authentic brand

Today’s REI Classroom Lesson Today, Sharon Vornholt shares her tips on getting professional photographs taken that are authentic to you and your business. She mentions not wearing a suit or nice dress if that doesn’t represent you in real life. REI Classroom Summary Having a professional take your photos can help ensure higher quality, flattering…

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…

networking real estate

Show Summary This is episode #366, and my guest today is Holly McKhann, aka “Hard Hat Holly” Holly is a Southern California investor and a networking expert. In fact, she’s purchased hundreds of deals without spending a penny on advertising…as she relies almost completely on finding deals through networking with others. Today we talk about…

building brand

Today’s REI Classroom Lesson Sharon Vornholt goes over various tips to help you build a brand that you’re happy with. If you don’t take control of building your brand, you most likely won’t be happy when someone else creates your brand for you. REI Classroom Summary Creating content such as blogging and videos can help…

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…

Being a true cash buyer has its advantages when you’re working with sellers and wholesalers. Branding yourself as a reputable, trusting cash buyer is key so that when your name is brought up, nothing but good is mentioned. Word of mouth goes far in the the real estate investing industry. Word travels fast through small…

REIAs, or Real Estate Investors Associations, are networking events found throughout most major cities in the US and are built to help local investors and vendors network together. Real estate investing can be a lonely business but who you know plays a big part in your success as an investor. Without connections, you’re putting more…

Communication with a Side of Reality

Today’s REI Classroom Lesson Pete Asmus explains that expectations need to be set for both parties in order for communication to work properly. REI Classroom Summary If either party has expectations that aren’t known to the other party, the expectations are left to interpretation. Be upfront and let your expectations be known. Listen to this…

“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,…