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    5 Keys to Insurance for Real Estate Investments

    November 20th, 2015

    investing house diasterHave you structured your insurance correctly for the real estate investments you own? Insurance is one detail that you do not want to make a mistake on because once you discover you’ve improperly insured one or all of your real estate holdings, it’s usually too late! You’re about discover what most investors do not know about insuring real estate investments, including the biggest insurance mistake far too many investors make. You’ll learn 5 crucial points about insurance that can help prepare for when (not “if”, but “when”)disaster strikes. My goal is for you to better understand if you are properly insured and become aware of changes you may need to make. Here are the 5 keys to insurance for real estate investments: Read the rest of this entry “

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    The Perfect Wholesaling Email – Send To Investor Buyers

    October 5th, 2015

    email _example_wholesalingWholesaling has always been a go-to strategy for creating quick cash in real estate. Wholesaling has two main components:

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    Hidden Way To Reduce Closing Costs For Real Estate Investors

    October 30th, 2013

    Title Insurance Closing CostsWould you like to know a hidden way to reduce closing costs? More specifically, how about a quick tip to save hundreds on one of the largest closing costs on a closing statement? I am referring to title insurance.

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    Choosing a Real Estate Investment Mentor

    March 29th, 2013

    real_estate_investing_mentorA real estate investment mentor is the secret to investing success. Every great achiever in history has had mentors. No one is “self made”. Behind every extraordinary person are extraordinary mentors. As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. But how do you decide on which real estate investment mentor is right for you? Ask yourself these 3 questions when choosing a real estate investment mentor: Read the rest of this entry “

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    Is Flipping Illegal?

    February 15th, 2013

    real estate investingIs flipping illegal? This is an extremely misunderstood topic among newbie and veteran investors alike. The legality of flipping is swirling with myths and half truths and although I am not an attorney, I will lay out the facts that my experiences have taught me about it.

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    4 Steps To Buying A Bank Owned Property As Your Primary Residence

    January 7th, 2013

    While most of the buzz surrounding bank owned properties involves investing in foreclosures, what if you are looking to purchase a home yourself? Is buying a bank owned REO/foreclosure a smart move when looking for your primary residence? Absolutely! You can get more bang for your buck by purchasing a distressed property and perhaps, even get an incredible deal that provides you with instant equity the moment you buy it. But there are some pitfalls as well. To avoid making a big mistake, follow these 4 important steps when buying an REO/Foreclosure to live in as your home: Read the rest of this entry “

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    Should You Join the Local Investor Club?

    December 7th, 2012

    Is joining and attending the meetings of your local investor club a productive use of your time? I get this question a lot. Local REIA clubs (as they are referred to) have been around for decades and most are non-profit associations whose members gather together monthly to share ideas and network.

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    Real Estate Investor Loses Everything In A Freak Flood

    November 5th, 2012

    real estate investingThe devastation caused by SuperStorm Sandy brought back memories of the 3 day thunderstorm that caused a freak flood in Nashville, TN in May of 2010. A common late spring rainstorm became a serious natural disaster when, for no apparent reason, the clouds never pushed off to the East like normal, but instead, hung over Middle Tennessee for several days and dropped more than 14 inches of water. Rivers and creeks rose to levels never before seen in Nashville history. Cars, houses and buildings flooded.

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    The 5 Steps To Successfully Negotiate A Real Estate Deal

    October 1st, 2012

    How do you currently negotiate a real estate deal? Studies have shown that less than 40% of signed real estate agreements consummate with a successful closing. Why so few? Many buyers and sellers are negotiating their real estate deals all wrong. Many assume that if you get the best of the other party and the deal is heavily one sided to your direction, that you have won. That may work with other businesses, but in real estate, the opposite is true. If a deal is too lop-sided, it may never get to closing (which explains why the success rate is less than 40%). To successfully negotiate a real estate transaction, you should create the best outcome for all parties in the deal. Here’s how to do that, step by step:

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    Your Mortgage – When to Walk Away

    April 26th, 2010

    your_mortgage_when_to_walk_awayA very reputable publication, the San Francisco Chronicle, recently posted a story on their website that is a true sign of the times; “Your Mortgage: When It’s Time to Walk Away.” Wow. Only in America.

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