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Adapting Your Business Model for a Seller’s Market

Adapting Your Business Model for a Seller’s Market


As we’re all well aware, we’ve been in a seller’s market for some time now. Many economists are predicting that sometime in 2017, we’ll start to see it slow down a bit but this will still vary widely from market to market. Let’s be honest. It’s tough being a real estate investor in a seller’s…

Your Reputation Determines Your Success

Your Reputation Determines Your Success


“If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” It’s a valuable saying that most of us know and try to follow. Except, our reputation is more than just “saying nice things”. It’s much more complex. In the real estate investing industry, people talk. If you build up a bad reputation,…

7 Things that No One Tells You When Getting Started in Real Estate Investing

7 Things that No One Tells You When Getting Started in Real Estate Investing


Once you have some deals under your belt, you quickly realize what works and what doesn’t. You find easier ways to get to your end goal and begin fine-tuning your business model. The problem is that there are some hard truths that hardly anyone talks about. It’s figured out as you get more experience but…

What Makes a GOOD Rental Property?

What Makes a GOOD Rental Property?


You want to get into rental properties. You want to start building your portfolio of passive income. Except, you’ve never had a rental property before. Rental properties are great for building passive income that will cash flow for years to come. It’s not a huge amount per house each month but it’s steady (as long…

Why Investors Love Millennials & Baby Boomers

Why Investors Love Millennials & Baby Boomers


Over the years, rental properties have been traditionally perfect for 2 types of people. You have the twenty-somethings who are just getting started in the business world and aren’t ready to plant their roots just yet and then you have the people who are for some reason or another at a “temporary” time in their…

The Evolution of a Real Estate Investor

The Evolution of a Real Estate Investor


No one becomes a successful real estate investor overnight. It involves hard work, time, and experience to get to the point that you’re doing multiple deals a month without being involved in every aspect of the business. It’s no secret that when you first start out, you’re most likely going to be doing it all…

5 Red Flags When Analyzing a Deal

5 Red Flags When Analyzing a Deal


Some red flags to retail buyers are blessings for real estate investors. The kitchen is outdated. The roof needs to be replaced. There seems to be a plumbing issue. These are all red flags that a normal retail buyer might shy away from simply because they don’t want to deal with it. Most want a…

Vetting Your General Contractor

Vetting Your General Contractor


So you’ve got the perfect property just waiting to be rehabbed and sold on the retail market. The only problem is, you don’t plan on doing the work yourself and don’t have a general contractor. It’s okay! The best way to find a general contractor for your job is to get referrals from other real…

Resolutions for the New Year

Resolutions for the New Year


“Be better.” Regardless of what your specific goal or resolution is for the next year, it’s most likely centered on doing better. Maybe you want to make more money or grow your business. Maybe you want to spend more time with family and leave your full time job (and become a full-time real estate investor).…

Nurturing Your Relationships

Nurturing Your Relationships


You’ve heard it before… Networking is everything. Within the real estate investing industry, it’s critical to form connections with everyone you can in the business. Not only will you find support within the industry this way, but these relationships can also create opportunities for you. Who should you know? The simple answer is everyone. Below…

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