buying auction propertyIf you’re not currently purchasing properties via auctions online, you’re missing out on some good opportunities.  Online auction properties became popular a few years ago.  Similar to MLS, a lot of people have access to and are bidding on these properties online since they’re open to the public.  That being said, there’s still some good opportunities available for anybody.

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10-Landlords-Improvement-PlansThe beginning of January is traditionally the time when people are planning their year and making their “New Year Resolutions.” Even though we are now in July, it’s still true that many people forget their resolutions as the year progresses. So, just a reminder that all property owners could benefit by sitting down and making a list of resolutions that would insure the success of their investment then work to keep them, weather in January or in July. Here are ten good resolutions for landlords that can be done anytime through out the year that can benefit their investment portfolio.

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calculator-retirementWhen you hit your 30s, you may start thinking about your major life goals, both personal and financial. Although you may be able to defer some of your personal life decisions, such as career changes, starting a family or moving to a new place, some major financial decisions should not wait any longer.

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rehab checklistBelow is the standard checklist that we use to make sure we have properly evaluated the scope of work in a new renovation/rehab flip project.

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real-estate-Startup-maze-investingWhat does it mean to choose a niche in real estate?  Most newbie investors, myself included, become overwhelmed with the choices and strategies available in real estate.  I often compare it to being in line at a buffet, with countless tempting choices in front of us.  But, as we all know, some choices are far superior than others.  I am not here to tell you which choice is better.  I am only here to tell you to pick one choice, focus all of your energies on that choice, master that niche, and then begin to invest exclusively in that niche.

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free-real-estate-investor-trainingThere is very little competition in the area of creative real estate investing unlike the regular or traditional scene.  We strive at REIClub to be a premier real estate investor site on the web that freely teaches real estate investors how to be successful at creative real estate investing with free training tips, tool and resources. What do I mean?  Let me explain what traditional vs. creative real estate investing entails first. (If your in a hurry-  download links are located at the bottom of the article for the free investing training audios) 

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broke investorsIf you’re just getting started on the ladder to real estate investing success and need money to expand, or if you’re working without a safety net, with no regular pay-check, only by generating quick cash income can you expect to survive as an entrepreneur. Oh, you could get a job, but that’s a desperate choice for a true entrepreneur.

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Peter-harris-commericila-financingIt’s really important that you know how to structure deals that no one else does. What if you don’t have enough of a down payment? How do you close that deal? What if you find a great deal that’s distressed? How do you finance something like that? What if the seller has a great property with great upside, but has no financials? How do you creatively structure and close that deal?

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mobile-home-inspections-truthsAlmost every used mobile home property you come across may need some degree of light cosmetic repairs all the way to structural repairs. Many mobile homes need some repairs, and some mobile homes need many repairs. As an investor, you inherently understand the value of properly estimating repairs. Every dollar that you invest making repairs is a dollar you must make back before a profit can be realized.

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contructioncontract_andrewsHere is a FREE COPY of a standard construction contract template (editable form) that we start with before starting any new project with a contractor. Working with contractors can make or break your rental cash flow, rehab or flip house investment deal. Use this Contractor Contract to manage your contractors and handymen on all your rehab deals.

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