Archives for July, 2009


Whoah.  With all the lender rules shifting like quicksand, and companies going out of business or selling off divisions, it's been a little crazy in ...

By now, you have heard, read or listened to the “buzz” around the ‘investment opportunity of a lifetime:’ the potential to purchase FDIC distressed assets. ...

Six Things That Separate Investors From Retail Buyers Real estate investors are a different type of real estate buyer than most real estate agents are used ...

Losses…

I am hearing from quite a few of our members about the losses that they have taken on many of their investments.  Actually some of ...

The current environment is not exactly favorable for financing your Real Estate investments, in fact it is next to impossible to borrow from traditional banks ...

The Story of Merv…

Some of you that have been around me for years know of this story but many of your have not been with me for years, ...

As real estate investors we are aware that America is “on sale”. It is the perfect time to purchase good properties at bargain prices. For ...

Wholesaling or flipping real estate should be the buzz-word of investing in real estate this year. With the number of distressed and foreclosed properties climbing ...

I have lost count on the number of investors I have coached into their first or tenth apartment investment. But it has to be over ...

Rehabbing, Is It In You?

There are plenty of stories out there of people making a killing buying old dilapidated homes fixing them up and selling for huge profits. Seems ...

If you are a single real estate investor or a group of investors with an intention to establish a business, there are many considerations you ...

After being range-bound since the start of the year Housing Starts unexpectedly jumped in May, surprising analysts and Wall Street.

President Obama is many things to many people but one thing he is not, nor is his administration is Barbara Eden as “Jeanie.” Despite media ...

In today’s topsy-turvy market, you may find yourself needing to talk to your lender about more than just a change of address. Here’s how to ...

I have been a Real Estate investor for about the past 20 years and I must admit; it was rather easy to make a great ...

#1 – Important reminder: 9 out of 10 property managers are no good!!

Set Your Goal: to purchase your first apartment in 90 days. In general, this plan is for buying cash-flowing, income-producing apartment investment with built-in equity.

The Pareto Principle is a statistical concept most commonly known as the 80/20 Rule.

When investing in private equity, there are six key factors or "secrets" to consider to finding successful and more importantly, profitable private equity deals.

One of the most asked questions I have had over the last few months has to do with raising rents.  Many owners are wanting to ...

Today’s multiple listing service is full of short sale listings all across the country that are missing the most important part of a successful short ...

Real Estate investing is certainly not for everyone.