Archives for December, 2010


Most of us make New Year’s resolutions and most of us quit those resolutions within the first 3 weeks. (At least that’s what the statistics ...

While many investors, realtors, and homeowners are familiar with a short sale transaction where the property is sold at a loss by bank with the ...

A law was introduced by (then) Senator Barak Obama and it is known as the Incorporation Transparency and Law Enforcement Assistance Act.

"Think before you act and then act decisively. Fortune favors the brave." -- Brian Tracy One of the most nerve-racking steps for beginning investors is to ...

Way back when, before I became a Mini-Mogul, I experienced the most frustrating things as a budding real estate investor. One time in particular comes to ...

So what did I do next? How did I go about buying my first apartment building? At first it was hell. I’d call ...

The Benefits Of Using Real Estate Entities For Your Investment Business Are Many, But Which Real Estate Entity Is The Best For Your Type of ...

"Real estate is the locomotive that pulls the economic train here in [fill in your market area]..." As a Spokesperson Trainer, who has helped thousands ...

Do you know the TOP 10 MISTAKES that new investors make when buying investment (rental) properties across the country? There is so much more to ...

With bargain-priced properties and record low interest rates, today's real estate market presents tempting investment opportunities — including new openings for the first time investor.

Green, sustainability and utilizing our natural resources to their fullest... do we, to maintain our preeminence on the globe, or don't we and lose our ...

The Benefits for Blogging for Real Estate Professionals are Endless Nothing but good comes from blogging. For real estate investors, blogging is one of the low-cost ...

Most real estate investors start out with very little money. I know I did. And of course, we all become real estate investors so that ...

"The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person's determination." -- Tommy Lasorda Investing in commercial investment real estate can be one of ...

Jobs, jobs, jobs... it's all about jobs when it comes to a healthy real estate market and investing "well" in real estate. While the leaders ...

Since you may not know what a cost-to-sell worksheets is, let me quickly explain it to you. It’s a fancy way to say you’re writing ...

"Everything depends upon execution; having just a vision is no solution." -- Stephen Sondheim One of the things that I have been recommending to investors for ...

I had bought my first apartment building in Chicago in 1982. The closing, the finalization of making my first commercial purchase, was scheduled, and reality had ...

Should Investors Get Their Real Estate Agent License? Check Out the Pros and Cons of Investors Getting Their Real Estate License...

Commercial construction loan is a loan used to finance the construction of commercial property, such as office complexes, retail centers, apartments, hotels, warehouses, and other ...

Okay, I remember my very first inspection on commercial property. It almost caused me to quit and be discouraged about real estate investing. I was contacted ...

Is there a new "norm" in the real estate market? The economy? Can we expect our financial and economic picture to be that of what ...

I just got back from a vacation in Switzerland. And while I was there I tried to network and meet with as many folks as ...