Archives for May, 2010


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 ...

Good Faith Estimates

Finally, the System Works in Your Favor! Learn the one government regulation that can help you find the best mortgage deal.

Have you been seeing the news about the massive oil spill that is threatening the Gulf coast?  As I watched the events unfold on TV ...

I was at an event this weekend and started talking to a brand new investor. I could tell by talking to her that she has ...

Due diligence is concerned with the investigation of the property being considered for purchase or used for collateral and the assessment and verification of the ...

After a period when too many lenders focused just on getting people into homes, and not on whether they could afford them-the pendulum has swung ...

Below is a short interview I did with my friend and client Blake. It shows that creative deals come and go, but the ones that ...

What is a "promissory note?" A promissory note is a written promise to pay or repay a certain amount of money at a certain time, ...

Every time I walk into a seller’s house I hand them a white folder that gives them information about my investing company. It includes a ...

Know the Markets…

A primary driver for real estate investing success is understanding markets, from a past, present and future perspective. New data from the PMI Mortgage Insurance ...

Who’s the Most Important Member of Your Power Team? Six Questions You’ll Want to Ask to Find the Right Person for this Critical Role You’ve heard me ...

ABQ Metro Housing Trends

Sales of detached existing homes ended March with gusto, as every market indicator showed movement toward the positive.The reason: Spring has begun and Federal home ...

My partner and I just put a new rent to own tenant in a property we recently picked up. And the way to fill these ...

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

We’ve talked a lot about positive cash flow. By now you should know that $100 is the minimum you need to get out of any ...

Sell Your Authenticity

The truth is incontrovertible, as Winston Churchill would say. You cannot be a top producer unless you genuinely believe in the value of your product ...

With real estate prices falling as much as 50% in the last two years, many real estate investors, as well as many trust deed investors ...

When it comes to the world of investing (or most other things) there are always tales of “conventional wisdom” I don’t have a problem ...