Archives for May, 2013


Right now I am enjoying the time with my family at our place on Lake Okoboji in NW Iowa and I am getting the call ...

If you have been searching to buy a new real estate investment home, you may have noticed that some properties are classified as For Sale ...

The last big "real estate buying" period for both residential and commercial real estate properties nationwide was around 2007/2008.  As real estate investors we should ...

There are as many strategies to make money in Real Estate as there are fish in the sea. From this ocean of possibility, I have ...

Money Money Money Money...Some want it, others love it and it seems like every body needs it. But do we as real estate investors understand ...

Dear Real Estate Investor,

It's Friday and I plan on keeping it short and sweet.  :)

A Real Estate Partner May or May Not Be A Good Fit For You. Here’s A Video on Qualifying Real Estate Partners for Real Estate ...

The average cost to demolish a home in Detroit is $10,000, according to Detroit 2020, largely due to the thick red tape involved in the ...

1. Fill Your Rental Calendar With Last Minute Travellers While most people rent vacation homes in advance, some wait until the last minute. You can position ...

About a year ago I read a CNN Money article about the latest signs that rents continue to climb while home price remain stagnate in ...

The Power Of Believing

For years, it was widely believed that no one could run a four-minute mile in less than four minutes. However, Roger Bannister believed it was ...

Bandit signs are a guerrilla marketing tactic used by politicians, real estate investors and people that "buy junk cars".  I've seen bandit signs for pillows, ...

Potential buyers interested in Crown land can no longer purchase directly from the Canadian Ministry of Natural Resources. Instead, buyers must seek out Crown land ...

Becoming a real estate investor can certainly be fun, exciting and profitable, but you must realize one important thing: real estate investing requires some training. ...

LLC tax classification is the way you choose your LLC entity taxing structure. LLC is short for limited liability company. There are folks who think ...

Starting a bed and breakfast can be rewarding but it comes with its challenges. Before starting a bed and breakfast, it is wise to do ...

There has to be a note of cynicism or pessimism in every deal – if for no other reason than to make the negotiator prepare ...

Over at REIClub.com we have a page dedicated to real estate investing success stories. The other day one of our investors submitted a success story ...

Springtime is “fix it” time.  After a winter of pipes burst from freezing, gutters bowed by snow and spending time in a “too small” house, ...

What is an Option Contract?

As a real estate investor who focuses on rental properties and an occasional fix & flip real estate deal, I realized that I could just ...

At last, we can discuss the greatest part of real estate investing...selling the flip.

Landlords, Property Managers, and Rehab real estate investors will need to call on an investor friendly handyman at one time or another. If you have ...