Name: Ken Meyer


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Bio: Ken Meyer is a Certified Financial Planner and Series 7 licensed stockbroker who prefers to invest his own money predominantly in residential real estate and 1st trust deeds. His corporation, Trust Deed Capital, Inc. builds high quality portfolios using trust deeds for himself and others. Additionally, he says, that he enjoys the process of being able to help other people build their wealth through real estate by sharing his experience and being a trusted resource for funding their projects.

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    Six Keys When Searching for a Hard Money Lender

    December 5th, 2017

    11-04-14 - hard moneyYou’ve found the perfect distressed property to fix and flip. You’ve done your due diligence. The price is right. The rehab is doable and can be done on a timely basis. The profit is just waiting for you.

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    3 Hidden Issues Found In Distressed Property For Purchase

    November 9th, 2017

    distressedpropertyNJIf you’ve ever bought a distressed property or really any property for that matter, you probably already know the obvious signs of costly repairs. Sloping floors, water damage in ceilings and old electrical panels are all easy to see problems that might mean big money to fix.

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    Quick Hard Money Loan Structure Explained

    September 26th, 2017

    real estate investing private money lendersHard money loans are not for everyone. They are the province of a chosen few – lenders, as well as borrowers. Just the word ‘quick’ eliminates traditional lenders who subscribe to the longer the better philosophy, preferring to finance a loan for the long-term since interest payments are their bread and butter. Once a loan is paid off, their stream of revenue ceases. Read the rest of this entry “

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    4 Problems With Fix & Flip Property That Are Easy To Overlook

    August 29th, 2017

    When you’re picking up a property to quickly fix and flip, you want to be sure that you aren’t running into more problems than you can fix.

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    4 Myths About Fix and Flip That Most People Believe

    July 21st, 2017

    flip-profit-real-estateThere are plenty of myths about fix and flip property investing that leave plenty of people scratching their heads. Whether you’ve been in the real estate investing business for years or you’ve just embarked on the journey with your first investment property, some of these myths may seem all too familiar. Some, you’ve already run up against. Others, you might still be waiting to encounter. Read the rest of this entry “

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    How Much Money Do You Actually Make On a Flip?

    June 2nd, 2017

    flip-profit-real-estateFlipping houses has become so popular that various myths can start to develop, which oversimplifies the process. While it’s a fantastic way to make a lot of money, you have to know what you’re doing before starting. It’s going to mean taking careful measures to assure you make the largest profit.

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    The Best Social Media Networks for Fix and Flippers

    May 10th, 2017

    03-04-15 - social-media-management1When you’re in the fix and flip business, exposure is key. People need to know about your properties and know who you are. The more potential buyers who see your listing, the faster your property sells, and the more money you make. You can’t attain the proper level of exposure through print ads alone. You need to use social media to really get your name out there. Below you’ll find a few of the best social networks for fix and flippers like yourself. Read the rest of this entry “


    The Best Ways to See if Fixing and Flipping is Right For You (Before Spending a Ton of Money)

    April 18th, 2017

    top-real-estate-memes-flipping-housesTV shows that center around fixing and flipping make it look fun, easy, and extremely profitable. So, it’s likely that you’ve considered going into the business for yourself. Before you do, you should know that it’s not going to be exactly what it looks like on TV.

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    Fix and Flip vs Buy and Hold: Comparing the Two Strategies

    March 24th, 2017

    new investing questionsAre you considering investing in real estate? Before you do, make sure you know exactly what you want to achieve: Are you looking for a short or long-term investment? How much risk are you willing to take? And, how much time and energy are you willing to use? With these ideas in mind, you can decide if you are going to “repair and resell” or “invest and rent.” Let’s take a look at these two wealth building methods. Read the rest of this entry “

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    5 Tips For Hiring A Property Manager

    March 1st, 2017

    duplex-for-saleOne of the most simple, and overlooked, ways to increase ROI (return on investment) on rental properties is hiring a quality property manager. A Property Manager will boost ROI by increasing occupancy rates, finding dependable tenants, saving money on maintenance costs, and most importantly – providing peace of mind. If you are looking to improve your rental investment business, it is time to hire a manager or find a new one. Diligence is important: take the time and effort to interview and search for the right person. Here are five important areas to investigate: Read the rest of this entry “

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