years, Jill has flown large jetliners and most recently flew for a major airline until she decided to leave and work for herself.

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    REO Secrets of Large Apartments…You Never Knew

    September 9th, 2010

    Here are 3 secrets you NEVER knew about large apartment REOs:

    Secret #1: Banks can hold apartment REO assets on their books for a period up to five years.

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    Getting Investors To Write You the Check!

    August 27th, 2010

    $100,000 is what you need to close your deal. And it’s a good one at that. Suppose you’re at the point now, where you have enough information on your deal and you have a few prospects of who you could approach as investors for your deal. What’s next is getting your investors to write you the check?

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    The Secret to Getting Started with Creative Financing

    August 18th, 2010

    Many apartment or would-be apartment investors have come to me to learn how to do creative financing for their various reasons. Nearly all the reasons why a person would need creative financing are because:

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    Creating Your Come Back From Real Estate Failure…Please Read!

    August 2nd, 2010

    “Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.”

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    When Is The Perfect Time to Leave My J.O.B.?

    July 26th, 2010

    When is the perfect time to leave my job to do real estate investing full time? That is a question for the ages (and for the brave!). Now that I am approaching a decade of leaving the corporate world to pursue a life as a full-time real estate investor, I can look back and honestly answer that question. I wish I had more space and time to write about this, but I don’t, so I’ll cover enough to get you thinking and in the right direction hopefully.

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