> Analysis Paralysis

After absorbing hours and hours of real estate investing education, you finally feel like you are ready to start actively investing…except something is stopping you from doing a deal. Fear is stopping you from taking the leap and actually finding a deal. It’s enough to stop many, many potential investors from getting started. Fears such…

> direct mail

The simple truth about direct mail is that strategies are always evolving but the end goal has never changed. This end goal is to get a potential seller to pay attention to your marketing piece and to reach out to you. Sellers are becoming more and more resilient to direct mail and toss any advertisement…

> probate

Probate leads intimidate some real estate investors. There’s more legal processes involved and for many, they are afraid they’re going to offend the heirs of the deceased. To each their own… but probate leads are some of the BEST leads out there and we’ll explain why here in just a moment. What is a Probate…

> networking

It’s quickly learned that being a real estate investor can be a very lonely business, especially starting out. You haven’t built up a team yet and you’re most likely doing most of the business on your own. Sure, you talk to motivated sellers but it’s short-term communication. Without having other investors and industry professionals in…

> yellow letters

When sending out direct mail, you want to get the most bang for your buck. These days, if the homeowner thinks it’s an advertisement or junk mail, it usually goes straight in the trash. This means a wasted lead and wasted marketing dollars. As a real estate investor, your goal is to make your yellow…

> REI

Before we get started, we want to disclose that there are nominal costs for the strategies mentioned in this article. We’re talking stamps, gas for your car, white cardboard/corrugated plastic, etc. Now that we’ve cleared that up, getting started in real estate investing can be difficult when you don’t have a large marketing budget to…

> social media

Odds are, you know MAYBE 1-2 people in your network that aren’t on social media. Social media has become part of everyday life. We connect with old friends. We learn about important news. We interact with people who, in real life, we would never have the chance to talk with. It’s a powerful tool that…

> rehab costs

Full rehab jobs, when finished, can bring in a substantial profit if you bought at the right price and calculated your rehab costs correctly. The last thing you want though is unexpected rehab costs that eat away at your profit margins! Sure, a few light bulbs here and some window screens there don’t break  the…