advantage

Today’s REI Classroom Lesson You have to have a competitive advantage in this business! As Duncan Wierman reminds us, you won’t always be the best offer but if you have a competitive advantage, your offer might be chosen because you did something better or different than everyone else. REI Classroom Summary It can be your…

logically over locally

Today’s REI Classroom Lesson Kevin Bupp explains why investing locally, while easiest, might not always make the most sense. REI Classroom Summary It’s all dependent on your market and if there aren’t deals to be found, it might make sense to look into a new market to invest in that has a supply of investment…

competition

Today’s REI Classroom Lesson In the classroom today, Duncan Wierman explains the importance of standing out from your competition. An easy way to do this is to become a local expert in the area you’re investing in. REI Classroom Summary In this industry, you should be promoting yourself and your skill set. Also, follow up…

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…

real estate investors

Show Summary This is episode #367, and my guest today is Ryan Stewman – better known as the Hardcore Closer. Ryan is one of the nation’s leading sales and marketing trainers with a following of hundreds of thousands of salespeople and small business owners. As real estate investors, it’s critical that you know that you…

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…

top 8 checklist

Today’s REI Classroom Lesson Duncan Wierman chats with us today about 8 areas to look at to ensure your marketing effectively and not losing out on potential leads. REI Classroom Summary From making sure your website is responsive to writing blogs about your expertise, Duncan shares what areas of your marketing plan you need to…

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…