Treasure chestProbates are the low hanging fruit because heirs want to cash out. > Get an overview of probate investing in this blog post. While every case is different and the executor has their own unique time frame in selling the probated property, the biggest obstacle that blocks the executor from selling is the personal belongings that their loved one has left behind.

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FREE Beginner REAL ESTATE INVESTING BOOKSFind you self asking these questions: “How Do I Get Started in Real Estate Investing?”, “How Do I Become a Real Estate Investor”? or ” How Can I Make Money in Real Estate Investing?”. We created a set of FREE ebooks that investors can use to get started in real estate investing and learn about new creative investing strategies to make help them close more deals and close them faster.

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Blogs in blueWhat is Blogging? First off, blogging falls under the category of content marketing. Content marketing is a strategy geared towards using content (such as articles, blogs, social media, videos, etc…) to drive traffic to your website or business that will eventually convert into sales (or bookings for vacation rental managers and owners).

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star trek purple cows yodaYou may already be wondering what Star Trek, Yoda, and Purple Cows have to do with real estate investing, and if you’re looking for specific how-to stuff, this isn’t quite it.

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07-30-14 - buy and holdOwning real estate is the most effective way to grow one’s wealth yet discovered. Unfortunately, that doesn’t make it easy. Buying and holding real estate successfully requires a lot of very different tasks to be accomplished or it won’t work. To summarize, there are five major tasks:

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problem-rightI’m always reminded by the plaque on my wall that says, “We are compensated only to the extent that we add value to the other people”. Simple but instructive. The human element should not escape real estate professionals.  The only way to get any seller to work with you is to convince them you can solve their problem.

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08-13-14 - mobile homeWelcome back, Today’s lesson is designed to help you, the investor, get more comfortable interviewing sellers and understanding their mobile homes for sale. This exercise is aimed to help prepare you to:

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08-12-14 - alternative investmentsIn today’s convoluted and seemingly nonsensical financial world, “up is down” and “money = debt” partly due to how money is created here in the USA through our Central Bank. What is perceived as “safe” today and what is truly “risky” these days? Does the phrase “Backed by the FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation)” seem as positive in recent years with all of the bailouts of financial entities and “Big Banks” over the past several years>

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making a real estate offer smallLet’s recap what we learned in Seller Responded – Making Your First Offer Example P1. A seller responded to my marketing letter which was sent in the mail based on an “educated hunch” that the property was distressed. After speaking with the elderly owner’s daughter for the first time I came to the following conclusions:

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timing-rightOne of the most often asked line of questions we field as  a compiler of probate data is related to timing. “How long do they take to close?”… “When does the executor want to sell the property”, etc.

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