Archives for November, 2010


In my last post, I advised real estate investors to keep their LLC in good standing by keeping a sharp line between their personal and ...

When fast and reliable short-term financing is required, one of the valuable options for commercial real estate owners and developers to consider is the bridge ...

"No man is ever whipped, until he quits -- in his own mind." -- Napoleon Hill Earlier this year I was coaching one of my son's ...

If you’re going to stay in this business long, you have to learn how to keep your expenses low. Because if you don’t manage your ...

So I had an approved contract for my first very apartment building in Chicago. I was on the road to becoming a mogul. Great deal with a ...

We let competitors push us around. We let them steal our customers. We let them push our prices and margins down. And we let them ...

One of my partners and I are closing a subject-to this week and I thought I’d quickly show you how I make my subject-to deals ...

I envisioned worst-case scenarios: rent strikes, phone calls at all hours of the day and night, and devastation by fire. My greatest fear was ...

Why Private Money Is Better Than Bank Loans and Hard Money Loans. Here Are Some Quick Tips on How to Get Private Money Loans to ...

That pesky real state agent is in my way of making a great and creative deal with the seller! How do I get around him ...

As a real estate investor, you've heard that the LLC (Limited Liability Company) is powerful asset protection vehicle. It essentially forms a wall that shields ...

"Make a decision to be successful right now. Most people never decide to be wealthy and that is why they retire poor." - Brian Tracy Property ...

My goal is to touch you from my soul and equip you to be a street-smart, hugely successful real estate investor. Does that sound inviting ...

In my previous post, I spoke of the potential risks involved in real estate investment – namely, the risk that your personal assets are vulnerable ...

An enterprising person is one who comes across a pile of scrap metal and sees the making of a wonderful sculpture. An enterprising person is ...

If you’ve done a lease option deal in the last 3 years, I bet you’re having the problem I’m about to share with you. More ...

Attending Your Local Real Estate Club Will Provide You With Networking, Educational, and Deal-Making Opportunities You Just Won't Find Anywhere Else. Here's How Real Estate ...

"Nothing focuses the mind better than the constant sight of a competitor who wants to wipe you off the map." - Wayne Calloway One of the ...

Something to note today and when we get into 2011 and credit-seeking mongrels in DC begin to open their collective mouths: "The U.S. economy is ...

ABQ Housing Market Update

Everything in the ABQ metro housing market area was down except for…PRICE! For SFH (single family homes) the median home sale price of $183K edged upward by 1.7% ...

I had been kicking tires looking for the perfect first time investor property. An agent who I worked with before, called to invite me to an ...

Be a Kitchen Table CEO

We’ve talked about how credit history and debt to income ratio can affect your chances of getting financing. Now I want to talk about another ...