Name: Ken Meyer


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Bio: Ken Meyer is a Certified Financial Planner and Series 7 licensed stockbroker who prefers to invest his own money predominantly in residential real estate and 1st trust deeds. His corporation, Trust Deed Capital, Inc. builds high quality portfolios using trust deeds for himself and others. Additionally, he says, that he enjoys the process of being able to help other people build their wealth through real estate by sharing his experience and being a trusted resource for funding their projects.

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    Fix and Flip vs Buy and Hold: Comparing the Two Strategies

    March 24th, 2017

    new investing questionsAre you considering investing in real estate? Before you do, make sure you know exactly what you want to achieve: Are you looking for a short or long-term investment? How much risk are you willing to take? And, how much time and energy are you willing to use? With these ideas in mind, you can decide if you are going to “repair and resell” or “invest and rent.” Let’s take a look at these two wealth building methods. Read the rest of this entry “

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    5 Tips For Hiring A Property Manager

    March 1st, 2017

    duplex-for-saleOne of the most simple, and overlooked, ways to increase ROI (return on investment) on rental properties is hiring a quality property manager. A Property Manager will boost ROI by increasing occupancy rates, finding dependable tenants, saving money on maintenance costs, and most importantly – providing peace of mind. If you are looking to improve your rental investment business, it is time to hire a manager or find a new one. Diligence is important: take the time and effort to interview and search for the right person. Here are five important areas to investigate: Read the rest of this entry “

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    The 3 Best (Free) Tools You Should Be Using To Find Properties

    February 1st, 2017

    Searching for a real estate investing deal used to consist of driving around certain areas you have enjoyed or communicating directly with real estate agents and having them decide which homes best fits your needs. Today, you have multiple resources available to you that will leave the power for deciding in your hands, as you sift through the various properties available on the internet.

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    3 Must Haves Before Getting Your First Fix & Flip Loan

    January 7th, 2017

    flipping properties rehabbingInvesting in a run-down, abandoned home and fixing it up so that it can be sold for a profit is a popular way to get involved in the real estate industry. There are plenty of television shows that make it seem like a fast, easy way to make big money. While profits can certainly be made, you first should make the time and money investment to get there. Unless you have a large amount of cash lying around, you will most likely have to obtain a loan for the purchase and rehab. Here are some things you need to know before getting your first fix and flip loan. Read the rest of this entry “

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    3 Habits of Successful Fix & Flippers

    December 16th, 2016

    01-19-15 - flipping1You’re interested in fixing and flipping as an investing career or a fun side project, but you have doubts. That’s normal. Everyone starting a grand new business venture is nervous. If you’re not nervous, you’re not passionate, and passion is very important. There are ways to help you calm your nerves though and help give you that push to actually take the chance, trust yourself, and follow your dreams. One of the biggest fears is simply not knowing if you’re ready or if you’ve got what it takes. Here are 3 habits of successful fix and flippers to help equip you with the knowledge you need to feel ready to take that next step. Read the rest of this entry “

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    Must-Have Real Estate Investing Tools For 2017

    November 18th, 2016

    Investing in real estate is a time-consuming process that requires a lot of effort on your part. It’s worth it if you do it right but in order to make a successful profit from real estate you need some assistance. A smart investor uses every tool available that will help make success more attainable. There are several good investment tools that can help, but here are a few of the top 2017 real estate investing tools for active investors. Read the rest of this entry “

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    How Long Is Too Long To Sit On Your Flip?

    October 24th, 2016

    03-24-14 - flipping housesFlipping Houses is seldom about a single flip. The idea of turning a massive profit on a single fix and flip makes for great TV but is unrealistic when ratings aren’t on the line. The reality is that turning a profit flipping houses relies on steady, smaller profits, rather than huge six-figure returns. In baseball terms, you’ll bet more learning to play small ball than hoping for home runs.

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    What Kind Of Properties Are Good For New Fix & Flip Investors?

    October 5th, 2016

    03-24-14 - flipping houses1There are numerous TV shows showcasing the fix and flip business. It looks like a fun way to make some extra money, or an exciting career as an investor. It has the potential to become very lucrative, but you should be careful. You can’t just jump in without any knowledge, and buy the first fixer upper that you find. In the beginning you need to ask yourself: what kind of houses are good for new fix and flippers?

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    4 Signs a Property Will Become a Hassle To Rehab

    September 13th, 2016

    fix-flip-for-real-estateIf you’re looking at a property with the intention of renovating and remodeling for a profit (Fix & Flip Investing), you need to recognize a bad sign when you see it. If those bad signs start piling up, then a challenging renovation can turn into an absolute nightmare.

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    Six Keys When Searching for a Hard Money Lender

    August 19th, 2016

    11-04-14 - hard moneyYou’ve found the perfect distressed property to fix and flip. You’ve done your due diligence. The price is right. The rehab is doable and can be done on a timely basis. The profit is just waiting for you.

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