Archives for September, 2010


If you see any of the “get rich quick” real estate ads, most of them say that one of the best types of properties to ...

The Art of A Deal

In order to make a deal, as an investor you must understand an important concept called LTV. LTV stands for “Loan to Value”. The LTV is the ...

Because of this movement to design  modern homes which all looked similar we began to loose the traditional designs that gave the individual neighborhoods character ...

Here are 3 secrets you NEVER knew about large apartment REOs: Secret #1: Banks can hold apartment REO assets on their books for a period up ...

"Follow the 6 P's - Prior Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance." - Unknown Buying and selling an apartment or a commercial investment property can be a ...

I’m helping out a new investor who’s interested in doing his first rehab. He’s been doing his marketing and getting a lot of leads and ...

Yes, you can self-direct your IRA funds into real estate. Yes, you can generate significant wealth in this distressed real estate market. Yes, you can ...

An underlying problem triggering foreclosure activity has been the erosion in home prices nationwide, although Albuquerque has done comparatively well in this measure of the ...

Those were the profound words spoken by former commercial passenger jet pilot Jill. For the last 17 years, Jill has flown large jetliners and most ...

Metros in four states; Arizona, California, Florida and Nevada accounted for 47 percent of the more than 1.6 million households facing foreclosure in the country ...

When I’m working with new investors a lot of them tell me, “Jason, I sent out 100 offers last month to people who were motivated, ...

There’s no denying that one of the strongest segments of the real estate industry today is multifamily – both from a property sales and real ...

"The mathematician requires tact and good taste at every step of his work, and he has to learn to trust to his own instinct to ...

As a Spokesperson Trainer, it is not uncommon for me to say at least three times during my workshop that "Repetition is Recognition." That is ...

Here are 3 secrets you NEVER knew about large apartment REOs: Secret #1: Banks can hold apartment REO assets on their books for a period up ...

"A dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can ...

I’m all about saving time. Over the years I’ve created dozens of templates for almost every type of real estate situation you could imagine. And ...

For every disciplined effort, there are multiple rewards. That's one of life's great arrangements. In fact, it's an extension of the biblical law that says ...

Interested in cultivating real estate profits? Then maybe you need to consider creating your own Farmville.  Not the Farmville you may see posting on your ...

"A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds." - Sir Francis Bacon Lets talk numbers. As we have talked about in previous articles it is ...

Thinking Ahead: High-Speed Rail in Southern California, a new report released by the Center for Urban Infrastructure, states that the California High-Speed Rail ...