recommended books

Our Investor Fuel Real Estate Mastermind meets quarterly (with mini-meetings in between) and there are some fantastic must-read books that they recommend. Here’s a sneak peek into our closed-door mastermind – Part 2.   In this revised and updated paperback edition, master negotiator Roger Dawson gives salespeople an arsenal of tools that can be implemented…

recommended books

Our Investor Fuel Real Estate Mastermind meets quarterly (with mini meetings in between) and there are some fantastic must-read books that they recommend. Here’s a sneak peek into our closed-door mastermind.   Author of cult classics The Pumpkin Plan and The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur offers a simple, counterintuitive cash management solution that will help small…

support system

When you’re just starting out in the real estate investing business, you’re going to become very familiar with being told “no”, and without a support system, you’re likely to be discouraged from continuing on. It’s already an unconventional career because you don’t start with a rulebook or mentor; you’re essentially on your own. Add to…

run comps

Running comps is hardly ever black and white. Once you know how to do it, you learn how to best compromise when the perfect comps just aren’t there. It becomes second nature to find the “next best” option for comps and for some properties, it’s difficult. Different investors might have their own criteria, especially in…

real estate books

Many of us have read through at least a handful of books related to real estate investing in order to get inspired, learn the how-to’s, figure out better strategies, and in all, become a better real estate investor. There’s a ton of great books out there so we asked some of our expert friends just what…

arv

When real estate investors are analyzing a deal, one of the numbers they will always figure out is the ARV, or After Repaired Value. Knowing this number, along with the amount of repairs needed, will help a real estate investor come up with their offer. You can think of the ARV as the price someone…

be honest

Don’t be too hard on yourself. You SHOULD NOT try to be an expert in everything, especially in real estate investing. Why? Because you will most likely end up being an expert in nothing if your goal is everything. Let that sink in. In real estate investing, it’s common for us to use multiple exit…

9 things

From an outsider’s perspective, real estate investing is what they see on HGTV. Except, there’s so much more to real estate investing than finding a distressed property, rehabbing it, and making a lot of money. So. Much. More. From marketing to appointments to follow up to title issues to holding costs… the list could go…

leads in trash

Most real estate investors rely on some type of marketing in order for their business to get deals. Real estate investors typically send out thousands of pieces of mail or other types of marketing pieces with the expectation that a small percentage will be good leads. It’s a funnel. You hope for a certain percentage…