Archives for December, 2011


Dear Reader, Costa Rica is a popular tourist destination. More than two million tourists visit this small country each year. They love this country’s ...

If I can do it, you can do it too.  The following is what I learned over the years while raising well over $10 million ...

A fellow I know got a great property under contract, found a buyer for his wholesale deal and was looking to make a quick $10,000 ...

Realtors have been a great source for finding deals, and over the past few years, the one I have used the most.  They provide a ...

The use of private money is not new. Many investors have used it in the past and have called it very different things.  Hard Money, ...

Real Estate LLC Allows For Financial and Tax Advantages. Here Are The Pros and Cons of Putting Your Real Estate Into An LLC...

"We can have more than we've got because we can become more than we are." -- Jim Rohn

Conventional wisdom maintains that home prices and mortgage rates go hand-in-hand—rates go lower means mortgages are cheaper and there’s higher demand for housing. At first ...

Often times when two unmarried people buy real estate together their attorney will recommend that they hold title "jointly." This means that they will both ...

The more and more I help real estate investors grow their businesses the more I am realizing the lost art of conversing and getting to ...

HUD Homes Are A Great Resource For Finding Below Market Real Estate. Here’s A Quick Explanation On Bidding For HUD Properties...

Sometimes we, or our properties, fall into "the worst of times",  and our best option may be to sell.  Let's briefly consider some of these ...

Many residential landlords unknowingly strut around with the words sue me figuratively tattooed on their foreheads in bright fluorescent colors!  They're considered in legal circles ...

The financial stakes are much higher when you’re dealing with commercial investments rather than residential investments. With such deals, the rewards are greater, ...

Dear Reader, Costa Rica’s Southern Zone runs South of Dominical to the border with Panama. It’s an area of deserted beaches and virgin rainforest. Prices ...

Short Sale Packages Must Be Complete. Here Is A List Of Everything You Need To Complete A Short Sale Packet...

When I first started out in this business a long, long time ago I was a desperate investor. I had almost no money and I ...

Sometimes we hear "Real Estate Mentor" and think $$$ or a waste of $$$. NOT SO!!! The Skinny on Real Estate Mentors

In This Market? Are You Crazy? When I tell people I’m a real estate investor these days, they think I’m nuts. Based on what they’ve ...

Whatever you do, don’t wait too long to evict a tenant. Remember, non-payment of rent is not a personal attack on you and ...

HUD Homes Are A Great Resource For Finding Below Market Real Estate. Here’s A Quick Explanation On Investing in HUD Properties...