Archives for September, 2011


"Happy are those who dream dreams and are willing to pay the price to make them come true." -- Anonymous

How to Analyze Your Flip Property - Consider These Points When Evaluating Your Potential Wholesale Property...

Your goal during the fix-up phase is to increase the property's curb appeal and resale value by: Giving the property and grounds an industrial strength cleaning. Applying ...

To tell you the truth, I think REIA meetings are wonderful and every new investor should attend them. These meetings are one of the best ...

Fannie and Freddie's Big Foreclosure Backlog is Looming. I recently went on vacation and got caught up on my financial magazine subscriptions.  I ran across ...

My experience has been in managing residential real estate, and my comments in this blog post focus on that. When you acquire a property you plan ...

Who Should You Have On Your Real Estate Team? Here Are The Professionals You Want On Your Successful Real Estate Investing Team...

Short Sale Terms

What is a short sale? A short sale is the selling of a house for an amount that is lower than the balance left on ...

Devastation, financial problems and crisis can and will hit all of us, at one time or another. Believe me, I am living proof that life ...

With the real estate sales market floundering, investors who buy old houses and renovate them for resale (“flippers”) are finding themselves unable to ...

Markets have a funny way of evening out over time, wiggling up and down to eventually find some sort of equilibrium. One way this happens ...

Are You Marketing Your Real Estate Properties Correctly? Here’s How To List Your Real Estate Ads On Craigslist.

"The world is full of willing people, some willing to work, the rest willing to let them." -- Robert Frost

Home prices and sales may be flat, but the rental industry is booming. The percentage of renters is on the rise, the number ...

Quite frankly, I’ve never worried about my competition. I’ve trained and helped numerous real estate investors in my area and many of them are “farming” ...

Things are going digital at a fast pace, and eSignatures in real estate are proof of that. Depending on your agent, she or he may ...

Are Tax Sales a Good Investment For Real Estate Investors? Here Is A Quick Video On The Pros And Cons Of Investing in a Tax ...

When you are a new investor it can be hard to cross the starting line.  You bought the course, went to the seminar, paid for ...

The most common mistake that many beginning real estate investors make is that they pay too much for property.  Fact is overpaying for property is ...

For my first - I was scared.  In response to this fear, I went to my local bookstore and bought several books on managing apartment ...

Imagine the IDEAL real estate investment. It would have: No down payment No risk No negative cash flow (positive cash flow) Appreciation potential Principal reduction Low-to-no maintenance costs/effort No value to your ...