Archives for May, 2011


The economy is starting to improve but the housing market has yet to show any significant signs of recovery, which has homeowners nervous. Home prices ...

Those of us in real estate need to remember to maintain a healthy work/life balance.  Work hard and play hard... Right?  I love this new ...

A wave of foreclosures is forcing down home prices in most major U.S. cities. But economists and real estate agents are noticing what they call ...

Are Property Managers Better Landlords Than You? Here's a Video on the Pros and Cons of Using Property Management...

Dear Reader, The real estate market in Ireland is deeply distressed. The mother of all bubbles popped, bankrupting the country’s banking system. When the liabilities of ...

I get this question quite often. So many investors base their timeline to close a real estate transaction based on their “traditional” experience of buying and ...

The subjects of Privacy and Asset Protection are complex issues. Most people today just “throw their hands in the air” and give up. New laws ...

I’m writing this 30,000 feet above the ground on my way to Salt Lake City for a family event. And not surprisingly, it’s been a ...

Find A Way Or Make One

If your frustrated with the lack of opportunities that have not come your way, why not create one? Success is never an accident. It typically ...

Here’s a Video Definition of Transactional Funds and How to Use Transactional Funding For Your Back-to-Back Closings...

Dear Reader, As you know I travel the world discovering emerging markets and great foreign investments. Would $12,000 for a quarter-acre lot in a lush, stunning ...

After my city job was finished and  my consulting assignments were completed, I faced the prospect of being unemployed.  Stated more positively, I had a ...

Most entrepreneurs detest the administrative part of their real estate business. I know I do. I hate filling out forms with a passion. I will ...

Did you know that Wholesaling real estate can be against the law if you are not doing it correctly? There are many factors to consider when ...

Broker Price Opinion (BPO) Can Either Make or Break Your Deal. Here Is A Video On How To Influence Broker Price Opinions (BPOs) In Your ...

“Real estate investor seeks apprentice, 10k a month.” This might sound familiar to some- the token real estate investing advertisement feeding off the ideas of ...

Dear Reader, There is a mantra that overseas property buyers should repeat to themselves: buying a property overseas is not the same as buying back home. ...

I have terrible allergies. Right now my left eye is practically swollen shut and my nose won’t stop running. I take Zyrtec every single day ...

American wealth and real estate – a combination that has thrived for decades. More Americans have their wealth in real estate than any other investment. ...

Tenant Screening Can Eliminate Tons of Landlording Hassles. Here Are Some Helpful Tips on How To Properly Screen Tenants.

Prosperity

Some of the most successful people in their fields reveal the best investments a person can make-ones that don't just add to their bottom line, ...

Dear Reader, I got an e-mail from a fellow reader last week. He was in a bit of a bind. He'd decided to purchase a pre-construction ...

I was at a point in my life, in the early 90’s where I had stepped out on faith and quit my 9-5. I still ...

Are you in the right place at the right time? To show prospects your apartments? To respond to maintenance needs? To motivate ...

Government-Guaranteed Rent

There are a lot of deadbeat tenants floating around these days. During the housing crisis- and still today - millions of Americans decided they no ...