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Offline Randoskie

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Re: He Luvs Direct Mail
« Reply #30 on: March 24, 2018, 10:20:20 AM »
Another week has went by with no word. If were waiting for this seller to get his ID, it cud take 3 weeks.

I offered 60K on a 3/2 1100 SF nice home a few months ago. Built in 79, It's in a bad area of town. The seller called and wanted to know if I wanted to meet her at the property. I told her yes but first can you tell me if you will accept my 60K offer. She says Oh No, that's too low and we need 90K.
The house is worth 130K but she's telling me she had some squatters in there. I mailed a follow up offer for 70K and she calls yesterday and tells me shes ready to sell but her husband is not. Haha, if mama wants to sell for 70K it will be sold. Now she says it's rented.
So now I got an appointment to talk with them and get this house on contract. One of my buyers is a realtor and he wants to look at it. He tells me the same cash buyer that purchased a home I sold 2 yrs ago wants it. This buyer owns several Mexican restaurants in town, he's very successful, does not speak English and had his beautiful 19 yr old daughter translate.
I told him the price on this one is 85K. A 15K payday is just what I need.

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« Reply #31 on: March 25, 2018, 09:31:29 PM »
Another week has went by with no word. If were waiting for this seller to get his ID, it cud take 3 weeks.

I offered 60K on a 3/2 1100 SF nice home a few months ago. Built in 79, It's in a bad area of town. The seller called and wanted to know if I wanted to meet her at the property. I told her yes but first can you tell me if you will accept my 60K offer. She says Oh No, that's too low and we need 90K.
The house is worth 130K but she's telling me she had some squatters in there. I mailed a follow up offer for 70K and she calls yesterday and tells me shes ready to sell but her husband is not. Haha, if mama wants to sell for 70K it will be sold. Now she says it's rented.
So now I got an appointment to talk with them and get this house on contract. One of my buyers is a realtor and he wants to look at it. He tells me the same cash buyer that purchased a home I sold 2 yrs ago wants it. This buyer owns several Mexican restaurants in town, he's very successful, does not speak English and had his beautiful 19 yr old daughter translate.
I told him the price on this one is 85K. A 15K payday is just what I need.

Listen, keep your head up. Our beginnings were WAY worse than this. The trick is keep at it. You really need to keep growing your buyers list. And I keep saying it, ut get your website in order!
When we started, it took us 3 months to finally get a deal. And it was hell. Our second DMM we got an other deal and the 3rd DDM yet an other.. then the next 2 DMM were duds. It was HORRIBLE all money gone! LUCKILY we were working on our site all this time and it started ranking and we started to make deals that were from much better quality leads. I am telling you. Get your site up!!

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« Reply #32 on: March 26, 2018, 11:34:58 PM »
Lo an behold, the Title company emails to say that seller finally made it in and closing docs are signed. A few more days and I cud be holding that 15K check.

My other deal I got going is from my mailings to high equity owners. The lady says shes ready to sell but not hubby. I called her up yesterday to get a signature and this deal locked up. Seller was just driving home from church and was hesitant. She mentions that she has the 1 acre lot next to the house and wants to know if I'd be interested in that. I told her yea I would. Now she's waiting for me to get back to her with a price.

I'm feeling extremely optimistic here. This morning I mailed her the purchase contract all filled out w my signature and with 100 dollar bill for earnest deposit.
I explained I was ready to buy this house and I will contact some of my investor buddies to give her offers on the lot.

I know I cud lose my 100 buks, but risk is small compared to the end cheese, I already got this sold, and I got another back up buyer that wants it. It's exciting, I got this seller looking at my bait, she's already nibbled,  You know the payout is great, but the most fun is in the chase.,
I got another round of post cards ready to go out,
Let's make some Money,
Rando






Offline Dmccright

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Re: He Luvs Direct Mail
« Reply #33 on: March 27, 2018, 11:01:19 PM »
Lo an behold, the Title company emails to say that seller finally made it in and closing docs are signed. A few more days and I cud be holding that 15K check.

My other deal I got going is from my mailings to high equity owners. The lady says shes ready to sell but not hubby. I called her up yesterday to get a signature and this deal locked up. Seller was just driving home from church and was hesitant. She mentions that she has the 1 acre lot next to the house and wants to know if I'd be interested in that. I told her yea I would. Now she's waiting for me to get back to her with a price.

I'm feeling extremely optimistic here. This morning I mailed her the purchase contract all filled out w my signature and with 100 dollar bill for earnest deposit.
I explained I was ready to buy this house and I will contact some of my investor buddies to give her offers on the lot.

I know I cud lose my 100 buks, but risk is small compared to the end cheese, I already got this sold, and I got another back up buyer that wants it. It's exciting, I got this seller looking at my bait, she's already nibbled,  You know the payout is great, but the most fun is in the chase.,
I got another round of post cards ready to go out,
Let's make some Money,
Rando







Man that's the best part. You are definitely are motivating me to mail more!

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Re: He Luvs Direct Mail
« Reply #34 on: March 28, 2018, 12:49:56 PM »
Are you still having good success with your direct mail??? I have noticed a sharp decline in response rates.

Offline Randoskie

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« Reply #35 on: March 30, 2018, 12:12:19 PM »
It took almost 2 weeks for the seller to get in Title and sign the darn closing docs. Then he txts me whining that the funds have never been deposited, he cud have sold this to any number of other investors for 20K more  and he don't like being dicked around. I txted back that if he cant wait a few days I can tear up the contract. I didn't answer his call cuz trying to reason with a meth user is not any fun.
Then my buyer calls and says he just looked at property and he's backing out of the deal cuz the house looks worse now and not much chance to profit and he's sorry and blah blah.

Now I'm desperate, I tell him just give me 5K and let's get this done.
Just got my check, I can at least pay my bills and keep the mailings going out.
I wondered from day one, how is this buyer going to profit on this skimpy deal. So I understand his situation.
But he waits till the last friking minute, never deposited his funds. I am a bit agitated.
It's all good, but this buyer is not getting first shot at my deals anymore, he's on my crap list.
Let's make some Money...

Rando

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« Reply #36 on: March 30, 2018, 09:33:10 PM »
It took almost 2 weeks for the seller to get in Title and sign the darn closing docs. Then he txts me whining that the funds have never been deposited, he cud have sold this to any number of other investors for 20K more  and he don't like being dicked around. I txted back that if he cant wait a few days I can tear up the contract. I didn't answer his call cuz trying to reason with a meth user is not any fun.
Then my buyer calls and says he just looked at property and he's backing out of the deal cuz the house looks worse now and not much chance to profit and he's sorry and blah blah.

Now I'm desperate, I tell him just give me 5K and let's get this done.
Just got my check, I can at least pay my bills and keep the mailings going out.
I wondered from day one, how is this buyer going to profit on this skimpy deal. So I understand his situation.
But he waits till the last friking minute, never deposited his funds. I am a bit agitated.
It's all good, but this buyer is not getting first shot at my deals anymore, he's on my crap list.
Let's make some Money...

Rando


Ugh that's bullshit but at least you didn't lose everything.

Offline Randoskie

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Re: He Luvs Direct Mail
« Reply #37 on: April 29, 2018, 11:17:04 AM »
My response rate is so low now from my direct mailings that I have been concerned. I have been listening to my success and abundance MP3's and videos on You tube non stop.
As instructed, I decided to ask my unconscious mind what to do. Several days had gone by and I had forgotten that I had done this. While I was walking in to my home office and sitting down the other day, this inner voice says, "Change the design of your post card".
Some spooky sh-t. It was a definate voice, clear and loud enuf.
So now I'm working on a new design and I have some templates from courses I've purchased.
I'm listening to Self Love videos now, if I can learn to love myself, then look out.


Offline Randoskie

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« Reply #38 on: June 11, 2018, 03:57:49 PM »
I redid my post cards and have sent out tons and spent hundreds on stamps and still getting very few calls cept a few to say they sold that house a year ago and to kindly take them off my list.
It's frustrating and scary, do I bite the bullet and keep sending or try a dif design or method?
 Waiting for the phone to ring but the only calls I'm getting is from the Indian online pharmacy to purchase more blue pills.

But then I get a call from Roberta, she says the post card she found in her sick husbands stuff from me is postmarked 2015. It's a wholesalers dream, house has been vacant for years, homeless breaking in and stolen everything that's not nailed down, has bad roof, built in 1924 and sits in a good middle class rentable area. Roberta is distressed with her ailing husband, the house is distressed. It's about an hours drive out in a one horse cowtown, in the same town I have done several other deals. Now do I just kick out a low number and mail it, or do I meet Roberta at the house and become her new best friend? Well, since things are slower than a cement tird lately, I'm going out there and get this fixer on contract. My buyers will be salivating on this as I am.



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« Reply #39 on: June 13, 2018, 12:11:44 AM »
The direct mail is working. I have another deal going with 2 houses on 1 lot, just one house wud be worth 120K or more, and I got the sellers son to agree to 135K for both. There are no comps but hell, I believe I can get 145 for it, both houses rented for $550 each which is way too low, market rents for a 2/1 in this area is a minimum of $800
However the son handling the sale is one odd cookie. He was worried about the defects paragraph and zoning and hazardous crap. Finally after a few weeks of asking when was he going to sign the damn purchase agreement he says oh we are finally getting the renters contact info when they bring the rent June 3. 
I wanted to tell the guy we dont need no stinkin renters contact info to start this deal going. So now after I resend the contract and have deleted and re-written the defects paragraph, he emails to say he will have his dad sign the contract and wants to know if I want to view property Sat morn at 10 AM. I email him back and tell him, after we get the signed agreement we can schedule an inspection. That was a few days ago. I anticipated delays and lollygagging, so I wrote in my email this offer of 135K expires this Friday at Midnight, thinking its going to piss him off or get his slow ass in gear.

I changed the wording on the defects paragraph to say: buyers are buying as is and will have no legal recourse from sellers or their spouses or offspring & will not be held liable for any catastrophic  event or condition that affects the financial or mental conditions of property or buyer in regards to the purchase of this property.

I wanted to include that this revision extends to all future offspring of sellers and to the end of time until the sun no longer shines and this encompasses all Universes and dimensions.
That might have pissed him off though me being a smart ass.

If he will just get the darn thing signed so I can see if I can get it sold.

 I got an appointment with the seller on the vacant fixer in the 1 horse town tomorrow.
She was talking to a realtor, you know how I luv those people, they usually screw up these deals.




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« Reply #40 on: June 13, 2018, 10:50:46 PM »
Oh man, I met Roberta out at the house today, nice pleasant drive in the country. I take photos, she's a sweet ol lady, tells me her life story and the life stories of relatives that had occupied the place eons ago. She even pointed out where fruit tees used to be. But finally I got her to tell me another offer she had. I had told her I cud do 25K She didnt seem overjoyed. She says she had an offer of 31K We engage in a little bit More chit chat, I tell her, well, it does have this huge extra lot, I can match that offer.

She seemed agreeable, but hell, I was talking to the vice prez, the big guy the real owner is 80 yrs old and too sick to make the 30 minute trip. I felt slightly confident she wud have the big guy take my offer and get this baby put to bed. As soon as I got home I sent the price of 45K to one of my buyers who luvs that area. He called me 5 times and him and his buddies want this deal like its the last one on the planet. He was checking out a house in a nearyby town and he and his buds made a fast trip over there.

I txt Roberta that I can bring the purchase agreement over and a deposit.
Oh crap, Roberta says the big guy wants to get more offers. I txt my buyers and they are calling & crying.
I'm depressed, but trying to keep it going somehow.
After a shower and with new determination to save this deal from the depths of no profit, and with a dose of dire desperation I text her and say, Roberta, my wife says that house needs some love. We can do $40,000 Cash, we pay closing, Offer exires Sunday Midnight.
Seller told me that a realtor had met her there but hadnt got back to her yet. 
Were all like animals circling our prey or, here to save the day, theres a fine line there.
Whatever happens, it's fun, it's like a rush and a high, now the wait, it's torture, it's exciting,






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« Reply #41 on: June 14, 2018, 08:05:32 AM »
Oh man, I met Roberta out at the house today, nice pleasant drive in the country. I take photos, she's a sweet ol lady, tells me her life story and the life stories of relatives that had occupied the place eons ago. She even pointed out where fruit tees used to be. But finally I got her to tell me another offer she had. I had told her I cud do 25K She didnt seem overjoyed. She says she had an offer of 31K We engage in a little bit More chit chat, I tell her, well, it does have this huge extra lot, I can match that offer.

She seemed agreeable, but hell, I was talking to the vice prez, the big guy the real owner is 80 yrs old and too sick to make the 30 minute trip. I felt slightly confident she wud have the big guy take my offer and get this baby put to bed. As soon as I got home I sent the price of 45K to one of my buyers who luvs that area. He called me 5 times and him and his buddies want this deal like its the last one on the planet. He was checking out a house in a nearyby town and he and his buds made a fast trip over there.

I txt Roberta that I can bring the purchase agreement over and a deposit.
Oh crap, Roberta says the big guy wants to get more offers. I txt my buyers and they are calling & crying.
I'm depressed, but trying to keep it going somehow.
After a shower and with new determination to save this deal from the depths of no profit, and with a dose of dire desperation I text her and say, Roberta, my wife says that house needs some love. We can do $40,000 Cash, we pay closing, Offer exires Sunday Midnight.
Seller told me that a realtor had met her there but hadnt got back to her yet. 
Were all like animals circling our prey or, here to save the day, theres a fine line there.
Whatever happens, it's fun, it's like a rush and a high, now the wait, it's torture, it's exciting,

Got to love realtors. Promising the world and delivering less than 1% of it.

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« Reply #42 on: June 18, 2018, 05:16:11 PM »
I had emailed seller my offer last week of 40K and gave her to midnight last night or the offer wud expire.
We'll that didn't work to well, Monday, this morning I had got busy with gardening and figured the deal was toast. About 10 AM my buyer JJ calls and wants to know if I heard anything? And then wants to know what can we do?

I tell him we can increase our offer some, but I want 5K, he says OK offer her 47 and let me know. I txted seller, my wife says we can do $42K Shud I email you the agreement?
I once thought she was a sweet ol lady and we cud wham bam this deal, but this ol gal wants blood.
She calls and tells me that she's been talking to her son and the realtor told her she cud get 50K and she had the papers in front of her to sign and she's supposed to send them in today to list it.

She then tells me if I can do 50K she will sell to me. I tell her, I gotta talk to the boss first. She thinks I'm getting permission from my wife.
I then txted JJ. Seller will do 50K today and I want 5K, some realtor is offering her some pie in the sky price.
JJ calls in a panic, I explained again about the price & realtor pie in sky yadayada, he tells me he will get back to me.
So I go back to my gardening, back yard is looking great with flowers and veggies everywhere.
I figured JJ cudnt do it and again thought the deal was toast cuz several hrs had passed by, and then he calls.
He wants to know how fast can we close?
Oh crap, now I'm wondering if I can squeeze the blood thirtsty sellers heart strings a little.

I txt her, Roberta, can you do 48K? Your killing us here.
She imediately txts back that that sounded OK if we pay closing. Crap, why didnt I go for 46?
I just sent the purchase agreement to her email.
NOw I gotta make JJ feel like he didnt get screwed cuz I'm getting 7K instead of 5.
I'll email him the assignment to sign and include a short explanation of how I had to use some extraordinary negotiation skills including mind power to get this extra 2K out of her, but, your price of 55K stays the same.
Is it possible to have more fun than this?
Even these small deals are exciting and fun and keeps these wheels greased.
Let's make some Frikin Money....
Rando



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« Reply #43 on: June 22, 2018, 01:37:58 PM »
What's that saying? Don't count your chickens. After going thru all that crap and getting the seller to agree to 48K and getting buyer to agree to buy it for 55K and sending the contract by email for seller to sign.
The ol gal tells me her printer isn't working and she will buy a new one.

Next day she txts me to say she got a printer and got the contract printed but her husband the title holder just entered the hospital but she will have him read and sign it when he's feeling better, the guy is 80 yrs old and he's in the hospital, now I'm getting worried.


Then the next day she txts me that she appreciates my offer and she's going o give it serious consideration and she will get with her family and keep me informed.


I want to strangle this old crow. I txted her back and said,, Roberta, what happened? I thought we had an agreement and we were buying your house?

Now, this is not fun.

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« Reply #44 on: June 22, 2018, 05:57:14 PM »
Alex, I'll take 'Failed Escrows' for the win.

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